Category archives: Europe

 

 

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Amazing Natural Pool in Thassos, Greece

Giola, Thassos, Greece. The lagoon, located near the village Astris, is often called the most natural swimming pool. Indeed, it is a unique water reservoir, which provides a pleasant swimming experience. You may have heard about the island of Thassos already: the mythological Syrens, who have attracted sailors with their beautiful singing, have resided here. [...]

 

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Sognefjord in Norway

Sognefjord, Norway. Being the largest fjord in the country and the third longest in the world, it stretches for 250 km (127 mi) into the inland until reaches a small village of Skjolden. At one point the impressive fjord reaches depth of 1,308 m (4,291 ft) below the sea. Many villages are located on the [...]

 

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Copenhagen - the Hip City of Scandinavia

Copenhagen, Denmark. The Danish capital can be proud of combining the best qualities of Scandinavia and being a hip area in the region. The city is the center of culture. Many artists reside here, therefore besides many galleries and museums, artworks can be seen simply in the streets. Copenhagen can offer many attractions: from the beautiful [...]

 

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Schönau am Königssee - Inspiring Landscape

Schönau am Königssee, Bavaria, Germany. The settlement is surrounded with The Watzmann mountain, that is part of the Bavarian Alps, and gorgeous Königssee and Der Obersee lakes are found there. The fascinating nature defines Schönau’s dramatic landscape. The municipality is one of the most famous tourist spots in the region. Besides the beautiful nature, hiking in [...]

 

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Casa Batlló - A Magical House in Barcelona

Casa Batlló, Barcelona, Spain. The building was built in 1877 and then remodeled by Antoni Gaudi and Josep Maria Jujol. The architectural style of the building is called Modernisme or Art Nouveau. However, Gaudi’s style is also very recognizable. The structures in front of the windows remind bones, that blend into a general floral decoration. Big [...]

 

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The Colorful Cost in Manarola, Italy

Manarola, Liguria, Italy. Is one of the smallest towns in Italy, however, it is frequently visited by tourists due to its stunning beauty. Manarola is one of the Cinque Terre towns on the Italian Riviera. The oldest building here is San Lorenzo church, which dates back to 1338. Today the colorful buildings define the landscape of [...]

 

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A Striking Landscape of Iceland

Lonsoraefi, Iceland. The wild nature of the region in eastern Iceland attracts with its unique landscape and colorful rocks. Formed by volcanic eruptions and later glacier, Iceland’s geology is an eloquent example of a dynamic natural process. The surroundings may look rough at first, giving a feeling that you are hiking on some other planet. But [...]

 

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A Pilgrimage to Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy, France. On a rocky island in northern France sits the church and abbey, that attract over 3 million visitors a year because of their unique beauty and historical significance. In the sixth and seventh centuries the complex served as a center where Romano and British cultures met and evolved. It was then when [...]

 

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A Picturesque Arch in Étretat

Étretat, Normandie, France. The commune is situated on the coast of Northern France and is most famous for the amazing cliffs. For ages the rocky arches were visited and painted by artists like Eugène Boudin, Gustave Courbet and Claude Monet. Today the scenic spot attracts many tourists and photographers.  

 

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Stunning Lake Kucherla in Siberia

Lake Kucherla, Siberia, Russia. The magnificent lake is situated in the Altai Mountains, in Katun Nature Reserve. It stretches for 4,67 kilometers and is surrounded by high peaks, that reach 3000 meters height. Kucherla belongs to UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tourists visit the lake while hiking in this beautiful location or climbing the mountains.