Posts Tagged “Europe”
Which greek village is in the 3rd place of the best hidden gems of Europe for 2016; Probably you never heard of it!
Among many colorful places in Europe and its thousands hidden treasures, the organization Best European Destinations picked village Kokkari on the island of Samos, as the 3rd destination on the list of Europe’s best hidden gems for 2016.
In the past, when nobles and royal families had money and style, a wealth of romantic palaces and hideaways were built all over the country. We collected some of the best of these stunning buildings, so reminiscent of ancient times…
[Use the slide navigation arrows (left & right of each slide) or swipe the photos on devices with touch screens (such as cell phones & tablets), in order to see the presentation of the Spanish Museums].
A good number of reasons are at the top of peoples’ preferences when visiting Porto. But they are many, so here’s a Top 10 list of the main points of interest, that are almost all within Porto’s historical centre, classified as World Heritage by UNESCO.
In 2016 it will be 700 years from the birth of Charles IV, King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor (1316–1378), one of the most eminent personalities of European history.
Which places in Prague would His Royal Majesty show you, if he took on the role of your tour guide?
Bordeaux, World Heritage at the gates of the vineyard.
Only one hour from Paris by plane, and three hours by train (TGV), Bordeaux is the capital of southwestern France.
It is distinguished by its exceptional 18th century architecture that has earned it the title of “Little Paris” around 200 years ago, and more recently its World Heritage status by UNESCO.
Its recent urban developments are in a city where life is good, and where gastronomy, culture, shopping and services are held, near the famous vineyards of the world’s finest wines.
Many discovery tours and gourmet strolls are offered in order to taste the local produce, and particularly the prestigious wines.
Did you know that every two years, the Bordeaux Wine Festival takes place in the last week of June? It was the first tourism event for wines in France, and it is a very unique program which boasts many simultaneous festivals.
Bordeaux, look no farther!
The Coca-Cola London Eye is centrally located in the heart of the capital, gracefully rotating over the River Thames opposite the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.
At 135 metres, the Coca-Cola London Eye is the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel; a feat of design and engineering, it has become the modern symbol representing the capital and a global icon. The experience showcases breathtaking 360-degree views of the capital and its famous landmarks and has been the number one visitor experience in the city for the past decade.