Aurora is called a firefox by the Finns, who used to believe that the lights were a result of a fox causing fire with its tail.
Considered to be the most beautiful canyon in Europe, the Verdon Gorge is 25 kilometers long and 700 meters deep. Part of its beauty comes from the incredible turquoise water of the Verdon River.
Among many architectural treasures in Rome, this castle is less known worldwide. Commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian, the castle, built in 139 AD, served as his mausoleum.
The impressive bridge looks like a sunken corridor, as if the water has parted for the pedestrians. It is installed in a 17th century fort – Fort De Roovere.
Fanad juts out into the Atlantic Ocean and offers some amazing landscapes. It also has Blue Flag beach in Ballymastocker Bay, that is often listed as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world by the magazines.
Have you ever dreamed of escaping the big city and spending a weekend in a romantic small village? Where everything is idyllic – from the nature to architecture.
The incredible glass structure was built in 1887 to exhibit exotic flora and fauna. However, in 2006 Korean artist Kimsooja turned this whole Crystal Palace into an art installation, which made the visitors feel like entering a fairy tale.
The old village, mentioned in the Domesday Book (1086), is famous for its stone cottages built in 17th century. Often referred as the most beautiful village in England, Bibury is definitely very charming and very English.
The great attraction has been built on the Aiguille du Midi, next to the tallest peak in Europe – Mont Blanc. In 3842 m (12604 ft) high the glass box attracts adventurers, who are eager to experience the vast landscape to the Alps.
The Karkonosze National Park spreads in the southwestern Poland and borders with Czech Republic. Sniezka is the highest point in the mountains and reaches 1,602 m (5,256 ft) above sea level.
The building is more known as the Dancing House – it indeed looks like in motion! One of its architects has also called it Fred and Ginger.
An ancient town in the province of Perugia fascinates with marvelous architecture, compressed in a rather tiny area. Spello’s Medieval buildings, built on a Roman foundations, determine the dense web of small narrow streets.
Located in the nature reserve in Anina Mountains, the amazing waterfall is indeed a unique one.
Remote 43 km (27 mi) northeast from Madeira, the uninhabited Porto Santo was discovered in early 15th century. Just like Madeira archipelago, Porto Santo is rocky, with sculpted sand waves, beautiful rugged and sandy beaches.
Mole refers to a monumental building, while Antonelliana honors the architect of this tallest museum in the world. Built in 1889, the building served as a synagogue and later was turned into a museum.
London – the capital of England, which is famous for combining the traditional with modern. The capital reflects these properties the best: historic landmarks, Victorian architecture and hip, contemporary life style – you can find it all in London. Check out this list of things to see and do once in this exciting city!
One of the five villages of the Cinque Terre – a coast of Italian Riviera. If traveling north from La Spezia, Riomaggiore is the first village from the chain. Some vote it to be the most interesting of all five.
The icy island attracts explorers, scientists and adventurers. The Blue River is one of the greatest places to kayak. The melting Petermann Glacier fills in the lower areas of the glacier and creates a clear blue water river.
A town in southern Italy is located on a canyon, which defines Matera’s landscape and architecture. Inhabited since the Paleolithic era, established by the Romans in the 3rd century BC, the town is famous for its cave dwellings.
The impressive wall is part of Trolltindene mountain in the Romsdalen valley. The 1,100 m (3,600 ft) height wall is the tallest vertical rock in Europe. It is a desirable challenge for the climbers and base jumpers.
The botanical gardens on a Portuguese island are said to be the most beautiful in the world. Located on the Monte mountain, the gorgeous gardens surround Monte Palace and museum, which also exhibits the African art.
So many great sites in Europe – the railway is one of the best ways seeing them. All you have to do is sit comfortably in your seat and look out the window. Here are ten great and versatile itineraries, that not only take the passengers from one place to another, but also introduce to some of the most amazing European landscapes!
Situated in the north-eastern France, Colmar is stunningly beautiful. Its well preserved old town and the diversity of architectural styles make the city one of the most popular destinations in France.
The region in southern France is definitely a big attraction in the country. Writers, painters and tourists have been mesmerized with this place for ages. The province on the Mediterranean Sea coast has a hypnotic effect indeed.