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Cliffs at Etretat in France

Cliffs at Etretat

The cliffs at Etretat are part of the Alabaster coast in France. In this seaside town you can have a great view of the white cliffs and the natural archways that reach out into the sea.

Kapellbrücke in Lucerne

Kapellbrücke

The Kapellbrücke(Chapel Bridge) is a symbol of Lucerne and one of the most visited landmarks of Switzerland. It was built in 1333 as part of the city's fortifications and is the oldest wooden covered bridge in Europe.

Cubic Houses in Rotterdam

Cubic Houses Rotterdam

Designed by Piet Blom in 1984, the cubic houses are one of the most famous buildings in the world. The 32 houses are tilted 45 degrees, contain 3 floors and have a total area of 100 square metres.

Beersel Castle in Belgium

Beersel Castle

Beersel Castle, located in the South of Brussels, was built by Godfried van Hellebeke between 1300 and 1310. It has 3 massive watchtowers and is surrounded by a wide moat.

Manarola, Cinque Terre in Italy

Manarola

Manarola is part of the Cinque Terre in the Italian region of Liguria. The Cinque Terre consists of five villages located on the cliffs at the Mediterranean coast.

Jelling Stones

Jelling Stones


Jelling Stones


Jelling Stones


Jelling Stones


Jelling Stones


Jelling Stones


Jelling Stones


Jelling Stones

The Jelling stones are two massive runestones standing in Jelling, Denmark, between two large mounds. The site symbolizes the creation of a unified Denmark and the introduction of Christianity there.

The older Jelling stone is erected by King Gorm in memory of his wife Thyra around the year 950. King Harald Bluetooth erected the larger of the two Jelling stones around the year 965 in memory of his parents, Gorm and Thyra. The inscription on the large stone also gives an account of Harald’s achievements. He unified Denmark and made the Danes Christian.

The burial mounds are said to have been those of King Gorm and his wife Thyra. Yet archaeological excavations and research shows that only the North mound contains a burial chamber. It is possible that this chamber once held the bones of Gorm the Old, bones that later have been found underneath Jelling Church.

located just across the large monument area lies Kongernes Jelling, a viking experience centre. Here you can learn about the Danish kings, from Gorm the Old to the present royal family, explore Jelling of the Viking Age and learn more about the Jelling stones.

Location: 7300 Jelling, Denmark.


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Inside the Salt Mine of Wieliczka


Find more about the Salt Mine of Wieliczka here.


Location: Daniłowicza 10, 32-020 Wieliczka, Poland.


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Legoland Billund

Legoland Billund


Legoland Billund


Legoland Billund


Legoland Billund


Legoland Billund


Legoland Billund


Legoland Billund


Legoland Billund


Legoland Billund


Legoland Billund


Legoland Billund


Legoland Billund


Legoland Billund


Legoland Billund


Legoland Billund


Legoland Billund


Legoland Billund

Legoland opend in 1968 in Billund, a small town in Denmark that was the birthplace of Lego. The park is located next to the original Lego factory and Billund Airport. After Copenhagen, Legoland Billund is the second largest tourist attraction in Denmark.

The park has more than 50 attractions divided over 9 themed areas. These are Duplo Land, Imagination Zone, Knights Kingdom, Legoredo Town, Miniland, Ninjago World, Adventure Land, Polar Land and Pirate Land. In Legoland you can also find the world's largest Lego Shop for the perfect Lego souvenirs.

Besides the amusement park, Legoland offers also a wide variety of accomodation. You can stay as pirates, princesses, knights or adventure heroes at the 4-star Hotel Legoland. At Legoland Holiday Village you can choose between spending your night in Wild West cabins, Pirate rooms, Lego Ninjago Cabins or on the camping ground. New in 2019 will be the Legoland Castle Hotel with Dragon Warrior rooms, Wizard rooms and Princess rooms.

Location: Nordmarksvej 9, 7190 Billund, Denmark


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Duinrell

Duinrell


Duinrell


Duinrell


Duinrell


Duinrell


Duinrell


Duinrell


Duinrell


Duinrell

Duinrell is an amusement and holiday park situated in Wassenaar, The Netherlands. It is located close to the Hague in the forest and dunes at the Dutch coast.

The park has more than 40 attractions. From spectacular rides like the Falcon, Mad Mill and Water Spider to the slower rides like the Locomotion, Carrousel and Mini Train.

One of the highlights of Duinrell is the Tiki Pool. This tropical swimming pool has twelve unique slides to satisfy all ages.

Location: Duinrell 1, 2242 JP Wassenaar, Netherlands


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Brand, Austria

Brand, Austria


Brand, Austria


Brand, Austria


Brand, Austria


Brand, Austria


Brand, Austria


Brand, Austria


Brand, Austria


Brand, Austria


Brand, Austria

The village of Brand is located in the region of Vorarlberg, in the Austrian Alps. It lies at the foot of the Schesaplana(2965m), the highest mountain in the Rätikon range.

Most visited places are the beautiful Lünersee, the Kesselfall waterfall, the Alvierbad swimming pool and hiking trails on the Alpe Parpfienz and Burtschasattel.

Location: Brand, Austria


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Burtschasattel in Brand

Burtschasattel in Brand


Burtschasattel in Brand


Burtschasattel in Brand


Burtschasattel in Brand

The Burtschasattel in Brand at 1680 m can be reached with the Panoramabahn cable car from the Alpe Parpfienz.

From here you can follow different trials or take the Panoramabahn cable car back down. Most recommended trials are the Natursprünge-trail or the path to Loischkopf(1860 m). The Natursprünge-trail(4 km) is the ideal walking path for the whole family. The top of the Loischkopf offers beautiful panoramic views of the region.

On the top of the Burtschasattel you can also find restaurant Frööd. A great stop for a meal with a fantastic view.

Location: Brand, Austria.


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