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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.

Church of the Holy Spirit

Church of the Holy Spirit


Church of the Holy Spirit


Church of the Holy Spirit


Church of the Holy Spirit


Church of the Holy Spirit


Church of the Holy Spirit


Church of the Holy Spirit

The Church of the Holy Spirit(Heiliggeistkirche) in Heidelberg was built from 1398 to 1441. It's located at the main market square and dominates the old town.

The church has been home to Catholics and Protestants during the centuries. In 1706 a barrier was erected because both wanted to hold service here. The barrier stayed for 230 years in its place until it was removed in 1936. Today, the Church of the Holy Spirit is a Protestant Church.

It is also famous for being the burial place of 55 Prince Electors and for hosting the famous Bibliotheca Palatina until 1623.

View location in Heidelberg, Germany.


Zum Ritter Sankt Georg

Zum Ritter St. Georg, Heidelberg


Zum Ritter St. Georg, Heidelberg

Built in 1592, Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg (Knight St. George) is one of the most beautiful and historic buildings of Heidelberg. It was commissioned by the Huguenot cloth merchant Charles Bélier who had emigrated from France. The hotel with the splendid Renaissance facade is one of very few buildings of Heidelberg that survived the Wars of Succession.

Hotel Zum Ritter St. Georg is located in the heart of the old town, close to all the main attractions. The guests are offered 37 totally renovated rooms and suites which feature views of the street and the castle.

View location in Heidelberg, Germany.


Karl Theodor Bridge

Old Bridge Heidelberg


Old Bridge Heidelberg


Heidelberg Bridge Brückenaffe


Old Bridge Heidelberg


Old Bridge Heidelberg


Heidelberg Bridge Brückenaffe

The Karl Theodor Bridge or Alte Brücke(Old Bridge) is Heidelberg's most notable bridge. The bridge is the ninth over the river Neckar. It dates back to 1788 when Elector Karol Theodor ordered the construction of a stone bridge.

The Bridge has a length of 200 metres and a width of 7 metres. In WWII it was destroyed by German soldiers, but was rebuilt in 1947.

On the Altstad side of the bridge stands a statue of a monkey (Brückenaff). Touch the mirror for wealth, the mice for many children and the fingers for a return to Heidelberg.

View location in Heidelberg, Germany.


Heidelberg Castle

Heidelberg Castle, Germany


Heidelberg Castle, Germany


Heidelberg Castle, Germany


Heidelberg Castle, Germany


Heidelberg Castle, Germany


Heidelberg Castle

Heidelberg Castle is one of Germany's most famous landmarks. It is located in the hills, overlooking the old town of Heidelberg.

The castle was constructed in the 14th century and further extended over the next 300 years. It was used as the residence of the Prince Electors until the late 16 century when French troops destroyed most parts of the castle. In 1764, it was struck by lightning leaving it permanently uninhabitable.

Heidelberg Castle can be reached on foot, by car or funicular. The departure station of the funicular is at the Kornmarkt.

View location in Heidelberg, Germany.


Kiewit Nature Domain

Kiewit Nature Domain


Kiewit Nature Domain


Kiewit Nature Domain


Kiewit Nature Domain


Kiewit Nature Domain


Kiewit Nature Domain


Kiewit Nature Domain


Kiewit Nature Domain

The Nature Domain in Kiewit is the green lung of Hasselt. With a surface of almost 100 ha, the domain offers a variety of things to do.

It has a beautiful park in English style with a 19th century mansion. A Petting zoo with playground, a herb garden, an insect garden and a butterfly garden. You can have a closer look at the Galloway cattle and see the bees in the beehive.

The domain has many paths to enjoy a nature walk or you can even discover it in an covered wagon.

View location in Hasselt, Belgium.


Blankenberge Beach

Blankenberge Beach


Blankenberge Beach


Blankenberge Beach


Blankenberge Beach


Blankenberge Beach

Blankenberge is one of the most visited coastal towns in Belgium. Its white sandy beach is 3 km long and is dominated by the Pier. It's the ideal place for the sunbather but has also a lot to offer for the more active tourists.

View location in Blankenberge, Belgium.