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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.

Connecterra

Connecterra


Connecterra


Connecterra


Connecterra


Connecterra


Connecterra

Connecterra is the main gateway to the Hoge Kempen National Park, which is the only national park in Belgium. More than 25 years ago the Eisden coalmine was operating at this location and left behind a transformed landscape of hills and lakes. Today Connecterra is the ideal place for nature lovers and hikers and offers beautiful panoramic views of its surroundings.

The 5 other gateways to the Hoge Kempen National Park are Mechelse Heide in Maasmechelen, Pietersheim in Lanaken, Kattevennen in Genk, Station of As en Lieteberg in Zutendaal.


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Tierpark Ueckermünde

Tierpark Ueckermünde


Tierpark Ueckermünde


Tierpark Ueckermünde


Tierpark Ueckermünde


Tierpark Ueckermünde


Tierpark Ueckermünde


Tierpark Ueckermünde


Tierpark Ueckermünde


Ueckermünde Zoo is home to 100 species, including lions, wolfs, wallabies and llamas. The zoo makes it possible to get very close to the animals, at some places the inhabitants can be observed through security glass. Children have a chance to pet animals like goats or climb above the monkey jungle and observe the monkeys from above.

The zoological garden is located in Northern Germany, at the Stettiner Haff. Discovering the zoo can take about half a day.


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Westende


Westende


Westende


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Westende


Westende


Westende


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Westende

Westende is located along the Belgian coast and is one of the smaller seaside towns. Highlights are the art projects showing off between Middelkerke and Westende and the wide sandy beach with lots of activities in the summer.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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