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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.

Old Civil Registry

Old Civil Registry

The Old Civil Registry, situated on Burg Square, was built between 1534 and 1537 in Renaissance style. The three statues on top of the building represent Justice, Moses and Aaron. Since 1883, the Old Civil Registry is used as Peace Court.


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Town Hall of Bruges

Town Hall Bruges


Town Hall Bruges

The Town Hall of Bruges is located on Burg Square between two historic buildings: the Basilica of the Holy Blood and the Old Civil Registry. Construction started in 1376 and was completed in 1421 under the supervision of Jan Roegiers.

The most famous room is the Gothic Room, here you can find murals and paintins which shows the rich history of the city. Most spectacular is the polychrome vaulted ceiling, dating from 1402.

The façade of the town hall is decorated with statues of historical figures. It also served as inspiration for the town halls in Leuven, Ghent and Brussels.


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