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Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-Michel is an island in the Lower Normandy region and is one of the most visited tourist destinations in France.

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Legoland Billund

Legoland opend in 1968 in Billund, a town in Denmark that was the birthplace of Lego. It's the second largest tourist attraction in Denmark.

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Neuschwanstein, A Fairytale Castle

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Casa Batlló

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Manarola

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Heidelberg Castle: One of Germany's Most Famous Castles

view of Heidelberg Castle from the old town


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ruins of Heidelberg Castle


tower and ruins of Heidelberg Castle


ruins of Heidelberg Castle


view on tower and old town of Heidelberg Castle

Heidelberg Castle is one of Germany's most famous and visited 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.

Location: Schlosshof 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany


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Kiewit Nature Domain

tourist information centre at Kiewit Nature Domain


park with trees, grass and flowers


wooden walking path through the forest


blossoms at trees


sheep in field eating grass


close up of turkey


horses in field eating grass


big pig standing in mud

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.

Location: Putvennestraat 108, 3500 Hasselt, Belgium


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