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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.

legoland

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.

most visited and most famous castle in Europe

Neuschwanstein, A Fairytale Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most famous castles in the world and one of the most visited tourist attractions in Europe.

beautiful house in Barcelona created by Gaudi

Casa Batlló

Casa Batlló is one of Gaudí's masterpieces in Barcelona. It was built in 1877 and was completely refurbished between 1904 and 1906.

manarola

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.

Train World Museum in Brussels

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old steam locomotive


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old steam locomotives


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Train World is a new impressive museum in Brussels dedicated to the world of the Belgium Railroads. The museum sees itself more like a train opera and creates an unforgettable experience for the visitors.

Train World is over 8000 square metres and displays 22 locomotives. It also displays 1200 other objects, including an original 19th century railway bridge.

One of the most important objects in the museum is the "Pays de Waes" locomotive, dating to 1842, which is the oldest preserved locomotive in Continental Europe. You can also admire the authentic royal carriages or see the stainless steel carriage of the TGV's predecessor, the Trans Europe Express.

You can find Train World in the former buildings of Schaarbeek railway station together with a new museum complex.

Location: Prinses Elisabethplein 5, 1030 Schaarbeek(Brussels), Belgium.


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Port Hercules Monaco



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Safari Park and Resort Beekse Bergen

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giraffe in safari park

Safari park Beekse Bergen in the Neterlands is the largest wildlife zoo in the Benelux. Here you can enjoy a safari on foot, by boat, on a bus or with your own car. In the park you can also meet the African Big Five, which are the elephant, rhinoceros, lion, leopard and buffalo.

Beekse Bergen has also a Playland located next to the Safaripark with lots of attractions and a sandy beach.

If you wish to spend the night here, Beekse Bergen has a lot of options for you. You can choose between a safari tent, a lodge or a tree house. The most spectacular option is to spend the night in the safari resort between the wild animals. This is located between two savannahs and a lion area and offers great views of the animals.


Location: Beekse Bergen 1, 5081 Hilvarenbeek, The Netherlands.


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Panoramic View Connecterra




Location: Zetellaan 54, 3630 Maasmechelen, Belgium


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Ordingen Castle

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decorated room in castle with stained glass

Ordingen Castle was built around the 12th century. During its long history it was destroyed and rebuilt several times.

The gate house is from the 17th century. The single tower and house are from the 18th century and the main castle is build in the end of the 19th century.

After a long renovation Ordingen Castle now houses a hotel and restaurant.

Location: Ordingen-dorp 50, 3800 Sint-Truiden.


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Untitled #158



Untitled #158 is an artwork made by Aeneas Wilder in the landscape near the Monastery of Colen in Borgloon. The round construction refers to religion and reminds you of walking around a monastery.

Untitled #158 is part of Pit, a project of Z33 - house for contemporary art - which brings art in public places. Other projects can be seen here.

Location: Abbey Mariënlof, Colenstraat 1, Borgloon.


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Reading Between the Lines


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Reading Between the Lines is a project by Belgian architects Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh. The see-through church is part of Pit, a project of Z33 - house for contemporary art - which brings art in public places.

The project is 10 metres high and consists of 100 stacked layers of steel plate in the shape of a church. The church is transformed into a transparent object, this makes the landscape always visible throughout the construction.

Location: walking path between the Sint-Truidersteenweg and the Romeinse Kassei. If you come by car, park on the parking at Sint-Truidersteenweg between Grootloonstraat and Neremstraat and continue by foot. From the parking you can follow the orange, blue, yellow or green walking route.


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