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In terms of area, Europe, together with Australia, is the smallest part of the country, but with more than 700 million inhabitants it is one of the more densely populated parts of the world. Europe, along with Asia, is the landmass of Eurasia. However, its culturally and historically independent development justifies its separation as a separate continent. The 10 largest cities in Europe are Istanbul, Moscow, London, Saint Petersburg, Berlin, Madrid, Kiev, Rome, Paris and Minsk.

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La Palma – Top 10 sights & photo spots on the island

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Having already explored the two Canary Islands of Tenerife and Gran Canaria, we were now looking forward to a week on the island of La Palma. La Palma is the geologically youngest island of the Canary Islands and is 40% covered with forest. This makes it the most densely wooded in comparison to the other Canary Islands and it is often called Isla Verde (“Green Island”). Among the most famous sights are the volcanoes on La Palma, the national park …

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La Palma – Tazacorte, Los Llanos & Porís de Candelaria

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The west of La Palma is one of the main tourist areas of the island. It is often sunny and warm here, because the slopes of the Cumbre Vieja mountain range, which is up to 2,000 meters high and 14 kilometers long, mostly keep out the trade wind clouds, wind and rain. On the west side of La Palma you will find, among other things, the “secret capital” Los Llanos de Aridane, the coastal town of Tazacorte, the smuggler’s bay …

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La Palma – The volcanic landscape in the south of the island

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That La Palma is an island of volcanic origin can be seen at every point when driving over the island: because volcanoes, bizarre lava landscapes and black beaches characterize its special appearance. On one day we explored the south of the island with our rental car and were able to find some sights and natural spectacles. The sights in the south of La Palma From our hotel H10 Taburiente Playa a little south of the capital Santa Cruz de La …

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La Palma – Caldera de Taburiente & Roque de Los Muchachos

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One of the biggest attractions and most beautiful sights of La Palma are the Caldera de Taburiente National Park, located in the center of the island and the Roque de Los Muchachos. On two days we visited two different viewpoints, which offer a breathtaking view into the caldera as well as the surrounding nature. The Caldera de Taburiente National Park The Caldera de Taburiente National Park is located in the center of La Palma and is one of the most …

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Santa Cruz de La Palma – Sights & Photo Spots

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The capital Santa Cruz de La Palma on the Canary Island of La Palma shines with cobblestone streets, a Renaissance town hall, some old Canarian and colonial style houses with ornate wooden balconies, a long city beach, and an international cruise port. The best way to explore Santa Cruz de La Palma is to walk through the city on your own. Things to know about Santa Cruz de La Palma Santa Cruz de La Palma is the picturesque capital of …

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The Saar loop & the treetop path

Categories: Travel reports, Europe, Germany

What nature has created in the course of time impresses and amazes us again and again. That’s why we are always very happy when we discover big and small wonders of nature on our travels, like the Saar Loop in the border triangle of Germany-France-Luxembourg. It is one of Germany’s most beautiful river bends and is considered the most famous landmark of the Saarland. Where is the Saar loop? The Saar loop is located near Mettlach, a small town in …

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Sóller & Port de Sóller – One of the most beautiful places in Mallorca

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The small town of Sóller is surrounded by the majestic and impressive mountains of the Serra de Tramuntana and is considered one of the most beautiful villages in Mallorca. Small streets, old stone houses, a majestic church, cozy cafes, small shops, a historic tram and the associated coastal town of Port de Sóller: Sóller is definitely worth a day trip. The Serra de Tramuntana – A UNESCO World Heritage Site Sóller is located in the Serra de Tramuntana area, which …

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Palma – The sights of the capital of Mallorca

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The most visited city on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca is certainly its capital, Palma . It is located in a beautiful bay on the southwest coast of the Balearic Island and is a magnet for cruise guests as well as individual tourists. Due to the compact size, the city center can easily be explored on foot in one day and on your own. In this article we show you which sights and photo spots the city of Palma scores …

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Gran Canaria – Our Top 15 Sights, Places & Photo spots

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After Tenerife, the island of Gran Canaria is the second Canary Island we have travelled to this year. We spend nine days to explore the most famous sights and photo spots such as the impressive dune landscape of Maspalomas, the capital Las Palmas or the Aquarium Poema del Mar. Here you will find our Top 15 sights of Gran Canaria that you should definitely see when visiting the island. Things to know about Gran Canaria With an area of 1560.1 …

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Schiltach – Beautiful half-timbered houses in the Black Forest

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The half-timbered town of Schiltach is part of the German Half-Timbered Road and is considered one of the most famous and beautiful excursion destinations in the Black Forest. The historic town in the valley of the Kinzig river is characterized by a medieval townscape, artfully renovated half-timbered houses and a town hall from the 16th century. Things to know about the half-timbered town of Schiltach The state-approved climatic health resort Schiltach is located in the Middle Black Forest and has …

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The Triberg Waterfalls – Germany´s highest waterfall

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Waterfalls are always beautiful. So we hace already discovered the gigantic Waterfalls of Iguazu in Argentina and Brazil as well as the huge Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Also we have seen the spectacular Underwater Waterfall on the coast of Mauritius. What we did not see yet, however, were the highest waterfall in Germany: the Triberg Waterfalls – one of the most visited sights in the Black Forest. The Triberg Waterfalls – The highest waterfall in Germany The Triberg Waterfalls are …

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Hohenzollern Castle – Best viewpoint & Castle Tour

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One of the most famous castles in Germany is Hohenzollern Castle in the state of Baden-Württemberg. We have already seen many impressive photo photos of the castle, which is build on a 855 meter high, isolated and prominent mountain hill. So we were already very excited about our visit. Things to know about Hohenzollern Castle The history of the castle Hohenzollern Castle sits majestically on an 855-metre-high mountain cone on the edge of the Swabian Alb in Baden-Württemberg. It is …

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Ludwigsburg Palace & the Fairytale Garden (Blooming Baroque)

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After we spend three days in Stuttgart we then visited the city of Ludwigsburg, which is only about 15 km north of the Baden-Württemberg state capital. The Ludwigsburg Palace is considered one of the largest original baroque buildings in Europe. In addition, several pleasure palaces and extensive gardens characterize the image of the former residential city. Things to know about Ludwigsburg Duke Eberhard Ludwig of Württemberg had a spacious and representative castle built outside the old capital Stuttgart in 1704 …

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Stuttgart – Top 15 sights, photo spots & activities

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For three days we took our time to explore the most famous sights and photo spots of Stuttgart. The city on the Neckar enchants with its special location in a valley basin on the northeastern edge of the Black Forest, the oldest television tower in the world, several castles, the longest pedestrian zone in Germany and, of course, the invention of the automobile. Things to know about Stuttgart Stuttgart is the capital of the federal state of Baden-Württemberg and has …

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Things to do in the area of Siegen-Wittgenstein (Siegerland)

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We spent 3 days in the beautiful Siegerland to explore some of the most famous sights of the region in the Rothaargebirge. Starting with the half-timbered town of Freudenberg, the city of Siegen, on to the tranquil Bad Berleburg and out into nature to the Bison Wilderness and the Kühhude Suspension Bridge on the Rothaarsteig hiking trail. Things to know about the Siegerland The historic Siegerland includes the altkreis Siegen of today’s Siegen-Wittgenstein district in North Rhine-Westphalia. The district was …

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