Alicante is situated in a bay with a modern port against a backdrop of mountains and tropical palm trees lining the streets. From the boulevard, you can see the historic castles and monasteries in the mountains. They are still in use today and a warm welcome is extended to visitors. The Rambla district is situated in the city centre,. lined by cafés and ice cream stalls.read more
For years, the Turkish Riviera has been popular with sun, culture and nature lovers. The extensive beaches at seaside resorts such as Alanya, Belek, Side and Kemer and the hospitality of the population ensure a holiday to remember. With its boulevards lined with palm trees, its impressive seaport and picturesque old city district, Antalya is one of the most beautiful cities in Turkey. The Turkish Riviera is also the ideal starting point for a trip of discovery through the surreal moonscape of Cappadocia. Here you can visit monasteries, churches hewn out of solid rock, cave dwellings and underground cities. Nature lovers can enjoy waterfalls, lakes and National Parks.
The city of Bari is located in the Southern Italian Puglia district, often referred to as the heel of the boot which Italy looks like on a map. Due to its location many ships visit the city for cruises.The cities main tourist attractions include it’s well preserved historical city centre with a large number of squares, churches amongst which the 12th century cathedral, and the castello. Thanks to the soft limestone many caves are found around the city, the Grotte Castellane is the most frequently visited.read more
Despite its tourism, the Algarve has managed to maintain much of its Portuguese character with its rocky coasts, sheltered sandy beaches and picturesque fishing villages. In the interior, with its picturesque villages, they grow oranges, almonds and figs, and olive trees cover the hills. On the beach at Carvoeiro, you can still find brightly coloured fishing boats, watch fishermen bring in their catch-of-the-day and have the fish specialties served in a small restaurant along with a glass of delicious Vinho.
The most famous town in the Algarve is Albufeira, with its Moorish houses and attractive squares. You can find sheltered bays in Praia de Rocha. The more fashionable Vilamoura has an impressive marina. This is where the famous golf courses adorn the rolling landscape
Girona is situated in the northern part of Spain. The ancient town of Girona, called "Barri Vell", can be found on the hill at the right bank of the Rio Onyar. In this part of the town you will find many beautiful old mansions and monumental historic buildings taking you back to the Middle Ages. Here you will find the Girona Cathedral, the Plaza de la Independence, the old city walls and some original Banys Arabs and Arabian baths.
The Jewish quarter El Call is known for its beautiful Agullana palace, ancient narrow streets and characteristic squares.
De la Rambla de la Libertad is the most pleasant and enjoyable shopping area of Girona. Here you'll find nice little boutiques and cozy terraces.
On Tuesday and Saturday morning you can find a huge market "Mercado de las Ri in the" Piscina bes del Ter ", situated on the banks of the River Ter in Girona.
It seems as if life has stood still in the island's interior. You can still find the genuine Greek atmosphere here, with the small white houses and the locals dressed in traditional black. You can also experience the genuine Greek culture if you take a trip to some of the historic excavations, such as the Palace of Knossos. There is an agreeable bustling atmosphere in seaside resorts such as Chersonissos, Agios Nikalaos and Rethymnon.
The south coast has beautiful bays. The palm beaches of Vai and Preveli are really worth a visit. Enjoy the beautiful scenery during a walk through the Samaria Gorge.
Katowice is located in the south of Poland and is the capital of Silesia.Industry stood at the centre for decades. In Katowice investments are made in architecture.Those who make a city tour are treated to different architectural styles. Renaissance, baroque, art nouveau, modernism.
In the surrounding area Katowice you will find forests and flower fields and the Giant Mountains.
Lourdes is located in the south of France, at the foot of the Pyrenees. The town owes its fame to the apparition of Mary.
Millions of pilgrims visit this pilgrimage every year. Everyday, thousands of people visit the cave where Mary appeared eighteen times in 1858 to the girl Bernadette.
In Lourdes, people light a candle and stand still at the cave where Mary appeared. In the back of the cave is the source of the spring water, from which many sick gather power. Daily services are held where the pilgrims are addressed in all languages. A great event is the procession of lights. In the evening, the pilgrims go along in the light procession, with a lighted candle in hand.read more
Palma de Mallorca is the capitol of the popular island Mallorca. The island thanks is fame amongst tourist to its wide sand beaches interchanged with spectacular cliffs and the excellent Mediterranean climate.The most popular cities amongst tourist, such as Playa de Mallorca, Palma Nova and El Arenal are located on the southern coast. The north shores are more quiet with Alcudia as a popular destination for a family vacation. The inlands with two mountain ranges including the 1445m Puig Major are also worth a visit.