Tips for trips
Approximately 50 kilometers southwest of Krakow lies the almost 20,000-strong town of Wadowice, famous as the birthplace of Karol Wojtyla, later Pope John Paul II. Today we will not only follow in the footsteps of the Pope, but also look into history.
During our bike trials we stoped in the town of Hainburg. This medieval town with Hainburg castle above hides many natural and historical mysteries. One of them is Röthelstein castle ruins hidden in a national park.
Silence, peace, humbleness… breeze plays with trees lined in alley. A place of peculiar energy which expects everybody who goes there. It is only couple of kilometers near Kladno.
These days we commemorate the 77th anniversary of the end of World War II. One of the most important milestones in our history is remembered through a visit to the Polish city of Auschwitz, which is located at the mouth of the river Soly to the Vistula in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship.
Near Bratislava close to borders with Austria and Hungary there is an Endorheic and salty Lake Neusiedl. Near Balaton it is the only steppe lake in Europe. Its depth is 2 meters at most and thanks to this it became a paradise for unique fauna and flora. Also it is popular among tourists, sportsmen and everyone who likes nature.
A mere kilometer from the famous settlement of Hejnice in the Jizera mountains, there is another famous site - Libverda spa. Composer Carl Maria von Weber found his inspiration to write the opera of Der Freischuetz.
Izmir (also known as Smyrna) has been settled for five and half millennia. The city is located in Anatolia along the bay which is connected with the Mediterranean Sea. The location of the city mean it had experienced rule of many civilizations and empires. The last of them, the Ottoman Empire, conquered Izmir in 1389, in the time when it still was a part of the decaying Byzantine Empire.
For a while we leave Central Europe, we move to the Irish Sea, the home of the Isle of Man. Its coat of arms is rather interesting as it shows three armed legs in the shape of triskelion. It is an ancient symbol that appeared in many cultures that don’t exist today. Yet today, you might see it at Sicily’s flag.
Last week we visited the town of Baden in Lower Austria, we already know about its history and perhaps the biggest tourist attraction - spa. Today we will continue to explore. We will look at interesting sights and institutions, recommend a few social events and finally give some tips for trips to the surroundings of the city.
Just several kilometers south from Brno there is Rajhrad, a beautiful wine-growing town. There is a unique Benedictine cloister and adjacent to it the Memorial of literature in Moravia. Also, there St Peter and Paul church. To us, Rajhrad is an ideal place for a one-day trip from Brno either by train, car or bike. In summer, one afternoon is enough to enjoy it.
If you like tourism and beautiful trips come and join us for one easy walk to the Small Carpathian mountains. We start at Plavecky Mikulas village. There are several marked tourist trails going on into the landscape.
Approximately 30 kilometers south of Vienna, in the province of Lower Austria extends spa town of Baden (unofficially Baden bei Wien), which was at the time of the monarchy popular place in Austria's elite and now offers a unique atmosphere full of elegance and grandeur.
South Bohemia is a popular and beautiful region. Cesky Krumlov is one of the most popular sites here. Yet every other village is just like it was taken from some fairy tale. A village square with gables is sort of a prototype of a classic Czech village. When you have a pond on the square then you can easily expect to see a water goblin making shoes out of willow. Holasovice is one such village. In 1998 it became a UNESCO site.
Uppsala is one of the largest and most important cities in Sweden. Some interesting things about the city will be revealed in the following article.
One of the most sought tourist spots in Europe is the second largest garden in the world. It is a place with the best smell that I have visited. It is an experience of a lifetime. Welcome to a beautiful garden of Keukenhof – several dozen of kilometers southwest from the Dutch capital.
Easter Island, well known thanks to its stone statues, is situated 3220 kilometres distant, in southwest direction from Galapagos Islands, and 3600 kilometres in west direction from Valparaiso in Chile. This country annexed the island in 1888. Easter Island could be reached by air from Chile.
Near Bartošovice in the Eagle Mountains, right on the border with Poland, lies the village of Neratov. Visitors are mainly attracted by the unique church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, but we must not forget the surrounding beautiful nature. So let's go to Neratov together.
Little big country Luxembourg has many beautiful places within. One of them is a picturesque village in the western part of the country - Koerich. The village is part of the Canton of Capellen and has over 2300 inhabitants.
CZ, Nižbor: Baroque Chateau and Glassworks in the Heart of the Forests of the Křivoklát Region – VIDEO
In my opinion, the region of Křivoklát is one of the most beautiful corners of our country. However, by far it doesn't consist only of Křivoklát Castle itself, but a large portion of its charm makes the local deciduous forests, the Berounka Valley and the landmarks that the area hides. One of the places worth visiting is the village of Nižbor thanks to the castle and its surroundings. Let's go to it together.
The Kingdom of Sweden, most extensive Scandinavian country, is situated on surface of 449 964 square kilometres and belongs to greatest states of Europe. Sweden temptates millions of visitors, thanks to its marvellous and diverse nature or interesting architecture, especially for the fact that even during tourist saison, the calm.dominates and no busy life is prevailing there.
Pakistan is a country that suffers from bad media presentation. News we read about the country are mostly informing us of terrorist attacks that, however, are off tourist areas. This presentation that suffocates other things about the country such as kind people, rich history, beautiful mountains, and divine cuisine.
One of the wealthiest countries in the world offers amazing nature. Today we visit Esch-sur-Alzette, mere 15 kilometers from the capital of Luxembourg. This town is also gateway to the area known as Redrock.
In the southwestern part of Slovakia, beyond the capital Bratislava, there is the sunniest village in the landscape - Ivanka u Dunaje. In terms of population, it is the second largest municipality in the Senec district, the Bratislava region, and even belongs to the top five most numerous municipalities in Slovakia. Accept the invitation for a short walk through their sights and picturesque nooks.
Today we make a beautiful family trip to enjoy some fantastic hiking. We will visit the amazing alpine resort of Stoos rising above Lake Lucerne.
Outside everything blooms, birds sing and everything is kind of cheerful. After a long winter, most of us long to go out into the wild and enjoy the first spring rays. With us you can go for one such walk.
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