TravelersPress http://travelerspress.com Travel news, tips, and inspiration Sat, 30 Jul 2016 06:16:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Amazing and Underrated European Cities – Part 2 http://travelerspress.com/underrated-european-cities-2/ http://travelerspress.com/underrated-european-cities-2/#respond Sat, 30 Jul 2016 06:16:05 +0000 http://travelerspress.com/?p=6070 Europe has many famous tourist destinations, but there are also some destinations that are underrated. In this post we will show you some of the underrated European cities that are surely worth visiting (you can see Part 1 here). In this edition we will show you: Bratislava, Edinburgh, Lyon, Heidelberg and Valencia.

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Europe has many famous tourist destinations, but there are also some destinations that are underrated. In this post we will show you some of the underrated European cities that are surely worth visiting (you can see Part 1 here). In this edition we will show you: Bratislava, Edinburgh, Lyon, Heidelberg and Valencia.

Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia, with a population of about 500,000. It is located on the banks of the rivers Danube and Morava. Bratislava is only about 80 km from Austria’s capital, Vienna. It has a nice historical center of the town and an amazing medieval castle.

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Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland with a population of almost a half million people. It is located in the Lothian region in eastern Scotland. Edinburgh is well know for its amazing medieval fortress and beautiful town architecture.

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Lyon, France

Lyon is located in the Rhone-Aloes region in east-central France, with population of about 480,000. Lyon was founded by the Romans. It has many interesting touristic attractions, from the Roman era to modern days.

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Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg is located in the region Rhein-Neckar in southern Germany on the banks of the River Neckar. It has a population of about if 150,000. Its University is one of the most famous in all of Europe. On the hill above Heidelberg there are amazing ruins of an old medieval castle.

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Valencia, Spain

Valencia is the third largest city in Spain with a population of about 3 million. It is was founded as a Roman colony in 138 BC. In Valencia you can see many amazing structures from ancient to modern.

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Amazing and Underrated European Cities – Part 1 http://travelerspress.com/underrated-european-cities-1/ http://travelerspress.com/underrated-european-cities-1/#respond Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:51:50 +0000 http://travelerspress.com/?p=6046 Europe has many famous tourist destinations, but there are also some destinations that are underrated. In this post we will show you some of underrated European cities that are surely worth visiting. In the first part of our "Underrated European Cities" series we will show you : Porto, Innsbruck, Dresden, Maastricht and Bucharest.

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Europe has many famous tourist destinations, but there are also some destinations that are underrated. In this post we will show you some of underrated European cities that are surely worth visiting. In the first part of our “Underrated European Cities” series we will show you: Porto, Innsbruck, Dresden, Maastricht and Bucharest.

UPDATE: Please see Part 2 of this series for more underrated European cities.

Porto, Portugal

Porto is the second largest city in Portugal with a population of about 1.3 million. It is located in northern Portugal along the Douto river estuary. It is one of the oldest settlements in Europe and was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. The most famous attractions in Porto are  Torre dos Clérigos,  Palácio da Bolsa,  Liberdade Square, and Porto City Hall. One of the most interesting things to see in Porto is its Library.

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Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck is located in western Austria and it is the capital of the Tirol federal state, with a population of about 120 000. Innsbruck is a famous winter sport destination, mostly for its ski jumping facility.

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Dresden, Germany

Dresden is located in eastern Germany on the River Elba, near the Czech border, with population of about 2.4 millions. It is capital of the free state of Saxony. It was severely damaged during World War 2.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands

Maastricht is located in the south of Netherlands on the River Meuse. It is a nice town with remaining old city fortifications and a beautiful, historic city center.

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Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest is the capital of Romania with a population of about 2 million citizens. Due to its architecture it got the name “Paris of the East” or “Little Paris”. It has many attractive structures, but one of  most famous is Palace of Parliament, which according to some sources is the largest civilian structure with an administrative function.

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7 Stunning European Cities with Canals http://travelerspress.com/european-cities-with-canals/ http://travelerspress.com/european-cities-with-canals/#respond Fri, 29 Jul 2016 05:35:50 +0000 http://travelerspress.com/?p=6008 If you are looking for a different European tour, we recommend you to visit spectacular European cities that feature canals. Every part of Europe has at least one city that has canals as way of transportion. In this post we will show you photos of some of the most beautiful European cities with canals: Bruges, Venice, Annecy, Hamburg, St. Petersburg, Stockholm and Birmingham, each special on its own way.

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If you are looking for a different European tour, we recommend you to visit spectacular European cities that feature canals. Every part of Europe has at least one city that has canals as way of transportion. In this post we will show you photos of some of the most beautiful European cities with canals: Bruges, Venice, Annecy, Hamburg, St. Petersburg, Stockholm and Birmingham, each special on its own way.

Bruges, Belgium

Bruges is capital of the province of West Flandres, located in the northwest of Belgium. It has many historical buildings and the best way to see all of them is by boat traveling through many canals. Due to its many canals it got the name “The Venice of the North”.

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Bruges, Belgium

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Venice, Italy

Venice is surely the most famous and most beautiful canal city in the world. It is located in the North of the Adriatic Sea. It was built on 118 small islands separated by 177 canals and connected with 409 bridges.

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Annecy, France

Annecy is located in the Rhone-Alpes region in south-eastern France on Lake Annecy. It has historical city center, divided with small canals. It is known as the Venice of Savoie.

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Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany with a population of over 1.8 million people, and 5 million in its Metropolitan area. It is an important sea port. Hamburg has 2300 bridges over canals and rivers that flow through it. One of the interesting ways to see it is by boat traveling through its canals and rivers.

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St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia, located at the Neva River delta into the Baltic Sea. This geographical location on the delta allowed its builder to create many man-made canals.

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden located in the south-east part of the country. It was built across 14 islands in an area between Lake Mälaren and the Baltic Sea.

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Birmingham, England

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Things to See and Do in Paris http://travelerspress.com/things-to-see-and-do-in-paris/ http://travelerspress.com/things-to-see-and-do-in-paris/#respond Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:16:43 +0000 http://travelerspress.com/?p=5973 Paris is the capital of France with population about 2.2 millions and with more than 12 million inhabitants in its metropolitan area. It is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the whole world with around 28 million tourists per year, and is known as the city of lights. It is known for its unique architecture and many amazing buildings. Paris is also will known for its many restaurant and delicious food. If you like fashion, Paris is also the unofficial capital of fashion.

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Paris is the capital of France with population about 2.2 millions and with more than 12 million inhabitants in its metropolitan area. It is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the whole world with around 28 million tourists per year, and is known as the city of lights. It is known for its unique architecture and many amazing buildings. Paris is also will known for its many restaurant and delicious food. If you like fashion, Paris is also the unofficial capital of fashion.

In this post we will show you some of the most famous Paris landmarks: the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Notre-Dame Cathedral and the Louvre Museum.

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The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower was built for the 1889 World’s Fair to represent France’s technological power. When it was built it was the tallest human structure ever built. It is one of the most famous buildings in the whole world and the most-visited monument in the world.

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Louvre Museum

Louvre Museum is the world’s most visited museum with almost 10 million visitors per year. It is the museum with the most important art pieces in the world, including the famous Mona Lisa.

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Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe was build in 1806 after Napoleon’s victory at the battle of Austerlitz. It honors those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars.

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Notre Dame

Notre Dame was completed in 1345 after almost 200 years of construction. It is Roman Catholic Church and certainly a must-see landmark of Paris.

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Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles is located about 20 kilometers southwest of Paris. It was a palace of the kings of France and it is one of the most beautiful and glamorous palaces in the world.

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Paris is well known for its cafes, delicious food and good wine. So after you get tired of sightseeing you should sit in cafe and enjoy food, drink and romantic atmosphere.

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Things to See and Do in Rome http://travelerspress.com/things-to-see-and-do-in-rome/ http://travelerspress.com/things-to-see-and-do-in-rome/#respond Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:16:42 +0000 http://travelerspress.com/?p=5946 Rome, the capital of Italy, is one of the most sought-after cities for travelers from around the world. The history and romance of this bustling city make it one of the most popular destinations in the world.

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Rome, the capital of Italy, is one of the most sought-after cities for travelers from around the world. The history and romance of this bustling city make it one of the most popular destinations in the world.

Rome is located in the central-western portion on the Italian Peninsula on the river Tiber. It was capital of Roman Empire with history of over two and the half millennia, and is known as “The Eternal City”. Rome attracts an average of 7–10 million tourists a year who come to see amazing buildings from ancient times as well as modern structures. Within city of Rome is located Vatican, the smallest independent state in the world.

In this post we will show you some photos of most famous buildings in Rome to inspire you to visit this timeless city. We will show you : Trevi Fontain, the Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona ,  the Colosseum, the Pantheon  and St. Peter’s Basilica. Enjoy!

Trevi Fountain

Trevi Fountain was build in 1762 designed by Italian architect  Nicola Salvi and is one of the most beautiful fountains in the world.

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The Spanish Steps

Spanish Steps are linking Piazza di Spagna at the base and Piazza Trinità dei Monti. During summer they are covered with beautiful flowers.

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The Colosseum

The Colosseum is one of the most famous buildings in the world. In ancient times it was arena where gladiator fights took place. Today you can visit and tour the Colosseum, located near the Roman Forum.

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The Pantheon

The Pantheon is one of the oldest buildings in Rome that has remained completely intact after more that two thousands years.

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St. Peter’s Basilica

St. Peter’s Basilica is located in the Vatican City, it is one of the largest Basilicas in the world.

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Things to See and Do in Madrid, Spain http://travelerspress.com/what-to-do-in-madrid/ http://travelerspress.com/what-to-do-in-madrid/#respond Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:16:42 +0000 http://travelerspress.com/?p=5033 Madrid is the capital of Spain and it is the country's largest city with about 3.3 millions citizens. Madrid is also a well known tourist destination with many interesting historical attractions, as well as a very dynamic and modern city. In this post we will show you some of its attractions: Madrid City Hall, Plaza Mayor, Madrid's bullfighting stadium, Metropolis Building, Palacio Real, Santiago Bernabéu Stadium and El Escorial.

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Madrid is the capital of Spain and it is the country’s largest city with about 3.3 millions citizens. Madrid is also a well known tourist destination with many interesting historical attractions, as well as a very dynamic and modern city. In this post we will show you some of its attractions: Madrid City Hall, Plaza Mayor, Madrid’s bullfighting stadium, Metropolis Building, Palacio Real, Santiago Bernabéu Stadium and El Escorial.

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Madrid City Hall

City Hall is one of Madrid’s most amazing buildings. It is situated along the south side of the Plaza de Cibeles square.

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Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor is the central plaza in Madrid. It has a rectangular shape and is surrounded by three-story residential buildings.

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Madrid Bullfighting Stadium

Bullfighting is a Spanish tradition, especially in Madrid.

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Metropolis Building

The Metropolis Building is one of Madrid’s most iconic and one of the most photographed buildings in the city. It is located at the corner of the Calle de Alcala and Gran Via.

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Palacio Real

The Palacio Real de Madrid is the residence of the Spanish Royal Family, located in the center of Madrid.

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Santiago Bernabéu Stadium

Madrid is the home town of Real Madrid, one of the most famous football clubs in the whole world, if you are in Madrid you should visit Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.

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El Escorial

El Escorial is the historical residence of the King of Spain. It is located about 45km northwest of Madrid. This is a perfect destination if you get tired of the noisy city.

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Food

The food in Spain is excellent. You won’t regather whatever you chose to eat. Here we posted photos of  Pata Negra, a recognizable Spanish food.

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Why Haven’t You Been to Bend? http://travelerspress.com/bend-oregon/ http://travelerspress.com/bend-oregon/#respond Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:49:37 +0000 http://travelerspress.com/?p=5056 The city of Bend, in central Oregon, often called “the outdoor playground of the west,” is renowned for its summer pursuits like camping, hiking the mountains and buttes, kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding on the lakes, and the myriad dog parks. But Bend also offers a full palette of adventures and pastimes for winter fun.

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The city of Bend, in central Oregon, often called “the outdoor playground of the west,” is renowned for its summer pursuits like camping, hiking the mountains and buttes, kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding on the lakes, and the myriad dog parks. But Bend also offers a full palette of adventures and pastimes for winter fun.

Ride an Iditarod Dogsled

The highlight of a trip to Bend will be the Trail of Dreams dog sled tour through the towering, snow-frosted hemlock pines. With Mt. Bachelor, Broken Top, and the Three Sisters mountain ranges hovering on the horizon, the exhilarating race through the chilly Deschutes National Forest is magical. The Alaskan Huskies, directed by tour guide, Jerry Scdoris, bounds along the twists and turns with guests bundled under blankets inside the Iditarod sled. Jerry does not use whips or “motivational” instruments of any kind – the dogs respond solely to his voice commands and his care and connection to his animals is inspiring.

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Go snowshoeing

Wanderlust Tours runs several snowshoeing tours which start out at the base of Mt. Bachelor. Their tours are geared toward the skill level of the guests, from the slower pace of seniors to airborne jumps into high drifts of powdery snow more suitable for 20-something young men. You can stop to make snow angels, have a mug of hot chocolate under the stars, or one tour even combines beer tasting with snowshoeing. One thing in common for all groups is the stunning wooded scenery with the Cascade Mountains juxtaposed against the periwinkle blue sky.

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Ski Mt. Bachelor

Part of the Cascade Mountain Range, Mt. Bachelor is the second largest single-mountain ski resort and the sixth largest of all ski resorts in the United States. The resort is known for its powdery conditions, 10 working chairlifts and one old-school chairlift that is non-operational but has been left on the property for nostalgic value. There are also 12 groomed trails for cross-country skiing.

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Visit a microbrewery, or two, or twelve

With at least a dozen microbreweries to choose from, sampling the craft beers that Bend is known for could take up a good chunk of time, if so desired. Crux Fermentation Project is not to be missed. The small brewery flows into a lodge-style restaurant where you can watch the process while sampling their beer and food. Their “Freakcake,” a dark beer aged in whisky kegs with lemon and orange zest, then undergoing a secondary fermentation with sour cherries, raisins, cranberries, figs, dates, and currants, is served in stemmed whisky glassware for added glam. They also serve the best grilled cheese sandwich on earth consisting of four cheeses, bacon, ham and pickles on toasted artesian bread.

Crux Brewery

Another fun brewery is Boneyard Beer, which has a small sampling room but no restaurant. They have a unique brew called “Diablo Rojo” which is a red ale infused with jalapenos for a tangy, spicy bite. Drop in for a free sample!

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Shop in the Old Mill District

Offering stunning views of the Deschutes River, the Old Mill has myriad shops from national chains to specialty shops. For a break from shopping, there are lots of options for dining, many with views of the river, a dog park, and places to rent equipment like kayaks, kites and bikes.

Old Mill District

Explore Downtown

With over 325 establishments and businesses in the Downtown Bend, you’ll run out of time before you run out of places to eat, drink, shop, or play. Many places offer tours from their own perspective. Walk to Drake Park which overlooks Mirror Pond and the scenic Deschutes River. Don’t forget to stop for a sweet treat of chocolate or ice cream, or at least a steaming cup of coffee along the way!

Dance in the Cage

Located right in downtown, SEVEN is the hot spot for nightlife in Bend. Whether you come for karaoke or comedy night, to learn to salsa, to have a burger and watch a sporting game, or just to dance in the infamous “cage”, SEVEN is a great spot for hanging out with old friends or meeting new ones.

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Stay at the Oxford Hotel

Swanky, luxurious and eco-friendly, the Oxford Hotel sits in the perfect location, right in the middle of and walking distance to everything Bend’s downtown has to offer. The only boutique hotel in town, the Oxford’s suites are super-sized with upscale décor, a separate sitting room, 2 large flat-screen TV’s, a “pillow menu” to suit your preference, and a view of the Cascades. The on-site restaurant serves fresh urban-organic cuisine, and the hotel staff could not be more friendly and attentive.

Oxford Hotel

Eat at Barrio

Barrio, a small Latin inspired bistro in the heart of downtown immediately draws patrons in with its quirky, artsy décor. One glance at the menu and let the drooling begin! Chef Steven Draheim’s tapas and small plate creations are a fusion of Mexican, Cuban and South American cuisines. Not to be missed are the Jibarito Pork Carnitas – sliced fried plantains stuffed with tajine, guac and spicy pork, or the Cuban Sliders – pork belly, pork carnitas, eschabeche, Jack, mustard, on Gordon’s bun. You will have to fight the urge to like the plate…. trust me. Hint: the white sangria is so good, one will not be enough.

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Ride an Electric Bike

Take in the history of Bend, riding through the sights of downtown on an electric bike. Not only can you cover so much more than a walking tour, but the Let It Ride tours on electric bikes are so much fun. A twist of the hand-throttle and off you go winding through the tourist-friendly streets of Bend. Be prepared for people to attempt to chat with you as you drive slowly past them!

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See a Show at the Tower Theater

In the middle of downtown, you can’t miss the skyward sign for the Tower. The small performing arts center has just 460 seats, offering an up-close-and-personal viewing for live music, drama, comedy and dance performances, as well as classic movies.

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Take a Bath

Well, maybe a soak would be a better description. McMenamins, the renovated old St. Francis School, is a collections of 19 guest rooms, 4 cottages, a movie theater, a brewery, and a grand soaking pool designed to look like the European public baths of days gone by. You don’t have to be a guest at the hotel to soak in the pool… visitors are welcome to step in for $5.

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The Most Beautiful Small Towns in Europe – Part 2 http://travelerspress.com/small-towns-in-europe-2/ http://travelerspress.com/small-towns-in-europe-2/#respond Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:31:38 +0000 http://travelerspress.com/?p=4992 If you are tired of big and crowded cities and you are looking for a peaceful and romantic vacation, you should go to Europe and visit small but charming towns. From North to South and from snowy mountains to Mediterranean beaches you can experience an amazing dream vacation. In this post we will show you: Telč, Cáceres, Cannes, Salzburg and Rothenburg.

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If you are tired of big and crowded cities and you are looking for a peaceful and romantic vacation, you should go to Europe and visit small but charming towns. From North to South and from snowy mountains to Mediterranean beaches you can experience an amazing dream vacation. In this post we will show you: Telč, Cáceres, Cannes, Salzburg and Rothenburg. To see more towns, please read The Most Beautiful Small Towns in Europe – Part 1.

All of these 5 small towns will relax you and feel like in fairy tail. Her are few photos of each town to encourage you to visit these towns.

Telč, Czech Republic

Telč is a small town in south Moravia in the Czech Republic. It is famous for its colorful 16th-century houses.  

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Cáceres, Spain

Cáceres is the capitol of the Spanish Cáceres Province. In its historic center it has many amazing Gothic buildings, such as: San Francisco Javier Church, Los Golfines de Abajo Palace, La Paz Hermitage and many others.

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Cannes, France

Cannes is one of the most popular and glamorous destinations in all of Europe. It is located in the French Riviera. Cannes is also very popular for the Cannes Film Festival that is held every May.

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg is most famous as the birth place of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Salzburg’s Old Town is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Salzburg has amazing baroque architecture.

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Salzburg at night looks less dreary than during the day.

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Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a beautiful medieval town in the Franconia region of Bavaria, Germany. In English it name means red fortress above the Tauber.  

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While, in the most parts of northern hemisphere, it is cold winter, we will take you to the most beautiful beaches of Europe and let you enjoy the warm sun and blue sea for at least few minutes. Here we show you some of the most famous and most breathtaking beaches along Southern Europe : Myrtos beach, Porto Katsiki beach, Caló des Moro beach, Scopello beaches and Cala Mariolu beach.

See The Most Beautiful Beaches in Europe – Part 1 for more.

Here are few photos of each beach, enjoy.

Myrtos, Greece

Myrtos Beach is located in the northwest of Greek island Kefalonia in Ionian Sea. It is surrounded by cliffs made up of marble, while the beach itself if made up of round, white cobblestones.

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Porto Katsiki

Porto Katsiki Beach on the Greek island Lefkada in the Ionian Sea is one of the most famous Greek beaches. It has the shape of an arc and it is surrounded by steep cliffs. It is one of the most photographed European beaches.

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Caló des Moro

Caló des Moro Beach is located on the Spanish island Mallorca. It is not a big beach but it is one of the most colorful and charming beaches you could ever see.

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Scopello, Sicily

Scopello is a Sicilian town with amazing nature and  beautiful beaches. It is a perfect place for a nice family vacation

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Cala Mariolu

The beach of Cala Mariolu is on the French island Corsica. It has golden sand and very transparent blue water that is perfect for diving.

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The Most Beautiful Beaches in Europe – Part 1 http://travelerspress.com/beautiful-beaches-in-europe-1/ http://travelerspress.com/beautiful-beaches-in-europe-1/#respond Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:20:57 +0000 http://travelerspress.com/?p=4894 While, in most parts of northern hemisphere, it is cold winter, we will take you to the most beautiful beaches of Europe and let you enjoy the warm sun and blue sea for at least few minutes. Here we show you some of the most famous and most breathtaking beaches along Southern Europe : Navagio Beach, Playa de la Concha beach, Golden Horn beach, Rabbit beach and Ploumanac'h beach.

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While, in most parts of northern hemisphere, it is cold winter, we will take you to the most beautiful beaches of Europe and let you enjoy the warm sun and blue sea for at least few minutes. Here we show you some of the most famous and most breathtaking beaches along Southern Europe : Navagio Beach, Playa de la Concha beach, Golden Horn beach, Rabbit beach and Ploumanac’h beach.

See The Most Beautiful Beaches in Europe – Part 2 for more.

Here are few photos of each beach, enjoy.

Navagio Beach

Navagio beach is also known as Shipwreck beach, due to the old ship stranded in the amazing bay, located on the Greek Island Zakynthos, in Ionian sea. It is one of the most famous and photographed beaches in the whole world.

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Navagio Beach, also known as Shipwreck Beach

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Playa de la Concha

Playa de la Concha , or in English Beach of La Concha is located in Kontxa Bay in Spain. It is one of the most famous urban beaches in Europe.

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Golden Horn

Golden Horn beach is located on Adriatic Sea near Bol, a town in Croatia. It got name due to its horn shape and golden sand. It is one of most unusual beaches you will ever see.

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Rabbit Beach

Rabbit Beach is a beach on the Italian Island Lampedusa, located about 110 km away from Tunisia.   

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Ploumanac’h

Ploumanac’h Beach is located in Brittany, France. Although the sea in this part of  Europe is not warm and suitable for swimming, nature around this area is very beautiful and it is a must-see destination.

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