Thursday 14 February 2013
Ireland is imbued with magic, at every corner: any site, any piece of countryside, any monument or castle, treasures legends and stories that make them even more special. Below are listed just a few of the Emerald Isle’s highlights.
Thursday 5 April 2012
Thousands of visitors come every year to explore the fantastic Loire Valley, a charming land of vineyards, flowers and rolling green hills. This enchanting place is often called the Garden of France, or the Valley of the Kings, or Country of Thousand Castles. Whatever, this is one of France’s most captivating regions.
Monday 2 April 2012
Kronborg Castle in Elsinore, 50 Km north of Copenhagen, is one of northern Europe’s most important Renaissance castles. Renowned worldwide for being the set of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, this is also the most famous castle in Denmark, visited by some 200.000 people every year.
Friday 17 February 2012
Versailles is renowned worldwide for its château, the Palace of Versailles, which is currently a national museum on UNESCO’s World Heritage List for 30 years. This is where we would like to focus your attention today. The Palace of Versaille is a very popular tourist destination, and can get a bit packed with student or tour groups, but don’t let that turn you off from a visit!
Tuesday 29 November 2011
Windsor Castle, is the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world. The Union Jack flag flies over the Round Tower of the Castle, except when the Queen, yes, Her Majesty the Queen, is in residence: in these cases, the Royal Standard will be flying in its place, as the Windsor Castle is one of the Queen’s three official residences, often said to be her favorite.
Friday 21 October 2011
Sintra, a small town in the district of Lisbon – which is only 20 km away- is one of the most beautiful places in Portugal. Sintra is an inexhaustible source of fascination. The perfect symbiosis between the natural and cultural heritage have led UNESCO to declare it, in 1995, a World Heritage Site in the category “Cultural Landscape”.