Famous, infamous, and much visited – Venice welcomes 20 million visitors every year. Many are day-trippers, but those that stay for at least one week are rewarded with new discoveries every day. Few cities have been dreamt about, discussed or resonate as much with tourists as Venice. This historic city, one of the world’s most picturesque, proudly lies on the largest island of the Venetian Lagoon. Venice has its fair share of political and environmental problems, but modern day commerce has done nothing to distract from its magic.
You have no doubt heard that Prague is worth seeing. If you are not sure how to imagine the Czech capital then take a minute to watch this video! It also serves as a great reminder of the fascinating sights around the city. These images really succeed in capturing the beauty of Prague in a nutshell!
The importance of understanding other languages needs no explanation, but even in the most extreme fictional universe language plays an important part for all characters and therefore needs careful consideration by all the writers and producers of major films.
For the majority of Marvel’s blockbuster 2014 film Gardians of the Galaxy one of the main characters, a sentient tree-like creature called Groot has just one line: “I AM GROOT”. This simple phrase for this now popular character has since become a famous pop-culture reference.
Sharing a common border with Switzerland and Italy, Chamonix is located within the Alps mountain range, and is naturally famous for its skiing and snowboarding opportunities. Although Chamonix is a really popular destination among celebrities, it opens its doors to anybody who wishes to discover its fantastic outdoor lifestyle.
Andalucía is Spain’s most visited region, thanks to the beauty of Granada, Cordoba and Seville. The latter is Andalucia’s capital city, and showcases an impressively rich historic and cultural heritage. With over 700,000 inhabitants, Seville is situated at the heart of a very fertile area, made easily accessible thanks to countless routes (maritime especially), that is why the Andalucian city has become the region’s cultural, political and economic capital. It is naturally now one of Spain’s most influential cities! Check out the video below by the Seville tourism board:
The first thing that comes to mind when thinking of Cologne is, of course, the “Kölner Dom”. This giant cathedral is the city’s landmark and literally outstanding- but there is a lot more Cologne has to offer! Watch this video to get an amazing overview of the most important places in one of Europe’s biggest, most cosmopolitan and diverse cities.
If you wish to experience one of Europe’s most cutting-edge cities, visiting Bilbao seems to be a must do! Bilbao, Spain’s tenth largest city, with a population of over 350,000, is located on the northern coast of the country, and is part of the Basque region.
With a yearly temperature average of over 14 degrees Celsius, the best time of the year to visit this incredibly modern city is usually between April and October, where the weather is very pleasant and rain fall is low.
Whether you are passionate about museums, monuments, cuisine shopping or strolling, Paris will definitely offer what you need thanks to its classy and authentic French atmosphere! One of the world’s most popular cities, Paris showcases an impressive range of historical and emblematic monuments; all gathered within the centre of the city intra muros (within the walls).
There is no need to describe the grandeur of the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe, both located close to the Champs Elysées and both world renowned symbols of France and its rich history.
Aix en Provence is the emblematic centre of the charismatic Provence region. Enjoy a mild climate all year long; discover wild landscapes and traditional villages!
Located in the south of France, Aix en Provence is unquestionably a paradise for those who are seeking a traditional and authentic atmosphere. Actually, the city has managed to maintain its tranquillity while combining modernism, coexisting in harmony with each other.
Germany’s northernmost metropolis offers a beautiful historic centre which was influenced by the hanseatic seafarers. A highlight is the harbour and the famous “Speicherstadt” – the largest storage warehouse complex (with in the world! Besides all these amazing sights in Hamburg you can enjoy a vibrant nightlife, a laid-back culture, a modern life style by the sea.
This video, from the Hamburg tourist board, will give you a virtual city tour – a perfect base to explore Hamburg yourself! The video will show that Hamburg isn’t just a pretty seaport city but also an international melting pot. You will find a perfect mix of historic buildings, parks and lakes and the best nightlife district – the “Reeperbahn”!