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Itinerary in Cornwall in 4 or 5 days from Plymouth

The Cornwall itinerary described here lasts 4 or 5 days and starts and ends in Plymouth. Cornwall, the extreme western tip of England stretching towards the Atlantic Ocean, has a magnificent and wild coast formed by cliffs interspersed with beautiful ...

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Itinerary in Scotland: between the Highlands and the islands

The 10 or 11 day Scotland itinerary described here can start and end in Edinburgh or Glasgow. Scotland is famous for the Highlands – a mountainous area covered with moors – but also for its coast, which is dotted with ...

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The climate of the Isles of Scilly: when to go to the Scilly

Thanks to the mild Gulf Stream, the archipelago of the Isles of Scilly enjoy a pleasant temperate climate, ice and snow are extremely rare events in the archipelago. The Isles of Scilly probably enjoy the mildest climate in the whole ...

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Isles of Scilly: islands of unspoiled natural beauty

The Isles of Scilly, located about 45 km off the coast of Cornwall, are an archipelago of about 16 sq km consisting of 5 inhabited islands and numerous other uninhabited ones, they represent the most south-western point of the British ...

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The climate of Edinburgh: when to go to Edinburgh

The ever-changing Scottish climate is largely determined by the Atlantic depression system and the presence of the Gulf Stream, generally the east coast tends to be colder and drier than the west coast. So Edinburgh, which is located along the ...

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Edinburgh: the historic capital of Scotland

Edinburgh (453,000 inhabitants) is a beautiful historic city. Capital of Scotland since 1437 and seat of the Scottish Parliament since 1999. The city is located on the east coast of Scotland along the southern shore of the Firth of Forth. ...

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How to get to the UK. Flights to the UK

Big Ben, London, United Kingdom. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

HOW TO GET TO THE UK: FLIGHTS AND AIRPORTS In the United Kingdom, air transport is highly developed, London Heathrow and London Gatwick are the two main airports in the country with regard to transcontinental flights. Heathrow is the most ...

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United Kingdom power plugs and sockets, telephones

Big Ben, London, United Kingdom. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

In this page of useful information for tourists traveling in the United Kingdom. You will find above all what power plugs and sockets are used in the United Kingdom. What documents are needed to enter England. How cell phones and ...

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The attractions of Wales: what to see in Wales

Wales is a region in the United Kingdom where tourism is constantly growing. Wales has both historical and artistic attractions, such as castles, churches, abbeys, and pristine natural environments preserved and protected by three national parks. The national parks of ...

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Northern Ireland attractions: what to see in Ireland

Northern Ireland, together with Wales, Scotland and England, forms the United Kingdom. Northern Ireland is located in the northeastern section of the island of Ireland. This part of the island represents only 20% of the total territory of Ireland, the ...

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The climate of Basel: when to go to Basel

The climate of the city of Basel is a continental climate, but due to its location Basel enjoys the warmest and less foggy and less rainy climate in Switzerland. The average minimum temperatures are normally below zero in the months ...

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Basel: the second largest city in Switzerland

Basel is the second largest urban area in Switzerland (166,000 inhabitants, 700,000 the urban area) and is also the capital of the canton of the same name. Located along a bend in the Rhine River in northwestern Switzerland, bordering France ...

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The climate of Bern: when to go to Bern

The climate of Bern is characterized by a pre-Alpine continental climate, with rather abundant rainfall especially in the summer months. The average minimum temperatures are normally below zero between the months of December and February, reaching a minimum of -3.6 ...

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Bern: a medieval historic center of great beauty

Bern (about 130,000 inhabitants), is the federal capital of Switzerland. The city stands at 540 meters above sea level, overlooking the Alps. The historic center is located in a meander of the Aare river which surrounds the old town on ...

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Zurich: one of the cities with the highest quality of life

Zurich is the main city in Switzerland, as well as being the capital of the canton of the same name. The city, which has 370,000 inhabitants that exceed one million with the urban area, is at an altitude of over ...

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The climate of Zurich: when to go to Zurich

The climate of Zurich is continental-alpine, characterized by cold winters and mild summers. As in all of Switzerland, rainfall is quite abundant especially in the summer months. The average minimum temperatures are normally below zero in the months between December ...

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Zermatt: famous ski center on the slopes of the Matterhorn

Zermatt with the Matterhorn peak in the background, Switzerland. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Zermatt is a famous Valais holiday resort. This renowned ski resort is located at the bottom of a valley (Mattertal) at the foot of the Matterhorn and the Monte Rosa group in the Valais Alps (Walliser Alpen) in southern Switzerland, ...

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The climate of Zermatt: when to go to Zermatt

Valais is characterized by a pleasant, very dry and particularly mild climate until late autumn. The climate favors Zermatt, located at over 1,600 meters above sea level, thanks to its position facing south, protected from the wind and guaranteed snow ...

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The climate of Lucerne: when to go to Lucerne

The climate of the city of Lucerne is continental-alpine, characterized by a rainy season corresponding to the summer and late spring months, and by a drier season during the autumn and winter months. Temperatures are cold in winter and mild ...

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Lucerne: an enchanting city on Lake Lucerne

Lucerne (60,000 inhabitants) is a beautiful town in central Switzerland, the capital of the canton of Lucerne, overlooking the Lake Lucerne (Vierwaldstättersee). The city is set in a beautiful landscape of water and mountains, on which stand the Rigi mountains ...

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St. Moritz: the most fashionable tourist resort in Switzerland

St. Moritz, Grisons, Switzerland. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

St. Moritz is probably the most famous and worldly tourist resort in Switzerland. The town is located in the upper Engadine in the canton of Grisons, in south-eastern Switzerland, near the border with Italy, and stands along the lake of ...

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Switzerland power plugs and sockets, telephones

SWITZERLAND: DOCUMENTS If you are a European citizen, to visit Switzerland you only need a personal identity card valid for expatriation or a personal passport. Children and minors must have their own passport / identity card. For citizens of other ...

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How to get to Switzerland. Flights to Switzerland

HOW TO GET TO SWITZERLAND: FLIGHTS AND AIRPORTS Switzerland maintains regular air connections to almost all the capitals of Europe. The most important airport in the country is Zurich. The other international airports of Switzerland are Geneva Airport (Geneva International ...

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Sweden power plugs and sockets, telephones

SWEDEN: DOCUMENTS For entry into Sweden, the citizen of the European Union must present a passport or identity card valid for expatriation. Children and minors must have their own passport / identity card. Citizens of countries outside the European Union ...

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How to get to Sweden. Flights to Sweden

HOW TO GET TO SWEDEN: FLIGHTS AND AIRPORTS Sweden’s main airport is Stockholm Arlanda. Obviously most of the intercontinental flights that connect Sweden to the rest of the world depart and arrive from this airport. Furthermore, flights to and from ...

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The climate of Marbella: when to go to Marbella

The summer sun and the mild winter along the coast make the Costa del Sol a year-round destination. Marbella, protected by the surrounding Sierra Blanca mountain range, has a pleasant mild and rainy micro-climate in winter and a not too ...

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Spain power plugs and sockets, telephones

SPAIN: DOCUMENTS The citizen of a member country of the European Union, can move and reside freely in Spain. For European citizens, an identity card issued by the municipality, valid for expatriation or a passport, is required for entry into ...

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How to get to Spain. Flights to Spain

HOW TO GET TO SPAIN: FLIGHTS AND AIRPORTS Spain has an important and extensive network of international airports which are present in every region of the country. The most important airports in Spain are those of Madrid-Barajas, Barcelona-El Prat, Palma ...

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Marbella: the most famous seaside resort in Andalusia

Marbella (120,000 inhabitants) is an important seaside resort on the Costa del Sol in Andalusia, Spain. The Costa del Sol is made up of around 150 km of coastline. Along this strip of coast are some of the best beaches ...

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Guadix: a town with a neighborhood carved into the rock

Guadix Cathedral, Andalusia, Spain. Author and Copyright Liliana Ramerini.

Guadix is a small town of about 20,000 inhabitants located 55 km from Granada, at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, at a height of 950 meters above sea level. Guadix is one of the oldest human settlements ...

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