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Hallstatt: salt mines and ice caves

Small town in the Salzkammergut alpine region in Upper Austria located on the western shore of the lake of the same name (Hallstättersee) and close to the Dachstein mountain massif (Hoher Dachstein) below the Salzberg (literally: Salt Mountain). Thanks to ...

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When to go to Innsbruck: The climate of Innsbruck

Innsbruck is located in a valley surrounded by alpine peaks so its climate is a mixture between continental and alpine. The city’s climate is characterized by cold and snowy winters, with temperatures often below freezing. Spring and autumn are quite ...

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What to see in Tyrol: the most beautiful attractions

Tyrol is the Austrian region most visited by tourists, thanks to its proximity to Italy and Germay, but also for its many things to see. In fact, in this region of Austria there are countless natural, historical and cultural beauties. ...

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Innsbruck: the capital of the Austrian Tyrol

The capital and the most important city of the Austrian Tyrol, Innsbruck, is located in the valley of the river Inn, at its confluence with the river Sill. The city is located about 580 meters high and is surrounded by ...

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Graz: Renaissance and Baroque city

The city of Graz is located in an area of low hills, along the banks of the Mur river not far from the border with Slovenia and Hungary. Graz is the capital of Styria and the second largest urban center ...

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French Riviera: a coast full of seaside resorts and beaches

The French Riviera (Côte d’Azur), strictly called, was the coast between Menton and Cannes, but today the entire part of the French coast located along the Mediterranean Sea, between the city of Marseille and the Italian border, is considered the ...

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Provence: Roman remains, medieval villages and natural wonders

Provence is a historical region of south-eastern France, located roughly between the Rhone river and the Alps, it has the city of Marseille as its main center and is included in the French administrative region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. Provence includes ...

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Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur: a region with a strong tourist vocation

Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is a region in southern France, located along the Mediterranean Sea, between the mouth of the Rhone and the border with Italy. Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, which has the city of Marseille as its capital, borders Italy to the east, ...

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Lower Austria: the region around Vienna

Lower Austria is the largest state (Bundesländer) of Austria. Located in the north-eastern section of the country, it borders the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia and the Austrian state of Burgenland to the east, Styria to the south, and ...

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Austrian Romantic Road: between Salzburg and Vienna

The Austrian Romantischste Strasse is a tourist route that, starting from Salzburg, crosses the regions of Salzburg, Upper Austria and Lower Austria, arriving as far as Vienna. In particular, the landscape areas crossed are those of the Salzkammergut, the lower ...

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Vienna: a Hapsburg-style capital

The territory of the capital of Austria, Vienna, is the smallest state (Bundesländer) of Austria by size, while in terms of population it ranks first. The federal state of Vienna, which is located in the eastern part of the country, ...

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Bouvet: A Norwegian island between Africa and Antarctica

In the South Atlantic Ocean there is a small volcanic island, almost entirely covered by ice: The island of Bouvet. This island is located approximately 2,500 km southwest of Southern Africa. At 4,200 east of Cape Horn, the extreme strip ...

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Power plugs and sockets used in Europe

What are the power plugs and sockets used in Europe ? Different types of power plugs and sockets are used on the European continent. But in almost all European countries – with the exception of the English islands (United Kingdom ...

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Tourist attractions of Menorca: what to see in Menorca

Despite the mass tourism that began in the 60s of the twentieth century, Menorca still remains a relatively peaceful place compared to neighboring islands such as Ibiza and Majorca. The sea and beach life are the main tourist attractions in ...

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Menorca: an island with spectacular coasts

Menorca is the second largest island in the Balearics, in fact it has an area of 689 sq km and a population of 85,000 inhabitants. It is the easternmost island of the archipelago, located east of the island of Majorca, ...

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The climate of Menorca: when to go to Menorca

Menorca (Minorca), the northernmost island of the Balearics, has a Mediterranean climate, characterized by a hot and dry period which coincides with the summer months, and by winters with very mild temperatures. In summer the average maximum temperatures reach values ...

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The climate of Majorca: when to go to Mallorca

Majorca, like the whole Balearic archipelago, has a Mediterranean climate, characterized by hot and dry summers, with average maximum summer temperatures around 29 ° C, but the heat is attenuated by the breath of sea breezes, and from short and ...

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Tourist attractions of Majorca: what to see in Majorca

The island of Majorca (MAllorca) is known worldwide thanks to its nature, there are very beautiful coasts with some dream beaches, as well as natural oases, and interesting historical and artistic references. But the tourist attractions of Majorca are not ...

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Mallorca (Majorca): The island of natural beauty and the sea

Majorca (Mallorca) is the largest and most populated of the Balearic islands, it has an area of 3,626 sq km and a population of 780,000 inhabitants. The island is rich in natural beauty, famous in the past for its vocation ...

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Tourist attractions of Andalusia: what to see in Andalusia

Landscape near Guadix, Andalucia, Spain. Author and Copyright Liliana Ramerini

As for tourism, Andalusia is among the most important destinations in Spain. For the tourist, the region is interesting for its particularities, in fact, the Arab influence, the ancient relations with the colonies in Latin America and the artistic contacts ...

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Andalusia: between Arab and Christian art

Andalusia is by extension the second region (comunidad autónoma) of Spain and the most populated, it is made up of 8 provinces: Almería, Cadiz (Cádiz), Córdoba, Granada, Huelva, Jaén, Málaga and Seville (Sevilla). The capital of this Spanish region is ...

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The climate of Ibiza: when to go to Ibiza

Located in the southern part of the archipelago of the Balearic islands, the island of Ibiza has a Mediterranean climate, hot and rather dry, on average the island receives only 400 mm of rain per year, most of which falls ...

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How to get to the Balearic: flights and ferries

HOW TO GET TO THE BALEARIC: FLIGHTS The Balearic Islands have three international airports that are located in the islands of Mallorca, Ibiza and Menorca, there are numerous connections between the European airports and those of the Balearic islands. In ...

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The tourist attractions of Ibiza: what to see in Ibiza

Ibiza, the island of fun par excellence, is a very popular tourist destination, especially because of its unbridled and legendary nightlife. In our visit to the tourist attractions of Ibiza we can start from the main city that has the ...

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Ibiza: the island of young people in search of unbridled fun

Ibiza is the third largest of the Balearic islands and the second most populated after Mallorca, in fact it has an area of 571 sq km and a population of over 110,000 inhabitants. The island is located 75 km east ...

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The climate of the Balearic: when to go to the Balearic

The Balearic islands are located between Spain and Sardinia in the middle of the Western Mediterranean, they enjoy a temperate Mediterranean climate with hot and arid summers and mild winters. Autumn, in particular the months of October and November, is ...

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Tourist attractions of the Balearics Islands: what to see

The main reasons for a visit to the Balearic islands are the beauty of the landscapes and the sea of the islands and the rich and unbridled nightlife of some of these, in particular Ibiza. These are in fact the ...

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Balearic Islands: a Catalan archipelago

The Balearic Islands are an archipelago, located in the western Mediterranean Sea facing the Gulf of Valencia. The archipelago is made up of four main islands: Majorca (Mallorca), 3,626 km²; Menorca (Menorca), 689 km²; Ibiza, 571 km²; Formentera, 83 km²; ...

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The tourist attractions of Formentera: what to see

The main reason for visiting Formentera are its white sandy beaches and transparent water that presents surprising combinations of blues. These are in fact the main tourist attractions of Formentera. Characteristic of the island is the beauty of the coast ...

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Formentera: the Caribbean island of the Balearics

Formentera is the southernmost island of the archipelago of the Balearic islands, among the largest islands it is also the smallest island of the archipelago. Located at the southern end of the Balearic archipelago. This island is also the smallest ...

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