Nice

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Monaco and Nice If you hear Monaco and think of Casinos then you have to imagine sandy beaches and the city Aristocrat when you hear the name Nice. These two cities are actually really close, a good 10 kilometers. In many ways they share many similarities, but on the other hand are also very different. Monaco is a city of sports while Nice is of culture. Nice came under the authority of France in 1860 as a reward for the French because their aid in the Italian liberation war. Austria…

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Milan

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A city of arts Milan is a beautiful city of fashion, football, opera and glamour like very few places on earth. Is the capital of two world-famous football clubs Milan and Inter, who live in the same stadium called Giuseppe Meazza. It is a place where you can watch an opera performance in the most prominent opera named Scala. Milan is also the capital of fashion, there is born a new wardrobe pieces, including those who have only a few can afford. Milan is found about 50 kilometers south of…

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Siena

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Historical center Siena Found in northern Italy, just 50 kilometers from Florence is the city of Siena. It is a historical center and a UNESCO declared site. Siena stands out as one of the most visited places in Italy due to its rich history, culture and attractions. The first thing you will notice about Siena is its medieval architecture and atmosphere, and this is what makes it so interesting. It still retains this old proud spirit from medieval times and its inhabitants are extremely proud of that. The city layout…

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Bologna

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Charming Bologna Found in northern Italy, Bologna is the capital of Emilia-Romagna region and its biggest city. It holds the 7th place on the list of biggest Italian cities. Bologna is famous for one of the oldest universities in Europe and lively student population and charming architecture. Being over 1000 years old, it has one of the best preserved historic centers in Italy, much live Venice or Rome. Bologna has over history been home to many great Italian artists especially musicians and this has become a huge part of the…

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Catania

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Catania – A historic city like no other Found in the southern party of Italy, Catania is a city with an abundant rich history that spans over a thousand years ago. The city is located near Mount Etna, the largest volcano in this part of the world. Catania sits on the world-famous Island called Sicily and is one of its bigger cities. For centuries influenced by different cultures; Greek, Roman, Spanish and others, it left a huge imprint on the architecture and design of the city. Today Catania is a…

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Genoa

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Dating back to the ancient times Found in the northern part of Italy, Genoa was once a hugely important port city and a birthplace of the famous explorer Christopher Columbus. Fact is that Genoa is often overshadowed by Italy’s bigger cities such as its capital Rome, Venice or Milan. Genoa has a very rich history and a beautiful old part of town that shouldn’t be missed. These highlights and many others have earned it the 2004 European Capital of Culture title. Genoa Port is still known for playing a strong…

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Sochi

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Amazing climate One of the few places in Russia that can thank itself for having subtropical climate, Sochi is truly a special place. It is located in the east coast of the black sea, and the city is exactly what it sounds like; a sort of a summer capital of Russia. Sochi holds a little over 400.000 inhabitants and has over 4 millions visits each year. Many famous celebrities like Bono have visited visited this place and its easy to understand why it is so loved among foreigners and locals. Hot summer…

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Yekaterinburg

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Between Asia and Europe One of the cities of Russia that can compare itself (by size) to Moscow, Saint Petersburg and other major cities. The city is found in a midway point between Asia and Europe, a feat that Yekaterinburg is very well known for. Even a monument has been built on the very spot. There you can walk between the Asian and European border by foot. Yekaterinburg isn’t just another big city, it is a huge educational, cultural and financial pillar of Russia. It features several dozen museums with…

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Moscow

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One of the Biggest A city with a history that spans almost 900 years ago to this day, Moscow is a Russian icon and one of the most important cities in the world. The city sits in the far west of Russia about 400 kilometers from the Baltic countries Lithuania, Estonia, Belarus and others. The city with its 11 million people is one of the top 20 biggest in the world such as Bangkok or Mexico City. It is not secret that Moscow is the hub of politics, education and…

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Gothenburg

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Friendly and open Gothenburg Gothenburg or Göteborg is one of the biggest cities in Sweden besides its capital Stockholm. It goes side by side as member of the largest cities in northern Europe like Copenhagen, Helsinki and Oslo. The city can be found in the far Southern part of Sweden, on its west coast looking into Denmark. The city features its own hustling port in the North Sea sharing the same waters as United Kingdom, Nederlands, Belgium and other countries. Life in Gothenburg runs at a more relaxed pace which…

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Malmö

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Big Malmö Located at the far south of Sweden is the city of Malmo, a city of culture and long tradition. It is located at the base of Sweden’s coast looking towards Denmark. Malmö is a city that is quite old, established in the 13th century it was one of the biggest in the area. This also means it attracts people who love architecture modern and ancient alike. One of these fine example is surely the Oresund Bridge, linking Malmo and Copenhagen. Atmosphere of Europe It is one of those…

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