Lyon

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Lyon in the spotlight Located in east France, Lyon is a city of enjoyment, culture and fine living. It is quite close to the Switzerland’s border and is only 110 kilometers away from Geneva. Most noteworthy, Lyon was founded by no other then Julius Caesar almost 2000 years ago. As a result, Lyon features unique buildings that decorate Lyon’s streets and farmlands. Lyon contains two Roman theaters located in the city, both very well preserved. Grand Theater is by far the oldest in whole of France and has the capacity to hold…

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Greece

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The start of Western civilization Greece is one of the oldest countries with evidence putting it back even before 1400 B.C. It is situated in southeast part of Europe, and landlocked in the north by Bulgaria, Macedonia and Albania. The country is found at the center-point where Europe, Asia and Africa meet. Since ancient times Greece has been known as Hellas and is today an extremely popular destination because of its rich history and beautiful nature. Because of the long history of the country, Greece is looked upon as a start of…

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Oslo

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Capital in a fjord Norway capital that is located in the fjord and goes by the name of Oslo. The city lies in the far south of the huge country and in its long and rich history has changed many names, but for a very long time it was called Christiania. The city was once called Oslo, but only in 1925 has regained its former name again. Despite the fact that Norway, just like Sweden is a very Scandinavian country and that Baltic Sea, which hugs the country on the…

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Amsterdam

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A city as beautiful as Venice Amsterdam is also called the northern Venice, with its countless canals which were in the past very important for commercial use. Even in these days the canals are a quite easy and fast way to get around Amsterdam. It seems that the views created by the magnificent architecture are there for enjoyment purposes only. Arriving in Amsterdam is easy. You can get there by plain in which case, you will land on the Schiphol airport which is located very near Amsterdam itself. The train…

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Bordeaux

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Bordeaux’s long history Sitting 200 kilometers north of the Spanish border is the city of Bordeaux. It has always been a very important port city, even before roman times. Today it is holding the 9th spot among the biggest cities in France besides Paris, Lyon, Marseilles and others. Prepare to hold your glass up high on many occasions in Bordeaux because this whole region is very well known for its fine vines. The whole city is made up of amazingly beautiful architecture and is a part of its old town…

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Killarney

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Full of natural beauty Found in the far south of Ireland is the city of Killarney. The city is well known for its national park called Killarney National Park and its Lakes of Killarney, a huge scenic attraction made up of 3 lakes. Killarney actually has been a tourist city since the 18th century and with good reason. The city enjoys a beautiful location next to the huge lakes of Lough Leane, Muckross Lake and others. There are many hotels situated around the lakes, overlooking them and you can go…

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Budapest

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Legendary Budapest Budapest is another great city on the Dunave river. Geographically it is positioned on an excellent place. After the unification of 3 different cities, Buda and Obuda on one side of the river and Pest on the other side, Budapest became a city in 1873 and is today a capital of Hungary. City is hosting almost 2 millions of inhabitants and is the economical hub of the region. Hungarian architecture to droll over Most of really fascinating architecture sites are in the center of the city and can…

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Glasgow

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One of the biggest Scottish cities Glasgow is the second largest city in Scotland and home to about 600.000 inhabitants. Most people came familiar with the city through its London based BBC radio network, the only network speaking Scottish language. Everybody can find something to like and enjoy in Glasgow. The city has many impressive buildings to show in Victorian architectural style, so its a wonder to explore. One of these marvels is the City Hall, about 150 years of age is one of the prime examples of Victorian era…

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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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