Budapest has something for everyone – from dramatic history and flamboyant architecture to healing thermal waters and a nightlife that is unrivalled in Eastern and Central Europe.
Varanasi, also known as the holy land of India has a rich history filled with art and traditions. The city is a beautiful maze that has life in every nook and corner.
While there is rush and chaos, there are colours, and tranquillity that float harmoniously in this holy land of India.
There are also many hotels in Varanasi that you can stay in at, while you plan a trip to this place.
One of Normandy’s capitals, Rouen is a vibrant city defined by beautiful architecture, creative minds and a storied past. Whether you’re visiting one of its famed monuments, retracing its fascinating history or getting lost in its colourful streets, it is a city that is sure to engage.
Chania (also spelled: Haniá) is the capital city, a place where different civilizations have flourished throughout the centuries.
Wandering around the Old Town’s maze-like alleys with the beautiful Venetian mansions, the fountains and the elaborate churches will help you discover well-preserved historical monuments.
Vienna offers a unique ensemble of traditional heritage and modernity. Magnificent imperial buildings (Schönbrunn Palace, Belvedere, St. Stephen’s Cathedral), art nouveau buildings (Secession) as well as a long lasting tradition of musical arts (Franz Schubert, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) meet modern architecture, art, festivals and the famous Viennese cuisine (Wiener Schnitzel, Strudel, Sacher Torte).
With a busy cultural calendar and numerous sights, Vienna is clearly a year-round destination.
Special summer festivals and events, like open-air cinemas, as well as traditional winter activities, such as ice-skating at the City Hall Park and Christmas markets, are the perfect addition to the vast offer of concerts, plays and opera performances at Vienna’s famous theatres and opera houses.
Wroclaw has had a long a varied history stretching back over a thousand years. For many years Wroclaw was a German city (Breslau) and this influence can be seen in the architecture throughout the city.
Porto is a fascinating and vibrant city that is rapidly becoming one of Western Europe’s most respected tourist destinations.
The city boasts an extensive history, interesting tourist attractions, and a buzzing nightlife, and outstanding tourist facilities. There is a lot to see and do in Porto, and this diverse city will appeal to a wide range of visitors.
Place de la Concorde
Place de la Concorde is situated at the end of the Champs-Elysées. Today it is famous for the Luxor Obelisk (a 3,300 year old Egyptian obelisk erected on the square in October 1836), the surrounding prestigious hotels, and the two monumental fountains (Fontaine des Mers and Fontaine des Fleuves).
Created in 1772, Place de la Concorde was originally known for having been an execution site during the French Revolution. Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette (among others) were guillotined here. Between 1836 and 1846 the architect Jacques-Ignace Hittorf redesigned the square to become what it is today.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Lübeck is a must-visit city in Schleswig-Holstein. As the capital of the Hanseatic League the city was a central node in a network of ports around the Baltic Sea.
For hundreds of years Lübeck has been the “City of the Seven Spires”, and even after a devastating bombing raid in 1942 those towers decorate the skyline of the Old Town on its island in the River Trave.
Budapest, the capital city of Hungary, tells fascinating tales about the historic architecture and is paradise for explorers. Situated on the Danube River, Budapest is the most populous city in Hungary. Blessed with an abundance of hot springs, it is known as the “City of Baths.”
As legend has it, Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus, twin sons of Mars, the god of war. Left to drown in a basket on the Tiber by a king of nearby Alba Longa and rescued by a she-wolf, the twins lived to defeat that king and found their own city on the river’s banks in 753B.C. After killing his brother, Romulus became the first king of Rome, which is named for him.
Sorrento, Italy is a beautiful city draped over a mountain facing the bay of Naples. The history of Sorrento is somewhat obscure because its origin is somewhere in the distant past. The historian Diodoro Siculo claims that the city was founded by Liparos, son of Ulysses and Circe, the witch. So now it has acquired the quality of a fascinating myth. According to this view this city in those days worshiped the Sirens and even now the only temple of Sirens is situated in this city.
Photos by Agustin Scorolli 📸.