Traveling on a European vacation

Brno of Moravia

The city of Brno is the centre of the historic province of Moravia and the second most important city in the Czech Republic. With a story that gets lost in the mists of old age, Brno pays homage to both Celts and Slavs who laid and continued the foundations for a settlement that was to become a thriving trade and cultural centre. A town since the 5th century, Brno had a medieval castle in the 11th century and played an important role in the commerce between the south and the north of Europe. City of Brno Since we’re talking about

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Olomouc City Tour

The Czech Republic offers some great tourist destinations, and we would be doing a great injustice to leave out a city such as Olomouc from the list of top choices. Every year, Olomouc is the target destination of thousands of visitors in the Moravia region. It has all the attributes it needs to arouse one’s interest and curiosity. Besides the Roman history of the place that is mainly preserved in legends, there are great sights left from the days of the Great Moravian Empire, the Middle Ages and the modern era. Olomouc is the second oldest city in the Czech

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Czech Republic

While Prague is the best known city in the Czech Republic, it does not represent the entire country. Throughout the country, you will find many numerous things to see and do. Let’s look at a few of the highlights from a trip to the Czech Republic. For starters, Prague is a little known haven for tourists. Since this area was in the center of communist control for many years, its beauty and splendor were masked for years. Now that it is open to the world, it has quickly become a fan favorite. Just try to walk down one of the

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Baden, Austrian Gem

The tradition of an independent history and the continuity of an uninterrupted cultural growth, make Baden a favorite tourist attraction for visitors from all over the world. Not only is it a site of great historical vestiges, but a modern city that tells the tale of Austria in a unique and original way. Residence to the members of the Austrian royal family, Baden is full of old, beautiful villas, restored and open to visitors. Surrounded by castles and antique vestiges, visitors to Baden have a direct experience of the past. Typical Austrian Valley When you visit Baden remember that you’re

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Sankt Polten of Lower Austria

The capital state of Lower Austria, Sankt Polten is a flourishing city with an ancient history that charms visitors with its unique and colorful modern image. Housing the government of Lower Austria, Sankt Polten has a long history of political changes ever since the ancient times. The name of Sankt Polten is derived from Saint Hyppolitus of Rome who brought Christianity to this area. In time, the word suffered several transformations, being once called Sankt Hippolyt, and then the Latin aspect of the word was lost to the advantage of the German pronunciation. Typical Lower Austrian Village The oldest part

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Villach of Carinthia

Situated at the heart of the Austrian province of Carinthia, Villach is the city where several cultures meet. It is so close to the Italian and the Slovenian borders that the cultural and social exchanges are very rich and most rewarding for visitors to the area; tourists enjoy both the surrounding picturesque scenery and the variety of leisure activities. All in all, Villach is a city that bursts with life in the middle of a natural landscape that has remained unspoiled. Typical Austrian Mountain Landscape The oldest traces of human inhabitance in the area go back to 3500 BC, and,

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Wels – Austria

When you say Wels you mean history, exploration tours, great sights and a generous atmosphere that characterizes the entire area. This Austrian city is a truly quiet, yet lively touristic destination. Many of the visitors that come to Wels are actually looking for peace and rest. And they will definitely find it together with lots of great leisure activities. If we take a look around, you’ll get an idea about what it is so special about this place, making it so inviting for tourists. Loads of historic monuments, old houses, ruins and more await us. Mention should be made that

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Austria

Austria is a great vacation spot if you are looking for somewhere that has something to offer all year round. In the winter you can engage in some of the best skiing and snowboarding that Europe has to offer. In the warmer months you can enjoy some of the most amazing architecture and scenery. The capital of Austria is Vienna and is one of the most lively and interesting cities by far. It is covered with amazing music, buildings, and art. The city possesses some of the finest museums in all of Europe. While there are some expensive activities in

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Nantes Atlantique

Like many other French cities, Nantes has an ancient Celtic history responsible for its very foundation. The first Celtic settlement fell into the hands of the Romans under Julius Caesar, and after three centuries of Roman domination it was conquered by various other invaders. First there were the Saxons, then the Franks, the Britons and the Normans in a succession of cultures and customs that lasted as late as the 10th century. Afterwards, during more peaceful times, Nantes started to grow as an important trade centre in this part of Europe. The curious thing is commerce developed to such an

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