The largest and third deepest lake in the Tatra Mountains, visiting hikers have the choice of a two-hour walk from the nearest road – or a horse-drawn cart, operated by one of the Górale locals. En savoir plus .
The fourth greatest natural wonder in the UK, folklore tells us the 40,000 interlocking basalts were originally giant-made. Geology tells us it was actually a volcanic eruption. Either way: worth it! En savoir plus .
The Island of the White Cow is a place of great beauty – and yet largely undiscovered by tourists. Get the ferry from Cleggan, rent a bike and discover this true hidden gem before everyone else does! En savoir plus .
Like walking? And scenic vistas? Rota Vicentina offers two paths – the historical way or the Fisherman’s Trail – and 350 kilometres of hiking along the beautiful south-western coastline of Portugal. En savoir plus .
Enjoy beautiful quiet scenery and family fun in this ancient crater mountain lake: swimming, climbing, canoeing and hiking – or just stay at the beach and take in the activities from your sun chair. En savoir plus .
A place of enchantment and, yes, mystery: rugged and all the more beautiful for it, Samothraki's most famous daughter resides in Paris, the winged Nike of Samothraki is a major exhibit of the Louvre. En savoir plus .
The only brick fortress that has survived in Central Europe, today it hosts a Museum, the Gyula Castle Bath and Spa and the Castle Theatre with a week-long Shakespeare festival in July. En savoir plus .
Constructed for the political and power elite in case of a nuclear war, this nine-meter-below-ground bunker wasn’t de-classified until 2003. Today, it serves as a museum of a bygone era. En savoir plus .
Clear water, long beaches, unexploited beauty. Just remember: don’t bother the turtles, leave the beach as clean as when you came, and bring sunscreen – no umbrellas allowed! En savoir plus .
Like museums? Then you’ll love it here: the entire village is an open-air museum, collecting 80 historical buildings – filled with thousands of artefacts – from all over the Weinviertl. En savoir plus .
35 kilometres north of Copenhagen, Louisiana is worth the trip: hailed as one of the world’s most beautiful museums, you’ll enjoy the architecture, exhibitions and panoramic view of Øresund alike. En savoir plus .
Finland's biggest and coolest sandcastle is up and running for the 11th time. When visiting, make sure you try the local delicacies "atomi" (atom) and "vety" (hydrogen), two tasty savory small snacks. En savoir plus .
If you want to go off the beaten path, join the locals on this pretty red sand beach – no buildings blocking the view, not even any traffic as the road was closed, makes this a very peaceful place. En savoir plus .
Founded about 4,000 years ago on a 380 meters high ridge, this old fort city is not just a sight in itself – it provides an excellent view of the Adriatic Sea and surrounding areas. Worth the climb! En savoir plus .
If you are visiting Belgium in mid-April, put this at the top of your to-do list: the purple carpet of bluebells will provide a fairy walk through one of the great green lungs of Belgium. En savoir plus .
Hailing for the 1st to 3rd century Roman Empire and serving as a surveillance and defence stronghold right up until the Serbo-Bulgarian War in 1885, today it stands as a monument of Bulgarian culture. En savoir plus .
Untouched by human hand, the mountain landscape of this national park is some of the most dramatic Sweden has to offer. Not recommended for beginners though: alpine experience required! En savoir plus .
Travelling by bike is a great way to get to know Lithuania’s coastal region. Starting here, follow the three-way bicycle tracks extending for more than 200 km, encircling the most beautiful areas. En savoir plus .
Could an old abandoned railroad be romantic? Romanians say yes – having not only nick-named this “The Tunnel of Love”, but declared it one of the country’s most romantic places. Check out the pics! En savoir plus .
The biggest trans-boundary lake in Europe – Estonia & Russia – this is ideal for a road trip: various ethnical groups, traditional foods and living, and some great nature and places for swimming too! En savoir plus .
The cathedral, the oldest synagogue still standing in Europe, the only bridge covered with inhabited buildings in central Europe – Erfurt may be off the beaten path, but it still has a lot to offer! En savoir plus .
Do you like the westerns of Sergio Leone? Sorry to tell you, that was not the US you saw – it was Europe’s only semi-desert, these days housing no less than three different western theme parks. En savoir plus .
5,500 hectares coupled with 42 km of bike paths, explore Hoge Veluwe the Dutch way: on two wheels. Don’t forget to visit the museum, housing the largest collection of Van Gogh’s outside Amsterdam. En savoir plus .
Alpine scenery, emerald rivers, good food and wine: Slovenia is ripe to be discovered by Joe Public. Before that, treat yourself to some of most beautiful scenery this hospitable country offers. En savoir plus .
Located within the Tatra National Park, the Belian Cave boasts calcite waterfalls, pagoda-like stalagmites and lakes. There is also a naturally-formed "music auditorium" in which concerts are held. En savoir plus .
This former production hall of the 100+ years-in-business car manufacturer now houses the Škoda Auto Museum. Cars were manufactured here as late as 1928 and the museum was remodelled in 2012. En savoir plus .
Love Italy but already been to Rome? Venice? Florence? Give Assisi a chance: basilicas, churches, cathedrals – the birthplace of St Francis, founder of the Franciscan order, does not disappoint. En savoir plus .