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Serbia: discover Novi Sad European Capital of Culture 2022

A place of artistic effervescence Novi Sad, which is located about 100 kilometers north of Belgrade, is not only the second largest city in Serbia. It is also a cultural center, where artistic life is vibrant, especially in disused factories turned into trendy art venues. The city did not wai ...

03
Sep
2021

Côte d'Azur: the city of Nice becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site

International recognition The inscription of the city of Nice on the UNESCO World Heritage List as a 'winter resort city of the Riviera' is a tremendous recognition for the architectural, landscape and urban heritage of the Côte d'Azur capital. The mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, described UN ...

28
July
2021

Kaunas in Lithuania: 5 things to do there

n the outside! It has a rich baroque style interior decoration dating back to 1771. Vilniaus Street also provides access to the main square of the city, where the old town hall and the old market are located. From there you can see Kaunas Castle, built at the confluence of two rivers, the Niem ...

19
Jan
2022

Sélestat: 5 things to do there

Walk in the steps of the giant Sletto Located in the extreme south of the Bas-Rhin, Sélestat is in the center of Alsace. High place of humanism, this city is rich in both culture and heritage. The easiest way to discover the city is to follow the marked route proposed by the Tourist Office. P ...

02
Dec
2021

Düsseldorf: an arty destination

The cradle of electro music Berlin is today an unavoidable capital of electronic music. Yet it was in Düsseldorf that it all began. It was in this city in the heart of post-war industrial Germany that the mythical band Kraftwerk ('power plant') considered the founder of electro music was born in ...

23
Feb
2022

The Old Nice and its history

le Ville and Cathédrale - Vieille Ville. Origins of Old Nice Old Nice is the witness of a thousand years of history. The most distant origins of the city of Nice date back to a Greek trading post called Nikaïa. This name, meaning 'the victorious one' evolved into Nicea, then Nice. Nevertheless, ...

16
Oct
2008

Bordeaux: a doubly rewarded tourist destination

Bordeaux, European capital of intelligent tourism 2022 It is nicknamed the Sleeping Beauty and yet the city of Bordeaux is more dynamic and forward-looking than ever! It has indeed been chosen as European Capital of Smart Tourism 2022 (2022 European Capital of Smart Tourism) jointly with the cit ...

03
Nov
2021

Turin: 3 good reasons to choose this destination

a historic downtown café like the Caffè Mulassano before heading out to explore Turin's magnificent monuments. The Piazza San Carlo, which is the city's main square, is the perfect starting point for a tour of the historic center. The southern part of this square is dominated by two churches: ...

15
Feb
2022

Death is not an end: an exhibition at the Museum of Archaeology in Nice

Come and discover the city of the dead The exhibition Death is not an end presents the remains of necropolises discovered at the ancient site of Cemenelum. As its etymology indicates, a necropolis (a word composed of the Greek terms necros and polis) refers to a city of the dead. In ancient t ...

21
Mar
2022

Singapore : 5 Places to Discover the City-State differently

Located on Pulau Ubin Island, 10 minutes away by boat, this magnificent view will offer you one of the most beautiful views of the surroundings, the city of Singapore and the jungle. Ideal for a day trip, take the boat without a schedule, it leaves when it is full... but it can only accommodate 12 ...

18
May
2022

Visiting New York: good plans

Finding your way The city of New York is located on the mouth of the Hudson River and consists of 5 districts: Manhattan; Brookyn (connected to Manhattan by the famous Brooklyn Bridge); Staten Island; the Bronx and Queens. The heart of the city is Manhattan Island, which is usually divided into ...

15
July
2008

Petra in Jordan: a natural and architectural wonder

d'. These two names describe well the particularity of this place where the rocks present an extraordinary palette of colors. The ancient Nabatean city is located in present-day Jordan, about 200 km south of the capital Amman. Nestled in the shelter of the mountains, in a maze of granite faults, ...

06
Dec
2011

Tourism: 5 trendy destinations in 2022 according to TripAdvisor

Cairo, Egypt In the second place of the 5 trending destinations in 2022, users of the TripAdvisor platform voted the capital of Egypt. The ancient city of Cairo is now a modern metropolis and one of the largest cities in the Middle East. The city known as the city of a thousand minarets is the ...

01
Feb
2022

Lyon: 5 good reasons to visit the Croix-Rousse

1- To gain height The Croix-Rousse is, with Fourvière, one of the two hills of the city of Lyon. One of the most fun ways to get to this picturesque area is to take the C line of the metro. Without wanting to spoil the surprise too much, you should know that the Lyon metro takes on the appea ...

18
Aug
2021

Franche-Comté: 5 good reasons to visit Montbéliard in winter

1- To visit the City of Princes Today classified as a Town and Country of Art and History, Montbéliard was for four centuries a German principality. The city, nicknamed the City of Princes, has preserved an identity shaped by Protestant culture and a rich architectural heritage. In particula ...

10
Nov
2021

Christmas markets: 4 European cities famous for their markets

1- Cologne The Christmas market in Cologne is one of the most famous in Germany. This city, which is the fourth largest German metropolitan area, offers a total of 7 different Christmas markets, each more enchanting than the last. The ideal way to discover these different markets and the magn ...

08
Dec
2021

Valentine's Day: 3 romantic destinations in Europe

1- London According to a ranking offered by the website Wethrift, the most romantic city in the world is London in the UK. London takes the top spot in this ranking, ahead of Paris, the French capital of love and Barcelona in Spain. This ranking is based on 8 criteria including the number of ...

10
Feb
2022

Carnival Row: 5 things to know about the hit series on Amazon Prime Video

of the industrial revolution and the technologies of the nineteenth century. Season 1, which has 8 one-hour episodes, is set in the neo-Victorian city of Burgue. The city of Prague has been completely transformed to create the imaginary and highly photogenic city that serves as the setting for t ...

22
Mar
2022

Tourism: 5 good reasons to visit Cassel in the Hauts de France

go by train The first of 5 good reasons to visit Cassel in the Hauts de France is to enjoy an accessible change of scenery. This typically Flemish city is indeed located 3 hours by car from Paris and 40 minutes from Lille. Even better, even if you don't have your driver's license or a vehicle, ...

20
Apr
2022

Explore Quimper, the city of art and history of Brittany

ce the 17th century, Quimper has been known for its ceramics and earthenware, which are trademarks of the region. There is much to see and do in this city. Quimper tourism Quimper, the cultural capital of Brittany, has a lot to offer. People come here not only for the culture, but also for the ann ...

09
May
2022