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Zurich in a hurry: Make the most of your stopover Zurich's excellent, efficient public transport means you can visit the beautiful "Old Town" even during a short stopover Switzerland's largest city has a rich history as a center of European high culture. Its heritage stretches back to Roman times and it is home to more than 50 museums. Time-pressed travelers can take a 90-minute boat cruise on Lake Zurich.

Palma de Mallorca City and Municipality in Balearic Islands, Spain Palma, fully known as Palma de Mallorca[3] ( or , Catalan: [ˈpalmə], Spanish: [ˈpalma]), is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands in Spain.[4] It is situated on the south coast of Mallorca on the Bay of Palma. The Cabrera Archipelago, though widely separated from Palma proper, is administratively considered part of the municipality. As of 2018[update], Palma Airport serves over 29 million passengers per year. History[edit] Palma was founded as a Roman camp upon the remains of a Talaiotic settlement.

Croatia National Tourist Board In order to provide you the best experience of our site, and to make the site work properly, this site saves on your computer a small amount of information (cookies). By using the site, you agree to the use of cookies. By blocking cookies, you can still browse the site, but some of its functionality will not be available to you. Bilbao Municipality in Basque Country, Spain Bilbao is situated in the north-central part of Spain, some 16 kilometres (10 mi) south of the Bay of Biscay, where the economic social development is located, where the estuary of Bilbao is formed. Its main urban core is surrounded by two small mountain ranges with an average elevation of 400 metres (1,300 ft).[11] Its climate is shaped by the Bay of Biscay low-pressure systems and mild air, moderating summer temperatures by Iberian standards, with low sunshine and high rainfall. The annual temperature range is low for its latitude. Bilbao is also home to football club Athletic Club de Bilbao, a significant symbol for Basque nationalism[18] due to its promotion of only Basque players and one of the most successful clubs in Spanish football history.

Córdoba, Spain Municipality in Andalusia, Spain Today, Córdoba is still home to many notable pieces of Moorish architecture such as The Mezquita, which was named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984 and is now a Cathedral. The UNESCO status has since been expanded to encompass the whole historic centre of Córdoba. The Perfectly Preserved World War I Trench Sanctuary Wood, Ypres, Belgium, where trenches have been preserved since World War One. (Photo: John Gomez/ The fields of Northern France and Belgium still bear many of the scars of last century’s Great War, but they are a faint reminder of battle carnage on the Western Front. Valladolid Municipality in Castile and León, Spain Valladolid (, Spanish: [baʎaðoˈlið] ( listen)) is a city in Spain and the de facto capital of the autonomous community of Castile and León. It has a population of 309,714 people (2013 est.),[2] making it Spain's 13th most populous municipality and northwestern Spain's biggest city. Its metropolitan area ranks 20th in Spain with a population of 414,244 people in 23 municipalities.

The Land of Tulips Tulip fields, wind turbines and canal, Holland. Photo by: Anna Paulowna There are reportedly 3,000 varieties of tulips. Vigo City in Galicia, Spain City and municipality in Galicia, Spain Vigo is the most populous municipality of Galicia, the 14th in Spain, and a populous Spanish municipality that is not a provincial capital. It has an area of 109.06 km2 (42.11 sq mi) and had a population of 292,817 in 2016. According to the National Statistics Institute of Spain the city itself has 198,537 inhabitants, the rest belong to a high number of rural and suburban population living in its parishes, being the municipality of Spain with a higher percentage of rural population. A Coruña and Vigo are one of the region's primary economic agents.