You need to start describing Italian sights from the Vatican. This is the smallest state in the world located territorially in Italy. Within the boundaries of the city of Rome is the Vatican – the main attraction of the country. In itself, this place has great spiritual and historical value. This state is the residence of the Pope and the entire spiritual leadership of the Roman Catholic Church.
The most significant and striking sight where you can go is St. Peter’s Basilica. To decorate the walls of the cathedral, artists and sculptors with world-famous names had a hand: Michelangelo, Bernini, Borromini; this is just a short list. In front of the cathedral is a huge, well-known St. Peter’s Square. All major church holidays and other significant events in the life of the church gather thousands of believers at this place.
The famous Sistine Chapel in the Pope’s chapel, with beautiful paintings, is one of the most beautiful places in the small state. The work of the greatest artists of the 15th century, which can be viewed during the tour, has been perfectly preserved to this day.
The Pinakothek has collected medieval and modern masterpieces of art. The work of Da Vinci, Raphael, is a grandiose beauty that has no price. There are only 16 exhibition halls in the Pinakothek, which open on certain days, tickets should be purchased three months in advance.
Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany
Punctual Germany has always been famous for its magnificent castles and today we will get acquainted with one of them. The austere and majestic Neuschwanstein Castle enchants with its size and neo-Romanesque architectural style. It deserves to be called a masterpiece of world architecture. The castle of the Bavarian king Louis II is very fond of tourists from all over the world. For its beauty, we included it in our list of the most beautiful castles in the world.
Stonehenge is another popular attraction of Foggy Albion, which should be given special attention.
An archaeological monument in the land of Wiltshire was discovered long ago, and for more than three hundred years historians have not known its real purpose.
The name of the monument in translation sounds approximately like “hanging stones”, although there are other conjectural versions of the translation. The archaeological find looks like a kind of stone structure, closing in a ring. The building is protected by UNESCO and is considered a world heritage. It is definitely worth seeing one of the oldest buildings in the world.
Plitvice Lakes, Croatia
Folklore Croatia presents its Plitvice Lakes National Park on our list. A very beautiful park with many waterfalls, caves and cascading lakes of enchanting beauty, as well as a variety of flora and fauna. It is a real crime not to visit this wonderful park, because having been here once, you will definitely want to come back again.
Hamney village in Norway
Tourists are attracted by the stunning beauty of the polar archipelago! The Lofoten Islands have become famous all over the world for their charming nature and picturesque, cozy fishing villages. From early September to mid-April, in this area you can see a bewitching sight – the northern lights.
On the island of Hamney in Norway, there is a small fishing village that attracts travelers, artists and photographers with its incredibly beautiful landscapes. The region, unbridled and untouched by the civilization of nature, looks especially impressive in the winter season!
Tiny fishing huts against the backdrop of mighty rocks, steep, snow-covered shores of the Norwegian Sea, amaze the eyes of travelers from all over the world! Once in the village of Hamney, a tourist will definitely fall in love with winter!
Santa Claus Village in Lapland
Incredibly beautiful in winter in the village of Santa Claus (Joulupuki), located on the mysterious Arctic Circle in Lapland. The world-famous amusement park is located in the north of Finland, at a distance of seven kilometers from the center of Rovaniemi.
The village is considered the place of residence, the residence of Santa Claus and is one of the most visited tourist places. Here you can see not only Santa Claus, get acquainted with his life, work, but also meet helpers and fabulous elves! The entrance to the village is free.
A visit to the residence of Santa will give a truly fabulous pleasure! In this area you can see the snowy expanses that have no end and edge, feel the frosty breath of the impregnable northern region! From the beginning of December to the end of March, the “Ice World of Snowmen” is open in the village. Here you can ride on cheesecakes, visit an ice bar, stay overnight in a snow room, order a dog or reindeer sled ride.