Fuerteventura has a warm and sunny weather. Ancient remains are scattered in various parts of the city. Monuments from the 17th and 18th centuries like the fortress tower in Caleta de Fuste or the cathedral church of St. Mary in Betancuria attracts tourists in large numbers. In the south there are many small fishing villages. The popular tourist places of interest in Fuerteventura include the ones we have listed below.
The beaches at Caleta de Fuste are perfect for a beach holiday for the entire family. The beaches were made by creating lagoons out of the solid rock, then importing sand to make a beach. Built around the original cove it developed into a harbor and beach resort. It comprises of some old fortifications by the Atlantic shopping center and the other end of the beach close to the harbor. The beaches are a perfect place for sunbathing and swimming and are covered with pale golden sand. In recent times the beaches have undergone a lot of development with addition of new toilets and also a café.
Fuertecharter, Corralego is a company of 25 years dedicated to maritime excursions, boat rental with or without skipper and to nautical charters. It is an exotic location in Corralego which is within a short distance from ‘Isla de Lobos’, Lanzarote and ‘La Graciosa’. Luxury Lagoon 38 catamaran will take you on an unforgettable sun drenched cruise around the ‘Isla de Lobos’. You can enjoy snorkeling or a kayak or sunbathe in the glorious canarian sunshine.
Antigua is the administrative centre of the municipality of Antigua. The towns and villages of Agua de Bueyes, Valles de Ortega, La Corte, Antigua, Las Pocetas, Casillas Morales, Los Alares, Pozo Negro, Costa de Antigua, Los Llanoz del dinerro, Las Salinas del Carmen, Caleta de Fustes, and Triquvijate are all located within the municipality. The Centro de Artesania a popular tourist draw surrounds a restored windmill found at this place. There is a cactus garden, a restaurant and several craft workshops inside the windmill.
Jandia is the peninsula at the southern end of Fuerteventura. It has some popular resorts like – Costa Calma, Playas de Jandia, Morro Jable. Pico de Zarza is the highest. It was once separated from the rest of Fuerteventura by the sea. You will find a large number of germans in Jandia. There are also many German owned bars and restaurants here although there are Spanish as well.
Surrounded by vineyards and greenery, Stuttgart is one of the cities in Germany definitely worth visiting. It is also a cultural centre known for it’s ballet, opera and philharmonic. It also has many historical buildings and remains belonging to the Stone Age. Given below are some of the important tourist attractions in and around Stuttgart.
Located in northern suburbs of Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany northern suburbs of Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Wilhelma originally a royal palace has now developed as a zoo and botanical garden covering an area of 30 hectares. You will find here gardens, greenhouses and buildings built in Moorish style. It is home to 8,000 animals comprising 1,000 different species of animals and over 5,000 species of plants.
Mercedes Benz Museum
A legendary automotive museum in Stuttgart, the Mercedes Benz Museum displays the Mercedes Benz brand. It is the international headquarters of Daimler AG. The museum opened in May 2006 and is famous for it architecture. If you visit the museum you can have a peep into the 125 years history of automobile. The current building stands outside the main gate of Daimler factory in Stuttgart, was designed by UN Studio. This is a must-see place for anyone who is interested in the best products of the German automobile industry.
It is a 216.61m long telecommunications tower in Stuttgart. The tower is located on Hoher Bopser Hill in the southern Stuttgart district of Degerloch. The tower was inaugurated on 5th Feburary 1956. The construction of the tower went on for 20 years. It is made of concrete and is the protype for many such towers the world over.
A historical building in the city of Ludwigsburg, Germany it is the largest baroque residences of Europe surrounded beautiful gardens. There are 18 buildings inside the palace and 450 rooms and a 32 hectare large park. There are three museums, many concerts, theater, and exhibitions inside the palace. It will take visitors on an insightful journey over the centuries from Baroque to Rococo to Neo classical.
The State Library of Württemberg it has a history dating back to the ducal public library of Württemberg founded in 1765. The library has the largest collection of bible in the world.
Built between 1764-1769 the castle was built by Duke Karl Eugen of Württemberg as a hunting lodge. It is a ricocco palace and is part of the urban district of Stuttgart-West since 1956. The paintings on the ceilings and the frescoes in the basement were created by Nicolas Guibal. It is known for it’s architectural grandeur belonging to the 18th century.
Europe is a stunning place to visit with the best travel attractions, including historical places, beaches, ski resorts, restaurants, museums, etc. Following is a brief description on just some of the hottest attractions in Europe.
The trademark of Berlin is the main entrance to the city which is 30years old. Located at the western end of the avenue Unter den Linden it is the symbol of the division of the Germany and also it’s reunification. Built between 1788–91 The gate was commissioned by Frederick William II as an entrance to Unter den Linden that made it’s way to the Prussian palace. The gate was built by Carl G. Langhans considering the model of the Propylaea in Athens.
Located in Barcelona it is the unfinished masterpiece of Antoni Gaudi which is definitely Barcelona’s biggest landmark. It is a medieval cathedral which is still under construction even after 100 years but still attracts but it attracts around 2.8 million visitors a year. There are four towers on each of the three facades having a height of 394ft and representing 12 apostles. The construction of this church started in 1882 based on the design of a neo-Gothic church by architect Francisco de Paula del Villar that was taken over by modernist architect Antoni Gaudí an year later.
One of the major tourist draws in Paris it is located Montmartre hill. The construction of this church was initiated by a group of influential people. The construction work began in 1876 under lead architect Paul Abadie succeeded by Lucien Magne who made a new addition – a 83 meter (272 ft) tall clock tower. The massive basilica is built in Roman-Byzantyne style. The highest point is higher even than the Eiffel Tower.
Situated on the mouth of river Lagan on Belfast Lough, Belfast is the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland. It is a great tourist destination and attracts a large number of tourists every year. In the following section we will discuss some of the major attractions of the city.
Alexandra Graving Dock/ HMS Caroline
The dock was built in between 1885-89 following a petition was presented to the Harbour Commissioners in 1881 by Harland & Wolff for additional fitting out facilities. 253m (830ft) long the design reflected the new leaner ships of the nineteenth century.
Located on the left hand side of Cooke Street it is the centre of development of Irish language, culture and heritage. Music and craft classes, drama, talks and workshops, films and exhibitions are held here regularly.
Crumlin Road Gaol
Dating back to 1845 Crumlin Road Gaol closed it’s doors as a working prison in 1996. The gaol reopened after extensive renovations as a conference centre and visitor attraction. Visitors are taken on a guided tour around the prison where they can listen to the history of the site where women and children were held captive and come to know the prison was closed down.
Also known as Titanic’s little sister it was built in the same Harland and Wolff shipyard as Titanic. The boat ferried first and second class passengers from Titanic from Cherbourg. On 1st June 2013 it opened it’s doors to the public.
St. Malachy’s Church
Located at a short distance from Belfast City Hall St. Malachy’s Church is one of the oldest catholic churches in Belfast. It is the centre of the parish community and one of 151 in the Diocese of Down and Connor. The foundation stone was laid on the Feast of Saint Malachy, November 3rd 1841.
Belfast City Hall
Set amidst sprawling lawns stands Belfast City Hall. It was established in 1906 and is a civic building of Belfast City Council. The structure is a masterpiece of Classical Renaissance style anywhere in the British Isles. Free guided tours are available from Mondays to Saturdays which last for an hour revealing the history of Belfast City Hall.
Ulster Museum unveils a rich collection of arts, history and natural sciences to it’s visitors. Here you will get to see dinosaurs, egyptian mummy, ancient relics, etc.
It is a beautiful park within easy reach from Belfast city centre located next to Malone House. Named after William Barnett, the last owner of Malone House the park is frequented by with walkers and joggers You will find here arboretum, daffodil garden, ecotrail, orienteering routes and children’s playground. An annual Spring Fair is held every year in April featuring offers music, entertainment and wildlife.
It is a full time producing theatre of Northern Island. Built in traditional Belfast red brick, glass and iroko wood the award winning theatre was founded in May 2011. The Theatre has a café bar and offers breathtaking views of River Lagan and Stranmillis Embankment.
As continent full of splendid and breathtaking attractions, Europe has numerous interesting places that should be included in the travel plan of any tourist to Europe. Given below is a discussion on some of them.
Located amidst the rugged Scottish landscape Edinburgh is a treasure house of amazing tourist locations. Edinburgh has a staggering landscape with long-dormant volcanoes and reigning over green moorlands. It is the second most visited tourist sites in UK after London. You can stroll through Royal Mile that stretches Edinburgh Castle to the Holyroodhouse Palace which is lined up by some of the city’s city’s oldest and atmospheric buildings. Other popular tourist sites include – National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle, Holyroodhouse Palace etc.
Located on the southern coastal region — separated from Italy by the Adriatic Sea Central Dalmatia offer ample activities like hiking, biking and running, kayaking, swimming, sailing and more. The massive Diocletian’s Palace at Split Harbor which is an ancient castle lies in a neighborhood is dotted with historic buildings, coffee shops, food markets, royal apartments, etc. Roman architecture is visible everywhere in the city.
The site of the 1944 D-Day invasion Normandy has a glorious historical past linked to World War II. It’s beaches witnessed a death toll in thousands of people. Located in northern France it’s famous for its Camembert cheese, its apple orchards and cow-peppered landscape. Trouville and Honfleur are famous for beachside oysters and Camembert and Pont-l’Évêque for cheese. The D-Day beaches that includes – word, Juno, Gold, Omaha and Utah beaches is a must visit. Other attractions include – American Cemetery, Claude Monet’s Garden and Mont Saint-Michel.