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Croatia: geography and tourist attractions

Croatia (Republika Hrvatska) is a Balkan nation born from the division of Yugoslavia. The country borders to the north with Hungary, to the north-west with Slovenia, to the east with Serbia, to the south with Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, to the west it overlooks the Adriatic Sea. The capital is Zagreb, located in the north-central area of the country. ...

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Ayia Napa / Agia Napa: nightlife and entertainment

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Ayia Napa (Agia Napa) is an important seaside resort on the southern coast of Cyprus. This town is located in the southeastern part of the island, west of Cape Greco, and just south of Famagusta and from the border with the Turkish part of Cyprus. From a small fishing village built around an ancient monastery, Ayia Napa (Agia Napa) has ...

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When to go to Cyprus: The climate of Cyprus

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The island of Cyprus has a purely Mediterranean climate, with very hot and dry summers, and mild winters, the rains are practically absent between May and September. The rainy months are between November and March. The island has the warmest climate of all countries of the European Union. During the summer, due to the proximity of the island to the ...

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When to go to Bulgaria: The climate of Bulgaria

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The climate of Bulgaria is continental and has cold winters and hot summers. The mountain range of the Balkans (Stara Planina) which cuts the country in two from west to east, also affects the climate, the areas north of the mountains and in particular the Danube plain suffer from a colder continental climate and more rainfall than the southern areas ...

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Bulgaria: a varied territory in the Balkan Peninsula

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Bulgaria is a state of southeastern Europe, which joined the European Union in 2007. The Bulgarian state is located on the Balkan Peninsula. Its coasts face eastwards on the Black Sea, while it borders to the north with Romania, to the west with Serbia and Macedonia, to the south-west and south with Greece, and to the south-east with Turkey. From ...

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When to go to Bosnia and Herzegovina: The climate

To decide when to go to Bosnia and Herzegovina it is necessary to take into consideration the type of climate that characterizes the region. The climate of Bosnia and Herzegovina is generally continental with cold winters and hot summers. The differences in temperature are high between day and night and between the various seasons. The rains are well distributed throughout ...

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Medjugorje: the town where Our Lady appears

Medjugorje is a small town in southern Bosnia and Herzegovina, inhabited by ethnic Croats. This small town is located not far from the Croatian border and a few tens of kilometers from the historic city of Mostar. The town is located in a flat area, surrounded by hills, at an altitude of about 200 meters above sea level. THE MARIAN ...

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When to go to Medjugorje: The climate of Medjugorje

The climate of Medjugorje is very similar to that of the Dalmatian coast. The sea is located, as the crow flies, only 30 km from Medjugorje so its climatic influences are quite strong. The country’s position along the Balkan peninsula also entails a certain influence on the part of the continental climate that characterizes the interior of the peninsula. This ...

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When to go to Andorra: the climate of Andorra

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The Principality of Andorra has a type of mountain climate that also has Mediterranean influences. The territory of the country is in fact located between the 840 meters of the río Runer and the 2,946 meters of the top of the Coma Pedrosa mountain. This means that the territory of Andorra has mild and sometimes rainy summers and cold winters ...

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When to go to Brussels: The climate of Brussels

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The city of Brussels is located a short distance from the sea. Due to its position, its climate is oceanic characterized by frequent rains. The rains are well distributed throughout the months of the year. Temperatures are mild and never excessive. To decide when to go to Brussels you will have to take into account that the extreme variability of ...

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When to go to Bruges: The climate of Bruges

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The city of Bruges (Brugge) it is located near the sea in Flanders. Its weather is characterized by a temperate oceanic climate, which thanks to its proximity to the sea is mild and humid. Its proximity to the sea means that the climate of the city is affected by the beneficial influences of the Gulf Stream which helps to make ...

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When to go to Belgium: The climate of Belgium

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Belgium is a nation that has a temperate maritime climate influenced by the presence of the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The country in general has gray and rainy days with great variability, with mild summers and cold winters. The rains are well distributed throughout the year, there is no dry season. Snow is common in the winter months, ...

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Belgium: a state with three official languages

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Belgium is a small state in Western Europe, which is part of the European Union. The country is located along the shores of the North Sea and is bordered by France to the south, the Netherlands to the north, and Germany and Luxembourg to the east. The country, which has Brussels as its capital, is linguistically divided into two parts: ...

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Bruges: a wonderful medieval historic center

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Gorgeous Bruges (Brugge) is one of the most beautiful historic cities in Belgium. This city, which was famous since the Middle Ages for the production of lace and fabrics, is located a short distance from the sea with which it is connected by canals. HISTORY Bruges originated from a Roman fortified center built in the time of Julius Caesar. Subsequently, ...

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Brussels: the Grand Place and the Gothic cathedral

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The city of Brussels (Bruxelles-Brussel), is located along the river Senne, in the heart of the Belgian region of Brabant: This city owes its origin to the construction, around the end of the 6th century, on a river island (île Saint-Géry) of a small chapel. Later, towards the end of the 10th century, a castle was built on the same ...

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When to go to Albania: the climate of Albania

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When to go to Albania: The climate of Albania can be divided into two climatic areas, along the narrow coastal strip there is a Mediterranean-type climate, proceeding inland and with increasing altitude the climatic conditions vary considerably, in these areas, which then represent most of the country’s territory, there is a type of continental climate. The Albanian coast enjoys a ...

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Tirana: the capital city of Albania

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The city of Tirana is the capital of Albania. This city is located over a hundred meters above the sea level. The city occupies the Ishem River Valley, and is surrounded by hill ranges to the east, west and north. This in addition to being the capital of the country is also the largest urban agglomeration of Albania. Almost one ...

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Schärding and the characteristic Inn-Salzach architecture

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Schärding, is a small Austrian town located along the Inn River on the border with Bavaria. It is located in Upper Austria in front of the Bavarian town of Neuhaus am Inn and only 15 km from the German city of Passau and about 100 km from Salzburg and Linz. The town is located at a height of 313 meters ...

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What to see in Lower Austria: the most beautiful attractions

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Lower Austria gravitates around Vienna, and this has contributed to clouding, from a tourist point of view, the historical and cultural value of the region. But here there are numerous attractions for tourists. Among the things to see in Lower Austria you will find castles such as those of Schlosshof, Burg Liechtenstein, Schloss Pöggstall and Schloss Rosenburg, and there are ...

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