Paris is a city that invites you to dream. Founded around 250 BC on a small island on the River Seine, the Gallic Parisii, is one of the most romantic destinations in the world. Paris charms visitors with its monumental buildings and symbols, such as the Eiffel Tower or the Opera House, but also with its bohemian atmosphere and avant-garde, you breathe from Montmartre to the corner most unexpected. Paris invites you to discover little by little, getting lost in its streets. Cradle of artistic and cultural movements, Paris was the city of artists and intellectuals such as Jean-Paul Sartre, Rene Descartes, Monet, Renoir and Dumas.
To really appreciate the spirit of this city, you will need to escape from the usual tourist routes. Relax at the table of a small cafe, savor a glass of wine and watch the comings and goings of the street. Paris, romantic ... and beyond.In Paris, the problem is where to start.
Places the icons, the Eiffel Tower, the bridges of the Seine, the Arc de Triomphe?
Museums, the Louvre, the Picasso museum, the Musée d'Orsay or the Beaubourg?
Districts, the Marais, the Latin Quarter, Montmartre, Belleville? From the new Paris la Defense or La Villette?
The suggestions are useless: each construct the following visit their emotions.
Lovers of literature can sit at a table in the Café Les Deux Magots, imagining to see Sartre in the next, and wander through the narrow streets of St-Germain-des-Prés.
Those who love art in all its forms has a hundred museums available.
The romantics can stroll in the moonlight along the banks of the Seine, the "vicious" to hunt for sins to Pigalle, the "trendy" hang the trendiest neighborhoods (at this time, the ethnic mix of Belleville).
And of course, all the tourists who are not ashamed of it can climb the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame to join, make a stop on the steps of Sacre Coeur and the Place des Vosges on the benches.
Last stop, the top of the Tour Montparnasse, to see the sun set and deliver to Paris on his heart.
What to visit
- The museums (Louvre, the Picasso Museum, the Palais de Chailot, the Centre Pompidou, the Musée d'Orsay: these are, um ... "mandatory").
- Monuments (see above); neighborhoods (ditto).
- The shops and department stores.
- Parks (the Luxembourg, the Tuileries Gardens, the parc Montsouris, that of the Palais de Chailot).
Capital of the Veneto region and the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Venice is the Italian city with the largest number of tourists. It is not hard to believe, as the archipelago of 118 islands of which it is built makes it unique in the world.
But there are not only channels: fabulous palaces and historic buildings such as Palazzo Ducale await you, as well as museums full of art and exhibitions of great interest such as the Guggenheim, not to mention the charm of the Lido and the Lagoon of Venice. Do not know them yet? You do not miss the opportunity to take a trip to Venice!
Barcelona, capital of Catalonia, an autonomous region of Spain, is a destination that combines history, culture, nature and fun. Founded by the Romans under the name of Barcino, was later occupied by the Iberians, Carthaginians, Visigoths and Muslims.
Permeated every corner of the magic of the works of the great architect Gaudí, with a range of entertainment ranging dall'elettrizzante nightlife with many beaches to the many festivals and musical events that take place throughout the year, including the famous Sonar festival , Barcelona has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe.
New York is located on the north east coast of the United States, on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. It consists of five boroughs (Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island), the oldest of which is Manhattan, an island where you can see the tallest skyscrapers in New York.
New York was established with the arrival of Europeans in the Americas in 1621. Today it has become the cosmopolitan city par excellence, with more than 20 million people and 138 languages spoken in it. It is the seat of the United Nations, the capital of fashion and shopping, as well as being the financial capital of the United States with a bag, Wall Street, which is the largest in the world. Also known as the Big Apple, is the most populous city in the United States and lives 24 hours on 24, with an endless variety of activities.
What to visit
The most interesting places are in Manhattan.
From the south: Ellis Island and Liberty Island (Statue of Liberty), Battery Park, City Hall (City Hall), Chinatown, Soho, the Village, the Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden, the UN building, Rockefeller Center, the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), Fifth Avenue, Central Park, Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Musem and the Guggenheim Museum.
North of Manhattan is Harlem, a neighborhood known throughout the world as the center of black American culture, famous for its bustling nightlife and jazz: the famous Apollo Theater (253 W 125th Street), opened in 1914, launched the careers of stars such as Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday, and, again, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Michael Jackson and Lauryn Hill.
Characteristic of Harlem are the "brownstone buildings," buildings of sandstone. The same characteristics are the churches, the heart of Harlem, where the men in the 60s led the fight for civil rights and social justice (Malcolm X), and where many tourists calling to hear the gospel songs.
Rome was the capital of a vast empire, not for nothing is called caput mundi. Famous throughout the world for its legendary history, the Italian capital has always been one of the most visited tourist destinations. Inside is the State of the Vatican, the Pope's official seat is in the center of the Italian peninsula, about 20 km from the Tyrrhenian Sea, it is crossed by the Tiber river and enjoys a Mediterranean climate. Legend has it that it was founded by Romulus and Remus in 753 BC, and the two brothers were abandoned and a wolf (the symbol of Rome) nursed them and they grew. But in addition to history, Rome also offers fun, fashion, art and culture.
Berlin, capital of Germany, is located in the west of the country and is traversed by two rivers, the Spree and Havel. Berlin's history begins with the incorporation of two villages: Cölln, founded on an island in the River Spree and Berlin, on the banks of the same river. After losing two world wars, having suffered a severe economic crisis and a dictatorship, Berlin has experienced a lively process of reconstruction after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Today, with more than four million inhabitants, is one of the most important cities in Europe. Dynamic and constantly changing, it has become a tourist destination of fashion, for the great offer for leisure and culture, with more than 150 theaters and auditoriums and approximately 170 museums, and amusement, for its lively nightlife and events such as the International Film Festival.
London is the capital of Great Britain, as well as the most populous city in Europe, with over seven million inhabitants. Business, cultural and economic importance worldwide, has a long history: it was, in fact, founded in the year 43 AD by the Romans with the name Londinium. In 1666 a terrible fire destroyed much of the city, which was later rebuilt. The cultural offerings, including museums, galleries and theaters, where to watch one of the famous musical, is rich, just as many opportunities for fun. Crossed by the River Thames, is the official residence of the royal family
Cosmopolitan, colorful and efficiently. A weekend fashion and shopping city, rich in tradition that blends perfectly with the new trends. Enjoy the food that English will be the backdrop to your weekend.