Rafting down the Drava River

March 28, 2017 seenplaces 9

Born as a mountain torrent in the Julian Alps in Austria, the River Drava is significantly broad and deep by the time it flows through Dravograd into Slovenia, through which it runs for 102 of its total 720 km (450 mi). Since Roman times it has been the region’s sole highway – […]

Gustav Mahler Cycle Trail

March 28, 2017 seenplaces 0

This cycle trail, one of a number of well-planned and mapped tours in the Czech Republic, runs from Jihlava in the heart of the Bohemian-Moravian highlands northwards to Kutna Hora in Central Bohemia, west of Prague. The trail covers about 83 km (52 mi) of track, with short country road […]

The Albanian Coast from Corfu

March 28, 2017 seenplaces 0

The southern Albanian coast is very close to Corfu and, since the 7th century BC when Greece established colonies in what was then Illyria, strong trade and cultural links have existed. Now regular short ferry and hydrofoil crossings from Corfu make it easy to reach Saranda and the remarkable UNESCO […]

Budva Riviera

March 28, 2017 seenplaces 0

The beautiful Budva Riviera, with its azure water, background of mountains and string of bays, coves and fine sand beaches, runs only about 35 km (23 mi) from Budva to Petrovac. Some of the settlements that punctuate the coast date back to Roman, Greek and even Phoenician times, though little […]

Best 10 Restaurants on Dalmatian Coast

March 27, 2017 seenplaces 0

1.Vila Kaliopa, Vis Town This enchanting resturant is set in the midst of an elegant sculpture garden. The fish could not be fresgher, and the service is every bit as stylish as the surrounds. 2.Vila Koruna, Mali Ston Dine on oysters and mussels plucked straight from the waters in front […]

German Avenues: North to South

March 22, 2017 seenplaces 0

Germany’s longest scenic route picks its way from the dazzling wall of pure white cliffs at Cape Arkona on the Baltic island of Rugen, to the flowered gardens of Reichenau, the island gem in the temperate beauty of Lake Constance. For 2,500 km (1,562 mi) between Poland in the extreme […]

Cruising Danube River- The Route of Emperors and Kings

March 22, 2017 seenplaces 0

For more than 1,000 years, the Danube has been the principal highway for the exercise of power in central Europe. It connects major capital cities east and west. Between Regensburg and Budapest especially, its banks are studded with the towns, abbeys, fortresses, palaces and cathedrals built to demonstrate the temporal […]