Get in the mood and lose track of time and space in one of Europe’s many music festivals.
Sometimes you need to see something from another perspective to understand its beauty. In Europe, every perspective hides a new discovery, even under the water. From the shores of Italy to the clearwaters of Iceland, find what’s hiding beneath the surface of Europe with this gallery.
Amphorae Cave, Cyprus
The Amphorae Caves are located off the shores of Cyprus and serve as a popular destination for scubadivers. Dive into the clear blue waters and find natural caves, fish and more hidden beneath the surface.
Underwater Jesus statue, Qawra Point, near St. Paul’s Bay, Malta
This 13 ton Jesus statue, sitting at the floor of the Mediterranean, was originally sunk near St Paul island and blessed by Pope John Paul in 1990 to protect the fishermen of Malta. The statue is a replica of the Christ of the Abyss in Italy.
Scuba Diving in Corvo Island, Portugal
Corvo Island is a tiny island located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. It’s home to around only 500 people and is owned by Portugal. Thanks to its small population, the island is still naturally beautiful and makes for a dream scuba destination.
The coast of Ireland
Ireland may not be known for its underwater adventure, but it’s a surprisingly ideal spot for it. The country is home to an array of wildlife, including dolphins, seals and more. Put on the scuba gear, dive in and see what you can find.
Silfra Fissure, Iceland
Scuba Diving in Croatia
Croatia is home to an eclectic group of underwater flora and fauna. That’s why experienced divers constantly flock to the shores of Croatia to explore. From rare species found only in the Adriatic to sunken galleons, there’s always something to discover.
Diving in Sardinia, Italy
For some of the best diving in the Mediterranean Sea, just look off the shores of Italy. The island of Sardinia boasts clear waters, colorful coral and vibrant wildlife. You might even find sunken treasure. It’s just another example of underwater Europe at its best.
Europe is unique in every way. So, it’s no coincidence that it offers some of the most unique lodging options in the world. Whether you’re backpacking through Spain or you’re a spending a month in Norway for school, you’re sure to find an unforgettable place to sleep at night. Consider this gallery your guide to some of the most unique places to stay in Europe.
Modern day Europe is crossed by ancient medieval pilgrimage and trade routes, travelled by walkers and ramblers on a slow adventure, discovering castles, vineyards and olive trees, delicious food and local wines. One of the most famous routes in Europe is the Via Francigena – or the route from France how it was called in medieval Italy. Crossing Europe from Canterbury (England) to Rome (Italy), it reaches Santa Maria di Leuca on the very tip of the Italian heel. The route takes you from Northern Europe to the harbors of the Mediterranean Sea along 3200km, which are manageable in 4 months on foot. Browse the gallery to discover, region by region, some of the most beautiful places along the Via Francigena. Join Via Francigena photo contest!
Whether you aim for Olympic speed or gentle slopes, here is a list of the coolest and lesser-ridden ski resorts in Europe, which are waiting for you.
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Capons are often used in the traditional cuisine of Vicenza and Capon ala canevèra is a dish that is usually prepared in winter, during Christmas holidays. But what is the canevèra? It’s a kind of pipe used as a blowhole during the cooking process in the oven, so the meat can keep all its taste.