‘Europa’

The 10 essentials of Valldemossa in Mallorca

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    Surely one of the most picturesque sights in Mallorca is the town of Valldemossa. Generally, all the towns in the Serra de Tramuntana will surprise travelers, but Valldemossa, a town that only calms down in winter, is likely to give you the best impression to take back with you. It is a genuine pleasure to walk through the cobbled streets decorated with thousands of flower pots and tiles honoring St. Catherine.   There is so much you can see and do in this charming little town. Here goes a list of the essentials that you can’t afford to…

Budapest and its vibrant nightlife

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  Budapest is renowned for its vibrant nightlife. It is a multi-cultural, cosmopolitan city that is filled with students. Young Hungarians like to get together, go out and share a bottle of wine and good conversation. Better if it’s at one of the city’s many sidewalk cafés, any time, any day of the week. After a long day doing what tourists do, you’ll have to sit down and rest if you want to enjoy an exciting evening in this city.   There is no particular district to start the night at Budapest—both locals and tourists like to party anywhere in…

Our video of the month

  Mallorca! Again! We’ll never tire from watching videos of this beautiful Mediterranean island. These images make us love it even more. Don’t you feel the same way? Vídeo filmed and edited by Thomas Richter       “The hotels in Mallorca of IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts  provide visitors with irresistible emotions that you can experience on the largest of the Balearic Islands. The excellent location of the IBEROSTAR hotels in Mallorca, spread out throughout the island, provides an incomparable opportunity to discover all its secrets.”  

Bay of Cadiz Natural Park

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In the middle of the Atlantic coast of the province of Cadiz, on a large damp area, is the Bay of Cadiz Natural Park. Some zones are conserved virtually untouched such as the Marshes of Sancti Petri and the Island of Trocadero, declared natural parks in themselves. Phoenician and Roman remains can be found around this area: the Temple of Hercules, on the Island of Sancti Petri, and the old Port in Caño del Trocadero, used in the days of the trade with the Indies. The strategic and defensive importance of this zone prompted the appearance of human settlements in…

Diving and whale watching in Tenerife

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Tenerife is a paradisiac island with exuberant forests, exotic fauna, impressive mountains, enigmatic deserts, dormant volcanoes and an incredible coastline with many beautiful beaches. You can go inland to explore the island, delve into its culture or rest on the beach, but you can also take a plunge in the waters or on a boat to enjoy marine treasures that not too many people know about. The rich seabed and the excellent water temperature attract a wide variety of marine fauna. 26 different cetacean species can be found in these waters, ranging from the huge blue whale to six different…

Budva, Montenegro’s ‘Miami’

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With 2,300 hours of sunshine a year and a beach season spanning from May until mid-November, the beautiful and quaint city of Buvda, right on the coast of the Adriatic Sea, is known as Montenegro’s Miami, being as it is the most famous tourist resort in this country thanks to its beaches and the lively night-time atmosphere. Budva is also a major travel destination thanks to its cultural and architectural heritage. The old quarter is set on a small peninsula and it bears testimony to the many treasures in its heritage. It is crisscrossed by narrow streets and squares leading…

You’ll just love Estepona!

One of the main tourist centers of the Costa del Sol is the beautiful town of Estepona, in the Andalusian province of Malaga. Snugly fit between the sea and the mountains, its coastline spans 23 kilometers and the average annual temperature is a wonderful 17° C (63° F). It is one of the best tourist destinations in Spain, a place where you can find nearly anything. Its beaches have very fine sand and they are quite calm, with all the services you need and unique landscapes—you can see Africa across the Strait of Gibraltar when the sky is clear. Some…

Es Trenc and its perfectly transparent waters

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  Our favorite video of the month features the most incredibly beautiful virgin beach of Mallorca, the beach of Es Trenc. These guys from Hi Balearic are truly in love with this island and here they show us Es Trenc in its natural state, with no artificial props. Still not sure where to spend your vacation this summer? After watching this video you should harbor no doubts whatsoever! HI BALEARIC VIDEO     “The hotels in Mallorca of IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts provide visitors with irresistible emotions that you can experience on the largest of the Balearic Islands. The excellent…

The beaches and coves that we like best on the island of Ibiza

The truth is you don’t have to look very far to find the best beaches on Ibiza… nearly all the beaches on the island are of the picture postcard type: calm waters, fine sand, clean and white, and many shades of blue make you spoilt for choice. But here, what we are offering you is “the best of the best”, the ones you simply can’t miss out on however bad your hangover is Ses Salines: this is one of the best known on the island and the entire Mediterranean. It’s hardly surprising that the best-known faces in the world of…

6 essentials on the island of Crete

Crete is one of the 600 islands of Greece and one of the largest and most visited by tourists. In order not to get lost with all the variety of places you can visit, here goes a list of essentials, those that you cannot leave Crete without having visited them. Then if you have any time left over you can see other things, but don’t even think of missing these: · Elafonisi Beach. The finest sand—and it’s pink! It is considered one of the best beaches in Europe and deserves it: the wonderful natural surroundings make it a true paradise.…