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From Rembrandt & Van Gogh to Delft, bicycles & beer, this art tour of Holland is a masterpiece.
To be included on UNESCO's famous World Heritage List, a site has to be pretty impressive. They have to show significant cultural, historic or environmental importance, and each year the organization's members come together to add some new names to the list. This year, 19 sites were added, including some you can visit whether you're in the midst of traveling through Asia or taking a tour of Germany or are
Perhaps the most well-known destination added to UNESCO's list is Japan's Mount Fuji. The nearly 12,400-foot-tall mountain has long been seen as an icon of Japan, and its pristine, snow-capped peak is among the most recognizable features in the country. Aside from its place in Japanese history, Mount Fuji is a large tourist draw, with many visitors making the trip up one of its many compelling climbing routes each year.
Of course, Mount Fuji is not the only popular tourist destination to make the list. UNESCO also decided to include Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe in Kassel, Germany. This unique park has a number of compelling statues, buildings and natural formations that make it a one-of-a-kind addition to Germany tours. Its most iconic feature is the Hercules monument, which stands atop a pyramid inside the Octagon - a central building in the complex. Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe also has numerous winding channels and waterways that lend a relaxing atmosphere to the unusual landmark.
The other 17 new members of the club are worth a visit as well. If you find yourself on a tour of Portugal, for instance, make a point to head to the University of Coimbra–Alta and Sofia. Opened in 1290, it is among the oldest continually operating colleges in the world, and its stunning architecture stands as a testament to its lengthy history.
Embark on this adventure through sundrenched Greece. Explore Athens, Mykonos and Santorini, and get happily lost in its vast and varied landscape and abundant treasures of antiquity. Book this Kensington classic itinerary as is by Dec 15th 2014, for travel anytime between May 1st - October 31st 2015, and save $1000 per couple!
(Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich)
Explore the three main cities of Germany: Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich. With comfortable train travel, well appointed 3* and 4* hotels, and a mix of private and shared touring, this trip covers the must-see highlights of this culturally rich country.
The scent of rich pine forests lingers in the breeze as the 13th-century ruins of Turaida Castle are revealed before your eyes in the lush Gauja River valley in a medieval sanctuary untouched by the march of time.
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