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Tourists can take pictures with bears, wolves and lynxes at Rasnov from a special observatory. How much does the adventure cost?

Harghita County Council President: We have four times more bears than the ‘optimal level’. Five people were attacked by bears in the county in 2015

Tourists visiting Râşnov, Brasov County (central Romania) can go to a special observatory, built in an area that offers spectacular landscapes on the Valea Lunga. For EUR 25 they can see for several hours wild animals: bears, wolves or wild ...

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The Spectator: A trip to Dracula’s birthplace won’t bleed you dry – an invitation to visit Sighisoara

The Spectator: A trip to Dracula’s birthplace won’t bleed you dry – an invitation to visit Sighisoara

The British publication ‘The Spectator’ has released a feature on the Romanian city of Sighisoara, inviting the readers to make the trip to the medieval town, to see the 12th century fortified citadel, the evangelical Church on the Hill. “Sighisoara ...

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Finland National Day: Did you know that….

Finland National Day: Did you know that….

There is more forest and water in Finland than anywhere else in Europe? There are 187,888 lakes in Finland — the most of any country in the world — and 179,888 Finnish islands to explore? Over 70% of Finland is ...

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The land that shelters 13 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and two of the ancient world’s Seven Wonders

The land that shelters 13 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and two of the ancient world's Seven Wonders

Turkey has 13 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the “Historic Areas of Istanbul”, the “Rock Sites of Cappadocia”, the “Neolithic Site of Catalhoyuk”, “Hattusa: the Hittite Capital”, the “Archaeological Site of Troy”, “Pergamon and its Multi-Layered Cultural Landscape”, “Hierapolis-Pamukkale” and “Mount ...

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10 top Austrian travel locations worth visiting

10 top Austrian travel locations worth visiting

Austria is famous for its rich history, beautiful places and traditions. In winter it can be considered the winter sports capital of Europe, along with its neighboring Switzerland, while in summer tourists can easily enjoy its historic cities and villages ...

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Did you know that…

Did you know that…

62% of Austria’s total land area is covered by the Austrian Alps? Europe’s second highest peak in order of prominence, Großglockner (3,798m, with a prominence of 2,423m) is located in Austria? The Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle), in the state of ...

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