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Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye (Gaelic: An t-Eilean Sgitheanach or Eilean a' Cheò) is the largest island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. The coastline of Skye is a series of peninsulas and bays radiating out from a centre dominated by the Cuillin hills. The island's rocky slopes provide some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in the country. The landscape of the Skye is very scenic and island has provided the locations for various novels and feature films and is celebrated in poetry and song.

Wimbach valley

The Wimbach valley (Wimbachtal) is a beautiful glacially formed valley in the National Park of Berchtesgaden in the Berchtesgaden Alps (Germany). The Valley is open to the north and surrounded by the Germany’s highest mountain peaks (e.g. Watzmann, 2713 meters a.s.l. , and Hochkalter, 2607 meters a.s.l. ) that enclose it to the west, the south and the east. Between it’s highest point, the Trischübel pass (1774 m a.s.l. ) which separates the Watzmann in the north from the Steinernes Meer in the south, and it’s lowest point, the Wimbachbrücke at the lower end of the Wimbachklamm gorge there is a distance of more than 10 kilometers to be covered through a wild and beautifully preserved alpine landscape.


Biokovo is a part of the Dinaric Mountains. This Mountain range is located along the Dalmatian coast of the Adriatic Sea. Its highest peak is Sveti Jure (Saint George), at 1762 m.a.s.l. Biokovo is unique because of its geology, geomorphology and its biological diversity, which were the main reasons the Biokovo Mountain was proclaimed a Nature Park in 1981.

Villa in Nałęczów

Nałęczów is a spa town situated in Poland's Lublin Province. This garden-like small town attracts other visitors in search of beautiful scenery. In the 18th century, the discovery there of healing waters initiated the development of a health resort. The centre of Naleczow is the extensive spa park and several monumental sanatorium buildings. There are many painstakingly renovated wooden villas and other residences, many of which are of architectural interest.

Waterfalls of the Krka River

Krka National Park is located in central Dalmatia (Croatia). It was formed to protect the Krka River and includes insignificantly altered ecosystems. The most attractive parts of the park is Skradinski buk. It is a massive, clear, natural pool with high waterfalls at one end and cascades at the other. It is the lowest of the three sets of waterfalls formed along the Krka river. In an area 400 m in length and 100 m in width there are 17 waterfalls and the total difference in height between the first and the last falls is 47.7 m. Due to the wealth and variety of geomorphological forms, vegetation, and the various effects caused by the play of light on the whirlpools, Skradinski buk is considered to be one of the most beautiful calcium carbonate waterfalls in Europe. (see: Wikipedia)

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Kaštel Gomilica

Kastela is one name for 7 connecting villages at the coast of bay Kastela between town Trogir and Split in Dalmatia (Croatia). The centre of village is Kastel - fort built at the end of 15th century. They are located at picturesque coast, and they have unique architecture. Kastel Gomilica (castle Gomilica) was built at island in the 1st half of 16th century by benedict nuns from Split. It is connect with inland by wooden bridge.
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