All of a sudden, the Douro Valley in northern Portugal seems to have become the hippest place to be for wine lovers and everybody else. The landscape is truly breathtaking: rows after rows of lush green vines nestled on steep terraced hills along with small historic villages and imposing Quintas (wineries) sitting either directly on the riverbank or strewn high on the slopes.
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Built in a natural amphitheatre along the Neretva river, this old Ottoman town is one of the best preserved examples in the region. On top of the hill lies a fortress which you can climb up to the top for fantastic views of the town and surrounding area.
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Walking down the cobbled stone laneways of Český Krumlov early in the morning, it is easy to feel like you are stepping back in time. The streets of this South Bohemian town are lined with gothic, renaissance and baroque style houses, with large boulders on every corner, placed originally to avoid damage from the horse and carts cutting corners.
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The Geirangerfjord is maybe the most beautiful of its kind. It is surrounded by steep snow covered mountains and is well know for its deep blue water color. Since 2005 the Fjord is UNESCO-protected.
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