Vacations are not luxurious. From time to time, we need to escape our hectic lives and have some sort of retreat. Whether you are planning for a family vacation or a romantic getaway, here are some wonderful destinations that are not only perfect for cultural holidays but for beach holidays as well.
A historical Greek island that witnessed the Minoan Bronze Age civilization, Crete is distinct for its archeological and mythological attractions. An example of these archeological sites is Knossos Palace, the labyrinth of the Minotaur. Mount Ida is another key attraction in Crete where Zeus was believed to be born in one of its caves. Tourists in Crete also love to explore the Minoan ruins of Malia, a bustling coastal town. Apart from the historical sites, Crete is home to some of the best rated pristine beaches.
Gran Canaria, Spain:
Gran Canaria is a stunning historical island of the Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean. With vast array of beaches, mountains, dramatic sceneries, and fine weather; Gran Canaria charms thousands of travellers all the year. Gran Canaria is a haven for swimmers, surfers, divers and mountain biking freaks. To enrich your vacation visit Vegueta, a cultural attraction that abounds with small museums.
A world of fairytale castles, captivating natural sceneries, stately palaces, and historical towns; Germany is a magical romantic tourist destination. Due to its long history and natural opulence, Germany is a shelter for many of the UNESCO World Heritage. Germany is renowned for Neuschwanstein Castle, Heidelberg Castle, UNESCO World Heritage Cologne Cathedral, the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate and Berlin Museum Island. Natural parks and reserves are abundant in Germany, for instance, the Black Forest and Lake Constance. Loreley rock and Europa-Park are other popular attractions in Germany. Tourists can even unwind in any of Germany’s beautiful, yet less famous, beaches such as those in the Baltic or Bavaria.
In brief, Crete, Gran Canaria and Germany are ideal holiday destinations. With so many exciting attractions, you are spoiled for choice. Consider what is best for you and catch a glimpse of a wonderful world awaiting you.
Gran Canaria, Spain