There aren’t many settlements in Europe where cars are prohibited, and the beautiful village Giethoorn is one of them. Founded around AD 1230 from Franciscan monks, nowadays Giethoorn is home to 2500 inhabitants whose house are located mostly on private islands overlooking the canals passing through the whole area.
Standing on the cliff of Argentario peninsula that juts into the Tyrrhenian Sea, the 50-room Hotel Il Pellicano for decades has been a shelter to socialites, movie stars, and royalties.
Originally a private villa owned by retired British aviator Michael Graham and his wife, Patricia, an American heiress, this beautiful place became a hotel in the mid-1960s.
For sure there is a reason why The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge chose to spend their romantic holiday twice at the amazing luxury Maldives resort Cheval Blanc. The brand new Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy property is the second Cheval Blanc Maison in the world /the other one is in Courchevel, France/ and is on a 40-minute private mini jet journey distance from the capital of Maldives.
Neist Point is the most Westerly point on the Isle of Skye, catching breath with amazing views over Moonen Bay to Waterstein Head and out over the Minch to the Western Isles.
Neist point is the best place on Isle of Skye where you can see whales,dolphins, porpoises and basking sharks. Many sea birds like gannets, black Guillemots, razorbills and shags are meeting around this area; rare and unusual fauna grow in the surroundings.
Close to Vienna, in the Austrian village of Hinterbrül, is situated the largest underground lake in Europe – Seegrotte, covering an area of 6,200 m².The clear waters of the lake,hidden in former gypsum mine are so unique, that even were chosen to be a set of the "Three Musketeers" Disney movie.