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FLANDERS: THE GREAT WAR CENTENARY|
Posted by Oficinas-Turismo on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (20:27:15) (2441 reads)
For four long years Flanders Fields was the scene of the First World War. Homes and fields were turned into a battlefield in 1914. European and wider international interests were fought over here. A million soldiers were wounded, missing or killed in action. Some tens of thousands of citizens became refugees. Entire cities and villages were destroyed. The landscape of the region still tells the story of the war. It contains hundreds of monuments and cemeteries which have great historical significance for the people of many nations. There are a lot of museums which explain in an interactive way all the aspects of the conflict: the battles, daily life, etc.
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Discover Avignon, the beauty of Provence|
Posted by Oficinas-Turismo on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (20:09:38) (2704 reads)
Avignon, for some time capital of Christendom in the Middle Ages, retains the indelible mark of its grandiose destiny : the palais des papes (palace of the popes), the Saint-Benezet brigde, called the « pont d’Avignon » of worldwide fame through its commemoration by the song, and the ramparts constitute an exceptional complex of monuments listed by UNESCO as World Heritage sites. In addition dozens of churches and chapels, all remains of a past rich in history give the city its unique atmosphere.
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Slovenia in bloom – two million tulips in Volčji Potok|
Posted by spainsun on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (19:34:48) (3445 reads)
Feel spring in green Slovenia! Not far from Ljubljana, Volčji Potok Arboretum will host an exhibition of over two million tulips between 26 April and 4 May. Moving among the tulips there will be full-size dinosaurs, which have been resurrected here in Slovenia in order for them to soften up among the flowers. This is no April fool hoax, but a colourful, all-Slovenian greeting to spring at the foot of the two-thousanders of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps where a tulip will blossom for every one of the two million Slovenians.
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Start the European Basketball Championship in Slovenia|
Posted by spainsun on Wednesday, September 04, 2013 (11:44:26) (8105 reads)
The largest sports event in the history of independent Slovenia, the European Basketball Championship, has begun, just today! Slovenia and, especially, its host towns - Ljubljana, Koper, Jesenice and Celje, with EuroBasket 2013, will step into the light of the entire European and wider basketball public from 4 to 22 September 2013.
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News from Slovenia July 2013|
Posted by REMO on Saturday, July 27, 2013 (01:50:54) (3649 reads)
News from Slovenia July 2013
EuroBasket 2013 - the biggest sporting event in the history of independent Slovenia is less than two months away. Join the countdown as euphoria rises!
Matevž Lenarčič wins the Aviator of the Year award and also beats the "Fearless Felix". Hostel Celica – award winner as the most innovative hostel, placed among 25 most unique hotels in the world and ranked among the top most popular hostels according to the world tourist guide "bibles" such as Lonely Planet and Rough Guides - is at its 10th anniversary also one of the most extraordinary and innovative places from all the continents described in the publication 501 Great Places to Stay.
Follow www.slovenia.info to get the feel of summer festival fever in Slovenia!
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Düsseldorf a summer's tale|
Posted by REMO on Saturday, July 27, 2013 (01:50:18) (3587 reads)
Dear Düsseldorf Friends,
As Fortuna is all set to fight its way back into the Bundesliga this season, Düsseldorf today already takes a top spot in the Champions League of cities. The event and cultural calendar for the coming months once again makes a trip to the Rhine metropolis more than worthwhile.
But come and take a look for yourself – seeing is believing!
We look forward to your visit.
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Grand Opening of Red Star Line Museum|
Posted by spainsun on Tuesday, July 02, 2013 (23:46:55) (3523 reads)
The new museum is housed in the historical warehouses of the legendary shipping company Red Star Line. The Red Star Line Museum tells the story of the company and highlights on the tales of more than two millions Europeans who had the courage to leave the old world in search of better life in the Promised Land. Between 1873 and 1934 the Red Star Line's ocean steamers sailed to the United States with famous passengers as Albert Einstein, others as Irving Berlin would become international stars.
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Düsseldorf News - An eventful year 2013 awaits you!|
Posted by REMO on Thursday, January 17, 2013 (17:19:53) (3866 reads)
We wish you all a happy New Year, and look forward to enjoying some eventful months with you in Düsseldorf.
The year starts straight away with a highlight – the Düsseldorf Carnival – that will reach its peak at the beginning of February and will have the whole city linking arms and swaying together.
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