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Europe’s World Heritage Wonders Entice; Emma Lee; Flight Centre Travel Blog

Portugal – Laurisilva of Madeira

Take a journey through time as you explore Europe’s most captivating UNESCO-listed sites.

The Dolomites, Italy

If soaring peaks and alpine meadows are your cup of tea, then the Dolomites will be, too. Considered the world’s most stunning mountain landscape, the Dolomites region offers the joys of a seasonal resort set against heartbreakingly beautiful scenery.

Eighteen peaks rise to more than 3,000m, their cliffs and slopes irresistible to rock climbers, skiers and strollers. Italian hospitality is at its best, with tantalising restaurants, traditional mountain chalets and wellness spas vying for attention.

Church of Our Saviour on Spilled Blood, Russia

An intriguing name and an origin literally steeped in the blood of Russia’s founding fathers are good indicators of what you can expect from this remarkable church.

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Madeira – A Destination for Micro-Adventurers and Sybarites; AboutMyGeneration

Portugal – Laurisilva of Madeira

Madeira is set to be a prime hot spot destination in Europe for the winter of 2017 and throughout 2018, with a host of recent openings, world-class restaurants and flight routes launching.

For the Micro-Adventurer – Nature Lovers, Fitness Fanatics and Thrill Seekers

‘Micro-adventures’ was named one of the top travel trends for 2017 and Madeira, otherwise known as ‘the islands of eternal spring’ fits perfectly; being just a short, three-and-a-half-hour flight from London and with direct flights from many airlines, including BA and EasyJet.

On the same latitude as Morocco, and with some of the most striking landscapes in Europe, akin to far-flung destinations such as Brazil, the Atlantic archipelago has a sub-tropical climate and dramatic mountainous terrain. Madeira has a unique eco-system and is one of the few places where banana trees grow next to vineyards.

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