Magical places you should see once in your life
Would you like to travel, near and far, and do you need some destinations for your bucket list? Well, click further and see which we think are the most magical places in the world. You won't be disappointed!
One of the most spectacular coastal roads in the world, the Great Ocean Road in Australia, runs along the southwest coast of Victoria and stretches for about 200 km (125 miles). A real adventure.
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The Colca Canyon is located north of Arequipa in Peru. Besides taking dizzying hikes, you can get up really early in the morning and see the enormous condors of the canyon fly over you.
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The Azores are a paradise for nature lovers. This volcanic archipelago stretches for almost 600 km (373 miles). The nine islands of the Azores are still unknown to mass tourism, so make the most of it!
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The 'Praia As Catedrais' in Galicia is one of the most beautiful natural landscapes in northern Spain. These spectacular cliffs and caves are reminiscent of medieval Gothic architecture and make this beach one of the most surprising in Europe.
The Bromo volcano on the island of Java in Indonesia is a must-see place to enjoy an adventure and exceptional scenery.
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Halong Bay in Vietnam is famous for its turquoise waters and its rock islands covered with tropical forests. Scuba diving, climbing, and hiking are on the program of this unusual destination for thrill seekers!
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The Atacama Desert, the driest in the world, stretches for more than 1000 km (621 miles) from the Pacific coast, covering northern Chile to the border of Peru and Bolivia. Its incredible landscapes between valleys, volcanoes, lagoons, and oases, make this place a rare pearl.
Wadi Rum in the Jordanian desert was registered as a world heritage in 2011. The succession of canyons, cliffs, and caves offers a variety of totally unexpected landscapes.
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Japan offers surprising, man-made landscapes, such as this flower field located at Mount Fuji. It's a real living painting!
Fuji Shibazankura Matsuri is a flower festival located near Lake Motosu which surrounds Mount Fuji. On more than 2.4 hectares (6 acres), nearly 800,000 flowers are emerging under the fascinated eyes of visitors.
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A little paradise on earth, this beach has reopened to tourism after a period of restriction necessary for the conservation of the environment.
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The forest park of Zhangjiajie has an impressive rock column of 1,080 meters (3,500 feet) that used to be called 'The Southern Column' but was renamed 'Avatar Hallelujah Mountain' for inspiring the movie 'Avatar.' Its bridge will make you dizzy, 300 meters (almost 1,000 feet) above the void!
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The Atlantic beaches of Agadir in southern Morocco seem endless, stretching over 150 km. All the magic of a desert by the sea!
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Las Medulas are located in Bierzo, northwest of the Aquilanos mountains in the Spanish province of León. They offer a fantastic landscape with reddish relief. The Romans once dug a gold mine there, causing the strange forms of the landscape. The area has now been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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Tanah Lot is a rocky island in Indonesia, located near the island of Bali. It has an incredible Hindu temple that is only accessible from the waterfront.
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Primoten in Croatia offers a dream panorama: transparent water and white beaches with a historic city. There is something for everyone's taste!
The European island country of Malta is made up of eight archipelagos, four of which are inhabited. The islands' beaches and fortresses will make you relive the atmosphere of the famous 'Game of Thrones' series.
The Dune du Pilat, located in France on the Atlantic coast, is the highest dune in Europe and offers a breathtaking view of the Arcachon basin.
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The Triglav is the highest mountain in Slovenia located in the heart of the Julian Alps. This national park is home to a nature reserve between a valley and a breathtaking mountain.
San Gimignano, a picturesque Italian town built on a Tuscan hill, is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Its particularities include a double-walled enclosure and 75 tower houses.
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