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The most beautiful places in Europe
Inserted: 13.10.2017
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

Check out the overview of the most beautiful places in Europe. It's an overview of beautiful natural wonders not monuments

#1
Geiranger fjord

The most famous fjord of Norway

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| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

Geiranger fjord is one of the most visited places in Norway. From nearly vertical rocky walls, many beautiful… continue reading

#2
Riffelsee

Lake with Matterhorn

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| Altitude: 2 758 m / 9 049 ft

Riffelsee is the lake below the famous viewpoint of Gornegrat at an altitude of 2,757m asl. In good and… continue reading

#3
Mountain ridge Arieiro-Ruivo

The most beautiful and highest mountain of Madeira

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| Altitude: 1 794 m / 5 886 ft

The mountain ridge of the highest peaks of Madeira is one of the most beautiful mountain passages you can… continue reading

#4
Lauterbrunnen Valley

The most beautiful valley of Switzerland

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| Altitude: 788 m / 2 585 ft

The monumental Lauterbrunnen Valley and its surroundings are among the most beautiful places not only of… continue reading

#5
Verdon canyon

Grand Canyon of Europe

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| Altitude: 517 m / 1 696 ft

Verdon Canyon (Gorge du Verdon) is one of the most beautiful canyons in Europe. Verdon river here carved a… continue reading

#6
Reine

The most beautiful village of Norway

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The small village of Reine is considered to be the most beautiful village not only in Lofoten islands, but… continue reading

#7
Mont Blanc

The highest mountain of the Alps, France and Italy

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| Altitude: 4 810 m / 15 781 ft

Mont Blanc (the Italian Monte Bianco, translated as White Mountain, 4,810m above sea level) is traditionally… continue reading

#8
Dettifoss waterfall

Europe's mightiest waterfall

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| Altitude: 325 m / 1 066 ft

Waterfall Dettifoss (100 m wide, 44 m high) in river Jökulsá is most massive European waterfall. Only a few… continue reading

#9
Grenzgletscher Glacier

A glacier from Monte Rosa

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| Altitude: 3 019 m / 9 905 ft

The Grenzgletscher glacier is adjacent to Gornergletscher, Zwillingsgletsher, Schwärzegletscher. Together, it… continue reading

#10
Masca Gorge

The most beautiful gorge in Tenerife

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| Altitude: 558 m / 1 831 ft

Masca gorge is, after ascent of Pico del Teide, most famous tourist feat that you can take on Tenerife. Here… continue reading

#11
Passo Sella

The most beautiful pass in the Dolomites

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| Altitude: 2 240 m / 7 349 ft

Passo Sella (2 240m above sea level) is one of the most beautiful dolomite passes. It lies between two… continue reading

#12
Adršpašsko teplické rocks

The most beautiful rock city in the Czech Republic

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| Altitude: 544 m / 1 785 ft

Adrspach Teplice Rocks are the largest rock town in the Czech Republic. Rock towers reach a height of up to a… continue reading

#13
Plitvice Lakes

The most famous lakes of Europe

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| Altitude: 523 m / 1 716 ft

Plitvice Lakes are the most famous national park in Croatia. You will find here beautiful lakes, wonderful… continue reading

#14
Giant's causeway

The greatest natural wonder of Northern Ireland

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Giant's Causeway, volcanic organ that lead to the sea. It is the largest natural and tourist attraction in… continue reading

#15
Cliffs of Moher

The most massive cliffs of Ireland

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| Altitude: 170 m / 558 ft

Cliffs of Moher, two hundred meters high cliffs, are among the most beautiful coastal passages in Europe. The… continue reading

#16
Lookout May

The best known Czech river viewpoint

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| Altitude: 401 m / 1 316 ft

The most famous and beautiful view of the Vltava River is the May viewpoint, where you can see the beautiful… continue reading

#17
Krimml Falls

Austria's most magnificent waterfall

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| Altitude: 1 490 m / 4 888 ft

Krimml Falls is a three-tier high waterfall of total high of 380 meters. Especially in spring, when snow… continue reading

#18
Via Mala Gorge

A place that humbles the power of the wa

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| Altitude: 826 m / 2 710 ft

Via Mala is located near the town of Zillis. In earlier times, it served as an access road to the Alps. Her… continue reading

#19
Stromboli

Active stratovolcane in the Tyrrhenian S

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| Altitude: 924 m / 3 031 ft

Stromboli is a small island lying in the Tyrrhenian Sea, consisting of a volcano of the same name, still… continue reading

#20
Volcano Pico de Teide

The highest mountain in Spain

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| Altitude: 3 718 m / 12 198 ft

The Canary Islands belong more to Africa than Europe, and although there is the highest mountain of Spain –… continue reading

#21
Pravčická brána

The largest sandstone arch in Europe

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| Altitude: 441 m / 1 447 ft

Pravčická brána is one of the largest natural attractions in the Czech Republic. It is the largest sandstone… continue reading

#22
Súľovské Rocks

The famous Slovak rock town

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| Altitude: 816 m / 2 677 ft

Suľovské skaly is located about 20 km southwest of the town of Žilina, in Súľovské vrchy. The highest point… continue reading

#23
Los Gigantes cliffs

The largest cliffs of the Canary Islands

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| Altitude: 443 m / 1 453 ft

One of the great attractions of Tenerife are more than 500 meters high cliffs of Los Gigantes – Giants. The… continue reading

#24
Finstaler lake

The most beautiful dam in Austria

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| Altitude: 2 330 m / 7 644 ft

Lake Finstertaler is a typical mountain dam with a small hydroelectric power plant. However, it is… continue reading

#25
El Chorro Gorge

The most interesting gorge of Spain

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| Altitude: 250 m / 820 ft

El Chorro gorge is one of the most interesting and most beautiful gorges in Spain. Throughout the gorge trail… continue reading

#26
Jökulsárlón lagoon

Ice beauty

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| Altitude: 130 m / 427 ft

Jökulsárlón is the largest lagoon of its kind in Iceland. It was created by the melting of the… continue reading

#27
Durdle Door

Famous rock arch on the Jurassic Coast

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Perhaps the most beautiful part of the English coast are snowy white cliffs near Lulworth town. The most… continue reading

#28
Skogafoss waterfall

Iceland Waterfall curtain

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| Altitude: 100 m / 328 ft

Skogafoss belongs to most photographed Icelandic waterfall, where water falls from former offshore cliffs.… continue reading

#29
Ordesa Canyon

The famous Pyrenean canyon

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| Altitude: 1 656 m / 5 433 ft

The center of the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park is the beautiful Ordesa Canyon. You will find here the… continue reading

#30
Latefossen waterfall

Double waterfall

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| Altitude: 300 m / 984 ft

Waterfall Latefossen is not only beautiful, but also quite original and interesting. This waterfall is split… continue reading

#31
Cabo de Gata

Southeastern outpost of Spain

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| Altitude: 10 m / 33 ft

Cabo de Gata is a volcanic peninsula located at the very south-eastern end of Spain. There is a large… continue reading

#32
Glacier Pasterze

The largest glacier in Austria

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| Altitude: 2 500 m / 8 202 ft

More than eight kilometers long glacier Pasterze is not only the largest glacier in Austria, but also… continue reading

#33
Cliffs at Bonifacio

The most beautiful cliffs of Corsica

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| Altitude: 28 m / 92 ft

The ancient city of Bonifacio is renowned for its snow-white cliffs. You can see them from adjacent prospects… continue reading

#34
Gibraltar Rock

Natural fortress

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| Altitude: 426 m / 1 398 ft

Gibraltar Rock rises more than 400 meters above sea level. It is the symbol of Gibraltar. In the vicinity of… continue reading

#35
Hoher Dachstein

The most famous Austrian mountain

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| Altitude: 2 995 m / 9 826 ft

The Hoher Dachstein (2,995 m above sea level) is the highest peak of the Dachstein mountain massif and the… continue reading

#36
Formentor Peninsula

The most beautiful part of Majorca

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| Altitude: 169 m / 554 ft

The Formentor peninsula is one of the most beautiful mountain landscape in the Mediterranean. An interesting… continue reading

#37
Aletschgletscher Glacier

Europe's largest glacier

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| Altitude: 2 640 m / 8 661 ft

Aletschgletscher is the largest glacier in Europe, and in the Alps. It is 23 km long. It is located in the… continue reading

#38
Lago di Garda

The most beautiful Italian lake

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| Altitude: 62 m / 203 ft

Lake Garda is the largest and perhaps the most beautiful Italian lake. It was excavated by glacier. It is… continue reading

#39
Rhonegletscher Glacier

Famous glacier under Furka Pass

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| Altitude: 2 787 m / 9 144 ft

Thanks to its good availability, the Rhonegletscher glacier is among the most visited glaciers. Here you will… continue reading

#40
Lake Bled

The most beautiful lake of Slovenia

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| Altitude: 476 m / 1 562 ft

Lake Bled, located in the north of Slovenia, is most famous and beautiful lake in this country. Thanks to the… continue reading

#41
Skradinski buk waterfall

The most beautiful Croatian waterfalls

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| Altitude: 6 m / 20 ft

On the Krka river you will find a number of waterfalls, the most famous of which is Skradinski Buk, which… continue reading

#42
Lago del Predil Lake

The largest lake in the Italian Julian Alps

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| Altitude: 959 m / 3 146 ft

The beautiful Lake Lago del Predil (959m above sea level) is located in the Valle del Rio Valley. It is the… continue reading

#43
Dune du Pyla

The highest dune of Europe

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| Altitude: 59 m / 194 ft

In the west of France, next to the Bay of Biscay, you will find the highest dune of Europe – Dune du Pyla.… continue reading

#44
Grande lagoon

The starting point for the Almanzor peak

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| Altitude: 1 940 m / 6 365 ft

Directly below the highest peak of the Sierra de Gredos – Pico Almanzor (2 592 m) lies the beautiful Grande… continue reading

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