The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (Grand-Duche de Luxembourg) is located in North-West Europe between Belgium, Germany and France. Translated from the old German Luxembourg means “small castle”. The system of government is a constitutional monarchy. The head of state is the Grand Duke. The capital city of Luxembourg.
The area of Luxembourg is 2586 square kilometers . Forested Ardennes mountains stretch across the Northern region of the country, and the river Sauer and Moselle river forming its Eastern border. South of Luxembourg is a land of green pastures and fat of the land.
The Flag Of The Grand Duchy Of Luxembourg
On the map of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a tiny triangle and is usually denoted by the number, the size of the country don’t allow them to fit on the map ten letters of its name.
With the modest size of the Duchy is considered one of the most successful financial States of the European Union . and the standard of living and well-being such that the larger European States are looking at Monaco with envy.
Luxembourg calendar full of various celebrations and festivals . The most fun of the traditional holidays of Luxembourg – Amesen (held Monday at Easter), Continue reading
Don’t know where to go on vacation? In this case, you will help the ranking of the magazine “Around the world”, which includes the most visited country by tourists from all over the world.
The most visited country in the world
The favorite of tourists – France
This country ranks first in the ranking, as it was visited by the largest number of tourists last year. And it’s almost 77 million people. This is not surprising because in this small country gathered world attractions for every taste and interest – architecture, painting, history, wine making and much more. In addition, France thanks to its compact design, very convenient tourist attraction.
The USA is in second place in the “travel” the list of travellers
America is one of the most diverse countries in which you can get in the winter and once in summer. Elegant nature and huge cities – here everyone can find their passion and fulfill a cherished dream. At least 60 million tourists did it last year.
China – exotic trend number three
Every year China is gaining more popularity among the huge number of fans of exotic and ancient relics. So, last year, to touch the history of mankind, and to try exotic cuisine went 55.7 million tourists.
Spain – the Queen of beaches number four
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The tradition of holding this Grand event has never changed. The opening of the carnival in Cologne is is always happens in the same day and at the same time – 15 February at 11 hours and 11 minutes. The festival program is very rich and entertaining.
The famous carnivals of Europe
Carnival in Venice
The Venetian carnival is the oldest of all European and, perhaps, the most famous and popular among tourists from all over the world. During the celebration of the city on the water visibly transformed – the streets are decorated with bright illumination, squares are drawn theatrical performances, their colorful chutes open traditional fairs.
Visiting Venice during carnival, you can visit one of the luxury parades, which are held inside the ancient Palazzo in such activities involved celebrities and stars of show business, they have a truly Royal scale and sophistication. However, the ticket for this kind of holiday will cost at least 800 euros, besides it can’t be without masks and carnival costume.
But Venice is generous and gorgeous festival – you will be happy costume balls, which is no more than 50 euros.
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