Articles avec le tag ‘Central Europe’

Why travel to Hungary in Central Europe

Hungary (in Hungarian: Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe. Hungary have an Austria border in the northwest, Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the north-east of Romania southeast , Serbia to the south, Croatia to the south-west and west Slovenia.

The capital of Hungary is Budapest and the currency is the forint.

The country is not very large (10 million inhabitants, 2 million in Budapest), but it offers many wonderful travel opportunities: the northern mountains, the great plains to the east, lakes and rivers of all kinds, and many pretty villages and hidden gems in the city. In addition, Hungary is easily accessible as it is located in the middle of Europe, a culture and a changing economy, and you get a destination not to be missed if you are in the area.

The official language is Hungarian (magyar Nyelv). Youth and citizens speak English correctly on average. But among the older people, German is spoken, however, only 23% speak English and 25% German.

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Why travel to europe ?

Europe is a land area which can be viewed either as a continent in its own right or as the western extremity of the Eurasian continent, even as a sub-parts of the super continent of Afro-Eurasia, by location of view. It is sometimes called the « Old Continent », as opposed to the « New World » (America). On the cultural front, Europe has been a multiplicity of influences over the ages, and includes many countries that possess both a common heritage of linguistic, religious and historical and recent contributions from the « New World « and the Afro-Eurasia, particularly in former colonial powers. As such, Europe is a community of peoples, which tends to be politically, with the European Union, in an area of open civilization, forged in part by a millennial history, and secondly by mondialisation Lire la suite de cette entrée »

Why visit Slovakia in Europe ?

Country borders still new and little known, Slovakia is no shortage of attractions, both cultural and natural. Bratislava, the capital, worth a detour: the monuments of the old town, museums, the National Theatre, whose fame extends beyond the borders, the castle overlooking the Danube, are interesting steps.

The contrast is striking if you continue your visit by the High Tatras (Vysoke Tatry), mountain ranges, but small areas with 600 km of hiking trails, many peaks and dozens of glacial lakes.

Other natural curiosity, the gorge of the Dunajec: 500 meters of cliffs dominate the landscape and lead to a monastery dating from the fourteenth century.

Do not miss the cave Domica, immense, huge and decorated with stalactites, you visit popular on the underground river.

You will not remain insensitive to the charm of the many wooden churches that dot in particular the Northeast of the country and is one of the treasures of the country.
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