Central myths of our history are a main theme of the Terra Mítica Amusement Park in Benidorm. Buildings, scenery, plays, and activities give you the feeling of visiting diverse cultures. Water surrounds buildings and scenery and is also an important ingredient in many of the activities. To say that you get historical and cultural insight will be exaggerated, but the surroundings and atmosphere give the experience an extra dimension. In many of the activities, the whole family
Thirty kilometers south of Strømstad you'll find Vitlycke Museum. It contains some of the best preserved rock carvings in Europe. Children can make their own art crafts and try archery. Northern Bohuslän has numerous ancient monuments such as tumuluses, rock carvings and symbolic stone formations. The cottages give a good impression of the living conditions at that time. Tha farm has a herd of sheep well accustomed to humans. Children can learn how to master the art of archer
A few kilometers from Benidorm, the small mountain village of Finestrat overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. The borders of Finestrat municipality extends from the mountains and down to the coast, where it has a shoreline of 267 meters between Benidorm and Villajoyosa. Read more if you want to know why. For several centuries, Spain's coast to the Mediterranean was plagued with attacks by pirates. It was important that as many as possible participated in the defense of the coast.
Saltö is an idyllic island with a beautiful sandy beach and nice hiking opportunities. If you like snorkeling, try the snorkel trail. The beach at Saltö is one of the finest in the area. It is located south-facing and thus sheltered from norhern winds. If you go west along the beach, nature changes. Here you will have a great view to the archipelago and to one of the gateways to the Kosterhavet National Park, which has about 12,000 different species. In the pebbles it is nice
If you want a little nostalgia and like to be reminded of how it was when Fornebu was the country's main airport and the only place where something was open on Sundays - or if you just want to do something - take the family to the Nansen Park at Fornebulandet. Fornebu is an exciting urban development area where more than eight thousand residential units and countless commercial buildings will be built. Fortunately, city developers have taken care of the opportunities for recr
In 2013 the sculpture park in Ekebergåsen was opened. Many were furious that the city council had accepted the gift from Christian Ringnes. If you have not already been there, it's time for a visit. That the forest area would lose its distinctive character was one of the most important appeal points to the sculpture park. But the municipality failed to maintain the area. The gift from Ringnes secures operating grants for the next 50 years and has made the park much more acces
Europe's largest palm grove is found in the town of Elche a few miles inland from Alicante on the Costa Blanca. The area is 1.5 square kilometers. Nowhere else in Europe can you find more palms in one place, more than 11,000 palms. It has both a beautiful park and a large plantation. Some of the trees are over 300 years old. On a hot summer day, it is good to walk in the shade of the palm trees, or sit on a bench to read a newspaper. In its heyday in the 19th century, the par
On Nord Långö in the archipelago just off Strömstad is a small park with a small beach. Here you can moor with your own boat, or come with the "Alaska boat". The plant was made by Hilma Svedahl (1870-1965) in the late 1920s. She returned to her hometown after 30 years in the United States where, among other things, she was a gold digger in Alaska. Together with local masons and stone cutters, she created her flower paradise with terraces, pavilions, bridges, railings and wall