Fort Galle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of Sri Lanka’s main attractions. The construction has an ancient and interesting history.
It is not possible to find out the exact date of the construction of fortification walls and towers. It is believed that the first fortress was built by the Arabs 2000 years ago, then in 1588 the Portuguese rebuilt it, who arrived on the island in search of new trade opportunities, in the 17th century the Dutch pressed them to declare Sri Lanka their colony. In the 19th century, the appearance of the fort was changed by the British. Continue reading
Located between Barcelona and Sitges, the seaside town of Gava and the tourist district of Gava Mar, which is an integral part of it, are considered to be an elite holiday destination for both tourists and the local population. Even in high season it is not crowded. An excellent beach, well-developed infrastructure, good ecological situation, mountains and green forests have become the hallmark of this Mediterranean resort.
HOW TO GET THERE?
From Barcelona Airport (6 km)
Since the distance between Gava and El Prat air harbor is small, it can be covered by public transport. Continue reading
About 8 km east of Rethymnon, on the road leading to the Arkadi Monastery, lies the small village of Adele. Its small population was traditionally engaged in agriculture, fertile plains made it possible to collect rich harvests of vegetables and fruits. Agriculture has gradually replaced the more profitable tourism business. The village of Adele, as well as the neighboring Agia Paraskevi and Adelianos Kampos merged into one tourist zone.
In the village of Adele itself, there is nothing remarkable except for narrow streets and neat little houses, buried in verdure. The infrastructure is well developed: numerous hotels provide accommodation options for any budget, taverns and restaurants offer hearty dishes of European and Greek cuisine, shops and souvenir shops offer a standard set of products. Continue reading