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Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the oldest National Parks in Southeast Europe & the largest National Park in Croatia.

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way to heaven Photo by Domagoj Sever — National Geographic Your Shot

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The Costa Brava, one of the most beautiful coastal area of Spain. Full of secluded beaches and hidden coves. We show you some of the magical spots of the area. Click to read more.

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Europe's 10 Most Epic Hiking Trails

KUNGSLEDEN Where: Sweden Length: 270 miles Located in the extreme north of Sweden, Kungsleden (The King's Trail) bisects one of Western Europe's largest remaining wilderness areas. Kungsleden serves up an Arctic dreamscape of glaciers, tundra, and birch forests, as well as 6,909-foot Mount Kebnekaise—Sweden's highest peak. The long-distance route naturally divides into four one-week segments, making it accessible for even those with limited time. Visit Fodor's Sweden Guide

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Areas of Muslim Majority in Europe

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The term Viking (from Old Norse víkingr) is customarily used to refer to the Norse (Scandinavian) explorers, warriors, merchants, and pirates who raided, traded, explored and settled in wide areas of Europe, Asia and the North Atlantic islands from the late 8th to the mid-11th century.[1]

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Map of Viking expansion The German-speaking peoples, made up of many tribes, originally populated that part of Europe enclosed by the rivers Rhine, Danube, and Vistula. During and after the decline and collapse of the Roman Empire (c. AD200 - 600) they spread out in several directions, occupying areas as far south as northern Italy. (Saga of the Norsemen: Viking and German Myth; Loren Auerbach & Jacqueline Simpson; London 1997, pg 9)

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The Burren, Co Clare, one of Europe's largest areas of karst landscape. Burren Clare Ireland.

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