Altamira Caves – pre-historic cave drawings
Balearic Islands — fun ‘n’ sun
Bilbao — world class Guggenheim Museum designed by Frank Gehry
Costa del Sol — Beautiful beaches along the Mediterranean coast.
Cuenca — Famous for “Hanging Houses”
El Escorial — Monastery, palace, and museum.
Leon — A stop on the route to Santiago de Compostela
Pueblas Blancas — “White Villages”
San Sebastian — Interesting Basque town known for its beaches
Santiago de Compostela — Final resting place of St James, one of the original twelve apostles; a popular pilgrimage location.
Visby — Former Hanseatic League city, restored to its former glory.
Basel — Important Arts and Financial center at the junction of France, Germany, and Switzerland
Geneva — Banking Center of Switzerland
Zurich — Another major Swiss city
Blenheim Palace — Childhood home of Sir Winston Churchill.
Brighton — Popular summer resort for Londoners; contains an unusual Royal palace.
Cambridge — One of the world’s most prestigious and oldest universities.
Canterbury — Famous as the church associated with the English Archbishop.
Chester — A quaint and interesting town noted for its shopping.
Durham — Boasts another of England’s most beautiful cathedrals.
Giant’s Causeway (N. Ireland) — Interesting rock ensemble along the Northern Irish coast.
Glasgow, Scotland — Second largest city in Scotland; has become a center for the Arts.
Hebrides, Scotland — Wild and untamed Scottish islands
Lake District — Popular vacation area in the northern part of England; often associated with Beatrix Potter.
Leeds Castle — One of my favorite castles!
Liverpool — Home of the Beatles
Oxford — Another of England’s old and prestigious universities.
St Andrews (Scotland) — Famous for its golf course and the beginnings of the game which is so popular around the world.
Stourhead Gardens — Classic landscape gardening at its best.
Tintern Abbey, Wales — Recall the poem by William Wordsworth
Winchester — Another interesting cathedral town
Winsor Castle — Summer residence of the British Royalty.