Sítio, Portugal: Surfing and Seafood – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bites

Sítio, Portugal: Surfing and Seafood - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bites

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The Sítio district of Nazaré overlooks a stretch of the Atlantic that’s famous among surfers for some of the biggest waves in the world.♥ Read the rest “Sítio, Portugal: Surfing and Seafood – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bites”

Taormina, Sicily: Cannoli with a View – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Taormina, Sicily: Cannoli with a View - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite

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In addition to being Sicily’s most spectacular beach resort, Taormina is home to tasty, traditional cannoli and an impressive 2,500-year-old Greek theater.♥ Read the rest “Taormina, Sicily: Cannoli with a View – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite”

Nice, France: The Belle Époque

Nice, France: The Belle Époque

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Nice offers grand examples of the belle époque — literally, the “beautiful age.” Travelers can step into an age of refinement at the Hotel Negresco, or visit Czar Nicholas II’s gift to the city: the exquisite Russian Orthodox cathedral, which claims to be the finest this side of the Volga.♥ Read the rest “Nice, France: The Belle Époque”

Paris, France: The Panthéon and the Paris Catacombs – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Paris, France: The Panthéon and the Paris Catacombs - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite

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Paris dramatically changed during the Enlightenment and the French Revolution: The Panthéon was built, cemeteries were moved underground to the Paris catacombs, and churches were turned into “temples of reason.”

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Palermo, Sicily: Monreale Cathedral – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Palermo, Sicily: Monreale Cathedral - Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide - Travel Bite

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In the 11th century, when the Muslim Arabs were tossed out by the Christian Normans, the Normans made Sicilian civilization grander yet — building monumental Norman churches.♥ Read the rest “Palermo, Sicily: Monreale Cathedral – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite”