Croatia

Photo: Michael Matti, Lakes Croatia borders Slovenia and Hungary to the north, Bosnia and Herzegovina to the southeast, and Serbia and Montenegro to the east. Google Maps https://goo.gl/maps/dTsSFxE7Ev5fpHd5A Planeta.com Croatia Links Europe Europe Links

Czech Republic

Photo: Nan Palmero, Praha hlavní nádraží The Czech Republic (Czechia) borders Poland to the northeast, Germany to the west and northwest, Austria to the south and Slovakia to the east. The capital and largest city is Prague. Headlines Welcome to Jáchymov: the Czech town that invented the dollar – BBC Escape the Prague Tourists to …

Europe

Map Europe is a continent that comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia and is is bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. To the east and southeast, Europe is generally considered as separated from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural …

Estonia

Photo: Royston Rascals, Kool Estonia is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland, to the west by the Baltic Sea, to the south by Latvia and to the east by Russia, with St. Petersburg just across the northeastern border. Estonia’s capital, Tallinn, lies about 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Helsinki, Finland. The …

Europarc Federation

Elsewhere on the Web The EUROPARC Federation – europarc.org – is a network focusing on Europe’s natural and cultural heritage. Created by members, the Federation works, to improve the management of Protected Areas in Europe through international cooperation, exchange of ideas and experience, and by influencing policy. As the representative body of Europe’s Protected Areas …

Wild Europe

Photo: London Planeta.com continues to update this guide to Wild Europe – the region’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Also check out our spotlight on european ecotourism Features State of Nature 2019 Wild France (France Sauvage) England’s Lake District Twitter @zkun1971 @EUWilderness @Ruukel @EUROPARC …

Danube

Photo: GSFC, Where the Danube meets the sea The Danube is the largest river in Europe, its watershed draining 801,463 square kilometers (309,447 square miles) of land across 19 countries. Where that great river reaches the Black Sea, a remarkable delta has formed—the “Everglades” of Europe. The Danube Delta is home to more than 300 …

Europe Links

Map: Wikipedia Links related to Europe presented in somewhat random fashion Headlines http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-11/why-are-tourists-so-interested-in-the-war/9130938 http://jimmysbook.com/2016/05/20/10-maps-europe-like-youve-never-seen-it-before https://twitter.com/i/moments/751192640222269441 Europe-Rural-Tourism A-new-ENPI-project-Mediterranean-Experience-of-Eco-tourism faith-markets-misplaced-governments-save-planet European Heritage Summit October 27-30, 2019 https://www.europanostra.org/european-heritage-summit On Tuesday 29 October 2019 and Wednesday 30 October two key events of the European Cultural Heritage Summit will be live streamed from Paris from the Europa Nostra YouTube Channel. …

United Kingdom

Photo: Nan Palmero, Telephone Booth The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy and unitary state consisting of four countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. Features State of Nature 2019 Brexit Brexit 2019 British Slang Planeta.com UK Links England Ireland Scotland Wales