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Autumn as a whole is the best time for “beer, wine and gastronomic tours” and one of its central events is the Bavarian beer festival, the famous Oktoberfest. It takes place in Munich – this year lasts from September 22 to October 7. At the same time, it allows the tourist to visit the most significant sights of Germany located nearby. As well as neighboring countries – Naprime, Austria and the Czech Republic.
№1. So, the main German landmark of the fall – Oktoberfest, will be held from September 22 to October 7. By tradition, the festival begins at noon with a solemn ceremony, the main character of which is the mayor of Munich. He knocks out the stopper from the first beer barrel, proclaiming “O’zapft is!” (“Uncorked!”). Interestingly, the number of strokes required for this has traditionally been counted – the longest barrel was opened in 1950 – the mayor took as many as 19 strokes. And in 2014 – only four. From one time the barrel was opened in 2006. Continue reading
“Italy without Sicily leaves only a vague image in the soul. Only here is the key to the whole ”- wrote Goethe about Sicily in the travel diary“ Italian Journey ”.
Charming bays and grape groves, volcanoes and through sea caves, sea blue and green forests – the nature of Sicily is as beautiful as it is diverse. The island’s unique natural landscape is due to the regular eruptions of Mount Etna, Europe’s largest active volcano, located near Catania.
To the north of the largest island of the Mediterranean Sea, Lipari archipelago, or the Aeolian Islands, is located with the center in the commune of the same-named Lipari. The nature of the volcanic islands, despite the population of 15 thousand people, remained untouched: the whole archipelago is under the protection of UNESCO. Continue reading