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Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

Stone Man of Pico de la Fuente Nueva

A rocky face gazes out over an enormous volcanic crater.
Stockholm, Sweden

Lego Swedish 1-M Solar Telescope

A 1:42 scale model of the world's second largest lensed telescope.
Breña Baja, Spain

LEGO Nordic Optical Telescope

A detailed 1:32 scale model of Scandinavia's largest telescope.
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

Fuencaliente Saltworks

The largest salt farm in the Canary Islands is located at the foot of an active volcano.
Santa Cruz de la Palma, Spain

The Colorful Balconies of Avenida Maritima

These wooden balconies that are both decorative and functional.
Paracuellos de Jarama, Spain

Paracuellos Massacres Cross at the Madrid Airport

The mysterious large white cross visible from the runway is a memorial to a massacre during Spanish Civil War.
Leiden, Netherlands

Victoria Amazonica

People have been placing babies on these lilies for photoshoots since the Victorian era.
The Hague, Netherlands

Louwman Historic Telescopes

The world's largest private telescope collection hides in a secret wing of a Dutch auto museum.
The Hague, Netherlands

Louwman Museum

In the Netherlands, one of the world's largest private car collections can be found.
Delft, Netherlands

Reactor Institute Delft

A nuclear reactor created for Eisenhower's "Atoms for Peace" campaign is now used for research at a Dutch university.
Garching bei München, Germany

LEGO Very Large Telescope

A surprisingly detailed model of one of the most powerful telescopes in the world.
Visby, Sweden

Sankt Göransporten Arrow Slit

A catapult rock from Gotland’s 13th-century civil war is still lodged in Scandinavia's best-preserved medieval city wall.
Stockholm, Sweden

R1 Nuclear Reactor

Sweden's first nuclear reactor, R1, can be visited 25 meters underground.
Schiedam, Netherlands

Noletmolen

Wind power station for making famous Ketel One vodka.
Den Burg, Netherlands

The Wadden Sea

Rich with fauna and flora, nature-lovers can walk across the sea at this UNESCO World Heritage spot.
Groningen, Netherlands

Excalibur Climbing Wall

This imposing tower named after the mythical sword of King Arthur is considered the tallest freestanding climbing wall in the world.
Kinderdijk, Netherlands

Windmills of Kinderdijk

Birthplace of the "Cat in the Cradle" and a cluster of iconic, original windmills that let the Dutch tame the seas.
Zaandam, Netherlands

Hotel Inntel Zaandam

Colorful and chaotic stacked hotel in North Holland.
Stockholm, Sweden

Jumbo Stay

Frequent fliers welcome in this airplane hotel.
Leiden, Netherlands

Van der Wall Telescope

Once the world's biggest telescope, it was later used as a coat hanger by a famous Dutch astronomer.
Sweden

Lummelunda Cave

This fantastic cave remained unexplored until 1948 when three schoolboys discovered a hidden entrance.
Innerstaden, Sweden

The Maiden's Tower

Known locally as the Jungfrutornet, this Medieval tower hides a dark legend.
Stockholm, Sweden

Olof Palme Memorial Plaque

A golden plaque marks the site of the mysterious unsolved assassination of the former Swedish prime minister.
Kneippen, Sweden

Villa Villekulla

Visit the home of Sweden's beloved fictional character, Pippi Longstocking.