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Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France

Saint-Paul de Mausole

The mental institution where Van Gogh created some of his most famous work now allows guests to walk in the artist's footsteps.
Nîmes, France

Maison Carrée Reconstructed Inscription

The lost Latin words were reconstructed using the holes from the nails that once pinned them in place.
Les Baux-de-Provence, France

Carrières de Lumières

Walk through living pictures and music in the Cathedral of Images.
Creissels, France

Millau Viaduct

The world's tallest bridge is also possibly the most elegant.
Sauve, France

La Mer de Rochers

This French "sea of rocks" is packed with stunning rock formations and its own medieval castle.
Sanford, Florida

I-4 Dead Zone

This stretch of highway is said to be haunted by ghosts of settlers whose graves were paved over.
Assin South, Ghana

Kakum Canopy Walk

This series of rope-style bridges brings visitors into a jungle layer that is usually reserved for birds and monkeys.
Tinajo, Spain

Timanfaya National Park

Visit a surreal landscape so otherworldly NASA actually used it to train the Apollo 17 crew.
Teguise, Spain

El Diablo Restaurant

The chefs at El Diablo use heat generated by an active volcano to cook the food.
Spain

Mount Teide

According to the Guanches, the aboriginal people of the Canary Islands, the king of evil lives inside this volcano.
Vallehermoso, Spain

The Whistling Island

On La Gomera, "Silbadors" communicate in a 4,000-word language of whistles.
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Orlando's Column in Dubrovnik

An ancient knight and a symbol of the city's freedom.
Dikwella, Sri Lanka

Wewurukannala Vihara

To gaze upon the visage of Sri Lanka's biggest Buddha, one must first pass through the Tunnel of Hell.
Cardiff, Wales

The Pumping Station

This eclectic antique shop is home to the taxidermy remains of a celebrity lion named Simba.
Pendine, Wales

Pendine Sands

Several land speed world records were shattered at this Welsh beach.
Bilbo, Spain

Jeff Koons' Puppy

Giant topiary dog once played a role in a terrorist bomb plot.
Barcelona, Spain

Mirador de Colom (Columbus Monument)

A vista of the city and sea from atop the little-known viewing deck on an unassuming Columbus statue.
Barcelona, Spain

Street Performers of Las Ramblas

The iconic boulevard is the perfect place to catch sight of a bicycling skeleton, a levitating Satan, or a chef with his head stuck in a pizza.
London, England

Charing Cross Mural

The medieval woodcut-style artwork chronicles life in medieval London.
Pembrokeshire, Wales

Skomer Island

A wildlife paradise, this island is one of the world’s most important habitats for burrow nesting seabirds.
Saint Davids, Wales

St. Non’s Chapel and Well

The remains of a small medieval chapel mark the legendary birthplace of the patron saint of Wales.
Sintra, Portugal

Pena National Palace

This unreal Portuguese palace looks as though it's made from a pile of different castles.
Sintra, Portugal

Castelo dos Mouros (Castle of the Moors)

An ancient and majestic fortress that played an integral role in Portugal's road to independence.
Sintra, Portugal

Quinta da Regaleira

This eccentrically decorated palace is replete with grottoes, fountains, tunnels, and caves.