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Uppsala, Sweden

Royal Mounds of Gamla Uppsala

Ancient burial grounds of the wealthy.
Älvsbyn V, Sweden

Laver Ruins

The concrete skeletons of an abandoned Swedish town hide among the trees.
Dala-järna, Sweden

Café i Fårhus

This restaurant gives a new meaning to farm-to-table cuisine.
Nervesa della Battaglia, Italy

Ai Pioppi Playground

Hidden in an Italian forest is a completely homemade amusement park that has taken a lifetime to create.
Storuman, Sweden

Wildman

The giant club-wielding wildman stands proud as the symbol of Swedish Lapland.
Östersund V, Sweden

Storsjon's Highway Ice Bridge

Winter roadtrips are a little more exciting on this seasonal, slippery expansion of Sweden's national highway system.
Sveg, Sweden

Giant Wooden Bear of Sveg

This massive Trojan ursine was built to be a new tourist symbol for a small Swedish town.
Älvdalen N, Sweden

Nipgubben

This tiny Swedish troll protects the land and all who wander within it.
Kiruna, Sweden

Icehotel

The world's first ice hotel is still one of the most elaborate and beautiful.
Kiruna, Sweden

LKAB’s Visitor Center

The world's largest underground iron ore mine.
Trondheim, Norway

Trondheim CycloCable

The world's first and only escalator for lazy bicycles and their daunted riders.
Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger Cathedral

Norway's oldest cathedral still in use.
Nordkapp, Norway

North Cape, Norway

At the very tippity-top of Europe is a cliff from which you can view the midnight sun.
Aurland, Norway

Laerdal Tunnel

Longest road tunnel in the world features an air treatment plant and the illusion of daylight.
Averøy, Norway

Atlantic Road

A serpentine highway twists and turns over the treacherous Norwegian Sea.
Binz, Germany

Prora

Hitler's bleak vision of relaxation still stands as a mostly abandoned 10,000-room resort complex.
Hamburg, Germany

Miniatur Wunderland

Model Trains and Much More in Hamburg.
Halbe, Germany

Tropical Islands Resort

It's always summer at the beach inside this former airship hangar.
Berlin, Germany

Berlin Story Bunker

This World War II bunker now survives as a documentation of the Nazi regime and war-crimes.
Berlin, Germany

The DDR Museum

A fascinating insight into daily life in the Eastern Bloc.
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial holocaust memorial.
Lohmen, Germany

The Bastei

Ruins of a German Castle on top of a towering stone pillar.
Berlin, Germany

Berliner Unterwelten (Subterranean Berlin)

A tour of underground Berlin takes you through WWII air raid shelters and tunnels used to smuggle people out of East Germany.
Tingsryd SV, Sweden

Kyrkö Car Cemetery

A peat bog in southern Sweden provides a cozy and photogenic home for junked Volvos, Saabs, and the occasional American muscle car.