Vatican City

Florence, Italy

Florence (Italian: Firenze, Old Italian: Fiorenza, Latin: Florentia) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany, and of the province of Florence. It is the most populous city in Tuscany and has a population of approximately 364,779.

The city lies on the Arno River and is known for its history and its importance in the Middle Ages and in the Renaissance, especially for its art and architecture. A centre of medieval European trade and finance, the city is often considered the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance; in fact, it has been called the Athens of the Middle Ages.[1] It was long under the de facto rule of the Medici family. From 1865 to 1870 the city was also the capital of the Kingdom of Italy.

Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken, sits between the Lakes of Thun and Brienz surrounded by the Alps.

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Paris, France

Bern, Switzerland

Bern, Switzerland, named by its founder Duke Berchtold von Zähringen after his first kill–a bear–in a hunt near the new city, is situated on the banks of the meandering River Aare. Filled with inspiring gothic churches and wonderful stone buildings, walking the quiet cobbled lanes gives the feeling of going back in time.