Western Line Adventures
WLA: Wonderful, Luxurious and Astonishing!
Travel the World and Visit these Magnificent Locations You'll Never Forget!
Famous and Fabulous Attractions on this Trip
Big Ben is 157 years old, built in 1959. The tower is 316 feet tall, and it is also called Elizabeth Tower after Queen Elizabeth. It was actually nicknamed "Big Ben" because of the biggest of the clock tower's five bells. Its largest bell weighs about 13 1/2 tons! The tower's clock was the largest clock when it was built in the 1900s, and Big Ben is now a very popular tourist destination in London.
A gorgeous canal in Venice, Italy. It is 3.8 km long, 30-80 km wide and 16 ½ feet deep, lined with beautiful buildings from the 13th-18th century. The canal is “S” shaped, and it runs from San Marco Basilica to Santa Chiara Church.
Lake District is the United Kingdom’s most popular national park. 16.4 million people visit it each year and it covers 885 square miles. It has lakes, mountains, and tarns, plus 275 ancient monuments. The Lake District has been through several different time periods and is rich in cultural heritage and history.
Zugspitze is 2,962 meters above sea level and is is the highest mountain in Germany. Today, people climb the mountain everyday. There are three paths that visitors can take to get the top of the mountain, and there are also cable cars.
Mulhacen is the largest mountain in continental Spain, at 11,413 feet tall! It is part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The mountain was named in honor of Muley Hacen. He was the second to last Muslim King of Grenada in the 15th century, and he was supposedly buried on the summit of the mountain.
The French Riviera is located on the southeast side of France, near the bottom of the country. It is along the Mediterranean Sea and covers up to 550 miles. The French Riviera is famous for its crystal blue water, views, yachts, and beautiful culture, and it is nicknamed the Cote d’Azur, which means blue.
The Peloponnese is a stunning peninsula shaped like a large leaf. It was originally called Morea, which means mulberry leaf, and some still call it that today. The Gulf of Corinth separates the Peloponnese from the rest of the country. The Olympia ancient ruins are on this island, which is where the first Olympic Games were held, “in honor of Zeus." The Peloponnese is rich in history and beauty.