Beautiful Places to Visit
Explore nature's most awe-inspiring sights and find inspiration in our planet's majestic features. Let your mind drift away as you browse through magnificent travel photography and learn new facts about the many natural wonders scattered around the globe. Map out your next adventure as you immerse yourself in our beautiful world.
The Meteora are a collective of natural sandstone rock pillars, which have served as places of worship throughout modern history. With an average elevation of 313m (1027ft), the Meteora rocks stand proudly at the centre of an extraordinarily beautiful Greek landscape, housing 24 monasteries in total, of which 6 remain active. Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1988, Meteora attracts tourists to the region in their thousands each year.Read more about Meteora
Jeita Grotto, the longest cave in the Middle East, is situated approximately 11 miles (18km) north of Beirut. It consists of two separate, but interconnected, limestone caves, and boasts a length of 5.6 miles (9km). One of the worlds most amazing agglomerations of stalactites and stalagmites, Jeita Grotto is widely considered to be the pride of Lebanon, and featured as a finalist in the New 7 Wonders of Nature competition.Read more about Jeita Grotto
Yosemite Falls, the crown jewel of Yosemite National Park, is the highest waterfall in North America and arguably one of the most spectacular in the world. The water tumbles down a total of 2,425 feet and is divided into three main sections. Yosemite National Park, in the Sierra Nevada of California, is also home to countless other cascading waterfalls, six distinct vegetation zones, and impressive glacial topography.Read more about Yosemite Falls
Situated in the Bay of Calpe and surrounded by the shimmering blue of the Mediterranean Sea is the enigmatic Penon de Ifach. Towering over Calpe at a height of 332 meters, Penon de Ifach offers its visitors spectacular views which can extend as far as Ibiza in the Balearic Islands on a clear day.Read more about Penon de Ifach
Uluru, or as its often known, Ayers Rock, is a large, sacred, sandstone structure in Central Australia. At 348m (1142ft) high, and 5.8mi (9.4km) in circumference, it is undoubtedly one of Australia's most recognisable landmarks. Throughout the day, Uluru appears to change color, ranging in hue from brown and pink, to delicate mauve, and sometimes even fiery red. Impressively, the visible part of Uluru is just the tip of an enormous underground slab.Read more about Uluru
The Matterhorn, in all its majestic beauty, has long served as the icon of Switzerland and has probably been the subject of more photographs and paintings than any other natural land formation in the world. Situated in the Pennine Alps on the border between Switzerland and Italy, the Matterhorn is a pyramidal-shaped colossus, standing at a skyline-dominating 4478 metres (14,690 feet).Read more about The Matterhorn