The most beautiful landscapes in the world
This guide takes you to the most beautiful places in the world and gives destination ideas for adventurers who dream of escaping to paradisiacal places around the world.
The selection is not exhaustive. Find other exceptional sites on the site Treasures of the World.
The most beautiful landscapes of America
The Grand Canyon in the USA
Located in the north of Arizona, the Grand Canyon is a very deep gorge (1300 m deep), formed by the Colorado River since at least 70 million years. The Grand Canyon is made of red rock. The national park covers a total area of 4,926 km², to be discovered on the occasion of various tours dedicated to.
Machu Picchu in Peru
Machu Picchu is an Inca city, located in Cuzco, in the mountains of the Andes, whose construction goes back to the XVth century. The site was later abandoned. To this day, the reasons for the construction of the citadel remain unknown. Machu Picchu is distinguished by its structure and in particular by the perfect alignment of the various buildings, by the techniques of construction used: the association of blocks stones without mortar.
Machu Picchu was listed among the 7 Wonders of the World on July 7, 2007.
The most beautiful landscapes in Europe
The Mont Saint Michel in France
The Mont Saint Michel is a rocky island located in the region of Normandy, surrounded by the English Channel. This small piece of land of a total area of 97 ha shelters a small village hosting about thirty permanent residents as well as an imposing abbey dedicated to Saint Michel which constitutes a high place of Christian pilgrimage. The Mont Saint Michel is an exceptional natural and cultural site because of its changing face according to the seasons, the lights and the tides. A must see !
The tulip fields in Holland
Spring, which extends from mid-April to the beginning of May, is the best season to go to the Netherlands and especially to Holland, in the province of Noord-Holland. During this period, the tulips are in bloom and offer a most splendid and unique show in the world. A real pleasure for the eyes.
The most beautiful landscapes in Asia
The Temples of Angkor in Cambodia
This archaeological site, called “the Hindu paradise on Earth”, which covers a total area of 162.6 ha, hosts the most important religious monument in the world, namely : Angkor Wat. The site is made of vestiges of Hindu temples integrated in a natural space with vegetation, water points: barays and artificial channels. The Temples of Angkor have been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1992.
The rice terraces in Vietnam
Adventurers who are looking for authenticity and escape in the heart of nature will appreciate to be in the extraordinary scenery of the rice terraces of North Vietnam.
The most beautiful landscape of Africa
The Pyramids of Giza
The Pyramids of Giza, which rise like a mirage in the middle of the sandy desert, have been classified as a World Heritage Site since 1979.
The Tsingy of Bemaraha in Madagascar
Among the natural wonders recognized as world heritage, the Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park, located in the south of the island of Madagascar, stands out for its biodiversity but also and above all for its constitution, resulting from the formation of huge limestone massifs (the Tsingy) caused by the tectonic shift caused by the detachment of the island from the African continent, 160 million years ago.