Lisbon is the capital of Portugal and one of the world’s oldest cities. It is located in a picturesque setting on the western side of the Mar da Palha bay, just 9 miles (15 km) from the Atlantic Ocean. You can stroll around the city or take an excursion on one of the famous yellow trams to learn about the city’s history, while the viewing platforms on Belém Tower and the São Jorge Castle offer breath-taking views. For a taste of adventure, an outing to the Cabo da Roca will let you feel like an explorer of old time. Now you can make the trip to the edge of Europe in even more comfort: from 15th July Aeroflot is commencing regular flights to the capital of Portugal.
Verona is the administrative centre of the eponymo... Moreus province in the Veneto region in the north-east of Italy. The city’s 2000-year history has preserved many architectural monuments from antiquity and the Middle Ages. Porta Borsari remembers how the legionnaires of Ancient Rome walked through its ancient gate. The Arena di Verona amphitheatre, built for gladiatorial combat, is today a world-famous concert venue. Castelvecchio, built in the time of the Scaligeri, is home to masterpieces by Veronese and Tintoretto. But most tourists know Verona as the city of Romeo and Juliet. Every year, millions of admirers of William Shakespeare’s illustrious play come here to see the places where the world’s greatest love story is acted out. Less