1- Plitvice Lakes,Croatia
Plitvice Lakes, Croatia! Of all of the waterfalls in the world, none are quite as extraordinary as those at Plitvice. Of course, we should say “series of waterfalls,” as this amazing natural ensemble is composed of 16 different terraced limestone lakes, with crystal clear water flowing from one to the next.
2- Saint Michel’s Mount, England
Saint Michael’s Mount, Cornwall, England! Perhaps you’ve heard of Mont Saint Michel, but what about its English cousin? With its castle and gardens rising proud from the waters of Mount’s Bay, St. Michael’s Mount is a beloved Cornish gem.
3-Ruins of San Ignacio Mini, Argentina
Ruins of San Ignacio Mini, Argentina! Built as a Jesuit mission in the early 17th century, San Ignacio survived for about two centuries before native inhabitants of the area destroyed it. The ruins are among several that stretch across Argentina and Brazil, and are considered to be the best.
4-Sark, Channel Islands, France
Sark, Channel Islands! With no cars, the living remnants of a feudal system, and a breathtakingly rugged coastline, Sark embodies the spirit of a simple, yet beautiful, English lifestyle. Dotted with centuries old farms and boasting a quaint village, this is the ultimate escape from hectic modern life.
5-Socotra Island, Yemen
Socotra Island, Yemen! Like Madagascar, this archipelago broke away from the supercontinent Gondwana and never looked back, becoming its own pocket of isolated biodiversity – so isolated, in fact, that many species can only be found here.
6-Garajonay National Park, Canary islands
Garajonay National Park, Canary islands! Like something out of a dream, this park is almost always shrouded in mists that drift in from the Atlantic, making this land of twisted laurisilva trees, delicate flowers, and carpets of moss seem like a completely separate reality.
7-Lake Baikal, Russia
Lake Baikal, Russia! Holding about 20% of all the world’s freshwater, Baikal, the world’s oldest lake, is also one of the world’s largest. Its clear waters are home to a massively diverse range of marine life found nowhere else, including the world’s only freshwater sea.
8- Smoo Cave, Scotland
Smoo Cave, Scotland! This massive seaside cave looks like something straight out of Jurassic Park, but don’t worry, the only thing lurking within its depths is a hidden waterfall that cascades 80 feet into the placid waters below. Simply Amazing!
9-Ruins of Volubilis, Morocco
Ruins of Volubilis, Morocco! Dominating these ancient ruins – which date back over 2,000 years to the Phoenicians and later the Romans – is the hauntingly beautiful basilica, with its graceful arches and rows of columns. Apart from this building complex, the area is also known for its exquisite examples of Roman mosaics.
10- Faroe Islands, Denmark
Faroe Islands, Denmark! Located to the north of Scotland in the bracing waters of the North Atlantic, these islands combine the richness of Scandinavian culture with the awe inspiring wonder of nature. Stunning!