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1 Let's BECOME ACQUAINTED - a trip based on partnership countries from Socrates Comenius. programme

2 PARTNERS IN THE PROJECT  Denmark  The Netherlands  Poland  Slovakia  Italy

3 DENMARK Capital: Copenhagen Area: 49,100 km 2 Population: 5,3 million (Danes 97%) (in the majority Protestants, Lutherans) Government : constitutional monarchy, member of UE. Sheep Islands and Greenland are the autonomic parts of Denmark (they do not belong to UE) Official language: Danish Currency: Danish crown

4 Location Country in north - west Europe, at the North Sea, Danish Straits and Baltic Sea It is adjacent to Germany, Sund strait separates Denmark from Sweden

5 Denmark - tourism The touristic movement concentrates in Copenhagen and on Danish coasts mainly ( in Skagen, Vigsoe, Hirtshals on Jutland and on Bornholm). The best known is Legoland (near Billun on Jutland), where tourists can admire cities, villages, airports, the park of safari, Statue of Freedom and different landmarks from small plastic Lego blocks. Odense is a different attraction on Fionii island, a museum of a famous fairy tales teller - Hans Christian Andersen.

6 CAPITAL - COPENHAGEN The largest city and the capital of Denmark lies in the eastern part of the country, on the island Zealand. It received municipal rights Copenhagen (literally: the Kupiecki Harbour) in 1254, meanwhile the city became the residence of the Danish kings and the capital of the country in 1443. Palace Amalienborg is the queen's residence raised in rococo style in 1794. Works of the Danish art from XIX c. can be admired in Hirschsprungske Samling. The National Museum (Nationalmuseet) shows the history of Denmark and works of the Egyptian, Greek and Roman art. The sculpture of Mermaid is one of the symbols of the city from 1913.

7 Copenhagen Copenhagen- a port Castle in Copenhagen Tivoli Park - looks marvellous at night

8 INFOS ABOUT DENMARK The flag of the Denmark is the the oldest flag in Europe.The legend says that 800 years ago, during the texpedition of Danish king Valdemar II, it fell from... the sky. The king raised it, and won the battle. Gardens Tivoli in Copenhagen are the oldest park of the entertainment in Europe, open 160 years ago. Flowers, fountains and a lake full of gold carps create its fabulous scenery. You can meet marching lead toy soldiers in the alleyways, and numerous roundabouts, the barrels of laughter, devilish mills, roller cosaters and the demonstrations of fireworks which deliver unforgettable impressions. Dangerous Vikings were Danes ancestors. There is the reconstructed settlement in Frederikssund on Zealand, showing how vikings lived and worked.You can see there boats about 31 metres long, containing about 100 warriors. Vikings were the people of the sea, and Danes are proud of their origin. Smoked fish and collared herrings are their delicacies today.

9 The Netherlands Capital- Amsterdam Residence of royal manor and government : the Hague Area : 41,000 km2 Population: 15,9 million, Dutchmen 95%, remaining - different national minorities. ( 50% make up Roman Catholics, Lutherans 25%, Calvinists 12%.) Government : monarchy, member of UE. Official language : Netherlandic Currency: 1 euro = 100 cents

10 Location Country in western Europe, at the North Sea. The Netherlands is adjacent to Germany and Belgium.

11 The Netherlands - tourism Most often visited places are: Amsterdam,the Hague, Rotterdam, but also smaller cities e.g. Haarlem, Leida, Delft, Maastricht or Breda. Tourists are attracted by arts accumulated in The Netharlands (no other country - on such small territory did not accumulate such considerable gatherings of works of art of the highest class). Plantations and floral markets are the touristic attraction, and also the objects of folk architecture ( about 1000 windmills are preserved).

12 Capital - Amsterdam Amsterdam got municipal rights in 1300 The centre of Amsterdam kept the mediaeval town-planning arrangement. More important relics:  NationalMonument, commemorating the Dutch victims of the war.  Royal  Palace, built in 1655 as municipal town hall.  Schierstoren (Tower of Cryings) from 1487, used formerly as the place of farewells with sailors' families.  The museum of Van Gogh which accumulated 200 paintings and 500 drawings of this artist.

13 Amsterdam Bridge - Magere Brug, 1840. Rijksmuseum – the richest museum of art Rokin Channel

14 INFOS ABOUT THE NETHERLANDS  The Netherlands can be sightseen from a boat or on bicycle. The total length of bicycle paths is 15.000. km. Every Dutchman possesses the bicycle. There are twice as many bicycles as cars here.  Holland is famous from delicious cheeses. Gouda and Leerdamer are only two of innumerable kinds. The devices to the production of these delicacies can be seen in the Museum of Cheese in Alkmaar  In Amsterdam there are 1281 bridges. The whole city was built on pales and is cut by the net of 100 channels.  In April and May thousands of tourists arrive to The Netherlands to admire the field of blooming hyacinths, daffodils and tulips. From here comes above half of the world's deliveries of flowers.

15 Poland Capital - Warsaw Area: 312,7 km2 Population: 38,2 million, (96% Poles; national minorities: Germans, Ukrainian, Belorussian, Lithuanian, Slovak, Jew. In majority Roman Catholics, Ukrainians - mainly Greek Catholics, Belorussians – Orthodox). Government: republic, member of UE Official language: Polish Currency: gold

16 Location  country in central Europe, at the Baltic Sea  Poland borders upon with Russia, Lithuania, Belorussia, Ukraine, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Germany.

17 Poland - tourism Attractive for tourists is our history particularly newest, relics and well-known Polish hospitality. Poland has interesting and diverse natural environment. It is in small degree destructed by the civilization. Mountains, seaside terrains and lake districts attract many tourists. Castles, manor-houses, palaces on the Polish grounds conceal in themselves... mysteriousness, history, culture, that is why they are of large interest among tourists. Most often visited cities are : Warsaw, Cracow, Gdansk, Wroclaw and Częstochowa,

18 Capital - Warsaw  the scientific, cultural, political and economic centre. From 1596 the capital of Poland.  Most interesting relics:  Old City, founded XIII-XIVc  New City with the Market and Town hall built in XIV-XV c.  the Royal Castle  Barbican - the defensive fortification  Palace - Park buildings Belweder  Palace - Gardens buildings in Wilanów  Unforgettable impressions from the stay in Warsaw leave outdoor piano concerts, held near Chopin's monument in Łazienki  Mermaid’s monument is the symbol of Warsaw over the Vistula.

19 Warsaw Royal Castle Palace in Wilanów (XVII c.) Belweder (XVIII c.)

20 INFOS ABOUT POLAND  Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw is the highest building in Poland. (devoted to use in 1955 r.). The largest in the country conference-spectacular hall comprises 3000 persons, Museum of Technique and Youth Palace together with the pool.  One of the oldest (XIIIc.) salt mine in the world is in Wieliczka near Cracow. You can admire there chapels, tunnels, statues hammered into shape from huge saline clods.  Białowieska Forest has the greatest quantity of trees about monumental dimensions in Europe. The aurochs is the symbol of the forest simultaneously. Here lives the numerous independent population of these animals in the world.  Gdansk and Cracow are two cities with millennial tradition which kept special climate and memory about the former history, full of multiculture and multinations.

21 Slovakia Capital - Bratislava Area -49.000. km2 Population: 5,4 the million ( Slovak 86%, Hungarians 11%, Romans 1,6 %, remaining - Czechs, Ukrainians, Poles; in majority Roman Catholics, Protestants 8%, Greek Catholics 3%) Government : republic, member of UE Official language: Slovakian Currency: Slovak crown

22 Location Country in central Europe, without the access to the sea. Slovakia borders upon Poland, Ukraine, Hungary, Austria and Czech Republic.

23 Slovakia- tourism  beautiful sceneries, numerous health resorts and the centres of winter sports and mountain folklore are reasons of touristic travels to Slovakia.  You can admire locks, town in many corners of the country. Ice caves are among the relics of the nature..  Using hot sources in termal swimming poolsdelivers a lot of impressions. Water from some sources achieves the temperature 90 ° C.  The most often visited cities are : Bratislava, Koszyce, Trenczyn, Bańska Szczawnica, Bańska Bystrzyca, Nitra, Żylina, Poprad.  60 % of surface of Slovakia are mountains and hills, therefore the tourists can rest actively and healthily. Splendid ski routs encourage all tourists to practise white madness.

24 Capital - Bratysława The city is situated at the bottom of the Small Carpathians over the Danube. Bratislava is the youngest from European capitals and up to 1918 was the Hungarian city. The city has a beautiful and well preserved Old Town. There is Gothic Town hall and Lock (Hrad) from XIV- XV c. Here is also a residence of the government and also many museums. The ruins of Devin castle, St. Martin Gothic cathedral belong to different touristic attractions, Franciscans Gothic church from XIIIc., primatial palace from XVIII c.

25 Bratysława Castle from XIV-XV c. National Theatre - 1886 Danube

26 INFOS ABOUT SLOVAKIA Nitra - the oldest Slovakian city is situated, similarly to Rome, on seven hills. You can see the splendid panorama of neighbourhoods from the Upper City and the Bottom City, long ago craftsmen and tradesfolk seat. Not far away is the reserve with the oldest in Europe horse-chestnuts. The cave Domica - underground corridors create this unusual cave with stalactites, waterfalls and rivers. The boat ride is the main attraction along the river Styks (the name was adopted from ancient Greeks). Janosik is the authentic figure (harnaś) the Tatra mountains highland robber. The hero of many applications and legends, he still lives in poetry, music and folk painting. In the locality Terchova- Janosik Festival is hold every year in June - the competition of song and dance. The breakthrough Dunajca is the phenomenon of the nature. Numbered to the most beautiful river breakthroughs in Europe. Every one who arrives in Pieniny, on first day is ready to visit flisacka harbour.

27 Italy Capital - Rome Area : 301,300 km2 Population: 57,5 million; mainly Italians. Government : republic, member of EU. Official language: Italian Currency: 1 euro = 100 cents

28 Location Country in the south of Europe at Meditarrenian Sea. Italy borders upon: France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. Small independent states: Vatican and San Marino are laid on the area of Italy.

29 Italy- tourism Italy belongs to countries of the oldest touristic traditions. The most often visited cities are.: Rome, Venice, Milan, Florence, Bologna, Genoa, Padua, Pisa, Siena, Werona, Ferrara, Rawenna, Naples. Tourists spend time in Italian mountains (Dolomits in the Alps), they rest on coasts - over the Adriatic ( the main touristic centre - Rimini), Ionic, Tyrreńskie Sea (Sorrento), Liguryjskie (on Italian rivera in San Remo).

30 Capital - Rome The capital of Italy, is situated in the central part of the Apenine Peninsula on 7 hills, at the riverside the Tiber. The Romans claim that Romulus founded their city in 753 B.C. The legend about the she-wolf which suckled Romulus and his twin brother Remus is surely worth knowing. The most important ancient buildings are: the ruin of the Forum Romanum with the walls of numerous temples, public buildings and triumphal bows, the fragments of the team of imperial odds e.g Trojan forum with the column of Trajan, Pantheon, Amphitheatre Coloseum.

31 Rome Coloseum Forum Romanum. Brigde upon Tybre

32 INFOS ABOUT ITALY The Roman Empire was powerful thanks to which the European civilization developed in the antiquity. The Italy is artists motherland: Michael Angel, Caravaggio, Bramante, Vivaldi, Verdi and... the most brilliant - Leonardo da Vinci.He was a scientist, an inventor, he designed (XV c!) flying machines, he painted beautifully. The painting „Mona Liza” is known by the whole world. The Vatican - the smallest state of the world ( less than half the km of the area, 800 occupants) is in the Rome. Here is the residence of the Pope, the head of the Catholic Church, and also the bishop of Rome. Here He meets with faithful, he blesses city and the world from here. The best known dishes of the Italian cuisine are pizza and spaghetti, meanwhile fluffy ice-creams gelato can be served as dessert.

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