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WAREN – Die Müritz
The Müritz is a lake in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, northern Germany. Its area is 117 km², which makes it the second largest lake of Germany (after Lake Constance). Its maximum depth is 31 metres. It is fed and drained by the river Elde. Part of t [...]

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WATERLOO – Arthur Wellesley – Duke of Wellington
Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, was one of the leading British military and political figures of the 19th century. Often referred to as 'The Duke of Wellington', he led a successful military career during the Napoleonic [...]

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WATERLOO – Champ de Bataille – 1815
The emblem of the terrible battle of Waterloo overlooks the site of the Allied victory over Napoleon's imperial troops. The famous lion still roars towards France from the top of its 40-meter hill. This artificial hill topped by a cast lion is [...]

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WATERLOO – Napoleon Bonaparte – 1769-1821
Napoleon Bonaparte - 1769-1821, general and emperor of France, carried out a coup d'etat and reorganized the government. Acclaimed consul for life, he crowned himself emperor in 1804. Losing the Russian campaign in 1812, defeated in the Battle [...]

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WATERLOO – Waterloo 1815
The Battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815, near Waterloo in present-day Belgium, then part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands. A French army under the command of Napoleon was defeated by the armies of the Seventh Coalitio [...]

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WAVER – Napoléon – Wavre 1815 – Révivez la Bataille
On June 18 and 19, 1815, the Battle of Wavre was fought here on the same day as the Battle of Waterloo. Napoleon had sent Marshal Grouchy to pursue part of the retreating Prussian army under the command of General Johann von Thielmann. Despite [...]

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WAVER – Walibi Popkorn Revenge 2019
Popcorn Revenge is an interactive trackless dark ride in the Belgian amusement park Walibi Belgium in the Karma World theme area. The darkride is the park's second interactive darkride and replaces the eighteen-year-old attraction The Palace o [...]

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WÉRIS – House of Megaliths
The rows of megaliths in Wéris add a surreal touch to the landscape. Such a sight is so unexpected… and yet, they have been placed there 3,000 years BC. This incredible alignment of dolmen and menhirs in Wéris, made of slabs of conglomerate st [...]

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WERVIK – National Tabaksmuseum
The National Tobacco Museum in Wervik shows the history of smoking, chewing and sniffing trough remarkable objects and many special illustrations. An introduction in the magical and eccentric world of the phenomenon called 'tobacco'. Wervik is [...]

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WILLEBROEK – Fort Breendonk
During the Nazi occupation of Belgium, Fort Breendonk (which was completed in 1906 as part of the defense belt around Antwerp) served as a SS detention camp. The camp was headed by German SS officers and staffed with Flemish SS personnel.Breen [...]

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WILLINGEN – Der Wild und Freizeitpark Willingen – Eagle
Around 82 animal species and a total of 380 animals live in the Wildlife and Leisure Park at the 'Ettelsberg' mountain including exotic species such as Barbary apes, parrots as well as brown bears. There is so much to discover in the game rese [...]

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WILLINGEN – Wild und Freizeitpark Willingen – Parrots
In the timber forest of the park, which is situated in a nature reserve, you will find a wildlife enclosure with hoofed game (fallow, red and sika deer), exotic animals (Barbary Macaques, parrots) and predators (brown bears, wildcats). The pet [...]

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WILTZ – Panorama
Wiltz is a small city in northern Luxembourg, capital of the canton Wiltz. The upper-town with the castle of the former counts of Wiltz stands high on a plateau and its slopes. The lower-town extends in a wide valley to both banks of the river [...]

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WITTENBERG – Lutherrose
The Luther seal or Luther rose is a widely recognized symbol for Lutheranism. It was the seal that was designed for Martin Luther at the behest of John Frederick of Saxony in 1530, while Luther was staying at the Coburg Fortress during the Die [...]

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WITTENBERG – Lutherstadt Wittenberg – Schlosskirche – Thesentür
All Saints' Church, commonly referred to as Schlosskirche to distinguish it from the Town Church of St. Mary – and sometimes known as the Reformation Memorial Church – is a Lutheran church in Wittenberg, Germany. It is the site where, accordin [...]

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WUNSTORF – Festung Wilhelmstein in Steinhunder Meer
In the 18th century, Earl Wilhelm von Schaumburg-Lippe had built the sea fortress Wilhelmstein on an artificial island in the 'Steinhuder Meer'. The star-shaped entrenchment with four bastions and one citadel, with canons and casemates is a tr [...]

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WUNSTORF – Steinhunder Meer
With a surface area of 32 square kilometers, the 'Steinhuder Meer' is the largest inland lake in Northwest Germany. Within the category 'shallow lake' it is even classified as the largest lake in Germany (average depth: 1.5 meters). The lake o [...]

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WUPPERTAL – Zoo Wuppertal – Bongi
Over 5.000 animals of approximately 500 different kinds from all continents live in the Wuppertaler zoo.The animal ranges, houses and outdoor installations are incorporated into the landscape which is shaped by old tree existence and give to t [...]

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ZEEBRUGGE – Seafront
The Seafront is maritime theme park in the old fish auction house, you can discover the tough life of fishermen, the history of the port of Zeebrugge and life below the sea's surface. In the theme park you will discover the secrets of the sea, [...]

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ZONNEBEKE – 1917 Memorial Museum Passchendaele
Zonnebeke and Passendale are two little villages, at a stone's throw from Ypres. During the British attack of 1917, there were 500.000 casualties in 100 days for a gain territory of only 5 miles. Passchendaele became an international symbol of [...]

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ZONNEBEKE – Tyne Cot Cemetry Passchendaele
Tyne Cot is the biggest military cemetery of the Commonwealth with 12.000 graves and an impressive Missing Memorial. You can also pay a visit to a recently discovered underground dressing post, the German trenches in Bayernwald and strategic p [...]