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Containing the largest continuous native grassland in Europe, Hortobágy National Park's ancient marshlands and alkaline plains attract a variety of wildlife, but are a particularly benefici […]

The HR Macmillan Space Centre houses not only Vancouver's only planetarium, but a range of interactive exhibits and artefacts from the world of space travel. Nearby, there's an observatory […]

Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park
Galloway Forest Park, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
The first Dark Sky Park in the UK and only the fourth in the world to be designated, Galloway Forest Park covers a sparsely populated area of 300 square miles.

Møn and Nyord, two islands in the south-east of Denmark were designated Scandinavia's first International Dark Sky Park and, simultaneously, International Dark Sky Community. This double ac […]

Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Centre is located in the village of Irbene, in a former Soviet army town in western Latvia. The 32-metre wide radio telescope is the largest such in […]

Constructed in 1724 by the Maharaja Jai Singh of Jaipur, this spectacular observatory was built to calculate the movement of celestial bodies such as the Sun and Moon and the known planets […]

Calar Alto Observatory
Almería, Spain

• scenery • education

At an altitude of 2,168 metres, nestling among rocky moss-strewn outcrops and occasional herds of springing Spanish Ibex goats, lies the Calar Alto Observatory, the largest astronomical com […]

Machu Picchu Incan Citadel
Urubamba Province, near Cusco, Peru

• culture • scenery • hiking • history • adventure

The former Incan citadel of Machu Picchu, now a historic sanctuary, is one of those bucket-list places that you'll never forget. Situated 70 miles northeast of the city of Cusco, the temple […]

Tycho Brahe Planetarium
Copenhagen, Denmark

city entre • education

Located in the heart of Copenhagen, Denmark's buzzing, cosmopolitan capital city, the Tycho Brahe Planetarium is the one place in town where you are guaranteed clear skies. Inside the plane […]

Azimuth Astrotourism
Almeria, Spain

• Education • Scenery

Based in the south-east of Spain, the enthusiastic and expert team at Azimuth provide a range of exceptional and unique astrotourism experiences. From stargazing sessions in the high sierra […]