- A child-led tour of Cologne in Germany Duration: 07:01
- A child-led tour of Inzell in Bavaria, Germany Duration: 08:24
- A child-led tour of Füssen in Bavaria Duration: 08:35
- A child-led tour of Hamburg in Germany Duration: 06:11
- A child-led tour of Kinderdijk in the Netherlands Duration: 06:06
- A child-led tour of Veere in the province of Zeeland in the Netherlands Duration: 06:43
Photo: Niklas by The Rhine
The Rhine is a river that flows from Grisons in the eastern Swiss Alps to the North Sea coast in the Netherlands and is one of the longest and most important rivers in Europe.More about The Rhine on Wikipedia
Photo: Niklas by The Rhine, with Cologne Cathedral in the background
Cologne Cathedral was commenced in 1248 and left unfinished in 1473. Work recommenced in the 19th century and was completed, to the original plan, in 1880. The cathedral is the largest Gothic church in Northern Europe and has the second-tallest spires and largest façade of any church in the world. It is a renowned monument of German Catholicism and Gothic architecture and is a World Heritage Site.More about Cologne Cathedral on Wikipedia
Photo: Niklas and Lena
Photo: Philipp wearing Tracht
Tracht is a traditional national costume in German-speaking countries. Although the word is most often associated with Austrian and Bavarian costumes, many other peoples of Germany have them.More about Tracht on Wikipedia
Photo: Philipp by Neuschwanstein Castle
Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany.More about Neuschwanstein Castle on Wikipedia
The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and as a homage to Richard Wagner.
The palace has appeared prominently in several movies and was the inspiration for Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle.
Photo: Ibex at Buchenberg
The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex), is a species of wild goat that lives in the mountains of the European Alps.More about the Alpine ibex on Wikipedia
The Alpine ibex was, at one point, restricted only to the Gran Paradiso national park in northern Italy, but in recent years it has recolonised most of the European Alps, and is found in Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia.
Photo: Maria in Hamburg
Photo: Hamburger Dom Funfair
The Hamburger Dom is a large funfair held in Hamburg, at Heiligengeistfeld fair ground, in Northern Germany.Nore about the Hamburger Dom Funfair on Wikipedia
With three fairs (spring, summer and winter) per year it is the biggest and the longest fair throughout Germany.
Photo: Susanna and Josephine, by the Frillensee mountain lake, Inzell
Inzell is a municipality in the district of Traunstein in Bavaria, Germany.More on Inzell's history, on the municipality's website
It is known for the Eisstadion Inzell, an outdoor artificial ice rink that has been used for many international speed skating championships.
Photo: Susanna, Josephine and Anita, Inzell
The Max Aicher Arena at Inzell is an indoor ice rink that hosted the speed skating world championships in 2011.More on the Max Aicher Arena at Inzell, on the municipality's website
Photo: Susanna & Josephine wave boarding at InzellMore about wave boarding on Wikipedia
Photo: Helen and friends on the beach at Sylt
Sylt is an island in northern Germany, part of Nordfriesland district, Schleswig-Holstein, and well known for the distinctive shape of its shoreline.Read more about Sylt
The northernmost island of Germany, it is known for its tourist resorts and for its 40 km long sandy beach.
It is also known for its exposed situation in the North Sea and its ongoing loss of land during storm tides.
Photo: Sea defences on SyltMore on coastal protection on Sylt, at the island's website
Photo: Ike with Dutch Smaaq cheese
The Dutch are one of the world's largest cheese producers and exporters, with Edam and Gouda being the most popular.More about Dutch cheese on the Holland tourism site
Photo: Ike learns about bulb planting
Photo: Ike at a Dutch flower stall
Photo: Ike with tulips at a Dutch flower stall
The Netherlands remains the center of production for the European floral market, as well as a major international supplier to other continents.More about the Dutch flower industry on Wikipedia
The flower auction at Aalsmeer is amongst the largest in the world.
Photo: Ike by a bridge in Haarlem, The Netherlands
Haarlem is a municipality and a city in The Netherlands. It is the capital of the province of North Holland, the northern half of Holland, which at one time was the most powerful of the seven provinces of the Dutch Republic.More about Haarlem on Wikipedia
Haarlem lies in the northern part of the Randstad, one of the largest metropolitan areas in Europe.
Photo: Donna at Kinderdijk
Kinderdijk is a village in the Netherlands, in the province South Holland, about 15 km east of Rotterdam. Kinderdijk is situated in a polder at the confluence of the Lek and Noord rivers.More about Kinderdijk on Wikipedia
To drain the polder, a system of 19 windmills was built around 1740. This group of mills is the largest concentration of old windmills in the Netherlands. The windmills of Kinderdijk are one of the best known Dutch tourist sites and have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997.
Photo: Veere, The Netherlands
The small city of Veere is located on the Veerse Meer on the island of Walcheren in Zeeland. The name means "ferry" after Wolfert Van Borsselen established one here in 1281.More about Veere on Wikipedia
The main attractions are the beaches and marinas. The Storm Surge Barrier on the Oosterschelde is the most popular visitor attraction in Zeeland, whilst the Scoutcentrum Zeeland on the coast of the Veerse Meer attracts scout visitors from around the world.
Photo: Robbert by the Oosterschelde storm surge barrier
After the North Sea flood of 1953, it was decided to close off the Oosterschelde by means of a dam and barrier.More about the storm surge barrier on Wikipedia
The Oosterscheldekering (Eastern Scheldt Storm Surge Barrier), between Schouwen-Duiveland and Noord-Beveland, is the largest of 13 ambitious Delta Works, designed to protect a large part of The Netherlands from flooding.
Learning Zone Class Clips: Primary Geography - Europe
Visit the Class Clips website for video clips on Europe aimed at primary level geography pupils.Watch Primary Geography - Europe video clips on Class Clips