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The 8 most beautiful beaches to find shells

8. Kanegra, Croatia All the Videos: Youtube

The beach of Kanegra Istria in Northern Croatia on the border to Slovenia from a number of small, idyllic coves. In addition to the bathing tourists a countless number of shells lying around here. After the shell gathering is a visit to the neighboring small town of Umag are worth. To include the Remains of more than a thousand-year old city wall, a gate and a drawbridge. The port of a Bank wall from the 19th century surrounds. Century.

7. Camargue, France

The Provence in the South of France is famous for its picturesque landscape. On the beaches in the Camargue Region, which consists of a huge, half-flooded area, you can find shells en masse. The Region has, however, yet another Highlight: Here, there are still wild horses, small, white and very tough. And while you're there: A visit to the pilgrimage site Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is worth it, even if the place has changed because of the mass tourism in the last few decades.

6. Fenella Beach, Isle of Man

This shell beach on the Isle of Man can be found in the vicinity of the port town of Peel in the West of the island. The tiny Bay is situated at the foot of a fortress, and can only be on a steep slope is reached. In the case of storm and high waves of the beach, Fenella is flooded completely. In June, however, the passionate shell is compensated viewfinder: In the Bay, stranding tens of thousands of scallops, and a color the beach red.

5. Hof Habonim, Israel

Just 30 kilometers South of Haifa, lies the seaside resort of Habonim, with its holiday resorts and Hotels. Its beach is considered the most beautiful in Israel, is a beach for guests, as well popular with surfers. But also shell collectors come here on the bill: Anywhere on the beach, lying around and waiting to be and, as Souvenirs, plugged found.

4. Coral Beach, Isle of Skye, Scotland

In the North of the Isle of Skye in Scotland on the Inner Hebrides with the mainland by a 500 meters long bridge is connected, there is a beach that is not littered only with shells, but also with a myriad of broken pieces of Coral. It is therefore called Coral Beach. The Remains of the coral color to the beach in the Bay of Dunvegan colorful. To get there is quite simple: First, you drive by car to the Coral Beach Car Park in Claigan. From there it's about a mile walk through a nature reserve to the beach. Dunvegan, incidentally, is famous for its castle, ancestral seat of the Scottish clan MacLeod.

3. Ecréhous Islands, Jersey

Jersey in front of the entrance to the channel is not only the island, but also from the numerous small Islands. To get from Jersey to the Ecréhous Islands, is not so easy: On a twelve-seater boat of the company Seafaris it leaves from the pier of St. Catherine's Breakwater in Jersey's East coast to the small island group in the South, the Normandy front, which is inhabited only by birds and seals permanently and fishermen. Traveling groups of dolphins have a spectacular appearance. The Ecréhous Islands are covered in a thick shell layer: a Paradise for collectors.

2. Shell Beach, Shark Bay, Australia

The Shell Beach at Shark Bay in Western Australia, over 800 km North of Perth, consists of a dazzling white layer of billions of cockles, which can be up to ten meters thick. Together with the shores of Hamelin Pool Marine Nature Reserve, in the vast areas of shell beach, is the length of the Shell Beach more than a hundred kilometers. Maybe it is the small, heart-shaped shells are not so much to Collect. However, the sheer sight of this natural wonder is the trip in any case value. By the way, you should wear beach shoes or Flip-Flops, because you risk to injure yourself to the shells.

1. Sanibel Island, Florida, USA

Flip-Flops are also on Sanibel Island, an island in the southwest of the U.S. state of Florida, is strongly recommended. Sanibel, about 40 kilometers southwest of the city of Fort Myers located, and the neighboring island of Captiva are similar to the Shell Beach in Australia, exclusively from shells. There are so many, that some of the tourists even specially for her to arrive. However, there is one important rule: Live bivalve molluscs, starfish and sea urchins may not be collected in Florida. So just empty shells to take!

the reason for the phenomenon is the West-to-East orientation of Sanibel, while the flow in the Gulf of Mexico usually runs from South to North. Sanibel acts as a shovel: a countless Number of shells be undamaged washed up on the beaches. The Region has much more to offer than mussels in the conservation of rare birds and reptiles can areas and, with a bit of luck, manatees are observed.

(Artur K. Vogel/travel content)

Created: 14.03.2019, 21:33 Uhr

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