Top 10 tourism facts Selected as the most interesting among geography related questions in Geography quiz Where is the famous Shipwreck's Bay?In Zakynthos. The beach is named after a shipwreck of MV Panagiotis, a smugglers ship. It ran aground in 1980, probably while carrying contraband cigarettes and being chased by the Greek Navy. According to a popular story, locals raided the cargo, and for the following four years no 'official' tobacco products were sold on the island.Created by: globalquiz.orgislands of Greece facts » Where can you find stilt fishermen?In Sri Lanka. Stilt fishing is a method of fishing that is uniquely Sri Lankan. The fishermen hold the stilt by one hand while seated and fish, with rod and line, in the other hand. The history of stilt fishing is not clear though it is believed to have started shortly after World War II. Created by: Bob Stanleyfishing facts » Which city has the famous Bay of La Concha, often considered as the best city beach in Europe?San Sebastian lies on the coast of the Bay of Biscay, Atlantic Ocean. In 1863 the city was chosen by the Spanish monarchy to spend the summer following the French example of the near Biarritz. As the "wave baths" at La Concha conflicted with shipbuilding activity, shipyards relocated to Pasaia, a near bay formerly part of San Sebastian.Created by: Luca Biaggigeography of Spain facts » What is the name of first in history cosmic tourist (astrotourist)?Dennis Tito. Dennis Anthony Tito is an American engineer and multimillionaire, most widely known as the first space tourist to fund his own trip into space. Tito paid a reported $20 million to the Russian Federal Space Agency.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykspace facts » Where are such formations usually found?In deserts. Desert rose is the colloquial name given to rosette formations of crystal clusters of gypsum or baryte which contain abundant included sand grains. Desert roses occur when the crystals form in arid sandy conditions, such as the evaporation of a shallow salt basin.Created by: Carlos Saltodeserts of North Africa facts » Where is this famous castle?In Germany. Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most important tourist attractions of Bavaria, with over 1.3 million visitors annually. The castle name was given by mistake: two newly built castles - Hohenschwangau and Schwanstein have effectively swapped names. Hohenschwangau Castle replaced the ruins of Schwanstein Castle, and Neuschwanstein Castle replaced the ruins of the two Hohenschwangau Castles.Created by: Cleoarchitecture facts » In what country are the ruins of Carthage?Tunisia. The ruins of Carthage are just 15 km north of Tunis. It is one of the main tourist attractions of Tunisia.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of North Africa facts » Which country is the second (after China) most popular tourist destination in Asia?Malaysia is the tenth most popular tourist destination in the world. It is visited by 25 million tourists yearly.Created by: KYRTAPSgeography facts » Which country is the top tourist destination in the world?France. 83 million foreign tourists visited France in 2012. (USA: 67 million, China and Spain: 57 million, Italy: 46 million).Created by: KYRTAPSgeography facts » Whose coat of arms is this?Canary Islands. The name Islas Canarias is likely derived from the Latin name Insula Canaria, meaning "Island of the Dogs", a name applied originally only to Gran Canaria. The connection with the dogs is ancient and was already described by Pliny the Elder.Created by: KasiaSpain facts » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.