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8 Recommended European Vacation Destinations

 Traveling to Europe is quite common and many people know many of the vacation destinations on the continent. These places are usually filled to the brim with tourists and therefore don’t make for very relaxing and peaceful vacations. This is why we’ve put together a list of 8 amazing and lesser known European destinations so that you can visit them and enjoy the peace and tranquility they have to offer.

 

1. Košice, Slovakia

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Košice lies in the eastern part of Slovakia and is its second largest city. This is an amazing destination for families, companies, and couples. Košice is known for its Gothic cathedral, St. Elizabeth, and its 19th-century theater. It has the largest church in Slovakia and beautiful houses in the Old City that survived two world wars.

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Today the streets are slightly changing, becoming less industrialized and are built more creatively. Hlavna, the main street of the city is a lively street with a pleasant and unique atmosphere. Throughout the city and its surroundings, you will find quite a few charming corners, castles, historic places, nature reserves, beautiful waterfalls, children's parks, ice and stalagmite caves, and a number of other attractions to visit. So if you’re looking for a romantic vacation or even one that’s family friendly, this is definitely the place for you. 

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2. Spello, Italy

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This city will leave you speechless. It has amazing views and if you haven’t yet visited it, you definitely should on your next trip to Italy. The best time for a vacation in Spello is in the spring and summer when the streets are full of different types of flowers following the annual flower festival which takes place every year in July and makes the place enchanting, impressive, pleasant and unique.Eurpoean destinations

Of course, there are museums and other historical places to visit, such as the ancient gates that served as an entrance to the Roman city, but sometimes it’s better to just take a long walk and be exposed to the beauty of the streets and their uniqueness to really experience the spirit of the city. It’s worth noting that locals are very warm and welcoming and are always ready to help. 

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3. Zadar, Croatia

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If you’ve not yet visited Zadar, now is a great time to do so. The rich culture and beauty of the city are excellent reasons to come and be impressed by it. Zadar lies on top of a cliff and is built on a peninsula. Walking on the city streets along the stone walls is like walking in time, in the history of the city combined with contemporary modern life, while the city streets have a picturesque and wonderful atmosphere; the sidewalks are made of interlocking stones and there are lots of colorful plants and balconies.

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In addition, we recommend you visit the Church of St. Donatus, which was built in the 9th century AD, the Cathedral of St. Anastasia from the 13th century, the Church of St. Francis, and the crown jewel, the "The Sea Organ” beach located on the promenade - thirty-five polyethylene pipes were installed along the promenade, which are played by the ever coming and going waves.

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4. Lloret de Mar, Spain

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Spain has always successfully attracted tourists from all over the world, however, this small town isn’t known among most Spain loving tourists. Lloret de Mar is a town located on the eastern shores of Spain, where nature and vibrant city combine.Eurpoean destinations

Anyone who visits learns about its culture, history and its architecture. Although the place is small, it is characterized by a lot of movement and interest, and it has a large beach and an exciting nightlife. Those looking for a non-stop city that offers a special lifestyle and clean air have found the perfect destination.

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5. Sintra, Portugal 

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This is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful places in the world, situated in a special place between the mountains and the sea. You cannot miss the romantic atmosphere of the 18th and 19th centuries still present on the streets, which is why it attracts interest and curiosity.

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This city is amazing because of its buildings, churches, and museums. Each building has its own unique charm and gorgeous colors that are hard to describe in words. It is highly recommended to visit the Moor castle, the National Palace of Sintra, the Monserrate Palace, the National Park and Palace of Pena and the Regaleira Estate.

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6. Freudenberg, Germany 

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This city feels like a fairy tale town and often leaves its visitors breathless. It is among the most popular small cities in Germany and it’s the perfect destination for a family holiday, far from the hustle and bustle of the big city. Moreover, many argue that the air is so clean that it was never easier for them to breathe.

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Beyond the quality of life and beautiful natural scenery, the traditional food you’ll find here is excellent. The most famous part of the city is called Alter Flecken which has fifty unique and unusual wooden houses, almost all of the same size. These houses were restored after a huge fire, and it is highly recommended to visit and see them.

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7. Dalaman, Turkey 

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Usually, when flying to Turkey, it is customary to visit Istanbul, Antalya or Ankara, while Dalaman is usually known only for its airport and less as a holiday destination.

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Well, now’s the time to get to know Dalaman, a city that is sunny all year long meaning you can visit any time of year and enjoy its clear water. Its beaches are gorgeous and they are full of restaurants, pubs, and shops that you can enjoy.

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8. Vik, Iceland 

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Vik is the most beautiful place in Iceland. It is situated next to the glacier on the top of the Katala volcano, which last erupted in 1918. Despite the minimal risk, anyone who wants to travel and discover new places needs to visit Vik.

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There you can enjoy the black sand, the green mountains and of course the clean air that is perfect for anyone looking to escape the noisy city and relax in the magical and beautiful nature.
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