There will always be new challenges, new places and attractions to discover, even for the most organized and demanding travelers. It may be difficult for you to believe it but Europe, where most of its beauties have already mapped through systematic marketing, still has “hidden” treasures. Places that haven’t been trampled by tourists yet.
In an attempt to be recorded and classified new sights and unforgettable beauties across Europe, a recent thread on Quora discussed some of the best destinations that still remain unknown. It turned out that there are still many places to discover before included them in travel packages for hordes of tourists. So, let’s see 10 beautiful European destinations that haven’t been discovered by tourists:
1. Roque – Gageac (France)
Roque – Gageac is a village which built on rocks, that rises above Dordogne River in southern France. It’s one of the most beautiful villages, lighted by sun and it’s known for the infinitely exotic plants that germinate in its soil.
2. Bucovina (Romania)
Bukowina is a town that is located between Romania and Ukraine. It’s known for its isolated churches, where you’ll find frescoes in excellent condition, and it’s beautiful green hills with lush vegetation.
3. Sarajevo (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
Sarajevo, the historic capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, is surrounded by Dinaric Alps and is situated along Miljacka River, in the heart of Southeastern Europe. It has a great history. This is the place where Archbishop Francesco Ferdinand’s murder was the reason to break out the World War I. It’s an island which has a lot of museums and a mix of Christianity and Ottoman Empire’s Occupation.
4. Cesky Krumlov (Czech Republic)
Cesky Krumlov is probably the oldest city in Czech Republic because it built in 13th Century. Its authorities and inhabitants still maintain their special architectural aesthetics until today, while the castle of the city provides to visitors the most beautiful view of the country.
5. Berat (Albania)
Berat city, in Albania, is an old natural border of Byzantine Empire and it’s considered to be the most ancient city in the country, which is protected by UNESCO World Heritage.
6. Bacharach (Germany)
The small town of Bacharch, in Germany, built in River Rhine Valley. It has so many stone alleys, colorful houses, beautiful castles and old churches, that it looks like a postcard picture or, even better, a town that sprang from a Fairy Tale.
7. Faroe Islands (Denmark)
Between Norway and Iceland, Faeroe Islands of Denmark offer a wonderful natural sight to visitors: waterfalls, almost hidden bird nests and small colored houses, make us sure that those islands can offer to us more beauties than travel guides let us know.
8. Svalbard (Norway)
Between Arctic Ocean and North Pole, there is Svalbard that is worth to see once and for all. It’s a large, peaceful area of Arctic Nature, surrounded by polar bears, while visitors can enjoy the most beautiful view of Aurora.
9. Kungsleden (Sweden)
Kungsleden is located in Northern Sweden and it’s an ideal destination for cyclists. The 450 km trail, that connects Abisko and Hemavan cities, offers the most enchanting sightings of wildlife in Europe.
10. Azores Islands (Portugal)
These 9 islands, that form the Azores archipelago, belong to Portugal and they’re located in North Atlantic Ocean. Turquoise lakes, green meadows, volcanic craters, fine wine and rare species of flowers make us believe that It’s truly a paradise on earth.