Although tastes are unique to everyone, there are landscapes that can not leave people indifferent. I like to discover Europe through pictures on the Internet. It allows me to travel from my small computer screen …
Today, I have selected a list of 19 incredible places in Europe, which you surely do not know!
1. The island of Hvar
The island of Hvar in Croatia, the queen among the Dalmatian islands, is known since Antiquity for its strategic and nautical position, for its richness of historical periods, for its cultural and natural monuments and literature.
Thanks to the mild climate, mild winters, and pleasant summers, it is a host to numerous visitors, scientists, and unplanned travelers, who are attracted by the sumptuous Mediterranean nature, the rich tradition and the nightlife.
2. Burano, Italy
Located north of the lagoon of Venice, the island of Burano is famous all over the world for its lace but also for its beautiful little colorful houses that line the canals of this fishing village.
3. Kravice, Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Kravice Waterfalls have the reputation of being the most beautiful waterfalls in Bosnia. It is one of the essential sites of the country. Less known than its Croatian neighbors (The Krka Falls or the Plitvice Lakes Waterfalls), the Kravica falls are majestic.
4. Dinant, Belgium
Between activities on the water, castles, museums, festivities, you will not really have time to get bored.
5. Isle of Skye, Scotland
Skye is a truly magical place. As the largest island in the Inner Hebrides, it offers some of Scotland’s most iconic landscapes.
Whether you only stay there for a few days before continuing your trip to Scotland or a little longer, the island is charming enough to seduce you with its mountain ranges, miles of spectacular coastline and captivating history. Come with your spirit of adventure!
6. Kylemore Abbey, Ireland
Kylemore Abbey is a beautiful miniature cathedral, located in Connemara in County Galway. Built by a husband in honor of his deceased wife, the cathedral is a real treasure of Gothic architecture …
This one belongs to a larger building, which is the Kylemore Castle, an impressive Victorian castle, open to the public …
7. Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy
Beautiful from the bottom up. Civita di Bagnoregio is a small Italian town in the province of Viterbo, central Italy. The village is located at the top of a rocky peak overlooking a wide gorge that is constantly eroded by two streams in the valleys below and by the action of rain and wind.
This 2,500-year-old city is under constant threat of destruction as its edges fall, leaving buildings built on the plateau crumbling.
8. Bohinj, Slovenia
Lake Bohinj in Slovenia is the most beautiful lake in the country. Located in a cul de sac, it is the wildest lake in Slovenia that is accessible by car and without hiking. Surrounded by mountains, this large, sumptuous and quiet lake is sure to be on your tour list in Slovenia.
9. Faial, Portugal
Between sea, fields, lakes and volcanoes, the grandiose landscape will surprise you.
10. Piran, Slovenia
The most beautiful city on the Slovenian coast has grown on salt. The salines of Piran, where we still harvest a flower of salt of exceptional quality according to ancestral methods, were at the origin of the prosperity of this picturesque Mediterranean city dominated by its rampart, with its perched church on a belvedere and its remarkable cultural curiosities.
11. Alberobello, Italy
The “Trulli” of Alberobellos are famous all over the world for their characteristic beauty and uniqueness, an extraordinary example of Italian folk architecture.
In a historical period when the construction of fixed dwellings was prevented, the inhabitants of these lands adapted ingeniously to the territory and created Trulli, which are local stone buildings.
12. Monasteries of Meteora, Greece
When you visit Greece, there is a place that you should not miss under any circumstances: These are the monasteries of Meteora. They are located in the prefecture of Thessaly in central Greece and it is really a place to beauty This is also one of the most important religious complexes in the country.
13. Lugano, Switzerland
At first glance, it looks like Italy. The locals listen to outdoor movies, eat gelato in the evening and stroll through the trattorias. The kids give flowers to their girlfriend in the moonlight, in the distance stand the Monte Brè and Salvatore that surround the lake in a Mediterranean atmosphere.
14. Ohrid, Macedonia
It is one of the oldest lakes in the world, with Lake Titicaca and Lake Baikal. Its origin dates back to 5 million years ago. It is also the deepest lake in Europe (288m deep maximum). It serves as the border between Albania and Macedonia.
15. Sintra, Portugal
Sintra is a beautiful Portuguese city with abundant tourist attractions. The latter range from ancient castles to sumptuous palaces.
This city is famous for its architectural style of Romanticism, of which many examples of this elaborate and decorative style of construction can be found amid the green hills of the Serra da Sintra National Park.
16. Lofoten, Norway
Go explore the Lofoten Islands, anchored beyond the Arctic Circle. During this free-riding trip to Norway, you will discover rugged and jagged mountains, white sandy beaches and colorful little fishing villages stretching and intertwining in the Norwegian Sea.
It is also the territory of fish eagles, puffins and many other seabirds, probably one of the wildest regions of Europe.
17. Kotor, Montenegro
To visit Kotor is to open an important page of the history of the Montenegro maritime exposed to the conquerors of the seas for more than a millennium.
Now Montenegro has been independent since 2006 and the region is peaceful, but Kotor retains the fingerprints and symbols of all those who tried to submit it. The visit of Kotor, the main coastal town Montenegrin, is aimed at a wide range of tourist profiles.
18. Ronda, Spain
Ronda is a Spanish city located in southern Andalusia, 113 kilometers from the city of Malaga.
The new bridge ( Puente Nuevo ), 98 meters high and composed of three arches, is one of the tourist attractions of Ronda thanks to its impressive precipice that separates the old town from the newer part.
19. Kiji, Russia
Amongst the stopovers of the river cruise in Russia, the island of Kiji leaves an unforgettable memory. It is after having crossed from south to north the huge Lake Onega, whose shores you no longer see, that you will gradually see in the distance the silvery bulbs of the Church of the Transfiguration.