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Exploring The Lesser Known Gems of Europe

Jun 29, 2018 / Category : Leisure Travel

Most people travel to Europe to visit the famous places such as France, Greece, Italy and Switzerland. However, they don’t really get a chance to see the real Europe. The European continent has a lot more to offer than you actually know. Although you can avail one of the pre-planned tours that are available, it is more fun to set out on your own and make new discoveries. Here are a few places that you must visit in Europe with lots of time at your disposal :

Enjoy a picturesque sunset at Zadar, Croatia

Just head to the old town of Zadar in the evening and you'll be delighted to see the most enchanting sunset in the world. What makes it even more engaging is the Sea Organ, designed by Nicola basic. It actually plays a sound with the setting sun. Did you know that this sea organ is operated by the flow of tides? As the tides flow back and forth, a very pleasing poetic soundtrack is created. The outdoor museum in Kumrovec is a must see. It is an open-air museum where you can see preserved village houses. You just can’t afford to miss the seductive Mljet Islands when you’re in Croatia. It really is a traveler's paradise.

Take a walk around Suceava, Romania

Suceava boasts of magnificent and unique monasteries that have been adorned with various frescoes which are considered as masterpieces of Byzantine Art. Mid-August is the best time to visit Suceava since you can drop by the beguiling Moldavian Furrier Fair. This exuberant fair presents the perfect opportunity for travelers to learn about the fascinating traditions and customs of Romania. Another place that you must visit is the Spring Palace, Bucharest. It is very interesting to note that the home of the last dictator of Romania was luxurious and had so many facilities while the common people struggled for their bread and butter!

Grace the cultural extravaganza at Belgrade, Serbia

Often considered as the gateway between the west and the east, Serbia is also the birthplace of the first Christian Roman Emperor – Constantine. The city of Belgrade, the largest city of Serbia has various beautiful churches. These ancient churches help you to relive the history and say a lot about their culture. What draws most people to Belgrade is its happening nightlife. Clubbing in Belgrade is one of the most unforgettable experiences you can ever have. In Belgrade, there are floating clubs! Surprised? Well, that’s Belgrade for you. In the summer season, various boats get converted into clubs along the river Danube. It is fun to be partying on a 3-storeyed boat.

Fall in love with Prague, Czech Republic

Promenade into the picture perfect romantic city of Prague. Chapels, Cathedrals, gardens, palaces; it has got them all. These historic buildings are its greatest treasure and make you travel to the renaissance era. Prague offers a plethora of cuisines and it has some of the most celebrated cafes. People who have been to Prague categorize it as one of the most beautiful and popular destinations in the entire European continent. The most important reason to visit Prague is Beer. Believe it or not, in Prague, beer is often cheaper than water! Change your mantra – start your day by drinking two cans of beer!!

May you be surprised, but there's still a lot more to it. Europe has some amazing travel opportunities waiting to be traversed!

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