Europe is one of the most culturally and historically rich continent in the world. It has some breathtaking destinations to visit that may make you feel like you’re in a dream. People all across the globe travel to these destinations, however, they often tend to miss out on places that are less travelled to. Paris, Rome, and London see the highest number of tourists while these underrated destinations do not see any. Here’s a list of some of the underrated European destinations that you don’t want to miss out on in your next visit.
Skopje is the largest city and also the capital of North Macedonia. The city is situated on the banks of the Macedonian river, Vardar. It has an appeal due to the biggest bazaar in the Balkans in the current times. It presents the marvellous Stone Bridge that dates back to the 5th –century. The bridge acts as a link between the Macedonia Square and the Ottoman Old Bazaar. Skopje is also remembered by the famous statue of Alexander the Great. The most amusing thing, however, has to be the Tvrdina Kale Fortress, a beautiful specimen of architecture. It guards the city since 5th century!
Gdansk was considered as a royal city in Poland in the middle ages. Currently, it is the largest and the wealthiest city in the Baltic coast of Poland. It was considered as an important seaport in the 14th and 15th centuries. Gdansk overlooks the cities of Warsaw and Krakow. The city was reconstructed to some extent after the damages it suffered during World War II. The city presents a plethora of destinations for the tourists to visit. From the Long Market, St. Mary’s Church, the 17th- century Neptune Fountain, and the Malbork Castle which is now on the UNESCO list. Due to its close resemblance to Venice, it has earned itself the name “Little Polish Venice”.
Located amidst the alpine Lombardy, this city is widely known for its rare beauty. It is home to some beautiful artistic treasures and medieval architecture that will make you spellbound. However, this city comes much later to mind whenever someone talks of Italy. The city has old cobblestone streets and churches every here and there which is perfect for an ecclesiast. The destination is also well known for Capella Colleoni and the charming province of Piazza Viacchia.
Segovia is well-known for its historical architecture including the three landmarks: Roman aqueduct in the midtown, the cathedral, and the castle. The fortress, Alcazar of Segovia, which is UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in the city. The Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso and Church of Vera Cruz are also some of the most attractive tourist destinations.
This modern European city is home to 1.7 million people. As the capital of Serbia, it is full of history and culture. The magnificent tourist destinations of the city are what make it so attractive. It has some pubs and cafes which make it earn its tag as a modern city. The must-visit destinations of this city are Kalemegdan Park, Church of Saint Sava, Republic Square, Nikola Tesla Museum, and the National Museum of Serbia.
You would not want to miss out on these amazing destinations when you travel to Europe next time. It will come to you as a breath of fresh air and help you get a feel of the place less explored.