Lesser Known Destinations That Are Worth The Try In Europe

More often than not, people would always choose something bigger and more popularly known over something that only one out of ten people would recognize. In the case of places worth setting foot on, most travellers would prefer to go where everyone else has already gone. I would bet a week’s allowance on gas that if any of my friends were given a free ticket to anywhere in Europe, one of their top three choices would most likely be the prominent and widely known Eiffel Tower. If you are the type who would rather go where no one else has gone yet and play the heralding angel when you get back from shall we say a lesser known but worthy destination, here are a few suggestions:

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Korcula, Croatia
The alleged birthplace of no less than Marco Polo himself, this small town brags of astounding and remarkable vistas and opulent local way of life. It hides within its beautiful island isolated beaches and bays as well as unspoiled, picture-perfect, lush, green hills. Its winding streets coupled with the old-fashioned towers securing and supporting its harbours are what make the town so entrancing you would probably never want to leave anymore.

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Azores, Portugal
Once you’ve stepped foot into this little paradise, you will probably realize that there might really just be a small piece of heaven on this earth. One, the really impressive cliff-side mansions. Two, cobalt blue waters on which, during the summer months, the whales can be seen making their annual migration. Three, hot mineral springs. These and a lot more you can explore in this picturesque, charming little town.

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Sintra, Portugal
Situated in the Lisbon Region of Portugal, this visually appealing and impressive town sits in the middle of the pine covered hills of Serra De Sintra. What makes this place even more interesting is the fact that it has long been the home of Portugal’s monarchs so that it is filled with extraordinarily wonderful and stunning historic mansions. What’s nice about the town is that it is small enough that one can easily explore it on foot. It is also classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Bled, Slovenia
Settled on top of a tiny rock island in the middle of Lake Bled, the sight of this town is like looking at a post card that has come to life. Its natural beauty is so mesmerizing that it’s impossible to get the picture out of our mind at all once you’ve set your eyes on this dreamy place. Not only is the town a sight to see, it also boasts of warm, fresh air, and mild, healing climate. It is an ideal getaway place for those who wish to achieve total relaxation with its beautiful alpine resorts and thermal lake water.

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Kotor, Montenegro
This small, old town immersed in tradition and history can found at the base of the mountain Locven. One of the best preserved sights in the Mediterranean area, it is a place filled with primitive, old-fashioned buildings and significant monuments. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one for the bucket list.

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Hello, I am Mish! I used to work as a travel expert, customer service specialist and a communications trainer in the past. After working for eight years straight since I graduated, I decided to give up my corporate job to focuses on my 4-year old son, works as a freelance writer and a real estate assistant. I am a sun-worshipper, a water baby, and an earth warrior. And oh, I’m tiny but I am an Olympic-level glutton. Let me bring your tummy around the globe! You can reach me at LinkedIn.


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