The Dervish Monastery, Bosnia
The Dervish Monastery is sat right next to a river which has crystal clear blue water; the site is truly amazing and will lead you to wonder why it does not feature on the normal tourist guides. It is a must see sight on your list of things to do before you die.
Isle of Skye
For a change, and far away in Western Europe, Scotland is a rugged and beautiful country and the Isle of Skye epitomizes this beauty. It is a natural wonder and largely unspoilt by development; allowing you to appreciate nature in all its glory.
This Romanian castle is actually known as ‘Europe’s most beautiful castle’. Despite this very few people have heard of it or visited it! Peles Castle is an architectural wonder that should be on your European travel itinerary.
Your travel in Eastern Europe wouldn't be complete without going over to Czech Republic. Cesky Krumlov city, in the Czech Republic is almost unheard of and yet only two hour’s drive from Prague! It is a stunning, bustling city which will surprise and enthrall any visitor.
Nyhavn could, possibly, be described as a typical Copenhagen town, with colorful seaside houses and a myriad of bars and restaurants. However, the town also has a certain quality which will inspire your creative side and leave you in awe of it and its surroundings.
Istanbul has a host of fascinating spots which should be visited. However, this one is a little special. The cistern is hundreds of centuries old and has an eerie feel to it. It is often missed as it is under the old city, but it is guaranteed to take your breath away.
This small town in Italy was abandoned many years ago. It was carved out of a limestone gorge and is now a UNESCO site. The town of Matera is now lived in again and offers all the expected amenities. It has Rock Springs, cave dwellings and a host of interesting relics.
In winter it is only possible to reach this Estonian island via an ice road. In many ways it is a picture of the past; working windmills sit amongst the thatched cottages, a 700 year old manor and even a 13th century pagan church. It is also firmly in the present as the facilities at the manor hotel are second to none!
Lodz is the third largest city in Poland but rarely visited by foreigners. It is also the hub of the Polish film industry; the majority of their films are produced in this city. It has a diverse and rich religious and ethnic history which contributes to the character and beauty of the city.
This gem is found in Holland and the city is, in many ways, reminiscent of the Hamptons. However, in Bergen you can enjoy the sunny beaches or a bicycle ride along cobbled streets; enjoying the sights and sounds of this cultural gem.
This Croatian city has become very popular with the Croatians and is starting to become known on the wider tourist scene. Rovinj has modern hotels, beautiful white sandy beaches and an impressive cultural background; as shown by the varied architecture present.
Located in Spain, this resort is largely unheard of and unspoilt as its neighbor, Ibiza, gets all the publicity. Consequently, you can enjoy secluded beaches, palm trees and a delightful range of cocktails. Without the crush of one of the party capitals in the world!
Are you ready for an unforgettable trip to Eastern Europe? This side of the continent is packed with off-the-beat attractions, Scandinavia package holidays, memorable cities and fascinating places of interest. Explore them all and be amazed!
Site updated on 29. April 2021