Alternative European 🌏 Destinations You'll Want πŸ‘πŸΌ to Visit ✈️ ...

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London, Paris, Rome, Athens, Berlin … all amazing cities and usually top of the list for tourists.2

But there are so many other amazing destinations in Europe that offer historical and cultural delights for visitors.

1. Naples, Italy

Naples, Italy

While cities like Milan and Rome are chock full of tourists all year round, Naples remains something of a hidden Italian gem.

The city boasts a very different vibe to some of the more popular destinations, but overlooked by Mount Vesuvius and the ancient remains of Pompeii nearby, you will find yourself steeped in enough traditional Italian culture and ancient history to last you an entire holiday.2

I have a soft spot for Naples as I lived here for a year.

2. Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava, Slovakia

Lying on the banks of Morava and Danube rivers, Slovakia’s wonderful capital city borders both Hungary and Austria, which means that it is a place full of mixed and diverse culture.

The city has some interesting quirks to offer including Europe’s narrowest building, as well as more modern curiosities like the UFO Bridge and the Kamzik TV Tower.

3. Brasov, Romania

Brasov, Romania

If you have ever wanted to travel to a place that oozes gothic charm and energy, then Brasov is for you.

The seventh most populated city in Romania is surrounded by the Carpathian Mountains and boasts famous sites like the Citadel Fortress and Black Church, as well as Bran Castle, better known as Dracula’s Castle!

4. Cork, Ireland

Cork, Ireland

Resting on the south coast of Ireland, Cork has been a settlement since the 6th century and though it offers many modern traveling options now, there is still a tangible feeling of history about the place from the quaint covered food market to the traditional seafood restaurants where you can enjoy the freshest meal you will ever have.

5. Porto, Portugal

Porto, Portugal

Portugal is often forgotten in favor of it’s neighbor Spain, but the city of Porto is definitely not to be missed.

Aptly named for its long association with delicious port wine, the vibrant city boasts some of the prettiest and memorable architecture in the whole of Europe.

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