Whenever you think of traveling the foreign land, Europe is the first place that you remember. Taking snaps beside the Thames or shopping at Paris or having a gondola trip in Venice are the dreams of many. Whether it is about tasting variety of European cuisines, or finding the lost history of European countries and cities, a tour isn’t enough for that. But, there is a twist in the story. The places that are mentioned already are kind of common. People use to visit a lot these places. If not, still you must have seen the places in pictures, movies, read about them a lot and so on.
How about planning for a different type of European trip? It will be amazing if you have a Europe tour that comprises certain places which may not be the main tourist attractions, but if you be there, they won’t disappoint you at all. Let’s find out the places in Europe which are a bit unconventional and that’s way underrated.
- Tbilisi, Georgia
Maybe you find entire Georgia more advanced and modernized, but if you want to experience the old city life of Georgia, you should visit Tbilisi. The traditional balconied houses and the alleys will remind you old Europe. People prefer Tbilisi for another reason and that is for food. You can find a variety of cuisines here, from Russian to Turkish and several others. So, if you are a foodie, this must be on the top of your bucket list.
- Split, Croatia
Are you looking for a beach town with traditional Mediterranean touch? The split is the coastal town in Croatia which you are looking for. The city has everything in it. If you are a history buff, visit the Cathedral of St Dominus and the Diocletian’s Palace to feel the Roman history. Don’t miss the Dalmatian cuisine along with Adriatic seafood. You can also take a ferry ride and go to Hvar. That place is tropical paradise and candy to your eyes.
- Schwangau, Germany
How about witnessing the real Walt Disney Castle on its logo? Yes, once you are in Schwangau, you can visit the castle Neuschwanstein that held its head high through the mountain. Walt Disney got his inspiration from this real-life fairytale-like a castle for his logo. There is another Bavarian Castle to visit here.
- Piran, Slovenia
You can call it the mini version of Venice. This is an old port town where history will talk to you through the colorful traditional buildings. Medieval period of Europe has its impression over there till now. To spend a great evening, you can head towards Tartini Square and enjoy a cocktail or two to have a great evening.
- Lille, France
Once you say France, people start dreaming about Paris. How about visiting a city in France that has everything of Paris minus the crowd? Yes, Lille has the history, art, food, nightlife and everything like Paris. The best thing about Lille is that the museums and the places of interest are located quite close. So, you can take a walking trip throughout the city.
Here are only a few places of Europe that are still underrated and that’s why free from crowds. Include them on your list and watch a different side of Europe.