Travelling to a well known destination is always sought for, but this summer add a twist to your vacation, head to lesser known destinations, that are just as stunning as their popular counterparts.
Visit Colmar, one of the most romantic cities in Europe instead of Venice, Italy. Drop the expensive gondola ride in Venice and visit the fairy tale French town from the border of Germany.Take boat tour to Alsatian wine capital along the France’s famous Alsace wine route, explore the vineyards and taste the best of wines.
Choose Gothenburg instead of Sweden, the city bursts with charm has picturesque wooden houses and cobblestone street. Visitor can relish Langgatorna, a modern street known as the bustling little London or take rides and explore the landscaped sculpture garden called Lisebergs Nojespark.
Those who love flying, hiking, fly fishing can visit Colorado instead of Vail. It is a quirky and is less pretentious, enjoy the free, year-round gondola that takes visitors from Telluride to Mountain village.
Destinations like Munich and Berlin has over shadowed Cologne, Germany, a 2000 year old city famous for its super pale ale, Kolsch and its extravagant High Gothic architecture. Cologne picturesque 150 feet tall Cathedral is stunning and it can be seen instead of waiting in line to see the Gothic styles of Milan Cathedral.
Bergem’s historic wharf is colorful and peaceful then Copenhagen’s Nyhaven, a cruise can be taken to Norway’s largest Fjords like Sognefjord and Hardangerfjord or one can take a train to Voss, Norway via the Flam railway. The route between Bergen and Voss is scenic having an endless fjords view, so try Bergen, Norway instead of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Traverse City, Michigan ranks 13th in the US wine production and is internationally known for white wines like Chardonnay and Pinot Grigio and more. However, it is less touristy than Napa Valley and is located on the same parallel as Burgundy and Bordeaux in France.
Salzburg, Austria is full of art, culture, history also known as the city of Mozart.The city is ideal for music lovers and one can visit the musician’s birthplace, tour to Bibliotheca Mozartiana, the most expensive Mozart library in the world or experience a concert at the Salzburg Marionete Theatre. Instead of Vienna visit Salzburg and acquaint yourself with stunning baroque architecture, Hohensalzburg Fortress known one of the largest Medieval castles in Europe.
Czech Republic known for its beer culture has picturesque Great Synagogue, the second largest in Europe and is worth a visit.
Laguana Beach California is the perfect beach town for celebs, a paradise for beach bums and is less crowded than the Venice beach in Los Angeles. The visitors will be spell bounded by a wide range of natural and scenic parks like Heisler Park.
Belgrade, Serbia is voted as the world’s number one party city giving tough competition to Istanbul. It is a must visit place in the Europe itinerary so instead of Istanbul, Turkey visit this. Explore Kalemegdan Firtress, which dates back to around 535 AD, or watch the sunset on the beach at Da Ciganlija located on the Sava River flowing through the city.