Europe has a plethora of destinations that you may not have considered visiting before. Here are 9 European-towns, that you should visit… right now!
France’s second-largest city, infused with rich history and culture and a vibrant food scene. This port city boasts beautiful avenues, museums and little shops and restaurants to visit, while a climb up the impressive Notre Dame de La Garde is a must to enjoy a mesmerizing sunset.
Ferrara is a city famous for its ancient walls. Home to 14th and 15th-century palaces and stunning cathedrals, the city is ideal for romantic strolls around the center.
Salamanca is what we could call an Instagram-worthy city, the historic center features sandstone buildings which at sunset glow with a golden taint, so much so that the city was dubbed “The Golden City”. It’s also a student city, filled stunning architecture, including the 12th-century Catedral Vieja and Casa de las Conchas, a 15th-century structure ornamented with hundreds of sandstone shells.
Lucerne is a friendly town that can easily be explored on foot. It has a charming Old Town, where you can wander around. To enjoy splendid views over the city, climb the clock tower of the Musegg Wall.
Osijek boasts elegant fin-de-siècle architecture, a renovated fortified center dating from the 18th century perfect for a day of exploration, the magnificent Church of St Peter and St Paul and an extensive network of riverside walkways. Explore hidden cafés and bars to sample Croatian brandy or rakija.
Kotor is a beautiful town set on a fjord-like sea inlet. Jump on a boat and visit the man-made island of the Lady of the Rocks, or climb up the Venetian castle to enjoy all-encompassing views over the town. Get lost in the maze-like streets and squares of Old Town, where you’ll stumble upon the Romanesque-Gothic style St Tryphon’s Cathedral, built in the 11th century.
Trondheim is situated on the river Nidelva, with a rich cultural heritage, it’s particularly dynamic and vibrant, which makes it one of the most exciting cities in northern Europe.