Are you planning to visit Europe this year? We have a great tip for you. Avoid the most touristy and overcrowded countries such as France, the UK or Italy and head out to Eastern Europe instead. Most of local tourist attractions are completely underrated and you will be surprised how beautiful these places actually are. From the Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia to the Tatev Monastery in Armenia, here are 25 Exotic Places In Eastern Europe You Have To Visit.
Known as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe as well as in the world, Budapest, the capital city of Hungary, boasts a number of interesting tourist attractions such as geothermal springs, the world’s largest thermal water cave system, botanical gardens, parks, numerous architectural jewels including the iconic Parliament Building, and much more.
Uvac Valley, Serbia
The Uvac is an international trans-boundary river flowing from southwestern Serbia to eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Uvac Valley is a beautiful place where the river creates remarkable curves and turns that can be viewed from several lookouts located on the surrounding hills. The area is also rich in wildlife, which makes it popular among nature lovers.
Home to just about 13,500 people, Kotor is a little coastal town in Montenegro. Together with the limestone cliffs of Orjen and Lovcen, Kotor and its surrounding area form an impressive Mediterranean landscape. The town’s old port is surrounded by well-preserved fortifications built during the Venetian period (18th century).
The largest and capital city of Slovakia, Bratislava is the political, cultural and economic centre of Slovakia. Dominated by the iconic Bratislava Castle rising above the Danube River in the center of the city, Bratislava is home to several renowned universities, museums, theatres, art galleries, shopping centers and other tourist attractions.
The capital of Bulgaria, Sofia has many good reasons why it should be on your check list. Located in the center of the Balkan Peninsula, Sofia is close to all the Black Sea, the Adriatic Sea, and the Aegean Sea. Full of interesting architecture as well as relaxing green areas, Sofia is an affordable, safe, and enjoyable place to spend a holiday.