Aside from seeing the Eiffel Tower, the Colosseum and Big Ben up close, the best way to explore Europe when it is safe again is to discover its “hidden” diamonds, such as the following, which will give you a lot of likes on Instagram.
Perhaps the most famous island in Croatia is Hvar, with a rich artistic heritage and history and beautiful Mediterranean nature. It was an important port of the Venetian Empire, but today most people visit it for its special atmosphere, while it is a favorite destination for locals and tourists on the Dalmatian Riviera. In the city there are bars and cafes that serve local products and attract tourists.
If you ever visit Venice and decide to escape from there, then the colorful Burano is your destination. This is a small island in northern Italy with so many colors in its houses that it will definitely make you happy and stun you! From the huge bell tower to the deep green canals, wherever you look you will see color and good mood.
Few have heard it and even fewer have visited it, but if you are a music lover and even a jazz lover, then you should go through there. The reason is that Adolphe Sax was born there, the inventor of the saxophone that gives us such beautiful melodies. Apart from the music, however, the area is ideal for those looking for peace, solitude and hiking – it has over 2 km of marked trails.
Skye Island, Scotland
Everyone visits Scotland for its castles and fairytale atmosphere. Few, however, reach this famous “foggy island” famous for its impressive mountains and wild coastline. Add to that a colorful mosaic of farms, waterfalls, great whiskey and a fairytale castle and you have confirmed that Skye has all the ingredients that best symbolize the Highlands. Portree, the island’s largest city, is an ideal starting point to explore.
Unique and charming in every way, Bohinj is a surprisingly mysterious and eccentric region of Slovenia. It is located in the heart of the Julian Alps and encloses the verdant Nomenj valley, the Pokljuka and Jelovica plateaus and the Upper and Lower Bohinj valleys. At the same time, it hosts Slovenia’s largest lake, Lake Bohinj.
It is also known as the “Blue Island” and is part of the Azores, a paradise network of volcanic islands in the Atlantic Ocean. It is home to about 15 thousand people, while the place is famous for its beautiful landscapes and its gracefully decorated blue houses. In addition, the place is a must for swimming and beaches.
Lugano, Switzerland is a stunning city and the largest Italian-speaking city in the canton of Ticino in southern Switzerland. It is full of parks, flowers, villas and unusual buildings, which means you have a lot to see and do here. Many rent a boat on the lake and from there to admire the incredible view of the area.
No one can forget the first time they see the Lofoten Islands, with their dense vegetation and steep cliffs ending in the icy waters of northern Norway. Although located in the Arctic Circle, the archipelago experiences one of the largest anomalies of increased temperature on the planet, in relation to its high latitude. In each island you will find picturesque fishing villages and beautiful nature where you can do various activities, such as hiking, cycling, surfing, wildlife observation, but also to learn the history of the Vikings. During the summer, in the islands the sun lasts 24 hours a day (midnight sun), while in winter the opposite happens (polar nights).
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