18 Hidden Gems In Europe You Never Thought To Visit

#1. Novi Sad, Serbia.


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Considered the cultural capital of Serbia, Novi Sad has museums, galleries, and beautiful architecture to wow any traveller, as well as stunning views over the Danube.

#2. Český Krumlov, Czech Republic.


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Cobbled streets and hospitable locals mean you won’t want to visit this gorgeous place just once.

#3. Bruges, Belgium.


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This ancient city is considered one of the most beautiful in Europe as every winding street (and canal) features quaint buildings — and there’s plenty of chocolate and waffles to sample, too.

#4. Amency, France.


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Step back in time in this beautiful French town situated on the shore of a lake.

#5. Ronda, Spain.


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This unique city is carved into the mountain it sits upon, offering jaw-dropping views and a chance to get lost in the old streets.

#6. Brasov, Romania.


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Known as “The Pearl of Transylvania”, Brasov is tucked away in a valley and between the clock tower chiming on the hour and the historical fortress, you won’t want to leave.

#7. Koman, Albania.


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Not strictly a town, we know, but worth the visit for the incredible Komani lake, perfectly reflecting the mountains around it.

#8. Sintra, Portugal.


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Castles, gardens, and houses are all painted in eye-popping colors in this lively and bright town.

#9. Porto, Portugal.


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Portugal’s former capital offers the hustle and bustle of a big city (and popular surf spots) but without the tourist crowd.

#10. Lofoten Islands, Norway.


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If you can cope without the sunshine, the Lofoten Islands feature stunning fjords and mountains in the icy waters above the Arctic Circle.

#11. Cappadocia, Turkey.


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These “fairy chimney” rock formations make Cappadocia seem like a distant planet out of Star Wars with it’s own fascinating history.

#12. Bergamo, Italy.


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After a walking tour exploring the narrow streets of Bergamo, you can enjoy a traditional Italian pizza with over 250 varieties to try.

#13. Bordeaux, France.


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Forget Paris, Bordeaux is the wine capital of the world and has stunning architecture and history without the tourist price tag.

#14. Bled, Slovenia.


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Nestled in the Julian Alps, Bled is a picturesque lakeside town surrounded by mountains where you can truly find  your inner peace.

#15. Gdansk, Poland.


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Sitting on the Baltic Sea, Gdansk combines culture and a thriving nightlife with coffee shops and winding streets to keep you busy for hours.

#16. Albarracin, Spain.


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Albarracin is truly a fairytale kingdom in pink and resting on the rocky ledges of a mountain.

#17. Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.


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The city was once divided by the bridge into Bosnian and Croatian areas, but now eastern and western cultures meet in this pretty little city.

#18. Bay of Kotor, Montenegro.


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Described as the Mediterranean’s only fjord, the Bay of Kotor has everything from piracy to paddleboarding to keep you entertained (and it’s absolutely stunning).