6 Under-the-Radar European Cities to Travel To

When somebody says “European Trip”, the places that usually come to mind are Venice, Rome, Paris, Barcelona or London. Yes, these are really outstanding travel destinations but it is expected to be really busy and crowded.

If you’re one who prefers lesser known places in Europe to discover, then you are going to be blown away by these underrated European places to satisfy your wanderlust- underrated but definitely nothing short of amazing.


  • Croatian Coast

No matter where you are, the seaside view always seems to calm and satisfy our senses. The sand, the crystal clear waters, and the sound of the rushing waves have the ability to make everything feel like a good holiday, wherever you may be.

The coastline cities of Hvar, Split and Dubrovnik are great sanctuaries for people who adore the sea. If you’re up for some strolling however, the Croatian coast also boast of historical ruins, delicious cuisine, and quaint towns.

  • Edinburgh

Discover the hidden gems of Great Britain through the Scottish city of Edinburgh. It’s is a metropolitan area with the right combination of rich culture and remarkable architecture- plus, mouthwatering food to boot. It is also home to lavish gardens and picturesque fields, something people who like taking walks will surely appreciate.

Check out Arthur’s Seat and enjoy great art in Camera Obscura Museum. During August, art lovers and collectors flock Edinburgh for the annual art festival.

  • County Clare

An Irish county home to rocky wilderness, thrilling coastlines, and charming churches, County Clare is as interesting as the popular Dublin. When travelling in County Clare, visiting the majestic castles of Bunratty and Knappogue Castle is not to be missed.

The Cliffs of Moher is also one of the hottest attractions in County Clare. The cliffs are a magnet for hikers and thrill seekers.


  • Bassano del Grappa

Sitting on the water beneath the Venetian Prealps, Bassano del Grappa is a not so popular city with several canals and Bridges found in the north of Italy. It is only an hour’s ride away from the busy city of Venice.

Streets made of cobblestones, antique buildings, sturdy bridges and charming stores will welcome you in this peaceful place of escape.

  • Lisbon

The beautiful port city of Lisbon is more alive and vibrant during nighttime. The streets are littered with a sea of people in bars, clubs, cafes and restaurants. Art is also a major influence as seen in the different museums and art exhibits you can see in the city.

Travelling through Lisbon using your palate is also an eye-opening experience. Your senses will be assaulted with the mouthwatering smell and flavor of the local cuisine and delicacies.

  • Siena

Instead of braving the throng of people in exploring Florence, why not consider skipping it and moving to Siena instead? One of Italy’s gorgeous medieval cities, there are elegant structures and towers you will come across as you walk the city.

Visit Siena in the summer and enjoy the view of thrilling horse races and take long walks along the paved roads.


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