These are some of the most unique Europe destinations that you absolutely need to try on your next big trip!
1. Alghero, Sardinia
The small town in northwestern Sardinia offers everything the perfect holiday needs: beautiful beaches with a crystal-clear blue sea and a cute little town with beautiful Architecture. Start off the day with a visit to the iconic San Giovanni beach and end it with a stroll to the Cattedrale di Santa Maria to see the famous bell tower.
2. Augsburg, Germany
I’m sure you’ve heard of Munich and the infamous Oktoberfest, however, I’m sure Augsburg isn’t on your radar yet. Only a 40 minute train ride from Munich, Augsburg offers beautiful sights, such as the town hall and the cathedrals, a vibrant night life and loads of festivals.
3. Salzburg, Austria
Salzburg is one of the most beautiful destinations in Europe. From the Mirabell castle and its stunning gardens to the city’s fortress, Salzburg might just be one of the most instragrammable destinations in Europe. This is one of the best unique Europe destinations.
4. Lapland, Sweden
If you’re in need of a little city-break, make sure you put Lapland on your bucket list. Go hiking in one of the many beautiful national parks, or if you book your trip between September and March, you might even be lucky enough to experience the stunning Northern Lights.
5. Brighton, UK
With temperatures being on average of over 30 degrees at the moment in the UK, Brighton might be the easiest little getaway. It’s not only of the trendiest cities in the UK, its also got a nice beach with a pretty pier.
6. Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Cycle through the city’s old town and soak in beautiful Architecture, churches and cute little canals. Book a tour to visit one of the city’s highlights: the Palace of the Grand Dukes. The palace is situated in the heart of the city and is famous for its beautiful flemish style. This is one of the coolest and unique Europe destinations.
7. Krakow, Poland
Visit Krakow during the colder months to experience a truly beautiful winter wonderland. Whether it’s drinking mulled wine at the Christmas market at the old town square or ice skating at one of the ice rinks in the old town, Krakow is truly magnificent during winter.
8. Kilmarnock, Scotland
This little town in southwestern Scotland is a short drive from Glasgow and offers magnificent sights, such as the Dean Castle, which is over 700 years old. Since the town is in the Scottish countryside, there are some breathtaking views perfect for the gram!
9. Split, Croatia
Even though there might still be some grief when it comes to Croatia, Split is still a destination that should be on everyone’s bucket list. Additional to several sights, Split is known to be absolutely mad at night with events such as the Split Beach Festival!
10. Faroe Islands
The Faroe Islands look like something out of a Lord of the Rings movie, but other than middle earth, it’s a Danish island situated in the North Atlantic ocean between Denmark and Greenland. Sights include the Mykines beacon or the Sørvágsvatn cliffs. This is one of the best unique Europe destinations.
11. Nazare, Portugal
You might have heard of this little Portuguese town recently due to surfer, Garrett Mc Namara, breaking the world record and riding a 111ft wave. This location is aimed at adrenaline-junkies and hobby-surfers and has so many amazing beaches to offer… and if you’re not into water-sports, you can just spend the day going dolphin-watching.
12. León, Spain
León is known to be the food-capital of Spain, so imagine all those #foodporn grams!! Additional to food, León has little architectural treats to offer and is also known for being on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela.
13. Mühltal, Germany
Ever wanted to visit Frankenstein’s castle? Well, look no further and visit Mühltal in Germany! Hike up to the castle and enjoy beautiful views over Mühltal!
14. Lugano, Switzerland
You thought Switzerland was just for skiing.. ha ha think again! Lugano is situated on the ‘Italian’ side of the country and is famous for its Lake Lugano with stunning views and nice, fresh water. This is one of the most beautiful and unique Europe destinations.
15. Bruges, Belgium
Brugge received quite a lot of attention with the film ‘In Bruges’ with Colin Farrell but Bruges has so much more to offer! Just like Krakow, Bruges is a little bit of a Christmasy/ wintery town with beautiful Christmas markets. Additionally you can discover the city by doing a little canal tour.
Which of these unique Europe destinations are you going to try? Let us know below.
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