Do you want to know where are the most beautiful cities in Europe? The answer is not what you were expecting: they are in Eastern Europe !
Despite not being the most common destination for Brazilians, it is one of the regions with the most history in Europe and can provide unforgettable memories. Discover with us which are the unmissable places in the region to plan your next trip!
1 – Budapest
Budapest is the capital of Hungary and has many positive surprises for tourists who go there. The most interesting sights are the Fisherman’s Bastion, the Church of Matias and the Great Market.
Not to mention the incredible view on the banks of the Danube River , which is divided into two parts, and makes the city even more beautiful:
- Buda: where you can find the old side of the city, the high society residences and the embassies;
- Pest: where is the commercial center with all the hotels and restaurants.
2 – Bratislava
The capital of Slovakia is one of the beautiful cities that cannot be left out of your itinerary. Despite being a country set up recently (1993), the city’s culture dates back to the Bronze Age .
It is worth booking at least one day to explore the historic center and stroll through the main streets of the city. If you have more time, visit Bratislava Castle, Hlavné Square and St. Martin’s Cathedral.
3 – Prague
Prague is also a capital (of the Czech Republic) and has been one of the most sought after cities by tourists , precisely because it is incredibly beautiful. It is a city considered medieval and its architecture is charming!
It is worth visiting the oldest centers and some historical points, such as: Wenceslas Square, the National Theater, Prague Castle, Old Town Square, the Gothic Church of the Virgin of Tyn and Charles Bridge.
4 – Cesky Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov is a city located in the interior of the Czech Republic and taking a day trip from Prague is a great idea. The historic center of the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and its beauty is truly impressive!
The most famous tourist spot is its Castle, where the nobles of the Rožmberk and Schwarzenberg families once lived. Also, the view from there is breathtaking!
5 – Krakow
Poland is a country full of history , especially when it comes to World War II, and the city of Krakow breathes this ingrained culture. The site is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the few sites with preserved post-War old buildings !
Passing by, it is worth knowing especially the architectural ensemble of Wawel Hill — which was once the residence of the kings of Poland, the Church of Santa Maria and the old center, which houses the largest medieval square in Europe .
6 – Częstochowa
Still in Poland, Czestochowa is the country’s pilgrimage center . That’s because that’s where the world-renowned Jasna Góra convent is located. Its fame came from the chapel of the Nativity of Mary, which has the image of the “Black Virgin”.
7 – Warsaw
Finally arriving in the current capital of Poland , you will be enchanted by Warsaw! Despite the great and sad marks of the War, the city has many parks, lots of color and it’s impossible not to be happy there.
Visit the Royal Route path, including Warsaw Castle and the old city core, as well as Royal Lazienki Park, St. Anne’s Church and the Warsaw Ghetto.
So, ready to discover the most beautiful cities in Europe? And the best thing is to be able to combine all these charms for a single trip. Check out our itinerary through Eastern Europe and book your next trip!