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10 untypical european destinations

  1. 1. 10 Untypical European Destinations Undiscovered places in Europe As you know, bigger does not always mean better, especially when we are talking about European cities. In every European country there are many small villages or cities, kept as secrets. From the colorful Portugal city of Coimbra with its stunning sea views to a small village in Montenegro, there are many places to be discovered, all of them well worth the extra effort to get there. HostelsClub.com picked 10 undiscovered European destinations and 10 hostels there. Tivat, Montenegro A small city Tivat offers picturesque scenery and natural beauty. Enjoy walking through cobble- stoned tiny streets and admire the medieval architecture. This place is also perfect for everybody who loves mountains, climbing and trekking. Tivat hosts also an amazing hostel,Art Club Hostel Anton, where you will meet interesting creative, open-minded people from all over the world. Guest will enjoy the oriental-style gazebo with the tropical garden and its unique atmosphere. Coimbra, Portugal
  2. 2. The students' city of Coimbra is a vibrant town with plenty of historical attractions. Located between Lisbon and Porto, this city is worth a visit: there you will find one of the oldest academic institutions in Europe. In the summer, there are also many local festivals: in May you can enjoy the eight-day-long fiesta, the Burning of the Ribbons (Queima das Fitas) and in July the Festas da Rainha Santa, which highlights live choral street music and fireworks. And you can stay at Dream On Coimbra - Eco Hostel, located close to the historical center and to the main attractions such as Santa Cruz Park and the Museu da Ciência da Universidade de Coimbra (Science Museum of the University of Coimbra). Sibiu, Romania The Romanian citadel city of Sibiu was built in the 12th century, and it is a perfect destination if you love Gothic architecture. You can walk through rustic stone staircases and archways or admire the Brukenthal Palace with its museum's collections, some of the oldest in the world. But Sibiu is also known as a bohemian city and has a lovely nightlife. Located right in the heart of Sibiu, Welt Hostel is a modern hostel in the city and offers stylish accommodation near all the main touristic attractions. There are spacious rooms, a cafe, a chill out area, a kitchen and everything you need to feel comfortable. Szeged, Hungary The name of the city comes from the Hungarian word sziget and means 'island': this small city is located an island created by the river Tisza. It is a dynamic student's city with 18 high schools, and
  3. 3. it hosts the famous Open Air Plays of Szeged on May 21 since 1931. It is a very green city with many gardens and parks and the old town has amazing palaces. Szeged Budget Hostel is the perfect place to discover this city: open only during the summer period, from April to October, it's located near a lake and the biggest sport park where you can play football or tennis, and also enjoy a lot of other outside and inside sport activities. Groningen, Holland Groningen is a University City and is known as the city with the youngest average population in the Netherlands. Located close to the coast, it is a perfect place for everybody who loves beaches, with its sand banks and dunes. In the city center there are numerous historic buildings and countless shops and boutiques. In Groningen you can also visit the Menkemaborg in Uithuizen and its amazing gardens. Bud Gett Hostels is located in the heart of the city, the main square is just around the corner so guest can stay in the center of town. The hostel is proud to have eco-labeled for tourism facilities that promote sustainable tourism and positive environmental initiatives . Malaga, Spain
  4. 4. Malaga is the capital of Spain’s Costa del Sol and enchants visitors with its ancient streets, picturesque villas, sunshine and amazing architecture. It is a perfect destination to be explored by foot. Stroll through the palm tree-lined streets and stop for a drink and tapas in the city’s old quarter. Malaga is also the home town of Picasso and hosts his museum. Visit also Pedregalejo, a traditional fishing village where you can watch the stunning sunset. Staying in Oasis Backpackers' Hostel you will also discover the amazing nightlife of Malaga, famous for its tequila parties. Český Krumlov, Czech Republic History takes the center stage in Český Krumlov: the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has amazing castles. This small Czech town began as a medieval mining village, and still retains much of its original architecture. In the Český Krumlov Castle there is a famous Baroque theatre that hosts many festivals including the Five-Petalled Rose Festival, a unique medieval event. Hostel Postel is perfect place to enjoy all the beauty and glamor of this city since it is located in the historical town of the center. There is also a nice romantic courtyard with greenery and outside sitting under the umbrellas to relax with friends.
  5. 5. Lovarn, Croatia On the amazing Kvarner Bay, surrounded by the green hills, near to Opatija you will find the amazing city of Lovran. This town is surrounded by the tales, pine trees and Ucka Mountain and is perfect for everybody who loves the Adriatic Sea. It is a very attractive town with amazing examples of Austro-Hungarian architecture where you can stroll through the narrow streets; it is a wonderful place to explore. Hostel Link is a newly opened modern hostel in the center of the picturesque medieval city of Lovran and it is the first design hostel in town. Lindau, Germany In the south of Germany you will find the beautiful island town of Lindau, situated in the border triangle of Germany, Austria and Switzerland on the picturesque Lake Constance. It is the most south-westerly corner of Bavaria and an amazing place for everybody who loves nature. Traveling to Lindau couldn't be easier; it is connected to the mainland by a railway dam and the lake bridge. And the Mietwerk Hostel Lindau is the perfect place to spend a night or more, since it offers comfortable double rooms, dormitories and family rooms, a rich breakfast buffet and even a “parent-child” quiet room to play and relax.
  6. 6. Kaunas, Lithuania Kaunas is a vibrant city with an interesting Old Town since it was a successful river-trading town in the Middle Ages. Today it is a modern student city, with fine architecture, plenty of museums, vibrant nightlife and a lot of interesting attractions. Very famous is the Museum of Devils with its collection of 2000-odd devil statuettes, collected by landscape artist Antanas Žmuidzinavičius since 1876. An amazing city has on amazing hostel - R Hostel is located in the very center of Kaunas, in the building that is part of the national architectural heritage and offers amazing view of the red roofs from the sunny terrace. Book your next accommodation on www.hostelsclub.com