Wroclaw Top European Destination Part 2


5. Riga

Riga, the capital of Latvia is, for the first time in the top 5 of the trendiest destinations to visit. You will be dazzled by the incredible beauty of Riga. This city has always been a crossroads of different cultures. The city is also connected to nature, water and forests.

You may not know that Riga has beautiful islands, beaches and hills. Its architecture is stunning too. Come discover superb Baroque, Renaissance, Art Deco, Romanesque and romantic buildings. Riga is at the heart of new trends.

4. Hvar

Hvar is probably the most beautiful island in Europe. Famous people, crowned heads, artists and travelers from all over the world love it and voted overwhelmingly for this destination that combines quality of life, sumptuous landscapes, crystal clear waters, sun, gastronomy and cultural heritage.

Among the thousands of islands in the country we advise you to discover Hvar and its many treasures such as the fortress of Hvar and the Franciscan monastery. For lovers of crystal clear waters, enjoy a catamaran tour and discover the blue cave.

If you are a gastronomy lover, you will not be disappointed and will enjoy sumptuous local wines and seasonal local products. Nature lovers will enjoy walking along the lavender fields in the village of Brusje, on the hills of Stari Grad.

3. Colmar

Colmar is probably one of the most charming, romantic and magical destinations in Europe! Colmar really makes travelers from all over the world dream. Some who have had the chance to visit it, know the “Petite Venise”, the “Quai des Poissoniers”, the neighbourhood of tanners, its architecture, gastronomy and charming hotels.

Colmar is perfect for young and old and the Alsace region is one of the most beautiful regions in Europe. Come discover Colmar, its Toy museum, the Unterlinden Museum with works of art from the 12th to the 16th century or The Bartholdi Museum.

Did you know that the famous creator of the Statue of Liberty was born in Colmar? This can be another reason for discovering this beautiful destination, chosen among your favourite ones in Europe!

2. Bilbao

Bilbao has just been voted second best destination at the top of travelers’ bucket list. This destination is amazing. The atmosphere in the city cannot be captured by pictures or words. Bilbao is ever changing, evolutive and open to the world.

Bilbao, like Porto and Bordeaux (awarded best destinations in Europe in 2015 and 2017), is linked to the River and the sea. The gastronomy is fine and the wines delicate. Make the most of your stay in Bilbao and discover its main museums such as the Guggenheim or The Bilbao Fine Arts museum and the Rioja wine region.

For lovers of sustainable tourism we recommend the County of Goeirri with its local “Idiazabal cheese”. Bilbao is also surrounded by charming medieval towns like Balmaseda and Orduna. Do not miss the Basque coast, it is only 30 minutes away from the centre.

1. Wroclaw (Winner!)

Wroclaw is awarded the title of European Best Destination! This beautiful city, called the “Polish Venice” is surrounded with canals and is dotted with more than 120 bridges that link 12 wonderful islands (among which the Cathedral island).

You will be seduced by the incredible charm of the Market Square (Rynek), its two Town Halls, the Salt Market Square, the Flower Market, the beautiful University, the covered market, the fine architecture of the Centeniall Hall, the botanical garden. You fancy a good lunch? Have a break at “Piwnica Świdnicka”, it is the oldest restaurant in the world.

Walk around in “Ostrów Tumski”, the oldest part of Wroclaw and fall under the spell of the historical city. Take a closer look and watch carefully. Wroclaw is dotted with emblematic dwarves. They are all different! Take photos, there are 350 of them in the city and there are new ones every year! Do not miss the opportunity to meet the inhabitants!

They are warm and friendly and will share their love for their city and its hidden gems.

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