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Best Eastern European Cities To Visit In 2019


Discover Europe’s most secret and exciting destinations by traveling through Bohemian countries. Colorful history, fascinating folklore, scenic countryside, and elegant cities. The charm of these cities will be memories of a lifetime. Tourists often head to cities like Paris or Venice when looking for a European fix, but Central Europe offers similarly engaging destinations with lighter crowds and pocket-friendly budget. Diverse and Dramatic eastern Europe may share a continent with western Europe but it offers a very different experience. Eastern Europe is a warehouse of art, history, and architecture. With world-class museums, festivals and galleries, the past is well preserved in magnificent palaces and churches and plazas, you’ll find so many exciting things in this region that are anything but predictable.

Here’s a list of some beautiful eastern and central European cities that will be easy on your pocket and still be worth a visit. For party enthusiasts and music lovers, some of these cities are host to Europe’s most famous music festivals.

Best Eastern European Cities To Visit In 2019-1

Budapest, Hungary

Best Eastern European Cities To Visit In 2019-2 The so-called Pearl of the Danube, the Hungarian capital, Budapest, represents the amalgamation of old and new, historic and hip, calm and exciting, and most importantly, hilly Buda and flat Pest. Budapest is a union of extravagant history, art and culture, and an amazing nightlife.

After spending the day wandering In a city that dates back to the Old Stone Age, exploring Roman, Neo-Gothic, Renaissance and Ottoman architecture at sites like Buda Castle and Fisherman's Bastion, you can go for a relaxing thermal bath or head straight to some ruin bar.

Best places to explore in Budapest

Sziget Music Festival

Best Eastern European Cities To Visit In 2019-3 Budapest also hosts Sziget Music Festival. With a legendary backlist of past performers, everything from hard rock to EDM can be found amongst its electrifying atmosphere. It is a sell out every single year. You can plan your trip accordingly and can enjoy the amazing line-up.

Dates- 7th to 13th August.

Location- Hajógyári Island, Budapest, Hungary

Line-Up- Ed Sheeran, Twenty One Pilots, Martin Garrix, The 1975 and many more!

Prague, The Czech Republic

Best Eastern European Cities To Visit In 2019-4 Prague is a near perfectly preserved museum of European architecture throughout the ages. The city is a labyrinth where even the locals get happily lost. From the Prague Castle across the famous Charles Bridge to the Old Town Square, the Czech capital has history and architecture that rivals any European city. Prague has withstood numerous overthrows, invasions, fires, and floods. It's this reputation for survival and perseverance that has made the Czech capital so fascinating.

Visit best places of Prague like St. Vitus Cathedral and the Prague Astronomical Clock. Wander through the Josefov (Jewish Quarter), Charles Bridge, the golden lane and after exploring all the castles, cathedrals, art galleries, gargoyles, and statues, head to a nearby pub to enjoy Czech beer, the countries pride and joy.

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Best Eastern European Cities To Visit In 2019-5 One of the most beautiful cities in the entire Mediterranean region, Dubrovnik has gained popularity with travelers in recent years thanks to its picturesque location on the Adriatic Sea, its UNESCO- sanctioned Old City, and its seafood-centric cuisine. Dubrovnik is one of Eastern Europe's must-see cities. It's an incredible destination, packed with art and history museums, picturesque views and some of Europe's best beaches. But travelers to Croatia shouldn't end their exploration of this fascinating country in Dubrovnik. Croatia's cities and towns are filled with incredible history and rich past, which reflects through its architecture. Consider visiting Split with its giant Roman palace or Rovinj with its legendary church.

The Ultra Europe Music Festival

Best Eastern European Cities To Visit In 2019-6 Ultra Europe is the European edition of the worldwide dance music festival, taking place each summer in Croatia and showcasing the biggest names in EDM, house, and techno.

Dates- 12th to 14th July.

Location- Stadion Poljud, Split, Croatia.

Line-up- The 2019 lineup will be announced closer to the festival. The last edition included sets from Afrojack, David Guetta, Marshmello, Dj Snake, The Chainsmokers and many other amazing artists.

Vienna, Austria

Best Eastern European Cities To Visit In 2019-7 Situated in central Europe, Vienna is the capital of Austria. This city became a cultural epicenter of Europe, contributing art, philosophy, and culture on its way to becoming one of the world’s great cities. Vienna is packed with so many great sites, museums, and food. During your Vienna sightseeing, you can drink coffee in the same cafes as Einstein and Freud did, or wander down the streets that inspired Beethoven for his great music. You can walk along the Ring Road, the downtown boulevard home to private residences, palaces, and other exquisite examples of great architecture. Visit the Vienna State Opera House, Schonbrunn Palace, Hofburg Palace, The Austrian National Library, Cafe Central, Prater, and more. The imperial architecture, melodious music, and the coffee house culture make Vienna a must visit.

Bratislava, Slovakia

Best Eastern European Cities To Visit In 2019-8 Often known to be an offbeat destination, Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia is right between the most visited central European countries Austria and Hungary. The Danube River winds through the city and a small but bustling Old Town is filled with tourist sights, from red-roofed homes to pleasant sidewalk cafes in shaded art nouveau plazas. The city is often compared to Vienna, but it has its own charm. The best place to visit in Bratislava is the Bratislava Castle, it dates backs to Celtic times. Blue Chruch is also a must-see, This art nouveau church is very blue indeed, right up to its blue-glazed roof, and is one of the most visited sights in Bratislava.

Krakow, Poland

Best Eastern European Cities To Visit In 2019-9 If you believe in legends Krakow was founded on the defeat of a dragon and it’s true a mythical atmosphere permeates its historic medieval streets. Poland’s former royal capital never disappoints. Often regarded as the cultural capital of Poland. You could easily spend most of your vacation time in the Main Market Square, the city's center and the largest medieval market square in the world, but don't miss unique attractions like The Stained Glass Museum and the Sukiennice shopping center. Traveling about an hour outside the city to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum is a must-do for first-time visitors.

Explore the somber history of the city (and especially its Jewish population) at a number of museums, memorials and the Schindler Factory. Anything but boring, Krakow's Old Town is brimming with decidedly modern boutiques, restaurants, cafes, and bars. Truly Krakow has history and entertainment in spades.

Lake Bled, Slovenia

Best Eastern European Cities To Visit In 2019-10 Lake Bled is a lake in the Julian Alps of the Upper Carniolan region of northwestern Slovenia, where it adjoins the town of Bled. Lake Bled is a picturesque town in Slovenia marked by a crystalline lake and a quaint downtown. It's great for hiking, camping, and watersports in the summer and for skiing in the winter. Be sure to walk around the lake, which takes about an hour, and hire a pletna, a traditional wooden boat, to carry you to Assumption of Mary Church, which is located on an island in the center of the water.

Brno, Czech Republic

Best Eastern European Cities To Visit In 2019-11 Brno is a wonderful town in the southeastern part of the Czech Republic. It is the second largest city in the country and the capital of the Moravia region. It can easily be compared with Prague. The presence of university students ensures an evergreen nightlife. The churches and museums are great too. If you add in some daring modern architecture from the early 20th century, such as the Unesco-protected Vila Tugendhat, there's plenty to reward more than a transit stop. The mysterious underground labyrinth that has now been turned into an underground market is a must visit. the atomic bomb shelter for the chosen few, an infamous jail and the second largest ossuary in Europe deserves a visit.

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