9 Underrated European Cities Everyone Should Visit - Pondview Landscape

9 underrated european cities everyone should visit

Bratislava slovakia this danube river city boasts a hilltop fairytale castle 14thcentury cathedral cobbled streets and ornate palaces blending historic charm with fascinating communistera architecture and modern neighborhoods

Bucharest romania highlights include the colossal palace of parliament performances at the gorgeous romanian athenaeum and relaxing in the pretty cimigiu gardens amidst a city of bustling beer halls hip coffee shops and art nouveau villas

Luxembourg city luxembourg known for its grand palace and quaint cobbled streets this capital surrounded by forestclad valleys and vineyards is a gourmets paradise with numerous michelinstarred restaurants

Riga latvia with its unescolisted medieval old town regenerated riverside and a diverse restaurant scene riga offers a rich mix of medieval gothic baroque and art nouveau buildings best viewed from the spire of st peters church

Belgrade serbia energetic and vibrant belgrade features legendary summer barge parties a creative community designer hotels an ancient citadel and regenerated riverside districts making it a hip destination on the danube river

Vienna austria famous for art and culture vienna houses the kunsthistorisches museum vienna state opera st stephens cathedral baroque palaces and beautiful art nouveau coffee houses with winter markets adding festive charm

Vilnius lithuania boasting the largest medieval old town in central and eastern europe vilnius offers historic churches parks squares bars and caf├ęs with panoramic views from gediminas tower and lively scenes in cathedral square

Sofia bulgaria bulgarias capital dominated by st alexander nevsky cathedral features stunning architecture museums galleries lively nightlife and green spaces like borisova gradina best explored on foot

Valletta malta this sundrenched mediterranean capital is perfect for a weekend break with its lavish palazzos centuriesold churches like st johns cocathedral and panoramic views from the upper barrakka gardens over the grand harbour