There are still some places left relatively untouched in Europe, perfect for a holiday off the beaten track.
France, Spain, and Italy have long taken the limelight when it comes to popular travel destinations in Europe, but some of the continent’s most rewarding and best-kept secrets are set off-the-beaten path. From the Balkans to the Baltic Sea, here are our picks for the 10 best (mostly) undiscovered places in Europe.
Often overlooked by its Central European counterparts, Slovenia — a small, welcoming country bordering Italy, Austria, Hungary, and Croatia — is starting to grab Europhiles’ attention. It offers plenty of diversity, from stunning Adriatic beaches and snow-capped mountains to pine-forested countryside and architecturally grand cities.