Eastern Europe is full of treasures and you can find beautiful urban landscapes, architectural monuments that will impress you with historical sights and stories full of suspense. These special cities invites you to walk along the canals, a cup of coffee in the old center or to travel with a map in front through cobblestone streets, where who knows what you’ll discover. Here are our suggestions for a city break:
Budapest has a special charm. We invite you to make a boat trip on the Danube, the Buda Castle and visit the Palace of Parliament, enjoying the nightlife at trendy restaurants, to taste Hungarian cuisine and lose yourself in this romantic city. Budapest is a city that has so much to offer and will charm you from the first visit of its architecture, breathtaking sights, its bridges, thermal baths, large squares and parks. We recommend you visit Heroes’ Square and Fisherman’s Bastion. It is an exceptional city with a cosmopolitan flair, many green spaces – Margaret Island – places where city panorama can leave you speechless.
Poland’s capital has become one of the most visited cities in Europe due to its history and architecture. The best example is its historic center, which is part of UNESCO, where you can find Old Town Square, surrounded by former guild houses. Royal Castle in Warsaw is the former home of Polish kings and palaces along with the rest of the city, it helps you notice the wealth of the country. If you are passionate about culture you can visit the Palace of Culture and Science, Polin Museum or the Museum of the Polish Army. Warsaw is an exceptional cultural center, rebuilt after heavy periods in history as one of the most picturesque destinations in Europe.
Belgrade has many wonderful sights to visit like the Topčider Park, the Museum of History of Yugoslavia, Cathedral St. Sava, Ada Ciganlija (Belgrade Sea) or Skadarlija street. Belgrade Fortress (Kalemegdan) is a local icon and here you have the opportunity to learn about the history of countries and pose the most beautiful view of the city. This huge complex includes parks, museums, churches and monuments. We recommend you see Belgrade on foot or in buses On-Off to admire the old town, full of history, and the new part of the city, with places to relax.
Slovakian capital annually attracts many tourists due to its economic growth and, like Belgrade, here’s your chance to admire the old town, castle and city museums which preserve memories of the country. Old town makes you feel like you’ve traveled back in time to admire the palaces built by royalty Slovakia. Bratislava Castle, above the Danube, offers an insight into the history and landscapes. Devin castle is another Slovakian capital, which was left in ruins by the time. Museums are a great way to discover the city.
Which of these four capitals would you like to visit, or which one you’ve already visited and impressed you?