Travel

10 Gorgeous European Places You've Never Heard Of

You may think you know Europe's wonders from back to front. But newsflash: you don't. As with any well-trodden destination, the continent boasts a number of tucked-away treasures that would make even the most experienced traveler swoon.

The continent brims with uncrowded venues, like the islands of Spain and the lake towns of Lithuania. Oh, and did we mention that now is one of the cheapest times to visit Europe we've ever seen? Let the pros at Booking.com show you Europe's most secret beauty spots:

Hidden European Spots
Γερεβάν- 782 π.Χ
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Ζαντάρ- 900 π.Χ
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This photo was taken on my iPhone out side of Zadar.
Μτσκέτα- 1000 π.Χ
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Σεντίζ- 1100 π.Χ
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Μυτιλήνη- 1100 π.Χ
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Λισαβόνα- 1200 π.Χ
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Χαλκιδα- 1300 π.Χ
Λάρνακα- 1300 π.Χ
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Θήβα- 3000 π.Χ
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Τρίκαλα- 3000 π.Χ
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Πάτρα- 3.500 π.Χ
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Χανιά- 4000 π.Χ
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Πλοβντίν- 4000 π.Χ
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Αθήνα- 5000 π.Χ
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Άργος 5000 π.Χ