The European capitals to visit in a weekend
Small, beautiful and cheap: these European capitals can be visited all year round and are ideal destinations for a low-cost weekend useful to disconnect from everyday life.
From the Mediterranean Sea to Eastern Europe, there are many cities that offer extraordinary beauty and more: many of these destinations, in fact, also allow you to try traditional or ethnic foods little known, without sacrificing culture or breathtaking natural landscapes.
Browse the photo gallery to know the European capitals to visit for an unforgettable weekend!
European cities to visit in a weekend
Small, beautiful and inexpensive: these European capitals can be visited all year round and are ideal destinations for a low-cost weekend useful to disconnect from everyday life. From the Mediterranean Sea to Eastern Europe, there are many cities that offer extraordinary beauty and not only: many of these destinations, in fact, also allow you to try little-known traditional foods, without sacrificing culture or breathtaking natural landscapes. Browse the photo gallery to know the European capitals to visit for an unforgettable weekend!
From Gothic to Baroque: the historic center of Vilnius is among the most beautiful in Europe and sees different architectural styles coexist. The uniqueness of the historic center has been protected thanks to the nomination as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
For its extraordinary beauty and elegance, Riga is called the Paris of the Baltic. Its historic center, characterized by the Art Nouveaustyle, has been included among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Bratislava is a city that never sleeps: both day and night it is always full of people, who in the evening are concentrated in the places where you can drink excellent local beer. To visit absolutely: the historic center, the Jewish ghetto and Hviezdoslav Square.
Prague, Czech Republic
Prague is not a particularly expensive city, able to offer a lot in terms of culture. From the unique buildings to the Jewish quarter, but not only. The nightlife in Prague is also worth the price of a trip to the beautiful capital of the Czech Republic.
There is no need to emphasize the artistic, historical and cultural value of Athens. In the Greek capital it is impossible to get tired and the climate is always pleasant: a trip to Athens is also the perfect opportunity to taste the excellent Greek cuisine.
Not to be missed in Sofia is the Alexander Nevski Cathedral, the most impressive building in the city, an Orthodox church built at the beginning of the last century. In Bulgaria there is also the valley of Roses, known because it is dedicated to the cultivation of this beautiful flower.
Located on the Vistula River, Warsaw is the largest city in Poland. The historic center was included in 1980 among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The oldest part of the city is also the main tourist attraction: to see absolutely the Sigismund Column, the Barbican and the Royal Castle.
The architecture of Bucharest will surprise you: the union of styles makes the capital of Romania extremely special. To visit absolutely the building of the Romanian Parliament (the heaviest building in the world) and the second largest by extension, after the Pentagon in the USA. In addition, from Bucharest you can easily reach Transylvania, home of Count Dracula...
Tallinn has medieval origins and seems to be a place out of a fairy tale. The city is small, but its architecture is unique and in the streets of the capital you can breathe a magical air.
Not only sea: Croatia also boasts a beautiful capital. Zagreb is divided into Upper and Lower Towns. In the Upper Town there are churches and historic buildings. The Lower Town, more modern, also offers evidence of twentieth century art. To visit: the Fortress of Medvegrad, dating back to 1300.