This historic town in central Bulgaria is popular with Bulgarians themselves. Young couples tend to come here for local food, and a dose of clean air and relaxation, according to Booking.com. Lonely Planet calls it a “giant open-air museum.”
According to Booking.com, solo travelers love to come here for the history and sightseeing. P.S. It’s often referred to as “Little Prague.”
Right near Latvia sits the adorable town of Zarasai. Here, visitors can enjoy loads of nature with lakes ripe for fishing and boating. It’s a popular spot for Russians, Italians and native Lithuanians, too.
Reguengos de Monsaraz, Portugal
The Portuguese flock to this tranquil town that boasts killer food and wine. There are castles and nature, too.
Los Cancajos, Spain
The tourist resort on Canarian island of La Palma is ideal for travelers who want to chill on the beach or go diving.
So you want to go to Greece, obviously, but head off the beaten path just a smidge to Myrties, a settlement on the Dodecanese island of Kalymnos. There you’ll find a relatively-undiscovered, quiet beach retreat on an island famed for climbing. (P.S. The area is great for scuba diving, too.)