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As traveling becomes a lot more accommodating with countries opening up their borders once again, a lot of people have the urge to travel to foreign lands more than they ever have before. Private jet charter flights have seen an increase in popularity, providing a faster and more direct way to travel. Once reserved for the higher classes, affordable prices are seeing them now booked more often. Europe is one of the main destinations for these private flights, but where is a must-see destination?
Turkey – Istanbul
Istanbul is a hotbed for fusion. Stuck in a perfect blend between the East and West. If you’re looking for a destination that brings color, sights, and sound into a cosmopolitan experience, this is the perfect destination for you. The mix of cultures adds a new dynamic to the city with stunning mosques, churches, and Sultans’ palaces. In the mix of all these faiths, you will find nightclubs, world-renowned restaurants, and contemporary art galleries. On top of all this, Istanbul is a melting pot of modern 21st-century happenings.
Being home to more than three empires in the Byzantine, Ottoman, and Roman, a mix of Islamic and Christian sites are found at every turn. After a short trip on one of the Bosphorus ferries, you will reach Üsküdar. Known for its Ottoman architecture, delicious food, and vibrant streets. A little further out of the city, you will be greeted by the Bosphorus villages that are home to perfect examples of wooden Ottoman houses, the fortress of Rumeli Hisari, and the quaint little village of Arnavutköy.
The Netherlands – Nijmegen
As one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands, Nijmegen offers lots of picturesque scenery and historical locations dating to the Roman empire. These landmarks are especially notable in the city’s center. A short distance from the German border, the Nijmegen region occupies an idyllic location between the Meuse, Rhine, and Waal rivers.
Not only rich in historical culture, but Nijmegen is also a hot spot for cozy restaurants, street cafes, shopping, and much more. The city has a sense of natural liveliness around it, which may be why there are so many fantastic events and festivals held here. Nijmegen has replaced Amsterdam and Rotterdam as places the Dutch would like to visit, and the city has also ranked among the best youth destinations to visit in Europe.
Romania – Oradea
Widely considered one of the most beautiful destinations in all of Romania, Oradea has created a slow, stress-free tourist destination. Architectural landscapes with surprising features, and pulses of energy throughout the city’s atmosphere encourage more and more people to choose it as a place to holiday.
Located on the western border of Romania, around 300 miles from Vienna, you can see the rich history throughout the city’s walls. The city has been voted as one of the most beautiful in Europe mainly due to the architecture found here. Oradea is filled with youthful professionals looking to enjoy cultural events, theatres, music, and exhibitions that abound. Another great turning point for this hot destination is the accolade of being voted the most beautiful city in Romania.
Slovenia – Ljubljana
For those with an adventurous spirit, the capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana, is a wonderland of natural endeavors and secret excitements. The green capital is a hub for travelers from all across the world, delivering endless pockets of art, culture, and entertainment. Broad green areas can be found everywhere across the city thanks to the superior plans made, creating the perfect example for other countries and governments to follow. One of the greatest things about Ljubljana is the completely pedestrianized center.
Ljubljana is home to lots of history and natural heritage for you to discover. The genuine charm brings a large sense of beauty to the city, making it one of the best destinations to visit in Europe.
The Amalfi Coast
Italy’s hidden gem, the Amalfi Coast is one of Europe’s must-visit destinations. This Stunning coastline is the ideal place for honeymooners or new romantics looking to make the proposal of a lifetime. The steep cliffs take you back to the sights of Madeira, stretching over 30 miles. The traditional villages add charm with their colorful views perfectly complemented by the blue marine sea.
Lemon trees perfume the seas in spring, while in September and October, the outstanding vineyards carved out on the cliffs start to come to life. Considered the jewel of Italy, the Amalfi Coast is a true place of beauty. A must-visit destination for the views above anything else.