Nature has left us mountains as a source of inspiration, as a place to relax and escape the urban bustle, but also as a perfect destination for adventure lovers, who always aim to climb the highest mountains and reach the more imposing mountain peaks. If you have decided that you want to try such an experience, here are some great ideas; a list of the most beautiful cities and mountain destinations in Europe. You will find in these locations many activities and challenges, as well as enchanting views and unique natural beauties that you will surely fall in love with.
1. Olden, Norway
Olden is a small but impressive mountain town located on one of the longest and most famous fjords in Norway. Olden is a natural mouth of heaven, surrounded by glacial lakes, massive waterfalls, and mountains. In the same area is the Jostedalsbreen Natural Park, which makes this destination so popular and visited.
2. Hallstatt, Austria
3. Sinaia, Romania
The town located at the foot of the Bucegi Mountains is chic and displays a mesmerizing landscape, which attracts tourists of all ages in any season.
In winter, ski lovers can go on the 14 slopes of different difficulties. In summer, you can go hiking in Sinaia. Among the tourist objectives in the resort are, besides the ultra-famous Peles and Pelisor, Sinaia Casino, Sinaia Train Station, the city monastery, but also the house of the composer George Enescu.
A leisurely stroll through the center of the resort or through the central park can be full of charm. Sinaia is also known for its traditional restaurants with delicious dishes.
4. Bled, Slovenia
Bled looks like a fairytale land. With only 5,500 inhabitants, the Slovenian resort is located in the Julian Alps, on the shores of the beautiful lake of the same name. In the middle of the lake, of 144 hectares, there is a small natural island, in the shape of a teardrop, where a medieval monastery was built. The resort is also known for its thermal waters, fresh air, and Bled Castle, built on a rock in 1011. Bled Resort is preferred by incurable romantics, with many weddings taking place here.
5. Innsbruck, Austria
We recommend Innsbruck, which seems to be taken right out from fairytales. In addition to being a world-renowned winter sports center, Innsbruck also attracts with its architectural, historical, and cultural heritage that enriches any tourist experience in this destination. The colorful old town, the old palaces, and the extraordinary panoramas of the city will make your winter vacation unforgettable.
While there, also check 6 of best places to visit in Romania.