Every time we talked about vacations, we instantly think about Paris, London, New York, but the crowds are annoying, and the views are kind of boring already. So, why not try somewhere new?
Here are some tourist spots with medieval squares or even stunning old castles, they are definitely worth-seeing!
Check this list out, and you will know your next destination!
1. Bruges, Belgium
Known for its Gothic architecture, this medieval settlement is now the perfect summer escape. (Yes, there are some crowds here, but it’s worth it.)
2. Pingyao, China
3. Bernkastel-Kues, Germany
Bernkastel received “town status” around the ripe ole’ year of 1291, and its beautiful medieval market square still stands today.
4. York, England
While it’s rumored to have been sort of smelly in the Middle Ages, York is now exceptionally odor-free and ready for visitors to its gorgeous cathedral.
5. Mystras, Greece
Mystras was officially abandoned in 1832 , but you can still visit its medieval ruins today.
6. Noyers-sur-Serein, France
7. Dunnottar Castle, Scotland
8. Trakai, Lithuania
This perfectly picturesque castle in Lithuania lives on a very teensy island.
9. Bath, England
Crowds be damned, this gorgeous Georgian city is most famous for its ancient baths and tasty tea room.
10. Brasov, Romania
One of Transylvania’s best preserved medieval towns, the town of Brasov is pretty much famous for one thing — Dracula’s Castle.
11. Sighisoara, Romania
12. Barga, Italy
13. Old Town of Edinburgh, Scotland
14. Provins, France
Around since the early Middle Ages, the town of Provins is a must-see part of France.
15. Loch Ness, Scotland
With views overlooking Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle is full of fun artifacts that are definitely worth checking out (after you try to spot Nessie, of course).