With more than 5 million visitors each year, the Leaning Tower of Pisa (Torre Pendente) is one of the best-known landmarks in Italy. It is also the most famous tourist backdrop in Pisa, and visitors really keep getting creative when it comes to posing in front of it (we have gathered our favorite snapshots on our Instagram for you). If you are wondering now what makes this tower special and why it is tilted, keep on reading!
When it comes to city breaks, most people tend to visit the largest cities. However, they are often too crowded and that can ruin your perfectly planned trip. That’s why it’s a good idea to visit a smaller city that gives you a more intimate, relaxed, and unique experience and time to explore a place in peace. There are a lot of cities like this worth mentioning if you’re into exploring Europe, but this time we bring you the 10 most beautiful small cities in Europe that you will love for sure.
During the pandemic that we are still facing, we were all a little envy of animals for their freedom to walk around freely, while we were stuck at home, unable to travel and explore cities. As Cultural Places is a platform for a cultural traveler, who wasn’t really able to travel lately, we were looking for different ways to create great culture-related content. So, we partnered with Roberto Di Costanzo — an amazing Rome-based artist, who will help you discover Rome through his illustrations.
Europe is full of wonderful destinations everywhere you turn. You’ve probably visited a few of its larger touristy destinations or they’re on your bucket list for quite some time, but let’s face it — some of those places are often overrated and overcrowded, so their true spirit and beauty get a bit lost. We’re always excited to discover new destinations, that are maybe lesser-known places around the Old continent that might blow you away. So, here you’ll read a little bit about such destinations — 7 hidden places in Europe that will take your breath away.
The perfect springtime weather is getting closer and closer! Isn’t it just the best time for traveling and exploring the world? If you still haven’t found your perfect springtime destination, we compiled a list for you — 10 best places for enjoying springtime.
Most cities are built by rivers and that is what gives them some kind of personality. When the nice weather is here, the riverfront of a city always tends to be a very special place where you can just sit and relax. Especially in the summer, if you can take a dip or just sit in the shades by the water and enjoy the day. In this blog post we bring you the 8 most beautiful riverfront cities in Europe, so keep reading and find your perfect destination.
Train rides are an amazing way to get to your destination — you’re traveling green, and you’re enjoying the scenic surroundings that you can see through your window. We previously talked about some of our favorite train rides, and we bring you more — here is the list of the most beautiful train rides in Europe.
Are you a fan of a good road trip where you can experience most of the region that you’re visiting? If you’re looking for some road trip inspiration, keep reading – we bring you more of the best European road trips that you must take in your lifetime.
Aren’t we all sometimes seeking a way to get away from everything and everyone we know? One of the best things to do in such moments is definitely to go on a vacation to a new place all by yourself. Solo traveling is a very special and unique thing to do — you’ll get to know a new culture, meet some cool people, and in the end get to know yourself a little bit better and push your own limits a bit. If you’re looking such experience and don’t know where to start, check out the list of the 5 best countries for solo travelers.
Even though flying to your vacation destination is faster, there is something really special about traveling by train. It gives another dimension to your whole vacation — you get to enjoy the views of the gorgeous surroundings you’re traveling through. Also, it’s very efficient and sustainable, so besides the fact that you’re enjoying the ride, you’re doing something good for the planet. There are so many astonishing train routes in Europe, and we bring you the list of our favorites — the 5 most beautiful train rides in Europe.