2020 was dificult for international travel. All of us cancelled and postopend a lot of trips this year and now we are wondering when we will be able to travel again. Beside question of when, we have to think about where we can travel next year. As countries reopen, travel is going to look a lot different, once over-touristed destinations will be less crowded and travelers will be in search for more isolated places. Small cities, national parks, open spaces and eco tourism will be choice of future tourists. Considering all of this aspects, we made list of top 10 destinations that will be good option for traveling in 2021:
- National park Djerdap, Serbia
National park Djerdap is first Geo park in Serbia. It is known for its tremendous cultural and historical values, significant ecosystems with extraordinary value and rarity, native flora and fauna and well-preserved forests of natural composition and excellent appearance.
National Park Djerdap gives tremendous opportunities for development of various types of tourism in the nature, bicycling, mountaineering, bird observation, as well as fishing tourism, complying with the rules for behaving in a national park. You can read more about Djerdap in free online book ,,Secrets of Kladovo,,
2. Waterfalls of Iceland
There is no better place than Iceland if you are waterfall lover. There are around 10.000 waterfalls in Iceland, and every each of them are absolutely different and unique. Iceland’s climate and location is especially suited to waterfalls with frequent rain and snow. The other reason why Iceland is home of so many waterfalls is the multitude of glaciers that melt in summer. Read more on ,,Waterfalls of Iceland,,
3. Wadi Rum, Jordan
“The Valley of the Moon”, depicted as Mars in several Hollywood feature films Wadi Rum is an Arabian fairy-tale waiting to be discovered. Home to nomadic Bedouin tribes, Wadi Rum is a a quiet getaway of stars, sand, and sun. Once inhabited by the Nabataeans of prehistoric times, Wadi Rum allows you to get lost in large landscapes and horizon lines. The calmness of the desert is sure calm your spirit and de-clutter your thoughts. You can read more about Wadi Rum and Petra in free online book ,,Secrets of Aqaba,,
4. Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
Rothenburg is one of the oldest cities in Europe and if you want to experience fairy tale Rothenburg is the best starting point. From the 16th century, Rothenburg was often called the “Franconian Jerusalem” because of its skyline – and for good reason, since the town is marked by numerous towers. The old quarter of Rothenburg ob der Tauber is surrounded by a town wall. Six gates and several doors for pedestrians lead through this city wall into the old quarter (or out of it). Visitors can explore the city wall on Rothenburg’s Tower Trail, which leads around the old quarter for four kilometers in about 2.5 hours. You can find out more about this destination in online book ,,Secrets of Rothenburg,,
5. National park Tara, Serbia
Situated in Western Serbia, circumscribed by one of the deepst canyons of Europe – the river Drina canyon, lies a mountain of heavenly scenery. It was named after the god Tar, who, according to legend, chose to spend his life on this mountain. And from the first step, you will understand why this mountain is so special. It is a place of the best viewpoints of Serbia. But discovering of viewpoints is just a start. National Park Tara is home of the unique and one of the most diverse flora and fauna in Europe.
6. Thessaloniki, Greece
Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece and capital city of central Macedonia administrative district, bearing all the structure that constitute a modern urban center with a population of one million residents. Adittionaly, its port being the second largest port of Greece, and its location, closed to the Balkans, between east and west, are significant factors, that contribute, both economic growth and its cosmopolitan character. You can read more about the city in online book ,,Secrets of Thessaloniki,,
7. Colmar, France
Colmar is one of the most beautiful small cities of Europe. Nestled among vineyards, its traditional houses, canals, floral displays, amazing cuisine, famous wines and charming accommodation make Colmar an outstanding microcosm of Alsace – showcasing its lifestyle, conviviality and hospitality – the key features of its unique, exceptional welcome. The capital of the Alsacian wines, situated near Germany and Switzerland between the Vosges and the Rhine, Strasbourg and Mulhouse, offers visitors an exciting glimpse of 1000 years of European history. You can find more about Colmar in free online book.
8. Sir Bani Yas island, United Arab Emirates
A nature-based destination home to stunning wildlife, a range of family-friendly adventure activities, five-star boutique hotels, luxury villas, purpose-built stables and historical sites, Sir Bani Yas Island is one of eight islands making up the desert islands of Al Dhafra. Awarded the World’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination, more than half of this incredible island is made up of the Arabian Wildlife Park, one of the region’s largest wildlife reserves home to more than 17,000 free-roaming animals, including Arabian oryx, gazelles, giraffes, hyenas and cheetahs. You can read more about this destination in free online book ,,The best of United Arab Emirates,,
9. Castles of Luxembourg
When you think about European castles first images that comes to your mind are French and German castles. And yes…they are amazing and you have to visit them. But if you want to discover some new and secret places in the middle of Europe think about Luxembourg. Luxembourg is the perfect place for castle lovers with more than 50 castles and picturesque villages. Most of the castles have been restored to their former beauty and invite you to discover the rich historic past of the country. Read more about Luxembourg in free online book ,,Castles of Luxembourg,,
10. Interrail experience
And finally on the number 10 I am recommending not a destination but one amazing experience that you have to try in 2021. With one Interrail ticket you can visit whole Europe. 2021 will be about sustainable tourism and traveling by train is the most eco friendly way to discover Europe. Not only do you see a lot more of your destination, while travelling in comfort, it’s one of the most environmentally friendly ways of crossing borders. You can read more about Interrail on their website with a lot of useful information.