Every country around the world has some place that only the locals know about, that one place that they make sure has been hidden from the eyes of the whole world and retains its originality. This place is something that many tourists don't know about.
Sometimes it can be a natural location or a historical artifact or maybe a combination of both - but whatever it is one thing is for sure - this place is what we will call a hidden gem. And for people who are tired of the typical holiday destinations, we have compiled a list of location that you may not have heard about before. So without further ado, here is our list of hidden gems for you. And while you're planning your trip don't forget to get yourself a Miles Account and Travel.
This place is home to the Greece's largest and possibly most important Eastern Orthodox Monastery. You can visit the place and get a grand visit of the monasteries as well as hermitage sites located all around the mountains here. If you want to take part in the prayers, you can go for the pre-temple. However to participate in the other religious activities you have to be a Greek Orthodox. The small restaurants and hotels scattered all around the nearby town are amazing and provide great service with reasonable prices. However, here's a travels tip - make sure you hire a local guide to make your trip worth the while.
Cinque Terre, Italy
This small city is basically a cacophony of brightly painted tiny houses combined with an amazing seaside view that is bound to bring out the romantic in you. Due to some natural conditions, excessive development cannot be done in this town and that is why it has still preserved its natural ambience. Going here you get a chance to participate in local activities as well as seaside adventures. The best thing is that since the town hasn't gained much popularity yet, it can be the perfect spot for someone looking for some peace and quiet.
The city is surrounded by remains of prehistoric times including legacies of Romans, Arabs and Celts but this ended up being taken up by Catholic Monarchs in the end. This beautiful place is set on top of a very deep gorge along with a stone bridge.
Going here will also give you the chance to view paintings that are said to be more than 5000 years old. How fascinating! And if that wasn't enough, this town also allows you to become part of Spain's legendary bull fighting festival. So pack up your running boots and visit this town now!
Now that you know some of the less famous hidden gems around the world, it is time for you to start planning your trip to these places. And here's a pro-travel tip - make sure you get yourself a Miles Account and travel by spending less money! Have fun!