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Top Tourist Destinations in Southeast Europe

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Published May 20th 2016
If you are planning to go on holiday in the region of Southeast Europe, then let us introduce you to top tourist destinations in this region. There are so many destinations that you must visit in this, especially from Greece to Croatia. Understanding these destinations would help you in planning well in advance for your trip as well as making the necessary reservations. Below are some of the top tourist destinations based in these Southeast Europe countries:


This country is one of the top tourist destinations in the whole world. It has over sixty islands that are inhabited, idyllic beaches, and towering mountain ranges among other various tourist attractions. Below are some of the spectacular places.
These are one of the most beautiful natural destinations in Europe. This area has a wide variety of animals and bird species. Greece has many popular tourist destinations which are impossible to visit during only one vacation, but you don't want to miss the following:

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Myrtos Beach

It is found to the north-west of Kefalonia and is famous for the magical colors that are seen on its waters. The turquoise and blue colors are in sharp contrast with the bright white color of the marble pebbles that make the beach. There are also tall cliffs and steep mountains that make it more beautiful. It was voted as the best beach in Greece for a record 12 times.

Delphi Theatre

It is a theatre built on a hill giving the spectators a great view of the landscape below and entire sanctuary. It accommodates 5,000 spectators and is a top tourist attraction in Greece.


For any visitor looking for new diverse and exciting destinations, they should consider visiting Serbia. The spectacular tourist attractions here are unique, adventurous, romantic and also educational sites. Serbia has a charm of its natural beauty, architecture and religions. Some of the best places to visit if you go to the capital, Belgrade, include the Djavolja Varos (Devil's Town), Ada Ciganlija, Cele Kula, Sirogojno, Nikola Tesla Museum, St. Sava temple, Nis Fortress, Petrovaradin Fortress, Skadarlija and the Belgrade Fortress. Often tourists first come to Belgrade where they stay throughout their vacation, but travel to other parts of Serbia as well because Belgrade is well connected to other tourist destinations in Serbia.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina

This is the cross-cultural center where East meets West. Despite the bad history of this country in the past, tourism is on the upward trend. There is too much beauty to marvel at in this hidden mountainous country. There are places that you must visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina, these are; Sarajevo (Jerusalem of Europe due to diversity of cultures and religions), Mostar, Vrelo Bosne, Tuzla and Brčko. If you stand along Sava River, you will be able to see Croatia across the river. 

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Croatia boasts of rocky and indented shores with a lot of islands. It has one of the most beautiful coastline stretches in Europe. The cities in Croatia also have a rich history and remains of Venetian and Roman times. Other great places to visit would include; Gornji Grad, Euphrasian Basilica, Mljet, Diocletian's Palac, Korcula, Rovinj, Hvar and Dubrovnik. All top tourist destinations in Croatia have airports, but when you are there it is much easier to travel by bus from one place to another.
The top tourist attractions include the following.

Pula Arena

Pula Arena is the sixth of the largest surviving arena of the Romans as well as the best preserved Roman monument in Croatia. It was built in the first century AD and can accommodate 26,000 spectators or more. It is a popular tourist destination and hosts various performances and festivals especially during summer.

Plitvice Lakes

They are one of the most beautiful natural destination places in Europe. It has a system of 16 interlinked lakes and also a huge forest complex that made it to be set aside as a national park back in 1949. The lakes are famous for their colors that are unique to include green, azure, gray and blue. This area has a wide variety of animals and bird species. Other great places to visit would include; Gornji Grad, Euphrasian Basilica, Mljet, Diocletian's Palac, Korcula, Rovinj, Hvar and Dubrovnik. 
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