15 European cities to travel together
You re 15 cities in Europe, where you can spend Valentine's Day fun and inexpensive. When calculating the travel budget took into account the price of the night at the hotel in a double room, dinner for two in a cheap cafe and visit the main attractions of the museum or in the city.
Luxembourg, Luxembourg, 95 euros per day
Capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, on the border with Belgium, Germany and France. The state is tiny, that the "Geographical data and points of interest" in Wikipedia marked a cinema and a sauna. However, the city has a lot to see: Palace of the Grand Dukes, museums and catacombs, wine road along the Moselle and geothermal sources in Mondorf. In Luxembourg, several golf clubs, while the motto of the national cuisine - French quality in German quantities.
Antwerp, Belgium, 88 euros per day
Antwerp - a city fashionable Belgian designers and art. He is full of museums, art galleries, antique dealers exchanges, art workshops and showrooms. No wonder, because here were born Rubens, Antoine Van Dyck, Adriaen Brouwer, Quentin matsés language and Pieter Brueghel. In Antwerp should visit the Cathedral of Our Lady, which has more than six centuries, as well as a zoo.
Turku, Finland, 85 euros per night
The former capital of Finland, received the status of European Capital of Culture in 2011, is rich in ancient monuments. One of the most popular destinations - Turku Castle, built in 1280. This former residence of Swedish kings. Iconic monument is considered Turku Cathedral.
Hamburg, Germany, 73 euros per day
In Hamburg, not many medieval monuments of the past. The ancient city burned at least ten times from the ninth to the 19th century, and during World War II in ruins become more than half of the houses, 80% of port facilities and 40% of industrial enterprises. But the city is dotted with more than 2,500 bridges, and its port warehouses stand on stilts, which is why Hamburg is called the Venice of Germany.
In Hamburg preserved Old Town, coupled with modern buildings Trost Brücke bridge - one of the few urban structures survived a fire in 1842. From there the views of the main attractions: the Town Hall, the oldest stock exchange in Germany and the remains of bombed during the Second World War, St. Nicholas medieval church turned into an anti-war memorial. The cultural life is in full swing: Hamburg in third place after New York and London, according to the number set here musicals.
Bologna, Italy, 69 euros per day
The oldest university center of Europe and the culinary capital of Italy. City will suit fans of gastronomic tourism. Bologna is not only the birthplace of bolognese sauce, but the Italian ravioli tortellini, mortadella and sausage salsichcha.
The standard of living is among the highest in Italy thanks to the development of industry and strategic location at the crossroads of transport corridors. The local historic center is well preserved and is considered one of the largest in Italy. One of its features - long arcade: about 38 km ancient arches. Worth a visit Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna - a collection of Italian paintings.
San Sebastian, Spain, 65 euros per day
European Capital of Culture in 2016 is famous bay in the form of a shell and gastronomy. To visit La Mota Castle and see the statue of Christ on top of Mount Urgull on the north side of the bay, and on the south side of the cable car up to the amusement park on Mount Igeldo. Impressive old building in the city, the church of San Vicente and the city's cathedral, Gothic Buen Pastor.
Maribor, Slovenia, 63 euros per day
Maribor, in 2000 received the status of an alpine town, famous ski resort, where annually the World Cup in Alpine skiing, as well as a long wine-making tradition. Here are the oldest vineyards in Europe. In the main square of Maribor in 1743 installed a commemorative column with a gilded Virgin Mary at the top - in honor of the city of the plague. From the columns in different directions diverge old mansions and towers of the Middle Ages, the narrow cobbled streets and picturesque area.
Ventspils, Latvia, to 60 euros per day
A small port city founded in the 13th century Teutonic Knights on the Baltic Sea. City Lock, chief among them - Ventspils Castle of the Livonian Order, the eighth century, standing on the bank of the Venta. It is the oldest medieval prison in Latvia, an unusually well-preserved to this day. The city is very clean. A significant part of the territory is covered by forests, parks, gardens and ponds. In Seaside Park open-air ethnographic museum located in Ventspils, which collects vintage fishing schooner and tackle, mill and more. Drive around the exhibits can be laid here on the narrow-gauge train "cuckoo" in 1916.
Debrecen, Hungary, 56 euros per day
Compact and cozy Debrecen - the cultural center of the country with lots of monuments. Among the main attractions: the country's largest Reformed Cathedral, the oldest Hungarian hotel "Golden Bull", the city hall, the Greek Catholic Church, St. Anne's Cathedral, Derry Museum and the old mill.
The park Naderdo zone, or the "Great Forest", runs the largest thermal baths, is considered one of the most popular resorts in the country. Yet there is a zoo, amusement park and a botanical garden.
Kaunas, Lithuania, 52 euros per day
Kaunas is located at the confluence of the two largest Lithuanian rivers, the Neris and Nemunas. It is the second largest city in Lithuania. In Kaunas, many attractions, among them more than once destroyed and rebuilt Kaunas Castle. There are many interesting museums such as the Museum of devils, which brings together thousands of images of hell, medical and pharmacy museum and a museum of folk music. Churches also given, including the monastery and church Pazaislis - one of the best examples of Italian baroque architecture in Eastern Europe.
Plzen, Czech Republic, 50 euros per day
European Capital of Culture in 2015 and the birthplace of Czech beer "Pilsner". Plzen was built by royal decree on the plain, so its streets intersect only at a right angle. In the city of delightful buildings and the central Republic Square - the largest in Western Europe. The business card of the city - the Gothic Cathedral of St. Bartholomew with the highest tower in the Czech Republic spire.
Vitebsk, Belarus, 48 euros per day
In July 1812 in Vitebsk, he decided to stop to rest his army, Napoleon. He lived in the Governor's Palace, which now houses the KGB of Belarus, and many guides are beginning to show tourists the city from here.
After the revolution of 1917 Vitebsk became the center of Russian avant-garde, until 2010 the city was considered the cultural capital of Belarus. In Vitebsk born painter Marc Chagall and Ilya Repin. House-museum of Chagall, built by his father, is in the center of the city and beyond, 16 km - Museum-Estate Repin.
Tartu, Estonia, 42 euros per day
One of the oldest cities in the Baltic region, is mentioned in the Chronicle, considered a city of festivals, parties and celebrations. This is understandable: some 20% of the population one hundred thousandth of the city - the students. In Tartu is worth seeing the Old Town with a "toy" houses and the Town Hall Square; "Falling house" - a mistake of the architect, who decided not to fix; Toy Museum and the Museum of the KGB cameras; Jaani Church amazing and Tartu City Museum - noble house of the 18th century on the river Yuleyygi. Frighten and attract visitors "Tartu Ghost" on Toome Hill.
Constanta, Romania, 35 euros per day
The port city of Constanta - the capital of the Black Sea coast of Romania. It is very clean, sandy beaches with good infrastructure, mineral springs, many cafes and restaurants with live music. In the early 20th century built in Constanta Casino, which is still considered one of the main attractions. It is worth visiting the Museum of National History and Archeology. Port of Constanta - the largest on the Black Sea. Antique Ottoman and Greek ships are on the eternal quay near the waterfront.
Wroclaw, Poland, 32 euros per day
European Capital of Culture 2016, Wroclaw was founded in the X century - one of the oldest cities in Poland. Here is the largest Christmas market in the country. In the city, through which the five rivers, more than 100 bridges. Especially beautiful it looks in the evening. Many cathedrals, historic buildings, beautiful town hall. The city passed Euro 2012, and in 2017 Wroclaw World Games will take on popular sports, not included in the Olympic program. Wroclaw annually hosts one of the most important artistic events in Central Europe - Contemporary Art Biennale.