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Top 10 winter destinations (part 2/3)

Immagine 008 Ready for 3 more european cities/destinations to visit during the winter season?

inn019 Innsbruck

Why? Innsbruck is called ‘the Alps capital’ no more words are needed. It hosted twice the winter olympic games

What to do? Outdoor sports, outdoor sport and…outdoor sports! If you like mountains, skiing, hiking, snowboarding this is the place for you! From the city centre you can easily reach ski premises and Nordpark by public transportation

What to try? Have a meal at typical ‘gasthaus’, local family run genuine restaurant

ljubljana Ljubljana

Why? Enjoy the mixed atmosphere of this city, the recent historical communist past together with the former austro-hungarian empire and the italian legacy that are visible everywhere.

What to do? Visit the bridges all along the Ljubljanica river; be amazed by Metelkova mesto a squatting area with young and alternative people

What to try? my favorite balkan street-food is burek (a leafy dough pie, traditionally with mince meat or cheese filling) is available in every Pekara (bakery) for around 2€

sarajevo Sarajevo

Why? The city is historically famous for its traditional religious diversity, with Islam, Orthodoxy, Catholicism and Judaism coexisting there for centuries. Unfortunately is also known for the sad former-jugoslavia war. It hosted the winter olympics in 1984

What to do? Sarajevo is rising to its natural beauty and it will be European capital of culture for 2014; Enjoy the view of the city from the hills that surround it

What to try? Bosnian coffee, balkan delicious food (cevapi, burek, pita, grilled meat, cheese…)