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5 Most Visited Eastern Europe Destinations

Posted by Gil Travel on April 9, 2019

Whether you’re interested in rich cultural history, architecture, art, music, theatre, cinema, cuisine, science, technology, and numerous other wonders, Eastern Europe’s got it all and more. Europe is the world’s most visited region and Eastern Europe displays solid growth each year. To find out which countries in this part of Europe were the most visited in the last several years (taking into account various definitions of ‘Eastern Europe’) we’ve consulted a number of reports by Statista, Eurostat, and The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), from 2010 to 2018, and these are our results.

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What’s the Best Time to Visit Eastern Europe?

Posted by Gil Travel on April 5, 2019

Eastern Europe covers a huge geographic area with multiple climates, from Mediterranean to alpine to polar-like. The tourist season generally runs from May until September, but most visitors arrive in July and August, especially in coastal areas, and in winter months in the mountain ranges. However, there is no one period within a year that could be said to be the best time for a visit to this region, but it rather depends on what type of weather, activities, attractions, and crowd you’d prefer. The truth is that every season in Eastern Europe has its charms, and we’ll prove it to you.

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Best Places to Visit in Eastern Europe

Posted by Gil Travel on April 3, 2019

While we are well-aware of the magnificent tourist favorites like Budapest, Prague, or Berlin, there are also places that are exceptionally popular, but often overshadowed by the capitals of their respective countries when it comes to the ‘top places to visit’ lists. There are many more magnificent cities to visit in this region of the world, which offer distinctive cuisines and traditions, breathtaking landscapes, world-class museums, and well-preserved architectural gems, in addition to a myriad of festivities. These are just three of the wonderful and most unique places to see in Eastern Europe.

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Unique Parks in Berlin You Must Visit this Spring

Posted by Gil Travel on March 28, 2019

Berlin is a fantastic place to include in your spring tour to Eastern Europe. Its parks are the best (and the cheapest) places to enjoy the outdoors and leave the worries behind. As soon as the winter is over and the spring shows itself in the warm sunbeams and lovely buds, Berlin’s citizens and tourists alike go to one of the city’s much loved 2,500 parks and green spaces. Whether you’re alone or with a group, this is the place to come to relax, take a walk, chat with a friend over a cup of coffee or a beer, have a picnic, and enjoy the beauty and grandiosity of nature.

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What to See in Vienna’s Famous Museums Quartier

Posted by Gil Travel on March 18, 2019

If you’re on a search for a culture wonder to include in your next tour to Eastern Europe, we’ve got just the place for you. In Vienna’s 7th district, near the Imperial Palace and next to the famous Mariahilfer Strasse, stands the MuseumsQuartier Wien (MQ) – a 60,000m2 large art complex, home to Baroque and Modern edifices, small installations, large art museums, contemporary exhibition spaces, numerous festivals and events, artists-in-residence, etc.

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A Historical Tour: Six Russian Capitals

Posted by Gil Travel on March 12, 2019

If you are a history buff, here is a special recommendation for your tour to Eastern Europe. While we know that Moscow is the capital of Russia, there are five other unique and amazing cities that once served as the centers of the growing nation. Their contemporary relevance is immense, not only as economic, cultural, and artistic hubs but also as stunning travel destinations. Let’s take a look at six beautiful Russian capitals.

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10 Must-Sees in Dubrovnik

Posted by Gil Travel on January 28, 2019

For your next tour to Eastern Europe, we recommend Dubrovnik. The two most popular sites here are probably the City Wall and the cable car, but there’s a myriad of other fascinating places to explore, from medieval palaces and forts to houses of worship and old museums. Let us show you ten of many things waiting for you in this unique city.

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7 Ways to Save Big on your Trip to Berlin

Posted by Gil Travel on December 20, 2018

Trips to major and very expensive cities can actually be quite affordable. If you know what to do and plan ahead where to go, you can save big on your trip to Berlin. There are many affordable places and activities in this city, and there are many more that are completely free! So here are a few tips on how to have a wonderful, but inexpensive time on your tour to Eastern Europe.

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A Special Jewish Tour of Poland: Włodawa, Kock, and Kazimierz Dolny

Posted by Gil Travel on December 13, 2018

If you’re thinking about going on one of the amazing escorted tours to Eastern Europe, we recommend this special tour of Poland. These are towns off the beaten path, but they ought to be visited more because they have a significant place in Polish history and in the history of Jewish people. These places shouldn’t be overlooked. Instead, their traditions should be upheld and the memory of the communities that once lived here preserved.

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Kosher Moscow: Must-Visit Restaurants and Cafés

Posted by Gil Travel on November 22, 2018

Moscow is one of the most exciting places to include in your tour to Eastern Europe because it has so much to offer to its visitors. If you are looking for delicious kosher food, it has that waiting for you too. Moscow’s Jewish and non-Jewish people alike are searching for top-quality kosher food, and they enjoy eating at kosher eateries and having a tasty cup of coffee with a piece of cake, or a refreshing cocktail. Moscow’s kosher scene is growing fast, and there are restaurants, bars, and cafés opening every day, so here are some amazing places for you to eat and drink at with gusto.

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