The Times named the world’s best cities for weekend trips


British newspaper the Times published a list of the 30 best cities for weekend travelling. The text was published in the September 2, extracts from it publishes the Belarusian news Agency BelTA.

First place was taken by the Croatian city of Zadar with its well preserved historic center, Roman ruins and medieval city. In addition, the editors of The Times noted that city are many cafes and bistros of various cuisines.

The second place was taken by Macedonian Ohrid, which is included in the world heritage list of UNESCO. Here you can visit the Samuel’s Fortress and lake Ohrid, protected by UNESCO.

Third place was taken by another Croatian city of Pula. There tourists are recommended to visit “remarkably well-preserved” amphitheatre and the Central market.

Also in the top 10 included Dinard (France), Minsk (Belarus), Sofia (Bulgaria), Olbia (Italy), Bratislava (Slovakia), malmö (Sweden) and Jerez (Spain). From cities of the former USSR in the list also got the Georgian Kutaisi (19th place) and the Estonian Tallinn (27th place).

Earlier in September, it was reported that Comoros, côte d’ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritania, the federated States of Micronesia, Mozambique, Samoa, Seychelles, Timor-Leste, Togolese Republic, Tuvalu and Uganda are recognized as the most hospitable countries in the world. They are willing to let without visas of citizens of 198 States.