The year 2020 has been packed with a rollercoaster of happenings worthy of the history books. One of the most notable ones was the global pandemic as a result of COVID-19. The entire world came to a standstill.
Yet, the drive of humanity still pushed through tough times. Economies fell, but we again pushed through. Health workers have given their all as there is currently a 60% recovery rate so far.
Ideally, it takes scientists a year to produce a safe and effective vaccine. However, 1 out of the 150+ vaccines being developed has now been approved for limited use. With this ongoing race, it would not be long for the entire world to be back to normal for travel activities.
Regardless, you can still find a travel destination to Europe as it keeps getting better. Here are the five safest places to travel in Europe 2020!
5. Preveza, Greece
Located in the Epirus region of northwestern Greece, Preveza sits at the mouth of the Ambracian Gulf. The city is filled with light, laughter, smiles, and more sunshine! If you are looking for a getaway with beautiful sunlight and crystalline water, Preveza should be on your list.
For those who love the beach, this place is perfect. It also boasts of one of the longest beaches on the continent. The weather in Preveza mixes so well with the availability of beaches in the city. It is truly the perfect place to get some suntan. Make sure you carry all the necessary luggage on your car’s flat roof rack.
The languid way of life of the people is contagious. It affects all who come to visit, making them cheerful throughout their stay. In our new wake from the pandemic, the city welcomes back travelers on the 1st of July. With no quarantine request, you can begin your Preveza vacation, knowing that all other precautions are still in place.
4. Azores Islands
If you are looking for a location away from the crowds, the Azores would be a perfect spot for you. Located miles away from the capital Lisbon, the Azores is located off the country’s west coast.
Its green landscape extends all through the location, making it a stunning natural place. The few people found in the Azores have a diverse culture, making it easy for visitors to settle in. They are warm and welcoming to all.
Additionally, since the area has a low population, it is easier to adhere to safety protocols for the coronavirus. The easiest to follow being practicing social distancing to avoid the spread.
3. Cavtat, Croatia
Cavtat is a small coastal town located in the Croatian city of Dubrovnik. As one of the countries with the least COVID-19 numbers in Europe, Cavtat welcomes visitors as a relatively safer vacation zone.
The scenery in Cavtat makes it an ideal holiday resort. It is filled with a collection of islands and coastal areas great for your next holiday. The region is heavily invested in tourist attractions and activities for visitors to have an immersive experience.
This experience does not leave out food, sports, and culture. Instead, it merges all these with its fun activities to create an unforgettable experience.
In a country where the ratio of hospital beds to inhabitants is one of the highest in Europe, healthcare services are ready for the worst. Croatia also implements strict measures to avoid the spread of the virus.
2. Corfu, Greece
The beautiful Greek island has dense vegetation making its greenery a sight to behold. Corfu is amongst the island group west of the mainland of Greece. The town attracts a lot of visitors who love to hike along its mountain paths and trails. You can experience this as well as its monasteries, monuments, and outstanding views of the Ionian Sea.
Greece takes more safety measures and has more hospital beds per capita than most of the world does. It is not a surprise that the country has up to 50 times fewer people with the virus than the most affected European countries.
Corfu is our second-best option for your 2020 European trip!
1. Tbilisi, Georgia
As the capital of Georgia, Tbilisi tops our list for the safest places to travel in Europe in 2020. Surrounded on three sides by mountains, the capital city has an undulating scenery.
Its geographical landforms create different aesthetic views no matter how close apart you are in the city. Even though Tbilisi is rich in ancient culture and tale-tells, it is an open destination for diverse cultures.
Georgia reacted quickly to the spread of the virus, making it one of the world’s least affected areas. To date, adequate measures are in place to avoid the spread of coronavirus. Tbilisi offers a lot of infrastructures ready for all tourists in search of a memorable trip.
So what are you waiting for? Pick up the location that suits you the best and plan a memorable trip soon.