The whole world is waiting impatiently for the quarantine period to end soon. The needy hours have made us realize how big our world is and have left us pondering over the future expeditions. Though we cannot travel the whole of it, the adventurous streak inside us is jumping out and about to have a glimpse of what the untraveled places have to offer.
Here are 11 most exquisite, culturally diverse, and picturesque towns from all over the world for satiating that impatient travel enthusiast within each one of us. you must explore these destinations after COVID-19 lockdown is over.
List of 11 Best Places to Explore after Coronavirus Lockdown is over.
1- Epidaurus, Greece
Be it the landscape beauty of the architectural genius, the ancient town of Epidaurus has it all. Like every other Greek city, it has one of the most beautiful arrays of archeological sites and ancient sanctuaries and must-visit after lockdown. On top of the famous and oldest of Drama theatres ever known is found here and hosts several theatrical dramas of Sophocles during summers. The archeological museums here are a shrine of the oldest of Greek statues and treasures. Additionally, places such as the Church of Agios Nikolaos, Medieval Castles, Palia Epidaurus Beach often see the elite crowd from all over the world.
2- Lapland, Finland
The Finnish Lapland is the snow-clad border region of the country known for its beautiful hiking trails and snowboard experiences. However, the night expedition and the sightings of Aurora Borealis make it one of the best vacay options and most beautiful places to visit after coronavirus lockdown is over. Towns such as Levi, Sariselka, Kittila are all known for their long snow trails and jungles of Fir trees and reindeer sightings. Nature parks here offer frozen waterfalls and ice fishing tours, while theme tours include some children plays and musicals, especially during Christmas.
3- Christchurch, New Zealand
The ‘garden city’ of New Zealand, located near the beautiful Avon River, is known for its English heritage, cathedrals, and the bouquet shops around every corner. Perhaps Christchurch is one of the oldest places boasting of all green tree-lined streets and hundreds of gardens giving it the title. Some of the significant spots, including Christchurch Botanical Garden and Hagley Park, are the most visited places. Its streets, too, are peculiar because of the river facing front and unique cycling tracks. After the massive earthquakes of 2011, the town has converted debris-clad places into tourist spots because peculiar paints and cracks exhibit, giving an enormous boost to tourism.
4- Zermatt, Switzerland
The pandemic may have ended the March ski season of Zermatt and other swiss towns, but adventure junkies still have the December season. Alpine mountains of Zermatt is a no car all ski zone for all the travelers. People from all over the world travel here to drink the beauty of the snow-clad Alps and the snow sports arena. What’s more, the unique chalet-style hotels of Schweizerhof Zermatt, giving the first-hand view of alpine sunrise has been reopened after the big-fat renovation.
5- Port Antonio, Jamaica
This Jamaican coastal town is one unique combo of tropical jungles, waterfalls, and mountains. But the blue lagoons of the eastern part is where the crowd lingers the most. The blue Caribbean underground springs, too, are particularly famous along with some other renowned places such as Hope Bay, Somerset Falls, John Crow Mountains, Reach Falls, and the list is never-ending.
6- Baja California, Mexico
Baja California in Mexico is a safe abode for people loving heavenly beaches and plunge pools of some of the best hotels in the world. The eastern capes of Baja, such as Costa Palmas, are real Mexican gems with popular Red Indian culture and parties. Tijuana is the chief market here and the best destination for shopping, eateries, and nightlife shenanigans. The Pacific town of Rosarito here is the gateway opening the vast stretches of golden peninsular beaches, promising the experience of a lifetime.
7- Bali, Indonesia
Earlier, Bali was considered a honeymooner’s place; however, in the last decade, its tourism department has seen several positive changes. With a broad spectrum of calm and serene beaches and volcanic landscapes, it has essentially become the top Asian tourist spot and most popular place to visit during or after COVID-19 lockdown is over. The city is known for the best parties at Kuta Beach, the calm ambiance of Ubud, the hiking expedition to Kintamani volcanoes, and the central islands. Several activities such as vibrant Hindu Yoga hubs, hedonistic beach parties, and romantic evenings of South Bali are some other charms of the Isle.
8- Great Barrier Island, Australia
The Isolated and pristine Great Barrier Island is known for its Great Barrier Reef. Known for both its beauty and enthralling hikes and expedition, the Queensland island group sees thousands of tourists coming every year. The place has one of its kind scuba diving expeditions around the beach as well. You don’t need to be a trained scuba diver as the trainer or guardian would be present there. Some other attractions around the reef include visiting Crazy Horse Trike Tours, Kaitoke Hot Springs Tour, the trip to Patina, and Motorbike Rides.
9- Siem Reap, Cambodia
The Asian town of Siem Reap is the proud host of Angkor Wat, one of the oldest UNESCO sites and the famous Cambodian jungle. Those who love adventures and safaris are usually attracted to Siam. The infamous jungle around the temple is about 600 sq miles providing tourists a very engaging route to reach the ancient site. The picturesque town is a tourist favorite because of its native culture and raw wild music and party culture. Several markets’ regional festivals are also quite engaging and one of the most celebrated places among those who love a bit of mystery and thrill while traveling.
10- Brittany, France
The French town is one drive away from Normandy’s iconic village and is one of the best spots for a calm countryside experience. Formerly a harbor town, the place is known for some of the most famous boating spots of the world, such as Saint Marine near Combrit. The beaches of Saint Marine and locales of Rennes are a combination providing both the harbor and mountain experience. There are several beautiful harbors, local pubs serving French cider ales, and Moules et Frites.
11- Cappadocia, Turkey
The heritage cities of Cappadocia have peculiar UNESCO protected underground cave towns. Cappadocia stands out from the usual Antoalian cities because of the activities such as hot air balloon expedition, horse riding, cave-stay hotels, hiking, camping, Turkish dance delights, and much more. Visitors can have an all-round trip from the ancient squeezing mazes of the underground cities of Kaymakli over here and reach the heights of the Goreme Valley while visiting Cappadocian towns.
These towns are quintessentially known for their peculiar landscapes, as well as the rich cultural impacts. The post-lockdown world has so much more for us to visit and see, and these towns are a mere subset of that. Dive in deep into these inviting options and while you wait for the lockdown to end soon, make up your mind and prepare your roof racks for the next journey to these distant lands. Wait till Foreign Offices and Tourism Departments lifts the prohibition over the long journey and enjoy your stay at one of these enchanting places.