VACATION IDEAS

Photos: The Up-and-Coming European Destinations for 2013

These three European destinations should be at the top of your list for 2013, and here's why.

By , Sunday, Oct 14, 2012, 1:00 AM

Source Article: Photos: The Up-and-Coming European Destinations for 2013

The Adriatic island of Hvar, Croatia, is a perfect beach destination. 

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Croatia also has Roman ruins, like this gateway in the town of Pula. 

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Croatia's natural wonders include waterfalls at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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The city of Dubrovnik is a great starting point for a vacation in Croatia.

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Turkey has Roman ruins as well, including the intricate Library of Celcus in the coastal town of Ephesus.

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The Turkish region of Cappadocia is known for cave dwellings intricately built into the landscape.

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Istanbul's striking Blue Mosque was built during the early 1600s. 

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The ornate gate at the Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul opens onto the Sea of Marmar, with Asian Istanbul right across the way.

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Landmarks in the Czech Republic capital of Prague line the Vltava River. 

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The enormous Prague Castle incorporates many architectural styles and is even more striking when lit up at night.

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The Czech Republic town of Cesky Krumlov is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Travelers have been flocking to the town of Karlovy Vary in the Czech Republic to take the waters for centuries. 

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