Sometimes the highlight of a vacation is when you discover an intensely remote yet attractive destination for the very first time. Everyone feels much better when they’re part of the pioneering groups anyway.
So how about we help run you through 14 highly attractive yet far-flung destinations. And then maybe you could complete your end of the bargain by actually vacationing at these quiet destinations.
From rare stops in Iceland, Canada and even Oregon among others, we sampled 14 of the very best remote locations and now list them for your own pleasures here.
Sacre-Coeur Basilica – Paris, France
The Sacred Hearts Basilica of Paris offers you powerful sights in the 100-year old 270-feet tall Gothic Roman Cathedral. Get in and around the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church and witness the very best of the Byzantine architecture. Plus, entry is free of charge
The remote Lake Konigssee – Berchtesgaden National Park, Germany
The bright green natural gem inside Berchtesgaden National Park is beautifully placed on the remote lands near the Austrian Border. An electric boat ride through the cleanest lake in Berchtesgaden takes you to the lovely 16th Century St. Bartholomä Church. Therefore, get away from the world into this remote, beautiful and historical lakeside and feel the power of the German exquisiteness.
Katskhi Pillar – Tbilisi, Georgia
This is a natural limestone column on top of which lies a petite 7th century church. Head down to the remote lands of Tbilisi in Georgia and witness a piece of historical magic you will never believe is even real. AYou may even climb up top and pilgrimage in the quiet little church if you so wish. Perfectly withdrawn and smoothly standing atop the divine green forest.
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall – Iceland
Standing at 200-feet tall, the remote Seljalandsfoss cascades high-velocity rumbling waters from the top down to the greens of the amazing cliff below. Better still, there is a path down under the falls from which you can find the perfect views of the hidden beauty of Iceland. Also please your Instagram thirst around the foot of the beautiful gushing falls with
The Superstitious Mountains – Remote Mountain Range in Arizona
‘The Superstitions’ have always fascinated tourist over the years with myths that they possess gold treasures. The legendary Lost Dutchman’s Mines (we don’t have a clue how real this is) have as such played their parts perfectly in luring vacationers to this rather remote location east of Phoenix.
Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque – Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
A 60 or so years old but still magically gorgeous Mosque, the Omar Ali Saifuddien in Bandar Seri Begawan is most certainly a must-visit place in the capital. On top of its delicate Arab architecture, it also features old-fashioned but amazingly glittery yachts. The waters around the lovely mosque are the final plus to the vast edifice.
8.Ahornspitze Mountain – Austria
The remote but beautifully snowy peak near the Zillertal Valley offers skiing, hiking or paragliding adventures to tourists and locals alike. Furthermore, you could book a date and get involved in the thrilling mountain climbing escapades on the challenging snowy Alps. While at it though, you may consider checking the temperatures before you set journey; it could get very cold.
Banff National Park – Canada
If you wish to get really icy and cold, then you maybe need to think about the remote interiors of the Banff National Park. Get in up to the Athabasca Glacier and find a natural snow-formed cave. Canada’s oldest National Park sure has a lot still left to be explored.
Angkhang – Remote Ban Khum Village, Thailand
The Royal Angkhang Station project in the quiet village serves not only to provide food for the tourists and locals but also to attract the voyagers to the friendly village. The consequence of the project was the creation of a nature park and a range of environment-friendly yet attractive settings. Camp at the Angkhang National Park and breathe in the freshness of the countryside as you view astonishing twilight sceneries.
Remote Fjadrárgljúfur Canyon – Southern Iceland
Visitors to beautiful Iceland can get a glimpse of an river twining through the rocky outlines of the remote Fjadrárgljúfur Canyon. The views from the top of the rather challenging cliffs make for picture-perfect moments atop the world. Visitors can most importantly hike along the beautiful and remote canyon with the perfectly quiet surroundings.
Latourell Falls – Oregon
The remote falls in Oregon are best reached by vigorous hikes through the incredibly hilly paths. Near the base of the falls you encounter more tricky rock surfaces on which you may take those social media snaps while minding the slipperiness of the grey rock surfaces.
Beautiful Svalbard Islands – Norway
The beautiful islands are characterized by picturesque homes lying on the backdrop of dark hills. It lies between the rest of Norway and the North Pole. There are only 2,500 inhabitants who will openly welcome and tour you around the beautiful terrains.
Yangon City – Myanmar
Mingling British colonial architecture with Buddhist pagodas resulted in a superlative city where contemporary meets deep-rooted tradition.
Most of all visit the charming religious pagodas like Botataung and the Shwedagon Paya and get right in the Center of the Buddhist culture and home to thousands of pilgrims annually.
The Remote Musandam Peninsula – Oman
The ‘Norway of Oman’ is characterized by small picturesque villages and an astounding landscape that are best explored inside a para-glider. The rocky desert, while viewed from above, looks like an endless arrangement of unsteady hills. You may additionally embark on a challenging desert exploration hiking trail into the unknown.
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Originally posted 2017-04-14 07:09:56.