We all aspire to see the world and all its countries. But we are either short on time or money. If you’re short on money, you need to start saving. If you’re short on time but high on wanderlust, here is the list of 8 countries which are beautiful and you can see all the country in just 1 day. Can you believe that? If you don’t, then go through the list and we are sure you will be a believer.
Where: South-Eastern Caribbean Sea.
Area: 344 km²
Grenada is known as the “Island of Spice” because of the production of nutmeg and mace crops, of which it is one of the world’s largest exporters. But that’s not all, stretches of white sand beaches, pristine landscape with submerged ‘fortunes adorned by corals, which is still away from the eye of the crowds. Visit the world’s first underwater sculpture park, Grenada Underwater Sculpture Park; explore the three historic forts of Fort Frederick, Fort Matthew and Fort George; witness Grenada’s most spectacular coastal area at Levera National Park.
Where: At the centre of the Mediterranean Sea.
Area: 316 km²
Malta comprises of Three islands – Gozo, Comino and the largest Malta. Malta is surprisingly laid-back and easy but with its sunny climate, appealing shorelines, a dazzling nightlife, and 7,000 years of captivating history, it is packed with interest. Visit Malta’s prehistoric temples such as Mnajdra and Hagar Qim; enjoy the thriving clubbing scene around St. Julian’s and Bugibba; visit the sister islands of Gozo and Comino; go for the Grand Harbour boat tour.
3: St Kitts and Nevis
Where: West Indies
Area: 261 km²
From Relaxed beaches, rainforest hikes and amazing cocktails, this two-island country is a perfect amalgamation of beaches with beauteous mountains. Visit Brimstone Hill Fortress, or climb Mount Liamuiga, ride the Sugar Train, hire a guide and explore the island’s rainforest or check out the Treasury Building and National Museum on the Basseterre waterfront.
Where: Central Europe
Area: 160 km²
Snuggled between the gorgeous Switzerland and the breath-taking Austria, Liechtenstein is so small that it does not have its own international airport but fly to Switzerland’s Zurich Airport to reach this Alpine country that’s still ruled by a ‘Prince’. The two museums, the Liechtenstein National Museum and the Liechtenstein Art Museum are a must see. Go and enjoy some complimentary wine at the Hofkellerei des Fürsten von Liechtenstein in Vaduz; explore the 400km-long hiking trails in Liechtenstein; visit the majestic Gutenberg Castle.
5: San Marino
Area: 61 km²
Bordering Italy, San Marino is for the lovers of history and those who live to see beautiful landscapes. Often confused to be part of Italy because of its size, this landlocked country is just a day trip from cities such as Florence or Bologna. Visit the vintage car museum, Maranello Rosso-Ferrari Museum; learn a little about San Marino’s history at Museo Delle Cere; see the oldest and largest of San Marino’s castles, Torre Guaita.
Where: South Pacific
Area: 26 km²
Just 10,000 people live in Tuvalu, and there is only one hospital, the entire street/road length is 8km. That is how small Tuvalu is. But what is missing in the area is covered by how gorgeous this country is. Admire the abundant sea and wildlife in the Funafuti Marine Conservation Area; watch a game of Kilikiti, Tuvalu’s version of cricket; relax on the Funafuti Lagoon.
Where: Western Europe
Area: 2 km²
World’s second smallest country but one of the most popular countries. Monaco is perhaps the most glamorous stretch of land on the planet. Famous for its annual Formula 1 Grand Prix, Monaco is a magnet for high-rollers and hedonists. Spend some time on Larvotto Beach; try your luck in gambling at Monte Carlo Casino; visit the Royal Palace; explore underwater life at the Oceanographic Museum and visitors with a passion for cars, don’t miss the Monaco Grand Prix.
8: Vatican City
Area: 0.44 km²
A heavenly country on earth. The country’s structures are grand in scale and its extravagantly brightened corridors house a portion of the world’s most commended craftsmanship. Visit St. Peter’s Basilica; gaze heavenwards at the Sistine Chapel; Tour the Scavi; interact with a Swiss Guard; wander down to St Peter’s Square.