Exotic locations are great and all, but have you really visited and explored Europe before?
People tend to choose tropical destinations, but Europe has a lot to offer. If you plan your trip well, you’ll be able to see so many different places and perhaps even save some money compared to one exotic holiday.
These locations are sure to tick all the boxes in your European itinerary.
You should definitely not pass on seeing this gorgeous city on your trip. You’ll be mesmerized by its canals and beautiful architecture. If you can, visit at the end of April, especially on Queen’s Day, when the whole nation is celebrating and wearing orange, the colour of the Dutch Royal family.
Visit Anne Frank’s house, the famous museums and enjoy the masterpieces or take a walk through Red Light District. The best thing is that you can go anywhere by bike!
When visiting Belgium, the first place that comes to mind is Brussels. While it is a beautiful city, make sure to visit Bruges as well. Romantic canals and medieval architecture are sure to leave you breathless. If you can, avoid visiting in winter months, because it can get really cold.
Another architecturally stunning city, Prague, was sure to find its way on this list. Castles, squares, the Old Town, the Astronomical clock and the grand bridges are only some of the unique sights you’ll be able to spot in this city.
No country exudes romance as much as Italy. In addition to Venice and Milan, make sure to pay a visit to the city of Rome and take a look at Pantheon and Colosseum. Enjoy the public baths and get your own share of secrets in Vatican City. Great wine, tasty food and friendly people will make this visit unforgettable.
From Italy to Spain! If you miss your days on the sandy beaches, this place will make everything better. You can take a dip even as early as May. Don’t forget to walk down Las Ramblas and enjoy the colourful street life. Experience Gothic architecture first hand and visit Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo as well as the astonishing Park Guell.
Your memorable and exciting barge cruises through France will reach their peak in the city of lights that’s Paris. With so many things to see and experience, there won’t be a moment to waste. The Louvre and d’Orsay are the world’s most famous museums. You simply mustn’t miss them. Check out beautiful cathedrals such as Notre Dame, walk around the Champs Elysee, and, of course, climb the Eiffel Tower.
Make your visit to Germany memorable by travelling to Berlin first. With the Brandenburg Gate welcoming you, you’ll already feel excited. Berlin has an abundance of museums, involving covering art and history, including the pivotal events in the 1930s and 1940s. Also, don’t miss the opportunity to check out the remains of Berlin Wall.
If you have time, make sure to hop to the Emerald Isle and visit Dublin. The city’s nature and picturesque parks will make you want to stay there forever. Moreover, the markets, Grafton Street, and free museums will make this experience exceptional. It would be great to visit Dublin around St. Patrick’s Day in March, but there are festivals all year round as well.
If you’re planning a trip to Europe this year, these cities should certainly feature on your list. Every one of them will provide a unique experience and leave you longing for more when you get home.