Europe

The 10 Best Places to Visit in Europe

Explore

Nov. 5, 2017 - Austin Grandt

Planning a tour to Europe and confused where to go? No worries as we are here with a list of best places in to visit in Europe for anyone who is looking to take a trip there soon!

European countries are full of vivid cities and nearly every place is famous for something. Cities like Paris and Amsterdam can be the most romantic cities in Europe, whereas Rome and London are famous for its beauty and sightseeing. Selecting best places in Europe can be challenging and therefore on the basis of various rankings, we have shortlisted the 10 best destinations to visit in Europe.

Rome collesium

1. Rome, Italy

The entire city of Rome is essentially one large UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tourist finds something magical about this city and refers it as the Eternal city. Italian food lovers can enjoy the splendid Italian fare and the food like Roman artichokes and spaghetti alla carbonara were invented in Rome.. Many of the famous works of Michelangelo are in Rome like one of his works can be seen in Saint Peter's Basilica. Climate is also one of the main reasons to visit this place as you will enjoy pretty mild climate there.

2. Porto, Portugal

The charming city is famous for its history, culture, Medieval architecture, discoveries, trade and port wine lodges. Foodies can enjoy classics like cozido and Francesinha sandwich or visit the Mercado do Bolhao food market for local cuisines. Visitors there can have a helicopter view of Porto’s architecture, take a cruise on River Douro in Cais da Ribeira, and enjoy the magnificent art at Serralves Museum. 

Paris Eiffel Tower

3. Paris, France

The French Capital is famous for its cuisine, art, food (it has 70 Michelin-starred restaurants), wine, ambiance and much more. Apart from the Eiffel tower, tourist can see the Mona Lisa at the Louvre Museum, which is the world’s largest art museum and is located on the Right Bank of the Seine. Disneyland Paris, one of the happening palaces, is a theme park which has plenty rides shows, costumed characters and much more. Shopaholics should visit stores like Lafayette and Printemps and can enjoy annual fashion shows. You will find the 13th century stained glass inside the Sainte Chapelle.

4. Vienna, Austria

Vienna is a favorite destination, especially for European travelers. It is famous for its contemporary art galleries, palaces, music, and flea markets. All the old buildings still have their full radiance today. Amusement parks and a top-notch zoo can be a great attraction for kids. Jazz music can be enjoyed at one of the best Europe’s club namely Porgy & Bess for the classical music of the composers like Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is showcased on many stages.

Vienna is famous for St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a palace with a lot of art collection known as Belvedere complex and Schonbrunn Palace which has mind-blowing and tremendous interiors.

5. London, England

There is so much to discover in London that it is not easy to write it down. Tower of London and Buckingham Palace are the two major places which come in our mind but actually, it is much more than this. You can explore London on Hop on Hop off the bus, discover stories from Queen Victoria's life at Kensington Palace, view the city from above on the London Eye etc. Shopping at Westfield Stratford, Europe’s largest urban shopping center, can be a great fun. 

6. Prague, Czech Republic

This tourist destination is at the top of many tourists bucket list as it is stunning, magical and affordable at the same price. Old Town, chock-full of elaborate towering buildings, can be explore by walking around its narrow and cobbled streets.  In the Old Town Square, tourist can see the Prague Astronomical Clock, the Church of our Lady before Tyn and the Old Town Hall. Sunset can be enjoyed across the Vltava River over Prague Castle, which is a true historic treasure surrounded by gardens.

Madrid Spain 

7. Madrid, Spain

Madrid is the financial and cultural hub of Spain and is the largest city in the country. Grab mouthwatering Spanish food at Meson Cinco Jotas, experience nightlife at Areia or Eccola , and lively fiestas can be enjoyed at the affordable price as compared to Paris and London. You should always visit the Madrid’s home football stadium named Bernabeu stadium which has a current capacity of 85,454 spectators. If you have interests in seeing architectural buildings and museum, then you should never miss out Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro) and Prado National Museum.

8. Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Biker’s city is one of the most popular destination in Europe and is famous for its museums, entertainment venues and historic homes. You will find the most famous Dutch food and coffee shops here. Visit Amsterdam as there are lots of places to enjoy like The Royal Palace on the Dam, Art Deco Cinema Theater Tuschinski, The Nine Streets Shopping area, and the Van Gogh Museum.

Athens Greece

9. Athens, Greece

The sprawling city is famous for its art galleries, archaeological ruins, nightlife, and sports. Top attractions here can be Mount Lycabettus (for the panoramic view of Athens), National Archaeological Museum(for art lovers), Plaka District (village looks like an island in the city) Syntagma Square and  The National Garden.

10. Basel, Switzerland

This is a cosmopolitan city in the heart of Europe and lies at the meeting point of France, Germany and Switzerland. The city is a home of the world’s most contemporary art fair known as Art Basel. Augusta Raurica, Switzerland's largest site of Roman ruins, can be visited easilyfrom Basel. Switzerland’s biggest and famous folklore festival named as Basel’s Fasnacht is hosted in Basel which draws huge crowd each Easter. Also the oldest and largest zoo in Switzerland known as Zoo Basel is present here.


These are just a few options in the many amazing cities across Europe. Where are you heading on your next trip? 

blog comments powered by Disqus