Best Destinations In Europe
From France to England and Spain, Italy to Portugal and Germany, Europe is full of old and new cities that fascinate tourists from all over the world. The best destinations of Europe are known for their history, architecture, museums, parks, churches and restaurants. It’s difficult to decide which destinations to explore if it’s your first trip across the pond and beyond. Here’s a short list to help you decide.
London, United Kingdom
(View of Buckingham Palace from St. James Park)
It is easy to be overwhelmed, as there is so much you can see and do in London. No matter what your interests are, you will find something that fascinates you here. The major sights that are on most visitor’s itineraries include the Buckingham Palace and Tower of London.
If you are an art lover, you definitely need to visit the Tate Modern and the National Gallery. If you like military history, Cabinet War Rooms are a must see. Always dreamt of being a princess? Buckingham Palace should be at the top of your list. British Museum and St. James Park will also fascinate you with their beauty and splendor.
If you are visiting Paris for the first time then the major tourist attractions include The Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, The Louvre, Musee dÓrsay, Pont Alexandre III and Saint Chapelle. Wander through The City of Light’s majestic boulevards and wet your appetite in brasseries, bistros and cafes.
There is something magical about Rome, the city of seven hills. Whether it is the Colosseum or the nearby Vatican City, Rome is sure to enchant its visitors. The Roman Forum, Pantheon and the many churches are historic gems.
Art lovers will love the treasure trove of art at the Vatican Museums. The must see includes St. Peter’s Basilica (Basilica di San Pietro), Trevi Fountain (Fontana di Trevi) and Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel.
(Crystal Palace Gardens)
Porto will seduce you with its rich history, architecture and culture. The city has the charm of towns that happily cohabit with their river. Fly over river Douro or stroll along in Cais da Ribeira to discover the architecture and landscapes. The Sé Catédral and its terraces offer a super view of the bustle of markets and restaurants.
The charming coastal destination offers plenty of fun to the travellers. The must see in Porto includes Dom Luís, Sé do Porto (Porto Cathedral), Jardins do Palácio de Cristal (Crystal Palace Gardens) and Avenida dos Aliados (Avenue of the Allies).
The city of Venice is truly enchanting. The city has many waterways and the gondola drivers are known to sing romantic songs to smitten couples.
The magical city has many must see destinations that include Grand Canal, Saint Mark’s Basilica (Basilica di San Marco), Rialto Bridge (Ponte di Rialto) and Teatro La Fenice. Lose yourself in the charm of Venice.
(La Sagrada Família)
Barcelona is a city that is always bustling from the romantic narrow alleys of Barri Gòtic to the colorful and scenic trails of Park Güell. The architectural marvels of the city attract tourists from far and wide. The must-see tourist spots of this beautiful city include Parc Güell (Güell Park), Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria (Boqueria Market), La Sagrada Família (Church of the Sacred Family) and Las Ramblas.
If you’re ready to travel internationally, you can’t do better than these amazing European getaways. Brush off your passport and indulge your wanderlust!