Cities in Europe to Visit at Least Once in Your Lifetime
If you’re planning on vacationing in Europe for your next trip, we’ve picked out four bucket-list cities that everyone should experience at least once so you can narrow down your search for the best Europe destination. Well-known for its culinary offerings, illustrious art galleries, and beautiful architecture, this huge continent is home to countless historic cities so sometimes it’s hard to decide on which one to visit first. Escorted tours are an excellent option for exploring them all, offering travelers enriching experiences and opportunities to fully absorb multiple captivating cities in one vacation. Check out four options that you can’t go wrong with…
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Four Bucket-List European Cities
As the iconic symbol of France, the Eiffel Tower draws in huge crowds of people who have traveled from all over the globe to see it up close. This incredible work of architecture is enough to entice many travelers, but Paris has many more culinary, artistic, and historical attractions that will delight vacationers of all ages. While in Paris you can experience five-star French cuisine, shop for the latest fashion trends, stroll through the Luxembourg Gardens, and check off another popular bucket list goal – spending a day wandering through the world-famous Louvre Art Museum.
Featuring endless historical sites that are nothing less than spectacular, there’s no surprise why travelers come from around the world to experience the ‘Eternal City’ of Rome. From the Colosseum to the Roman Forum, Pantheon to Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, and beyond, you’ll have plenty of iconic hotspots to visit during your vacation in Rome. And of course, make note to visit Vatican City and stop by St. Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, and much more. A trip to Rome is truly a life-changing event!
Known for royal palaces, revolutionary music, eclectic cuisine and friendly locals, London is undeniably a must-see city for travelers seeking a destination with endless sites and experiences. While in London, you can spend your day strolling by the Thames River where you’ll come across famous landmarks like Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, the London Eye and Big Ben. Along the way, you won’t want to miss out on visiting the Tower of London where you’ll come across Britain’s most symbolic collection of gemstones and the Crown Jewels. Not only is London home to Britain’s most powerful government buildings and historical sites, travelers will also love the local scene that offers eats from all over the world and lively pubs!
Home to world-famous composers and classical music, charming markets and grandiose architecture, Vienna is truly a culturally-rich and magical city that will impress anyone who visits! For a true taste of local culture, you can begin your day with Viennese coffee and specialties at Naschmarkt, Vienna’s most popular outdoor market. While in Vienna, you can tour the city’s most historical palaces including Schönbrunn Palace and Imperial Palace- you won’t help but be mesmerized by the Baroque styles and extensive gardens! Another must-see site is the world-famous Vienna State Opera, where performances attract visitors from all over the world! A true art and food aficionado’s heaven, Vienna is truly a extraordinary city!
Europe is a dream destination that offers experiences unlike anywhere else in the world. You won’t help but feel captivated and inspired by the sights, sounds and tastes surrounding you in major cities like these!
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