Europe is a diverse continent full of amazing and interesting places to see – each country, although pretty close to each other from a geography standpoint all have their own cultures, traditions and customs that give them their own identity, and is one the things that makes traveling around Europe so interesting.
No matter what kind of landscapes you like, you’ll find a huge variety of them in Europe, from rustic villages in the UK to Alpine terrains in Austria, and sandy beaches in places like Spain and Malta – no two countries are the same, so you’ll definitely not be spoiled for choice when it comes to taking a trip to Europe.
In this post, we’re going to give you some top tips on great city break locations in Europe, so even if your time for your trip is short, then you’ll be able to make the most of it.
Although Amsterdam is pretty much known as the wild party capital of Europe, there’s so much more to do and see there than coffee shops and strolling down the Red Light District. Amsterdam is a tiny city that you can basically walk around, but it offers so much in the way of history and culture, so no matter what you’re interested in you’ll find it here. From the famous Anne Frank House to the Van Gogh Museum, or simply taking a boat trip around the canals and admiring the beautiful and quirky buildings in the city, Amsterdam is a city where you’ll just fall in love.
The Irish are known to be some of the friendliest people in Europe, and this is definitely evident when you visit Dublin. The city itself, although small and compact is one of the most beautiful in Europe and has an almost magical vibe to it – especially when walking around at night. If you want to participate in one of the most well-known Irish traditions of partying, then the Guinness Storehouse tops the list of places to visit.
Known as one of the most romantic cities in the world, Rome definitely appeals to many people, and it’s clear to see why. The stunning and ancient architecture is like nothing else, and of course the Italian food and coffee is some of the best loved in the world, so if you want to feel like you’ve taken a journey back in time, then Rome is the place to be.
Whilst many people head to the German capital of Berlin, Munich is hands down one of the most beautiful cities in Germany – if not Europe. Known for their famous Christmas markets and annual Oktoberfest, Munich is a fun and vibrant city full of different cultures that still manages to retain its identity which can be seen through the traditional dress, Bavarian dialect and food. Also if you’re someone who enjoys winter sports, then Munich is the place to be since it’s only around 1 hour away from the ski paradise of the alps.