8 Amazing European Travel Destinations

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By: Cherry Parry
Published: June 9, 2016
Last Update: Nov 29, 2022

Travelling to Europe is probably on everyone's list of places to visit. And rightfully so. With so many beautiful cities boasting some of the most magical landscapes, it's no wonder Europe is such a popular destination. But, with so many options, you may not be able to make a decision of just where to go. Don’t worry, we have you covered with a list of the most amazing European travel destinations. Trust us, with this list, you won't be disappointed when your plane lands in these gorgeous places. View These Amazing European Travel Destinations

Venice, Italy

Here you will see amazing architecture and mysterious passageways, not to mention the beautiful canals. These are all reasons that this city is one of the most alluring ones in the world. You can take a relaxing, romantic moonlit gondola ride or taste the original Bellini at Harry's Bar. Or, if you like to wander, there are endless areas that will leave you breathless. No matter what you do, you are sure to experience history, breathtaking scenery and romance.Venice, Italy

Madrid, Spain

You can spend your days walking the halls of some of the best modern art museums and the evenings enjoying the great nightlife. Since the area has been inhabited since Roman times, you will be sure to get plenty of historical lessons. As well, you can visit the Spanish football giant Real Madrid. The Prado Museum, which has works from the 12th to 19th Centuries and the Reina Sofia Museum, which has art from the 20th Century and beyond, are two of the most popular museums to visit.
Madrid, Spain

Paris, France

You can't think about Europe without thinking about Paris. Here you will get up-to-date on the best fashion trends and will get a chance to eat some of the best French cuisine. There is, of course, the Eiffel Tower, The Louvre and the Notre Dame, which are all popular attractions not to be missed. But when you have a day to yourself, spend it walking the city's boulevards and eating in as many cafes and bistros as you can. Paris, France

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

With its canals, Van Gogh Museum and the Royal Palace, there is a lot to do and see here. And if you love to cycle, Amsterdam is your dream, although cycling through the labyrinthine streets can be a little tough. Whether you bike or walk, you will get to explore the Jordaan and Rembrandtplein square. You can also visit the Red Light District and the Anne Frank House. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

London, United Kingdom

You will never run out of things to do here, which is why it's such a popular place to visit. You can visit tourist sights such as the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace or, if you love art, head for the National Gallery and the Tate Modern. If you enjoy history, you will want to head to the Cabinet War Rooms. And, despite what you may have heard about boring, bland food, the cuisine is actually quite amazing. London, United Kingdom

Rome, Italy

Rome is magical. That should be enough reason to visit but, if it isn't, consider the history and the culture you will get here. It's home to both the Vatican and La Dolce Vita and is a photographers dream with its amazing architecture. There are several places to visit, as well as unique cafes to indulge all cappuccino lovers. Rome, Italy

Athens, Greece

This city has been beautifully recharged, thanks to the money that came in by the 2004 Summer Olympics. You will be wowed by the spotless streets, modern subway and easy driving here. So if you didn't get a chance to visit during the Olympics, now is your chance. You will get to visit many pillars of Western history, including the Acropolis, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the National Archaeological Museum. Athens, Greece

Dublin, Ireland

This is the perfect destination for the entire family, even if your kids are too young to taste the amazing fresh-from-the-factory Guinness. You can explore the amazing scenery or take the kids to the Dublin Zoo, to Stephen's Green to feed the ducks or on a picnic in Phoenix Park. If you love the arts, you will get a chance to walk “in the literary footsteps” of famous writers such as Yeats and Joyce. Dublin, Ireland