With so many options available, finding the best European holiday can be a little overwhelming. However, there are so many undeniably amazing hot spots in Europe that you cannot avoid visiting this summer, so if you’re need of a little guidance, here are the top 5 European holiday spots you need to visit ASAP!
This beautiful Polish city dubbed as the ‘Polish Venice’ is surrounded by canals and dotted with more than 120 bridges that link 12 wonderful islands. You will be drawn in by the incredible charm of Wroclaw, the market square “Rynek”, its two town halls, the salt market square, the flower market, the beautiful university, the covered market and the fine architecture of the Centeniall Hall. If you ever fancy a spot of lunch then visit the Piwnica Swidnicka, the oldest restaurant in the world! Wroclaw is perfect if you fancy something a bit different!
This beautiful city is the second best destination on people’s bucket list to visit in Europe! The Spanish city bustling with atmosphere cannot be captured in pictures or words and is ever-changing, evolutive and open to the world. Unlike many other European cities, Bilbao is perfect for families with children as it has idyllic streets perfect for evening strolls or visits to the historic centre. With great food and even better wine, this European hot spot is a must on your holiday list, so get packing!
Milan is a timeless European city and it has been a hugely popular tourist destination for years. With boutiques and shopping locations fit for a queen; fine Italian cuisine and wine and unbeatable views from the Duomo, Milan is one of the best European holiday destinations you need to visit this summer. If you prefer a bit of culture, have a picnic in one of the stunning parks or visit Leonardo Da Vinci’s art work ‘Last Supper’ at the Santa Maria Delle Grazie church, but make sure you book tickets in advance as this is a hugely popular tourist hot spot. In the evening, enjoy a drink on the canal or a romantic meal at one of the many highly rated restaurants. Milan really does have something for everyone!
Budapest is one of the trendiest European city breaks you could possibly visit. This city is an ideal destination for friends, young-couples and long-time lovers. If you love history, museums, culture, shopping and nightlife, then Budapest is ideal for you. Visit some of the most popular tourist attractions such as Buda castle, The parliament, The change bridge, Margaret island, the spas of Budapest and an endless list of beautiful alleys and facades, atypical shops and bars, churches and parks. If you love combining day-time culture with wild nighttime nightlife then Budapest is definitely the city for you.
Prague is an absolute sanctuary for travellers from around the world and there’s a reason why. It is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and will seduce you whether you are attracted by palaces, cathedrals, castles or by Kafka who has marked the history of literature. Prague is a city for lovers who kiss on Charles bridge but is also perfect for friends who enjoy shopping and strolling through the streets of Prague to discover some of its incredible nightlife. It’s also perfect for a cruise down Vltava river to see the monuments illuminated after dark. You will never get bored in this city making it one of the best European holiday destinations that you simply have to visit this summer.