A city that boasts of a 2000 year old history, London is arguably the most iconic city in Europe what with its architecture, art and fashion unique to the city. There are an immense amount of attractions here, such as the British Library, the infamous Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and the London Eye, to name a few. London is home to a huge amount of art influenced exhibits that you could visit for free, such as at The British Museum.
Aptly named The Eternal City, Rome is a work of art in itself that never ages. A city that is furnished with ancient monuments renowned globally, such as The Sistine Chapel, Colosseum, and the Pantheon, Rome should be visited by the art fanatic traveller at least in once in their life! When you come to this breath taking city, make sure that you take a break from the artistic wonders and experience the authentic Italian dishes that the city offers!
The city that is christened as the City of Love, Paris is a city that just engulfs you with its romantic embrace the minute you step foot here. This city is your ideal destination to take your spouse for your honeymoon, or simply a romantic getaway to express your love. Make sure you treat your significant other with the endless choices in cuisine, something that France is most popular for, and go on a foodie journey with France’s culinary brilliance!
Quite popular as the Beer Capital of the World, Prague is a must checked out destination! The city is completed with many architectural and innovative wonders, such as the Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, the 600 year old, functioning astronomical clock and David Černý’s notorious sculptures. If you are a music addict, be sure to visit Naplavka during summer as you are bound to run in to a many music festivals that take place along the boardwalk of the river.
While being most popular for its football scene, Barcelona is otherwise well-known for its unique art and architecture. One such wonder is the Sagrada Família, a 137 year old unfinished masterpiece built by the architect Antoni Gaudí that has been under construction for over a century. This historic city is filled with architecture that is bathed in Gothic influence. The city is also home to a blooming contemporary art scene that holds its influence by Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali.
Portugal’s capital, the Lisbon City, is a great place to start from if you are a budding traveller as the city is extremely easy to navigate and wander around. The city’s skyline is completed with the tumbledown houses embracing the hillside, and Lisbon is buzzing with activity yet gives off a calm aura. The Mediterranean culture is reflected amongst the local traditions, such as basking in the sun near the coastal area or the occasional coffee by the terrace.
The scenic city of Budapest truly is metaphorical of priceless art. It becomes apparent when you go for a walk through the city’s streets to experience the architecture, such as the Four Seasons Gresham Palace. It becomes complete with the scenic views off the viewpoints found in the city. Also, some of the best things about Budapest that you could experience for yourself are made available for you free of charge, for example the Chain Bridge, and St. Stephen’s Basilica.