Things to Do in Europe

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Best Things to Do in Europe

Adventures and excursions abound in Europe

Wondering what to do in Europe on a holiday? From winter sports in the Alps to water sports in Sardinia, there’s no shortage of things to do in Europe. While global cities stand out for their distinct blend of old history and new vibes, European countryside is always ripe for exploration and offer more that travelers expect. Cities in Western Europe have a remarkable roster of iconic landmarks, art galleries, and historical neighborhoods to wander in for weeks, if not months. Taking gondola rides, visiting happening pubs, catching an opera performance, or a romantic dinner by the Danube or Seine River are the top things to do in Europe at night.

Let's face it. One lifetime may not be enough to cover all the best things to do in Europe. The city of Glasgow has a vibrant arts scene while Edinburgh has its own distinct attraction – besides having beautiful architecture – in the form of an extinct volcano. Amsterdam gets all the tourist crowd it’s hyped for and rightly deserves. However, Rotterdam is another place that is often overlooked despite having a buzzing nightlife and museums. Brussels has a deep-rooted coffeehouse culture that remains a crowd puller. Travelers can chase down the Northern Lights and indulge in outdoor adventures around Reykjavik which has a legendary nightlife. So, of all the adventurous things to do in Europe, visiting these places is a must.

Spend some time in Portugal to learn why Lord Byron raved about it. In the city of Porto in Portugal, travelers can take in the beautiful views of the Rio Douro and soak in in the vibes of the UNESCO-listed Ribeira District. Lisbon is more upbeat than any other city in Portugal and offers some unusual things to do in Europe. Travelers can lose themselves in charismatic pavement designs, bask in the sun at Ribeira das Naus, catch a bullfight in Campo Pequeno, and stroll through Jardim Botanico da Ajuda in Lisbon. There are plenty of amazing things to do in Europe whether you're on a honeymoon in winter or a family holiday in summer.

When in Rome, do what the Romans did: enjoy la dolce vita. Go on historic tours through Roman Forum, launch Sunday morning shopping spree at the Porta Portese flea market, and toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain. Ancient ruins in Rome are among the top things to see in Europe. Taking vineyards tours in Tuscany, shopping in Milan, gondola rides in Venice, dine on Venetian cuisine, and boat tours along the Amalfi Coast are the best things to do in Italy.

While visiting France, learn the French way of life, or as they call it: Douceur de Vivre and indulge in some fun things to do in Europe. For those looking for popular things to do in Paris can scale and admire views from the Eiffel Tower, pay homage to departed celebrities at Père-Lachaise cemetery, take a picture with the Arc de Triomphe, and plan a day trip to Versailles. It is never a bad idea to culminate a night-out in Madrid or Barcelona with one too many glasses of Sangria and melodies of Spanish guitar.

If you happen to stop by Germany, make sure to attend Oktoberfest which is one of the best things to do in Europe in October. Consider London your oyster as it offers an opportunity to experience the best activities in Europe. Enjoy Thames River cruise to sail past famous attractions, go smell the roses at Hyde Park, explore Trafalgar Square, and take a ride on London Eye. Shopping at Naschmarkt market, tram tours on Ringstrasse and boat rides in Danube River are popular things to do in Vienna – the City of Music.

Skiing in Switzerland, wine tasting in France, attending La Tomatina festival in Spain, boarding a river cruise on the Danube, surfing in Portugal, and sunbathing along the Mediterranean coast are among other popular things to do in Europe.

Churches in Rome

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Rome is eternally Catholic, with architecturally beautiful religious churches scattered all over the country. Rome can be a cultural experience for both the catholics, and non-catholics, and provide one with experiences that makes Rome, the stunning place that it is.

Basilica of Santa Maria Del Popolo

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Make a wish at the Trevi Fountain in Rome

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Trevi Fountain, also known as the Fontana di Trevi is a fountain that you will find in the Quirinale district, in Rome, Italy. It is one of the many fountains found in Rome, but its significance comes from the fact that it is the largest of the city’s fountains. The elegance of the fountain is another why it is famous, with...

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Beach Visits

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The beaches of Barcelona are the top attraction during the summer months. Beach is pronounced as 'plaza' in Spanish and ' Platja' in Catalonian. During the time of May to mid-September, the water temperature remains around 21 degree celsius to 25 degree celsius, thus making it comfortable to swim. While Barceloneta is the m...

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Climb up the magical Montjuïc Mountain

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The castle of Montjuïc is one area that you cannot ignore. It is strongly recommended that you climb up the magical Montjuïc Mountain to start off your journey. From here you can go on to catch some magnificent views of the harbour of Barcelona. Do plan a roundabout view of this place and be part of continuous exhibition of...

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Explore Guell Park

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Guell Park in Barcelona is located alongside Sagrada Familia, and was constructed by the architect Antoni Gaudi. It is a popular tourist attraction and an important site one should visit in Barcelona. The whole park can be regarded as a masterpiece, for it also offers a chance to cherish the breathtaking views of the city o...

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Historical Visits

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The historical places in Barcelona are spread all across the city. It attracts tourists from all over the world because of its remarkable history that it has to offer. They also allow tourists to book tickets in advance so as to manage the rush in a substantial way.

1. Passeig de Gracia

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Seafood in Barcelona

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There are numerous seafood destinations of Barcelona and we will be analysing a few of them. The name that springs to the mind is ‘La Paradeta El Born’ which is not the typical restaurant of Barcelona and it signifies a stall. You can go on to have one of the best and astonishing sea food experiences in the whole of Barcelo...

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Explore the Basilicas of Paris

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Paris is the place that houses many stunning spiritual relics that include cathedrals and churches. It stands as a breathtaking testimonial of the complex Christian heritage that dominates Paris since the Roman Empire’s fall after French revolution. Most of the majestic edifices were destroyed during the time of revolution....

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Explore the Monuments in Paris

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Crammed with a bevy of historical monuments, one can make the most of their journey with a visit to the famous monuments in Paris, and take a dig into the rich culture and history of this astounding location. It is a city which is charming and attracts lakhs of tourists every year. The romantic vibe which Paris has in its a...

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Museum Visits in Paris

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Paris is a top destination of tourism that has over 45 million visitors every year and it is estimated that most of these tourists head to Paris for exploring the 250+ Museums which are located in the city. Some of the best museums in Paris expand the locations so that they can cater to the increasing interest of the visito...

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