Planning a trip abroad?
Europe has everything and anything to offer; from incredible museums and beautiful architecture to wild festivals, boat parties and unforgettable nightlife.
Here are a few places that you can’t afford to miss out on…
This city is the perfect destination for a short city break, or perhaps a stop off on an inter-railing trip. Start your day by going for a relaxing walk or bike ride along the picturesque canals. Then you could explore the world famous museums such as The Anne Frank Museum or the Van Gogh gallery. In the evening immerse yourself in Amsterdam’s bustling nightlife glamorous cocktail bars or even the Xtracold Icebar (known as the coolest bar in Amsterdam).
For all fans of the TV series Game of Thrones, Dubrovnik is home to the beautiful King’s landing, capital of the seven Kingdoms and is one for the bucket list. Croatia also has so much more available, from white water rafting and the waterfalls of Krka national park to famous festivals and boat parties such as Love International and Hideout Festival. Its stunning beaches and charming towns provide an ideal location for any keen explorer.
There is no denying that Barcelona is a beautiful city. The region of Catalonia is a haven for art and culture with stunning architectural works by the famous Gaudi such as the Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló and La Pedrera. There are also endless sculptures like Frank Gehry’s Golden Fish and many popular modern art galleries. As well as being incredible to look at; Barcelona offers stunning rooftop bars that serve sophisticated cocktails and authentic Tapas and paella, bustling beaches right on the edge of the city and the Tibidado amusement park nestled in the mountains. Sport fans can visit the Nou Camp, home to the world famous FC Barcelona.
Rome is arguably home to some of the most magnificent remains of ancient history in the world. The Colosseum and the Vatican City are places that people need to see at least once in their lives. But there is more Rome than just sightseeing, there’s something about eating the authentic Italian foods in this city that is completely unique. Pizza and pasta are of course delicious but you will not taste gelato as good as this anywhere else. Rome’s nightlife is very versatile; fancy wine bars and lounges in the Eternal city, the best night clubs in Testaccio and dance clubs in Akab. The bohemian and artsy crowd will undeniably enjoy the unique experience of the Rome Tram Tracks, a vintage tram with live music and drinking. This tram has danced in the shadows of the Colosseum with stars such as the Rolling Stones and Elvis.
Paris has sensational architecture and sights such as The Eiffel Tower, The louvre and the Arc de Triomphe, just to name a few. Wander the city and dine in endless café gems such as le Coqelicot, La Maison Angelina and Cafes Verlet hidden away in the idyllic streets. For the partygoers there’s superb nightlife to suit everyone, with posh Paris clubs like Matigon and exquisite bars such as Club Raye, although those on a student budget may not be able to indulge, but let’s not forget about the designer shopping… a little browsing never hurt anyone.
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