Europe is a motley crew of different countries full of culture, fine cuisine, breathtaking architecture, and a whole slew of other things to explore. The worst thing about traveling to Europe is choosing where to drop your pin on the map.
If you’re having trouble figuring out where you want to start your journey, spend a little time researching what others have to say about traveling to Europe. Here is a short overview of some of the most excellent places to visit in Europe and a few reasons why they’re so great.
Get the vibe of the times of old, and check out the majestic Neuschwanstein Castle. The castle sits cozily among the fairy-tale beauty of the Bavarian Alps. The site actually served as an inspirational muse for the famed Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle.
Find your getaway nearby, and immerse yourself in the beauty and culture of Germany. Make sure your family is prepared to move to Germany after this vacation, because they’ll never get the experience out of their minds.
Unlike most castles in the history of the world, Neuschwanstein Castle was not built to fortify or protect anything. King Ludwig II of Bavaria actually had the castle built as a relaxing retreat to get away from the pressures of king life.
If you’ve already experienced the beauty of Venice, then you’ll be delighted to see the small city of Wroclaw in Poland. Wroclaw has long been referred to as the “Polish Venice” due to its surrounding canals and more than 120 bridges, linking more than a dozen small islands.
The architecture of Wroclaw is bright with vibrant hues and sprinkled with true Polish charm. Stop by the two Town Halls, the Salt market Square, and the aroma slathered Flower Market to get a feel for local life in the Wroclaw.
For a taste of romance, plan your vacation to Colmar, France. Feast your eyes upon century-old works of art in the Unterlinden and Bartholdi Museums, and top your evening with some of the finest cuisine in all the world.
Hvar Island, Croatia
If you’re seeking out a beautiful island destination, check out what Hvar, Croatia has to offer. The crystal clear waters of the shores, the sumptuous landscapes, and the warm social culture of the area are near impossible to top.
Tour gorgeous marine caverns on a catamaran tour, taste some of the most flavorful wine your lips have ever had the pleasure of consuming, and plan a romantic rondevu with nature in the lavender fields of Brusje village.
Milan, the icon destination for fashion, has much more to offer than models in gorgeous outfits. You can see Da Vinci’s Last Supper at the Santa Maria delle Grazie Church, and have your own fine dining experience afterward.