A trip to Europe will leave you wowed by its scenic beauty, fascinating history and dazzling artistic and culinary scene. Culture vultures are in for a treat as Europe has a wealth of ancient attractions. Not only is it the birthplace of democracy in Athens, you can also see Renaissance art in Florence, graceful canals in Venice, as well as the Napoleonic splendor of Paris. Art lovers can enjoy the beauty of meticulously restored Imperial palaces in Russia’s former capital St Petersburg or Gaudí’s La Sagrada Família in Barcelona. Wherever you go, be sure to have your camera ready to snap an unforgettable selfie. There is also a host of Islamic history on display.
Come and explore the Moorish palaces in Andalucía, where you will be blown away by the famous Alhambra Palace which is one of the top ten most visited sites in the world. And that is not all – you will be amazed by the fascinating east-meets-west brew of Istanbul in Turkey where mesmerising mosques live side by side with McDonald’s restaurants. In addition to its amazing architecture, Mother Nature has also blessed Europe with a huge diversity of natural scenery from rugged Scottish Highlands, to Norway’ fabulous fjords, Italy’s Lake Como and steppe-like plains of central Spain.
If you’re looking for beaches, then there is no better place to sun yourself than across the Mediterranean. Mountain lovers should head to the Alps for the ultimate skiing experience. As the sun sets, that is when the real fun start as Europe has some of the best nightlife in the world. Globally famous DJs keep the party going in London, Berlin and Paris, while musical lovers are spoilt for choice with top-class theatres and live shows. But to really party the night away, head to one of the Spanish islands.Once you’ve ticked off the great museums, panoramic vistas and energetic nightlife, you are bound to have worked up an appetite. This is when Europe really shines as travellers can snack on pizza in Naples, haggis in Scotland and or a doner kebab in Turkey. Whatever you desire, you are bound to find a café, pub or top-notch restaurant selling it.