Are you a real citytripper? Feeling at home with a travel guidebook in one hand and your sunglasses in the other? Have a look at our inspiring selection of ten city trips in Europe. Perhaps you might find your next destination!
1. Milan, Italy.
Milan is the capital of fashion and home to one of the most beautiful shopping malls in the world: Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. In this city you can enjoy the Italian food, the exquisite style of fashion, and beauty of Italian architecture. Belissima!
2. London, United Kingdom.
Explore London by Underground or Double Decker bus – two of the most iconic transports of London. Visit the great points of interest like the London Bridge, The London Eye, or the Big Ben. Also, London is a great city for shopping. You can find the famous brands in Oxford Street, and vintage boutiques on Portobello Market in the neighbourhood Nothing Hill. A city trip London is always a good idea!
3. Paris, France.
Paris, Paris…This love city attracts many travelers each year for its romantic alleys, bridges, and night views on the Seine. Paris is a city where you can explore new things, every time you visit. First time to Paris? Visit the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, or Centre Pompidou. Not a newby in Paris? Experience the local markets of Marché des Enfants Rouge, Montmartre, or the Left Bank. Best way to explore the city? By bike or by boat!
4. Rome, Italy.
‘Do like the Romans do’ and just eat a lot of pasta! In Rome there is no escaping from the delicious pastas, pizzas, cappuccinos, tiramisu’s, and aperitivos. And the best thing? You don’t have to worry about your weight! In Rome there is so much to explore that you will be walking these calories off in no time! Visit the famous fountains like the Trevi Fountain, squares like Piazza Navona, or historic landmarks like the Colosseum and the Vatican City.
5. Barcelona, Spain.
A city trip to Barcelona is having the best of both worlds: a magical city to explore with great architecture and a sunny beach to relax on! Your city trip to Barcelona is accompanied with delicious tapas, sangrias, and paellas. What else could you wish for?! Visit the famous landmarks like the Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, or the Ramblas. In for some sun? The beach Barceloneta is just a few minutes from the city and the perfect getaway for a day to relax.
6. Berlin, Germany.
The city of Berlin is not known for its ancient architecture or iconic features, but for its raw, welcoming, and green atmosphere. Every neighbourhood features its own character: the diversity in Kreuzberg, the royalness in Charlottenberg, and creativity in Prenzlauerberg. Visit the last piece of the Berlin Wall at the East Side Gallery, or the triumphal arch Brandenburger Tor. In Berlin there is more than enough to explore for a weekend getaway! Viel Spass!
7. Madrid, Spain.
The city of Madrid is arty and elegant. Stroll along the classy boulevards, and visit one of the many museums like the Prado Museum and the Royal Palace. The heart of old Hapsburg Madrid is Plaza Mayor where you can enjoy the delicious Madrilene cuisine in the surrounding streets, or visit the Buen Retiro Park for a relaxing afternoon! Enjoy!
8. Copenhagen, Denmark.
Many only know Copenhagen for its Little Mermaid, but there is so much more to explore! Copenhagen is one of the best cities for a weekend getaway since almost everything is on walking distance and the city has an extremely relaxed atmosphere. Explore the trending neighbourhood Nyhavn and astonishing landmarks like the Christiansborg Palace, Frederik’s Church, and the Tivoli Gardens. Or just enjoy one of the many good restaurants! Happy travels!
9. Brussels, Belgium.
Brussels is a city of contrasts: from the language (both French and Dutch) to its architecture (modern and medieval) and its politics (European capital combined with national contrasts). Nevertheless, these contrasts make Brussels an intriguing city to explore! As one of the most green cities in Europe, you can visit one of the many parks. Visit the Manneken Pis (peeing man) or the modern Atomium and explore the Grand Palace in Brussels’ most beautiful square!
10. Stockholm, Sweden.
No other Scandinavian city is as stylish as Stockholm. The people, the fashion, the bridges, and the city center all have been very thought of. Take a boat tour across the river, stroll through the Stockholm Old Town, and visit the ABBA Museum. Feeling a bit cold? Enjoy one of the best hot chocolates in the world at Chokladkoppen or shop at one of the ten (!!) H&M’s! Enjoy!