18 Can’t-Miss European Destinations For Your Next Escape

Europe is one of the main world tourism destinations. With a fantastic history and landscapes, cities of the old continent will surely impress you. Nice, Prague, Santorini, Dubrovnik are just some of the places where you have to go at least once in your lifetime.

Here is a top of the most beautiful holiday destinations in Europe!

1. Promenade des Anglais, Nice, France

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France has a special charm and Nice can meet the most sophisticated requirements of a tourist. Located on the Cote d’Azur, Nice is a place where both day and night the streets are teeming with life, the restaurants are full customers, and tourist spots are flooded with visitors.

2. Amalfi Coast, Italy

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The beauty of the area is absolutely incredible. Lattari Mountains on one side, the other side of the endless blue of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Between them, the road that winds from a considerable height above the dizzying sea. The small resorts that dot the coast are arranged in terraces on the steep slopes: Positano, Praiano, Maiori, Minori, Amalfi, Ravello, Furore, Cetara, Conca dei Marini, Atrani, Furore, Vietri sul Mare.

3. Prague, Czech Republic

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Czech Republic’s capital is a captivating place, a mix of art, music, film and theater. This gem of original European architecture is a romantic city with breathtaking views, peaceful gardens, boat trips and relaxing walks on the narrow cobblestone paths.
Czech capital is a modern city with luxury hotels, excellent restaurants offering local and international cuisine.

4. Malta

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The Blue Window from Gozo Island is world famous for its beauty. Malta has an area of 316 square kilometers, one of the smallest in the world.

5. Ibiza, Spain

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I also called the island that never sleeps. Ibiza is the holiday house of the most famous DJs in the world and the perfect destination for those who love life no matter how abstract or unconventional would be!

6. Santorini, Greece

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Often confused with the legendary Atlantis, Santorini is one of the places where you have to go at least once in your life. The view from here does not compare to anything. It’s a perfect place for lovers.

7. Sistine Chapel, Vatican City

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A major tourist attraction, the world’s smallest country, Vatican City occupies an area of 0.44 square kilometers and serves as a spiritual center for millions of Roman Catholics worldwide. The Sistine Chapel is a must for all the tourists that visit this part of the world.

8. Lagos, Portugal

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Algarve is the southernmost and the warmest region of Portugal. The beaches here are beautiful, and the one in Lagos is an unforgettable one.

9. Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Amsterdam is certainly a fascinating city. Leaving aside the many freedoms of the population, here are lots of things you can do and many sights to visit. A bike ride on the Dutch canals is compulsory.

10. Dubrovnik, Croatia

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The fortified city is a luxurious medieval destination. Southern Dalmatia boasts Croatia’s main tourist attraction, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, often called ,,the pearl of the Adriatic“, one of the few medieval cities that has rejected all the attackers and kept its walls intact, one of the most appreciated fortress recognized around the world. This destination joined the UNESCO world Heritage list in 1979.

11. Gardens of the Alhambra palace, Granada, Spain

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Granada is the capital of the Granada province from the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. The town lies at the foot of Sierra Nevada. Granada is famous for its historic buildings, from the time of the Moors, but also from the Gothic period and the Renaissance. The city is famous for its numerous guitar singers.

12. Interlaken, Switzerland

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Interlaken is a town in the heart of Switzerland, who won the title of mountain resort, which belongs to the canton of Bern. I also called the “city of lakes” because of its position between lakes Thun and Brienz. It is a perfect location for nature lovers.

13. Lapland, Finland

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For those who want to see something unique, this is the perfect place! Aurora Borealis is an unmissable spectacle of the nature.

14. Cornwall, England

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Celts of Cornwall preserved their own language until 20 years ago, but also the tradition of the mine work and fishing. Tourists return to Cornwall every year to enjoy the sea, the rocks drilled with caves, fishing villages with their spectacular landscapes and narrow alleys full of flowers.

15. Mediterranean, Cyprus

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Geographically, Cyprus is part of the Middle East. Moreover, historically speaking it has been included in the Levant region, along with countries such as Israel or Lebanon. In Cyprus you can find the only ghost resort in the world – Varosha.

16. Sighisoara, Romania

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Sighisoara is located approximately in the center of Romania in the southern county of Mures. It is a beautiful town that houses a thousand years of history, a city where many nationalities live together in harmony.
Due to its remarkable architecture, dominant position and geographical ambiance, the city was known since the late nineteenth century as ” The Transylvania’s Pearl”.

17. Istanbul, Turkey

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Istanbul is the largest city of Turkey and one of the most important cities in the world. The strategic location made Istanbul the center of all commercial activities between Europe and Asia. Today is visited by millions of people worldwide.
It is the only city in the world that spans two continents – Europe and Asia. Many believe that Istanbul is an Asian city’s but its historic center is located in the European side.
Istanbul is separated from the Bosphorus Strait, which connects the Black Sea and the Marmara Sea.

18. Iceland

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If you do not go to see the northern lights or the Austral aurora, then treat yourself in the thermal waters of volcanic Reykjanes peninsula.

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