Top 5 Cities in Europe

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Europe is known for its rich culture and diverse history. Many fashion, travel, and culinary trends are started in Europe due to their inspiring ancient history. Here’s our list of the top five cities of Europe to visit!
 

Paris


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Paris is France’s capital so it’s bound to have a kaleidoscope of rich history. This city is a global center for art, fashion, food, and culture. Paris is also known for its world-famous cafĂ©s culture and designer boutiques found along most shopping strips like Rue de Faubourg Saint-Honore.

Famous landmarks of the city include the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, the Notre-Dame de Paris, Jardin du Luxembourg, Montmartre, and the Arc de Triomphe.
 

Florence


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Florence is the capital of Italy’s Tuscany region and is surrounded by art and architecture influenced by the Renaissance period. The city overlooks the Arno River which is said to breathe life into Florence and many locals enjoy the view by having picnics near the river after dark. Along with its rich architecture and history, the city offers many options for visitors seeking shopping, wineries, food, countryside excursions, and festivities.

Famous landmarks of the city include the Florence Cathedral, the Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio, and the Palazzo Vecchio.
 

Venice


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Venice is the capital of northern Italy’s Veneto region and is a city built atop a hundred small islands located in the Adriatic Sea. The city is especially unique as there are no roads and only canals connecting one destination to another. These canals are surrounded by Gothic and Renaissance buildings and palaces. The main strip is known as the Piazza San Marco and consists of many historic sights.

Famous landmarks of this city include Doge’s Palace, Saint Mark’s Basilica, Burano, Murano, Grand Canal, and the Bridge of Sighs.
 

Prague


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Prague is the capital of Czech Republic and is filled with gothic churches, colorful baroque buildings, and historic landmarks. Intersecting the city is the Vltava River which makes for the best early morning or late afternoon tea cruises and other ferry rides overviewing the scenery.  This city also offers the European cafĂ© culture, shopping, historic gardens, monuments, and various family activities.
 
Famous landmarks of this city include Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, St. Vitus Cathedral, Old Town, and the Prague Astronomical Clock.
 

Amsterdam


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Like most of Europe’s capital cities, Amsterdam, the capital of Netherlands, is also not far behind in artistic and cultural heritage. This city shows the legacy and characteristics of the Golden Age with structures and architecture defining the same. Amsterdam is known as the Venice of the North as it also has many canals connecting streets and districts.

Famous landmarks of the city include Anne Frank House, Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Dam Square, and Vondel Park.

These cities made it to our list of top five cities in Europe as they have activities that can be enjoyed by all whether you are going as a family, with your friends, or a significant other. Before you travel, check out Global Travel Plus’s pre-trip information at: www.globaltravelplus.com/. You may also find the Mobile App useful for your travels www.globaltravelplus.com/Global-Travel-Plus-Mobile.aspx.
 
Posted: 8/31/2018 6:00:00 PM