For many people all around the world Europe is considered to be a dream destination.
Some admire Europe because of its beauty, others because of its large history and diverse culture.
However, what makes Europe even more exciting in the eyes of all of adventurous seekers from all around the world is the fact that Europe is home of 47 countries; each one of them offering the expats a unique experience that they would never forget.
With reason Europe is called “The heart of human civilization” as there are also both the smallest and the largest countries in the world: Vatican and Russia.
The surprises that you will meet in Europe will never leave your memory and believe me, there are many!
You could literally spend years and years travelling around this magical continent and yet you still couldn’t say that you have seen everything worth being seen in Europe.
But in case, you do not have much time to spend in Europe, here is a list of few major European cities that is a must for every single fan of this continent:
London – The capital of Great Britain, is also considered to be the capital of world’s finance, arts and history. The city has a written history going back to Roman times and including the lives of such celebrated political figures as William the Conqueror, Thomas à Becket, and Queen Elizabeth I, and in addition those of William Shakespeare, John Milton, and alternate writers who made one of the world’s extraordinary assortments of writing. In the past the heart of a tremendous realm, London was likewise a focal point of the Industrial Revolution and a showcase for both the material advancement and the critical social ills it made. In the twentieth century, the city has remade and recharged itself taking after the overwhelming besieging assaults of World War II and found another way of life as a post-royal, multi-ethnic city.
Wyntersun Holidays Recommended places that you have to see when you visit London:
London Eye – Also known as the Millennium Wheel, A giant Ferris wheel next to the River Thames.
Tower of London – Historic castle located in Central London.
Buckingham Palace – Residence of the monarchy in the United Kingdom.
Tower Bridge – Combined bascule and suspension bridge in London, which crosses the river Thames.
Big Ben – the clock tower in London.
Madame Tussauds – This is a museum of life size wax models of celebrities.
British Museum – museum dedicated to human history, art and culture, located in the Bloomsbury area of London.
Paris – Or known as “City of Light” is a real symbol of France. With its beautiful architecture, bridges, museums, cathedrals, elegant lifestyle, extravagant cuisine and luxurious restaurants, this city is a dream come true for millions of people from all around the world.
When restricted to an island amidst the Seine River, the Ile de la Cité, Paris, established over 2,000 years back, rapidly spread to both banks of the waterway—the rive droit and the rive gauche. The right bank is known for being the business heart of the city while the left bank is home to the University of Paris and all that is scholarly and educated.
Paris is curled with mystery and beauty like no other place in the world.
Wyntersun Holidays Recommended places that you have to see when you visit Paris:
Eiffel Tower – An iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars, named after its creator Alexandre Gustave Eiffel.
Notre Dame de Paris – A historic Catholic cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris.
Arc de Triomphe – Located in the center of the Place Charles de Gaulle, at the western end of the Champs-Élysées, it is one of the biggest attraction in Paris.
Musee d’Orsay – Famous museum in Paris, near the river Seine.
Sacre- Coeur – Roman Catholic church and minor basilica, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus,
Palais Garnier – Popular seated opera house built from 1861 till 1875.
Rome – One of the most ancient cities in Europe was founded near the banks of the Tiber River 2 700 years ago and ever since then it’s growing each day more and more.
Capital of the beautiful Italy, Rome is home of the world’s smallest country, Vatican which is the seat of the papacy of the Roman Catholic Church.
The city is an unparalleled store of landmarks from all periods in European history. The Roman’s legacy Empire is broad, seen from the Pantheon’s conservation, viewed as one of the finest surviving sanctuaries of times long past, to the great Colosseum, an amphitheater that facilitated gladiatorial battle and other shows. With a remarkable abundance of fine art, Rome is the world’s capital of creativity.
Wyntersun Holidays Recommended places that you have to see when you visit Rome:
Colosseum – An oval Amphitheatre in the center of the city of Rome.
Pantheon – Building which was started by Marcus Agrippa during the reign of Augustus and finished by the emperor Hadrian.
Roman Forum – A rectangular forum surrounded by the ruins of several important ancient government buildings at the center of the city of Rome.
Trevi Fountain – Spectacular fountain in the heart of Rome.
Palatine Hill – One of the most ancient parts of the city.
Vatican – Seat of the papacy of the Roman Catholic Church.
Castel Sant’ Angelo – Towering cylindrical building in Parco Adriano.
Berlin – Germany’s capital and busiest city. Center of some of the most tragic events in the human’s history. There are a lot of museums witnessing about the World War II and also about how after it, Berlin was converted into Cold War battleground and with the Berlin Wall, Germany was separated into a Soviet-influenced East and an American-influenced west.
Nevertheless, Berlin is a cultural center with many museums and theatre worth to be seen.
Wyntersun Holidays Recommended places that you have to see when you visit Berlin:
Brandenburg Gate – 18th-century neoclassical triumphal arch in Berlin.
Berlin Wall – A place where back in a day was the Berlin Wall, barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989.
Museum Island – The northern half of an island in the Spree River in the central Mitte district of Berlin.
Reichstag Building – Historical edifice in Berlin.
Alexanderplatz – A large public square and transport hub in the central Mitte district of Berlin.
Fernsehturm de Berlin – Amazing television tower in central Berlin.
Berlin Cathedral – Evangelical Supreme Parish and Collegiate Church in Berlin.
Jewish Museum – One of the largest Jewish Museums in Europe.
Barcelona – Spain’s most modern city. It is considered to be a quiet artistic city and especially known for its architecture and cuisine. It is the first city of Catalonia, which is one of the greatest Spanish regions which are independent from Madrid.
One of the most spectacular things about this city is its beaches which offer the visitors fun like they have never had!
Barcelona is also the home of one of the most famous clubs in the world- FC Barcelona!
Wyntersun Holidays Recommended places that you have to see when you visit Barcelona:
Sagrada Familia – Large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona.
Park Guell – Public park system composed of gardens and architectonic elements located on Carmel Hill.
Casa Batllo – Renowned building located in the center of Barcelona and is one of Antoni Gaudí’s masterpieces.
Museu Picasso – Museum of one of the most extensive collections of artworks by the 20th-century Spanish artist Pablo Picasso.
Parc de Ciutadella – A park on the northeastern edge of Ciutat Vella
Montserrat – Multi-peaked Mountain located near the city of Barcelona.
Barcelona Cathedral – the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia also known as the Gothic cathedral and seat of the Archbishop of Barcelona.
Arc de Triomf – An arch in the manner of a memorial or triumphal arch in Barcelona.
Camp Nou/ FC Barcelona Stadium- home of the famous FC Barcelona.
Moscow – The capital of the largest country on the planet, is a city that literally will take your breath away! It is quiet chaotic, but in a beautiful way! It is charming and seductive mixture of two worlds, Europe and Asia- democracy and communism.
It’s a city with a large history yet ultra-modern city, city of elegance and extravagance!
It’s a symbol for everything that is Russian, yet it is very unique and stands out from the rest of places of the countries.
Wyntersun Holidays Recommended places that you have to see when you visit Moscow:
Moscow Kremlin – A fortified complex at the heart of Moscow.
Red Square – Spectacular city square in Moscow.
Saint Basil’s Cathedral – Church in the center of Red Square, also known as the Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed.
Pushkin Museum – The largest museum of European fine arts in Moscow.
Bolshoi Theatre – Historic theatre in Moscow, designed by architect Joseph Bové, which holds performances of ballet and opera.
Fallen Monument Park – Park outside the Krymsky Val building in Moscow shared by the modern art division of Tretyakov Gallery and Central House of Artists.
Novodevichy Convent – One of the most known cloister of Moscow.