When you’re coming to France, we are sure you’ll want to see more of Europe. Traveling in Europe offers a lot of beautiful cities to see. Europe consists of about 50 countries, which couldn’t be more different than their actually are. In the following will show you which cities are most worth visiting in Europe.
Geneve, Switzerland (350km)
This city is the capital of the Swiss canton which has the same name. The city is located between the Alps and the Jura mountains against the spectacular backdrop of Mont Blanc on the southern tip of Lake Geneva. In addition, it is the headquarter of the United Nations in Europe and of the Red Cross. As a result Geneva is a global diplomatic and banking centre. French influence can be seen in the language as well as in gastronomy and in artists’ districts such as Carouge.
Barcelona, Spain (650km)
Barcelona is the cosmopolitan capital of the Spanish region of Catalonia. The city is known for its works of art and architecture. The church of Sagrada Família and other modern landmarks by the hand of the artist Antoni Gaudí can be found all over the city. Furthermore, the Museu Picasso and the Fundació Joan Miró show modern works of art by their namesakes. Moreover, The Museum of City History, MUHBA, also includes several archaeological sites from Roman times. Therefore, Barcelona is definitely the city for art lovers.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (927km)
A must see when it comes to traveling in Europe is Amsterdam. It is the capital of the Netherlands. It is known for its artistic heritage, a widely ramified canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades. They are dating back to the so-called Golden Age of the city in the 17th century. Furthermore, the museum district houses the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum with works by Rembrandt and Vermeer and the Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art. Cycling is part of the city’s culture, so the cityscape is characterised by numerous cycle paths. This is also a city for everyone who loves art.
Prague, Czech Republique (1.200km)
The capital of the Czech Republic lies on the Vltava River. The “City of a Hundred Towers” is famous for the Old Town Square with its colourful Baroque buildings, Gothic churches and the medieval astronomical clock. An animated carillon can be seen at every hour. Furthermore, The Charles Bridge with statues of Catholic saints, completed in 1402, is closed to traffic and a touristic hotspot.
Germany borders in the north-east on France and offers some worth seeing cities. Germany should be definitely part of the journey when it comes to traveling in Europe. Particularly worth seeing is the capital Berlin, but also the city of Munich in the south and Hamburg in the north.
Berlin, Germany (1.400km)
The capital of the Federal Republic of Germany is Berlin. With around 3.6 million inhabitants, the city of Berlin is the most populous and with 892 square kilometers the largest municipality in Germany.
Munich, Germany (900km)
Munich’s cityscape is characterised by centuries-old buildings and numerous museums. The Bavarian capital is known for its annual Oktoberfest and its beer halls. Most notably is the Hofbräuhaus, which opened in 1589. In the old town at the central Marienplatz there are landmarks such as the neo-Gothic New Town Hall, whose popular carillon plays melodies and stories from the 16th century.
Hamburg, Germany (1.300km)
An important North German seaport is Hamburg. It is connected to the North Sea via the river Elbe. The city is crossed by hundreds of canals, some of which are called canals, and also has extensive parks and green areas. There are boats on the Binnenalster, which is close to the centre, and numerous cafés around it. The Jungfernstieg connects the new town with the old town, where landmarks such as the main church of St. Michael from the 18th century are located. A big recommendation for your for sightseeing in Hamburg is also the Elbphilharmonie.
Vienna, Austria (1.300 km)
Austria’s capital Vienna, lies in the east of the country on the Danube. Vienna is the most popular city in Europe and even in the world when it comes to living but also traveling in Europe. The artistic and intellectual heritage was shaped by residents such as Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud. The city is also known for its imperial palaces such as Schönbrunn Palace, the summer residence of the Habsburgs. In the MuseumsQuartier you can find works by Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt, among others, can be seen in historical and modern buildings.
London, United Kingdom (800km)
England and Great Britain’s capital, is a modern city whose roots go back to the time of the Roman Empire. At its centre are the imposing Houses of Parliament, the legendary clock tower “Big Ben” and Westminster Abbey, the coronation site of the British monarchs. On the other bank of the Thames is the London Eye Ferris Wheel, which offers a panoramic view of the cultural district of South Bank and the rest of the city.
Rome, Italy (1.500km)
The capital of Italy, is a cosmopolitan city that boasts almost 3,000 years of world-class art history, architecture and culture. Ancient ruins such as the Forum and the Colosseum bear witness to the former power of the Roman Empire. The Vatican City, seat of the Roman Catholic Church, is home to St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums, which house masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel.
…and whatever you would like to discover in Europe.
Have fun on all of your upcoming trips and enjoy it.