So you’re planning that perfect Eurotrip but don’t have the time to explore each city? Don’t worry! Here are the top 5 cities that will capture the essence of Europe perfectly, which is perfect for your first time as you’ll want to come back and re-experience it again.
* Paris, France
Ah, the city of love. This French city is the backdrop of all things relating to romance. Everybody knows it as the city with the Eiffel Tower, but you can visit so many more places to Paris! You can visit Musee D’Orsay and The Louvre, which are rich in French history and will leave you spellbound. If you love a walking adventure, you could lose yourself in Luxembourg Gardens or go to one of the happiest places on Earth – Disneyland!
* Stockholm, Sweden
The capital of Sweden, Stockholm is rich in Nordic history and is so delightfully pretty! You can visit the Vasa Museum and see real Viking ships among several other exhibits. Gamla Stan is one of the oldest cities in Europe and has been preserved since it was founded in 1252, giving you the perfect medieval experience! Although it has a lot of history, Stockholm also has a lot of contemporary art galleries such as Magasin III Museum and architecture exhibitions like ArkDes and Strömkajen.
* Brussels, Belgium
Belgium’s capital city, and the administrative capital of the EU, Brussels has a lot of history that can be seen in its architecture. Grand Place, the city center, is a UNESCO World Heritage Centre that consists of 17th Century building, which is reminiscent of Gothic and Baroque styles. The city square has modernized by housing markets but still retains its medieval charm. Other sites to visit are the popular Mannekin Pis statue and the Atomium, as well as the Musical Instrument Museum and Mini-Europe.
* Tallinn, Estonia
This city may seem small but it’s the largest and most populated in Estonia! The beauty of the city will encapsulate you and take you back to a time you have never experienced. You can visit several museums such as Kumu, Museum of Occupations, Kadriorg Palace, Seaplane Harbour and the Museum of Occupations. You can also get a bird’s eye view of the sunset over the city on Tallinn TV Tower’s observation deck and watch the city come back to life at night.
* Berlin, Germany
Since the fall of the renowned Berlin Wall, the city has become the pinnacle of diversity and where modern art, culture, and creativity take flight. It is known for its particularly hedonistic, hipster and grunge scene but also preserves its historic roots. The landscape is a combination of renaissance and contemporary architecture, which is a sight to behold. You can visit several important historic landmarks such as The Brandenburg Gate, The Reichstag, Checkpoint Charlie, East Side Gallery, Alexanderplatz. The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, also known as the Holocaust Memorial, is a special landmark dedicated to the Jews who were killed during World War II.