European Countries and Cities that Everyone Should Visit
Everyone would like to visit European cities at least once, be inspired by their beauty, feel their elusive magic, special style of life, walk along the famous streets, visit the sights, whose history is so interesting and multifaceted that it has long been covered with legends. We present to you the most beautiful cities of Europe – a composite rating, which will introduce the reader to the brightest, unique and historically valuable corners of the continent.
One of the most visited cities on Earth – Paris – annually receives over 20 million tourists, who gather from all over the world to immerse themselves in the wonderful atmosphere of the city, enjoy the flavors of French cuisine, and stroll through the Parisian streets. This city has something to surprise and captivate everyone who decides to spend a weekend or vacation there.
The main sights of Paris, which tourists must visit.
You can see this by hiring a guide or organizing a bus charter Paris.
- Eiffel Tower. One of the most visited places in the world, a symbol of Paris and all of France.
- Louvre – not only the famous Mona Lisa, but also a huge number of art monuments from ancient times to the present.
- Notre Dame de Paris. This place is the most visited in Paris.
- Champs-Elysees. It is not only one of the longest and most beautiful streets in the world, but also a major shopping center with many boutiques.
- Arc de Triomphe. Every year more and more fans of Erich Maria Remarque, who in 1945 published a novel called “The Arc de Triomphe” come to see this landmark.
- Alexander III Bridge. The most romantic place in the city after the Eiffel Tower. It is much better to come here in the evening, when the bridge over the Seine is lit by many lanterns.
Germany has many amazing historical buildings, towns and villages, as well as wonderful natural sights.
- The Berlin Wall is a memory of a difficult period in German history.
- Dresden State Opera. One of the most beautiful theaters in Europe is rightfully one of the cultural centers of Germany and hosts the best opera companies in the world.
- Cologne Cathedral. This is one of the most majestic Gothic cathedrals in the world. There’s an observation deck, which offers a view of the city captured by many photographers.
- Lake Constance. One of the largest lakes in Europe, the water frontier of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
- Brandenburg Gate – is one of the symbols of the city, and almost all tourists want to see the slender columns of the gate and the sculpture towering over the arch with their own eyes.
- Bremen City Hall. The medieval town hall, which has remained virtually intact, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Nuremberg Castle. The fortress consists of three buildings – the Imperial Castle, the fortress of the imperial city and Burgrave’s fortress. The oldest building of the complex – the Pentagonal Tower, built in the 11th century.
- Reichstag. The building of the German parliament is sadly associated with the times of World War II. But now it is quite used for its intended purpose and at the same time has an observation deck open for tourists.
- Heidelberg Castle. The ruins of the castle built in the 14th century over the river on the Königstuhl mountainside still bear the imprint of a bygone era, despite the fact that only ruins remain of the castle’s former beauty.
- Beethoven House. This small mansion in a street of Bonn, not especially luxurious, has a huge historical value. It was here where one of the greatest composers was once born.
Of course, the most important sights of Sweden can be seen only in the most beautiful city – Stockholm.
- Vasa Museum – to date, this is the only ship in the world, which was built in the XVII century and survived to this day. In the museum besides unique ship you can visit – nine exhibitions, a huge store with a wide range and a restaurant.
- Skansen Museum – This is an ethnic museum which is located right outdoors and contains buildings from different eras, collected from all corners of magnificent Sweden.
- Unibaken – This is a living fairy tale house built especially for children and their entertainment. Once there, children and adults enter a world of fascinating fairy tales and magic. In addition, this place is one of the largest playgrounds for children.
- Royal Palace – This palace is one of the most luxurious and huge palaces in the world and it was built in the early 14th century. In total, the palace has about 610 rooms and there is a huge royal library.
The names of attractions in Norway would fill an entire encyclopedia. We are not going to tell you about all the interesting places in the kingdom of the Vikings. It’s better if you come and find something unexpected. But we have collected for you some of the most interesting names.
This means that the question of what attractions in Norway are worth seeing first, will not be a problem. You can plan your trip, create an individual route and see as much as possible. So, among the main attractions in Norway, the most popular are in Oslo.
- Oslo Royal Palace was built in the first half of the XIX century in the style of classicism. Tourists love to take pictures of the statue of King Carl Johan XIV, which is just in front of it.
- Akershus Fortress is located on the eastern shore of the harbor of Oslo. This is a real masterpiece of historical architecture of the capital of Norway.
- Oslo Botanical Garden is considered a favorite place for walks of the capital residents and visitors. Beautiful landscapes, lots of trees and careful European care make this place cozy and attractive.
- Vigeland Park is considered an iconic place not only for tourists, but also for residents of Oslo. There are more than two hundred sculptures of the national Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland.
- Oslo Cathedral is considered the main temple of the capital. It was built in 1697. Unfortunately, today it is not very popular among tourists.
- Cultural Center Heni-Unstad. This is a museum of new art. It is located 12 kilometers from the city center to the west. There are many works of such artists and sculptors as Picasso, Moore, Leger, Miro and Matisse.
- The Maritime Museum of Norway is located on the “peninsula of museums” Bygdøy. You learn all about shipbuilding in the maritime kingdom. After all, it seems that almost every Norwegian has his own boat, yacht or ship.
Let this description of the sights of Norway help you on your way.
In any of these countries, both scientists and ordinary tourists will find a vacation to their liking. After all, these countries are a real treasure trove of attractions and interesting places.