From dreamy Rome to lovely Paris, majestic Amsterdam, and breathtaking Santorini, it is your time to take your next Europe tour with complete guidance.
While Europe has a handful of beautiful places to visit, it becomes difficult to choose the best ones. The process of filtering out the must-see places gets a little tough. As Europe is the part of the world that offers new cultures, languages, and cuisine at every border crossing.
So, if you are planning to create a destination checklist, let’s follow the advice of experienced Fayvers, who have traveled, explored, and noted down the best tourist destinations for your next Euro-Tour!
Where to Go for your First Time in Europe
It’s undoubtedly true that gazing up at the Eiffel Tower in Paris or seeing Big Ben in London for the first time is a dream come true. But if you’re looking for a soul-satisfying trip with fewer crowds and more magic moments, consider FAYVO as your advisor, and read down below to know Europe’s most-visited destinations on this Europe bucket list by top travel lovers.
Let’s get started:
“Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning.”
It is one beautiful romantic place to travel in Europe during any season, but summers and the fall period are considered the idameal ones.
When visiting Italy, Rome is a must on your bucket list, as it has uniquely spell-binding vibes. The place seamlessly combines historic architecture, tourist attractions, ancient paintings, and modern culture. Not to forget the drool-worthy food.
No matter the time and type of your travel, you’d love to be there. On your tour, carve out time for a trip to the Colosseum – it is the capital's most famous and recognizable, attraction.
If you wish to enjoy the beauty and avoid crowds, don’t plan your trip for summer. The queues will be long and the wait will be longer, so go around the fall season to appreciate serenity.
For the foodies, there are some yummylicious options to try. If you wish to have your hands-on pasta, go to an open-air patio. Rome is a combination of sightseeing, good venturing, and history.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands:
“But words are water in Amsterdam, they flood your ears and set the rot, and the church’s east corner is crowded.”
AmsterDAMNN is one of the magical places for tourists coming from all over the world. Being the most bicycle-friendly city in Europe, Amsterdam is the charming capital of the Netherlands. It is most popularly known for its canals, fascinating architectural mixture, and great coffee shops.
Plan the tour and visit Amsterdam to immerse yourself in the city’s rich culture. Go to Anne Frank’s House in the Jewish Quarter and have a mesmerizing ride through the city’s best museums, such as the Van Gogh Museum or the Rijksmuseum.
When exploring the Netherlands, make sure you have more than three days for your stay. There are lots and lots of experiences to leave you awestruck.
Visit the medieval town center of Utrecht which is the famous modern metropolis of Rotterdam, and stop by Keukenhof for an enchanting glimpse of the tulip fields.
For a lifetime experience, sail through the charming canals on a canal cruise and explore the city’s landmarks.
London, United Kingdom:
“There’s nowhere else like London. Nothing at all, anywhere.”
If you are looking for the ultimate experience on your next vacation, choose London. London holds a world in itself and it is a world full of fun, excitement, and entertainment.
London is also known as one of the most exciting cultural hubs in the world and shouldn’t be missed.
If it is your first ever visit London, stay for a long, as the city has so much to offer. It has amazing sightseeing points and attractions like Tower Bridge, Westminster and the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and the cheerfulness of Piccadilly Circus.
Winters in London are cold, so if you love cozy interiors there are some great bars and cafes to hide away from the rain and thunder.
There are some world-famous bakeries to satisfy your cravings and trust us, you won’t find that taste anywhere else. Peggy Porschen in Belgravia is a cute place with a sweet display of pink and more flowers than you’ve probably got in your garden at home!
“Vienna is a handsome, lively city, and pleases us exceedingly.”
The city of Vienna is located around Prague, and fast yet the most comfortable way to reach Vienna is by train. This Euro-City is famous for its ancient stories of Imperialism. Be sure to explore this beautiful city and take lots and lots of photos.
For travelers around the world, it is recommended to take time out of each day to explore Vienna’s best coffee houses and experience life through the lens of time. These coffee places are themed to hold a rich history and were once the epicenter of academic thought in the age of enlightenment.
The other must-experiencing events in Vienna are to attend the Vienna State Opera House for an evening of entertainment, enjoy sight-seeing at least crowded places, and believe your eyes when witnessing mesmerizing sunsets there.
P.S. The opera house provides a decent history of the city, so do visit there before you head out to another destination.
“If I could live in one city and do every single thing I do there, I would choose Venice. You can’t turn your head without seeing something amazing.”
Another dreamy place to visit in Europe is Venice. While much of Italy is synonymous with romance, Venice stands out among them all. The city offers the ultimate romantic getaway to everyone looking for it or planning for it.
Venice is always very cheerful and welcomes visitors with its winding streets, humming gondoliers, and ancient momentous spots.
For a happy valentine’s celebration, Venice is considered a perfect place to go with your loved ones. For a typical Venetian experience, go to the popular Grand Canal and enjoy the surroundings, before enjoying a gondola ride through the city’s side canals.
Like Vienna and other history-packed cities, Venice has a famous opera house. Don’t miss a performance there, a trip through Doge’s Palace, and a chance to witness the local art of glassblowing.
“Spain is a beautiful country with rich architecture and a huge cultural heritage. Arguably it has it all: mountains, a stunning coastline, and urban life, plus agriculture, mining, and industry.”
As the famous quote reflects, the city of Barcelona has to offer a lot to explore. From hilltops to beaches, this vibrant city on the Mediterranean Sea should be on your bucket list.
Spain successfully offers the perfect blend of historic charm and modern opportunities. Enjoy the street art tours and a visit to Sagrada Familia Church. You’d be amazed to experience a taste of Barcelona’s modern culture.
Make sure to take a stroll along the bustling La Rambla boulevard. City life is full of activities, entertainment, and events. Visit the enormous outdoor Boqueria market and taste a variety of tapas at the city’s bars and cafes.
“Iceland is a different version of paradise.”
The quote says it all.
Iceland, often dubbed the Land of Fire and Ice, is an amazing geological wonder that has unexplainable natural beauty. Sometimes, tourists extend their trips to stay for a little more time in Reykjavik, Iceland.
The place is hard to comprehend until you’ve seen it in person.
Talking about the safest cities in the world, Reykjavik is one of those. It is also known for its active nightlife and music scene. Another unique attraction of Iceland is the ‘Aurora Lights.’
Many travel wanderers visit the place to catch the sight of milky blue-colored geothermal hot springs, “The Blue Lagoon.”
Reykjavik holds majestic views and all of them are natural. It is also called Europe’s most incredible natural wonder, with hundreds of waterfalls and volcanoes.
Despite being the world’s northernmost capital city, the city, Reykjavik, holds moderate temperature year-round and is a delightful destination to visit at any time of year.
P.S. Tourists who wish to have a sight of the Northern Lights, plan their visit in winter.
“Creating a new country from scratch has given Estonia the license to imagine what a country could be.”
It is one of the least known places in Europe but for sure worth visiting. Giving you countless reasons to visit Estonia, at least once, the city of Tallinn surrounds you with vibrant and exciting vibes.
It is a small town that’s easy to walk around. You’d love to explore the place by just wandering around, taking pictures, slowing down in the cute streets of the old town, and taking a rest to enjoy the hustle and bustle of the town square.
For the amusement stuff, head up to Toompea Hill, check out the Parliament Building, St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, and the artillery tower Kiek in de Kök.
While you’re in Tallinn, shop for authentic local souvenirs. You’d love to know the history of this beautiful place and how recently this country gained its independence.
“Santorini is a photographer’s dream come true!”
A brief history of Santorini states that this place was devastated by a volcano thousands of years ago. At that time, nobody knew it’d create one of the things that makes it so unique – its caldera is in the sea.
Santorini offers unmatched sunsets and breathtaking views to remember for a lifetime. When planning your trip to Europe, Greece gives you a perfect getaway with your friends or significant other. It has all those stunning houses clinging to the cliffs as they overlook the sea and beaches adorned with black, white, and red lava stones.
It all looks so glittery, shimmery, and magical at the golden hour.
When you add fine art, tasty dining, and top-of-the-line accommodations, Santorini lives more than your expectations.