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Best European Cities to Visit in 2021

Are you planning on going to Europe for a vacation this year? Well look no further, here are some of the best European cities to visit in 2021.

Europe, a continent known for its impressive architecture, culture and beautiful history. With beautiful cities like Rome, Paris and Vienna, it’s no suprise that the continent is frequented by travellers from all over the world.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Best European Cities to Visit in 2021

Amsterdam, the capital of Netherlands is home to numerous tourist attractions like the ‘Anne Frank Huis’ where the holocaust victim lived, Efteling; a fairytale themed amusement park and the A’DAM Lookout, an observation deck where you can get a beautiful view of the city.

If you love art, you might also want to check out the Van Gogh Museum which contains the world’s most extensive collection of Van Gogh’s works.

Dublin, Ireland

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If you’re in Europe the you should definitely visit Dublin, it’s very popular for it’s impressive written tradition and if you’re interested in that then the Kilmainham Gaol is just the place for you, it’s a prison that tells stories of Ireland’s past. After that, you could make a quick stop at the Guinness Storehouse and visit their rooftop bar and to round it all up, take an evening walk at the Phoenix Park and explore the Dublin Zoo.

Vienna, Austria

Welcome to Vienna, one of the safest places in the world and alongside Paris, Bruges, Prague and Rome, one of the best European cities to visit in 2021.

If you’re a fan of architecture then you might want to consider checking out the Hundertwasser Museum, if not, you can go see an opera at the Vienna state opera.

There are several restaurants and trendy bars that you can drop by at any time, and amusement parks like the Prater. All in all, Vienna is a place of both class and fun for people from all walks of life.

Paris, France

Considered by many to be the most romantic place, if you’re a couple looking for a romantic getaway then this is the place for you. There’s so much to see, from the Eiffel Tower; the city’s most famous landmark, the Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Musée d’Orsay and the Palace of Versailles, art is everywhere!

Rome, Italy

“Roma Caput Mundi” “Rome is the capital of the world”

For the longest time now the Eternal City has been one frequented by travellers from all over the world. The Italian capital is an ideal destination for a family or romantic trip.

Go ahead and explore the Colosseum with a group of friends or family, take a look at Michelangelo’s iconic painted ceiling at Sistine Chapel or visit the Piazza Navona.

It would also be worth it to check out the city’s stellar resturants -as the food there is one of the best in the world- as well as its wine bars and boutiques.

Florence, Italy

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Also known as the birthplace of renaissance in Italy, home to some of the most famous pieces of art in world such as Michelangelo’s David, Botticelli’s The birth of Venus and Primavera which can all be found in art museums and galleries like the Uffizi Gallery, Accademia Gallery and Pitti Palace.

Some other popular sites in the capital of Tuscany include: Palazzo Vecchio; a fortified 13th century palace and the square in front of it; the Piazza Della Signoria. Don’t hesitate to check out the jewelry shops along the Ponte Vecchio and a visit to the Piazzale Michelangelo will certainly be worthwhile.

Edinburgh, UK

Best European Cities to Visit in 2021

Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh is definitely one of the best European cities to see this year, with its beautiful architecture and quaint alleyways.

Sites such as, the Craigmillar castle, Edinburgh castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Scott Monument are sure to satisfy your hunger for history, the National Museum of Scotland and the Scottish National Gallery are also places to go if you’re a history buff.

However, if that isn’t enough for you then join a storytelling tour at the John Knox house. Take a hike up Arthur’s seat and enjoy the great view and spend the evening discovering Calton Hill’s nightlife.

All these and many more ensure that you’ll have a great time at Edinburgh.

Berlin, Germany

Best European Cities to Visit in 2021

One of the most popular destinations for a holiday in Europe, Berlin is a city that has something for everyone. Take a walk around Alexanderplatz and pay a visit to some of its shops and stores.

Check out the Museum Island which is a small river Island with 5 museums, you’re sure to get your daily dose of history from there, the Berlin Cathedral is also open for a visit anytime.

The East Side Gallery, a section of the Berlin Wall dedicated to street art is sure to dazzle you and finally, end it all by catching an amazing view at the Berliner Fernsehturm.

London, UK

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Arguably one of the best European cities to see, here, there are countless tourist attractions; Big Ben, the London Eye and Tower Bridge.

Visit the British Museum, the Tower of London, St Paul’s Cathedral and Buckingham Palace to learn more about the history of London.

And before you leave, take a walk across Hyde Park in Central London.

Helsinki, Finland

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Helsinki, Finland’s capital and largest city cozily located near the sea side. It’s no wonder the city is one frequented by travellers.

You’re sure to have a great time at the Linnanmaki; an amusement park established in 1950, and places like the Ateneum, the Museum of contemporary art Kiasma, the Senate Square, Sibelius Monument and the Uspenki Cathedral will make any history fanatic feel at home.

Take a walk in Suomenlinna and visit the Market Square; Helsinki’s central market.

And there we have it, some of the best European cities to visit in 2021. If this article helped then be sure to share it and let us know which cities were your favourite if you’ve ever been to Europe or which cities you’d love to see.

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