Top 10 best amazing cities wallpapers & most beautiful Great Destination places Pictures to visit in Europe, Narrowing down just 10 amazing cities in Europe is no easy undertaking, but we believe the list below offers a wide range of options. If you’re planning to visit Europe in the next year or two, here are our recommendations for select cities worth considering. Regardless of which cities you choose, you’ll gain memories that will most likely endure for the rest of your life.
In Iceland, you can expect the unexpected. This capital city offers everything from breathtaking natural beauty and geothermal springs, to culture, art and a lively, entertaining nightlife. One of the most unexpected things about Reykjavik is that there is nearly 22 hours of daylight during the summer months. This provides visitors with lots of time to see all of the captivating sights of Iceland, such as lava fields, glacial rivers, and imposing mountains.
Apart from the capital of Portugal, Lisbon is steeped in rich history and a fascinating culture. It is home to tons of interesting museums, popular attractions and significant monuments. It is a city of Gothic cathedrals, quaint and charming streets and monasteries, all worth seeing while in Lisbon.
If you’re interested in what modern day village life is like, visit the picturesque neighborhood of Alfama, which just might become the highlight of your visit.
Barcelona is perhaps Spain’s most interesting and widely visited cities,full of gaudy, eccentric, strange and fascinating architecture (Gaudi lived and worked here),as well as art. With so much to take in, one is never bored in Barcelona.
Tapas bars are everywhere, as well as charming sidewalk cafés that are perfect for taking in the sights of the many street performances. Spend time exploring the city center or opt for a relaxing day at the beach. Either way, Barcelona is one of Europe’s most magnetic cities.
When you think of a visit to the Netherlands, one of the first cities you should consider is Rotterdam, which has become just as popular as its neighboring city, Amsterdam. Although Rotterdam is a port city, it is vibrant and alive though not as crowded as its popular neighboring city.
If the idea of seeing famous, celebrated sites without tourist overflow appeals to you, then Rotterdam should be on your bucket list. You’ll find a captivating nightlife, interesting museums, sidewalk cafés and a highly active and significant art scene. An unlikely site in Rotterdam is the many skyscrapers that form the city’s modern skyline.
Does more need to be said about this romantic, thriving city than that the works of Michelangelo can be found here? Florence, Italy is also home to the works of other world-renowned classical artists of a similar eras that should not be missed.
Florence is a charming, historic and illustrious city, and art enthusiasts flock here every year because of its artistic history. But there are exciting things to see everywhere you turn, including beautifully landscaped gardens, cobblestone streets, art galleries (big and small), the awe-inspiring Duomo, street food, fine Tuscan dining, sidewalk markets, shops and monuments. All in perhaps the most beautiful city in the world.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and is beautiful year-round, with 14 surrounding islands that make up the city’s archipelago on the Baltic Sea. It is a lovely and picturesque town, with ochre-colored buildings along the sea. Although there are still old villages and towns with cobblestone streets, Stockholm is indisputably an ultra-modern, vibrant city with rooftop bars, open-air restaurants, and old school, enjoyable river cruises.
It is also a photographer’s paradise, as there is an embarrassment of riches in stunning sights to capture on film.
Istanbul is where Europe and Asia collide, a citadel of mixed cultures that has been keeping visitors intrigued since time immemorial. This blending of cultures is evident in this fascinating city’s architecture, where the mix of ancient and modern casts a bewildering spell.
Best known for its dramatically adorned Turkish baths, bazaars and mosques, Istanbul is an eclectic kaleidoscope of sounds, sights, colors and aromas that will certainly awaken all your senses. Give yourself enough time to thoroughly explore this exotic city and it could well be the most memorable trip of your life.
If you love chocolate, you’ll definitely love and appreciate the ones made in Brussels, which is also a mecca for big and fluffy waffles, as well as excellent beer, all of which can be found as you stroll along the wide-open, shop-laden streets.
Visitors to Brussels will thrill at the plethora of sidewalk cafés, historical attractions and intriguing architecture. Visit the city’s cultural center before beginning your explorations and it will help you understand all that Brussels has to offer intrepid travelers.
Although Poland has had a difficult history, it is still one of Europe’s must see cities. The city’s medieval beauty and war-ravaged culture inspire many to put Krakow high on their East European travel itinerary. History buffs understand the major role this once-walled city played during the era of Germany’s Third Reich and Nazism.
Visiting one of the city’s concentration camps, while not at the top of your list, may prove to be one of the more interesting experiences you’ll have in Krakow. Equally fascinating but decidedly more pleasant is a visit to Rynek Glówny, a huge market and site of Cloth Hall, a Renaissance-era trading outpost. While there, don’t miss nearby St. Mary’s Basilica, a 14th-century Gothic church.
As the capital of Denmark, Copenhagen is often considered by seasoned travelers as the most delightful, attractive and friendliest city in the world. Apart from leisurely strolls, another way to take in the beauty of this capital city is to rent a bicycle and set off for the day. Be sure to visit the lovely canals, spacious squares and the many beautifully manicured gardens.
If you’re traveling with children, a trip to the city’s 170-year-old amusement park is always worthwhile. If you’re lucky enough to be in Copenhagen during August, don’t miss the annual food festival, the best way we know to familiarize yourself with Scandinavian cuisine.