5 of the Best Places in Europe for a City Break

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Europe boasts of some of the most prominent cities in the world. There can’t be a better place than Europe for a perfect city break. The great European cities are rich in history, art, culture, fashion, architecture, and many more. Here are 5 of the best places in Europe for a perfect city break:

Athens

Athens, the birthplace of democracy and capital of Greece, is known as the cradle of western civilization. It gave birth to some of the most influential and best known philosophers of all-time. A holiday to Greece wouldn’t be complete without visiting this unique city. Consisting of a large city center, a great metropolitan area and urban district, the city offers a great blend of both historical and modern features. Visiting its major tourist attractions, you can expect to have a clear knowledge of history and culture of great Greek civilization. The most popular attractions in Athens include the Parthenon temple on the Athenian Acropolis, the district of Plaka, Erechtheum, Temple of Olympian Zeus, and Mount Lycabettus.

LondonLondon

London is the most visited city in the world. With limitless number of things to do and see for its visitors, London is a city that can be a perfect city break for almost every type of traveler. It boasts of a great number of iconic attractions including the British Library, Big Ben & The Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, the Tower of London and St Paul’s Cathedral. Visiting these remarkable attractions is must at least one in a lifetime.

Paris

Audrey Hepburn famously said “Paris is always a good idea”. Paris is known as the city of love, lights and the capital of fashion (rivaling Milan). It is extremely rich in history, culture, art, architecture, rebellion and so many other aspects of human civilization. Every visit to this remarkable city will be an inspiring experience and change the way you know the world.

Romerome

Rome, known as the Eternal city, was the capital of the ancient Roman Empire that was one of the most remarkable, sophisticated and earliest civilizations in the world. This great European city is full of historic, cultural, and architectural heritages, fascinating monuments, ancient churches and basilicas, peaceful fountains and baroque statues. Exploring this historic city should be at the top of an avid traveler’s bucket list. If you’re visiting Rome or planning a visit and you’re worried about not being able to see all of the main attractions, you can book a specialist Rome tour operator to make sure you don’t miss a thing. Some of the top tourist attractions in Rome include Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, Roman Forum, Pantheon, St. Peter’s Basilica and most importantly the Coliseum.

Istanbul

Istanbul, the largest city of Turkey, may not be as good and great as the above mentioned 4 cities; still it has a glorious past that make it a deserving city for this fifth place. With an amazing blend of history and culture, Istanbul has something on offer for almost every type of traveler. Its bustling bazaars, centuries old mosques, basilicas, cathedrals will make sure you discover a new Europe in this city of Turkey.


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