There are times in life when the hustle and bustle of life becomes too much of a weight and you decide to take a vacation. When you get to this point, you have the whole world open to receive you and the only determinant of where you will get to vacate is the amount of money you are willing to spend. On the same note, once you have noted the budget issues and carry out a little research on the places to visit, you will realize that Europe will very easily make you forget all that you have been going through and by the time you get back home, you will be totally relaxed and ready for life. This article describes 5 of the best European cities to visit during the summer.
This is arguably the most famous of European cities. One of the most amazing things about Amsterdam is that it has a population of a little more than 800,000 people and is therefore not very crowded. To add to that, the city is very welcoming as the people who live here are very friendly. To crown it all, the city is located in an area that is full of canals and this makes it very picturesque and the fact that it has some of the best museums in the world makes it even better.
If you are looking for a city that is a buzz of life and activity, you will want to visit Barcelona. From the very moment you step out of the airport, you will immediately notice how much full of life this place is. Beaches, museums, markets, parks – Barcelona has it all including a number of unique tours and attractions like the Barcelona Village Olympic Tours. Once the night sets in, you are in for another surprise as this is when the real Barcelona comes to life. The most unique is the variety of clubs that you can party at while enjoying the best of Spanish cuisine.
You will travel far and wide in Europe but you will not find any other place that resembles Prague. Prague is a cross between tradition and modernity It is composed of two main sections, the new town, also known as Nove Mesto and the old town, also known as Stare Mesto. The old town will give you a real feel of the effects of both World War 1 and 2 while the new town gives you a feel of modernity. Couple this with the fact that Prague is notorious for great restaurants and cheap beer and you will have a summer vacation like no other.
This has been called as the capital city of the world by several people and if you happen to visit here, you will realize that the statement might be true. London is one of the places in the world where you will have the big city feeling regardless of the time of day. In addition, it is one of the few cities that has embraced modernity without losing its identity. The most beautiful thing about London is that the English culture is well bought out in the architecture. If you love beer, you will love it in London.
Budapest is best known for two reasons; great ruin bars and thermal baths. The ruin bars are literally ruined buildings that have been converted to bars. Here, you get to met lots of people as you enjoy great beer. During the day, you get to wash off the effects of the beer in thermal baths and you will be spoilt for choice as there are several of them in the city. This makes Budapest one of the best cities in Europe.