Top 5 Unforgettable Destinations in Europe

Europe is home to many of the most beautiful places on Earth. It’s no wonder that it’s the most visited region in the world, with over 535 million tourist arrivals in 2012 alone. There are simply so many things you can do and so many places to see. Whether you are a backpacker, an adventure traveller, travelling with kids, or on a honeymoon, you won’t run out of choices in Europe. If you want to visit truly unforgettable destinations in Europe, here are the ones we highly recommend:


Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland


Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
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This city seems like it is trapped in time, and visiting Lauterbrunnen feels like you’re in the 17th century with springs and fountains everywhere, and lots of mountains, waterfalls, and valleys. The views are nothing short of phenomenal; there are flowers and trees everywhere. Cow bells are chiming and walking around this mountain community is simply an experience like no other.


The Greek Islands, Greece


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By Bruce Harlick under CC BY 2.0


Whether it’s Santorini, Mykonos, or Crete, the entire Greek Islands are truly breath-taking. Blue domed churches, white houses, high cliffs, and white sand beaches make it one of the best places in Europe. If you love sunbathing, this is the place to go to. With over 6,000 islands scattered in the Ionian and AegeanSeas, you can’t help but marvel at the beauty of it all.


Barcelona, Spain


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This coastal town in Spain has everything you could ever ask for and more. It has a very pleasant climate, and it’s the perfect place for people to relax in and take a stroll. Moreover, you will find a contrast of cultures and traditions, with tall Cathedrals and impressive architecture to boot. If you love food, then you will delight in the culinary adventures that await you in Barcelona starting from La Boqueria and ending with a number of great restaurants. Don’t forget to walk across Barcelona’s embankment and to chill out on Barceloneta beach. Visiting most splendid Barcelona‘s parks such as Parc Güell, Parc de Montjuïc, and Parc de la Ciutadella must be certainly included into your to must-see list.

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Hallstatt, Austria


Hallstatt, Austria
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Hallstatt is quaint village town in upper Austria. It’s unbelievably spectacular and there’s nothing quite like it in the world. Visiting the place will take you back in a time where everything was peaceful, serene, and utterly charming. Commune with Nature or enjoy a fresh cup of coffee in one of their bed and breakfast places as you take in the view from your window. You’ll never tire of what Hallstatt has to offer, and for someone who needs a much-needed R&R, this should be on top of your list.


Tuscany, Italy


San Gimignano, Tuscany
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Tuscany is the go-to destination for fine wine and good food. Hilltop villages, medieval villages, charming sceneries, and gastronomic cuisine abound in Tuscany, making it one of the most unforgettable destinations in Europe. Check out San Gimignano’s fourteen tall towers and limestone houses or the historic town centre in Siena, and spend a few days (or a few weeks) living in a laidback place and you’ll probably want to stay here forever.

A lot of people have these places on their “bucket list” and that’s not surprising at all. After all, precious vacations should be spent in places that you actually enjoy, places that you are bound to remember for the rest of your life.

Get European Travel Insurance

When visiting any of these unforgettable destinations in Europe, don’t forget to buy European travel insurance. Having one will ensure you’re completely covered in case of illness, accidents, or flight delays and cancellations. European Travel Insurance are usually designed for people who are residents of the European Union with repatriation to home country. You may also want to extend your policy to include adventure activities extension in case you are planning to take part in any extreme activities. Having European travel insurance as you spend your holidays in some of the world’s most beautiful places will help make your vacation even more enjoyable.