Everyone should go on a Eurotrip at least once in their life. With metropolitan cities to charming villages,
Europe has a large variety of landscapes and culture suitable for every type of traveler. The best part
about traveling in Europe is the size; booking a flight or hopping on a train for a few hours will have you
in a different country.
So where does one begin when traveling Europe? Of course there’s Paris, Amsterdam, and Madrid but
millennials are looking for more than the “typical” Eurotrip. Here are the best destinations to stop through
while venturing Europe that have incredible architecture, delicious food and hip hostels.
Simply landing in Dubrovnik will leave you starstruck. The city is stunning with views of the Adriatic
Sea as it contrasts against the ancient city walls and Baroque buildings. You have the option of exploring
the Old City, taking an excursion to the coastal islands or relaxing on the beach.
When thinking of Dublin, beer will probably be the first thing that comes to mind. Although that’s quite
accurate, Dublin holds a history of more than 1,000 years and can be experienced while exploring sites
like Christ Church Cathedral. But you still need to visit the Guinness Storehouse as well.
Amsterdam is a great city but Rotterdam is a bit cooler and often overlooked. The multicultural port city
is filled with a lively nightlife, amazing museums and a breathtaking skyline.
You probably have heard of Belgian waffles – well, that alone is a reason to visit Brussels. With the
addition of chocolate and beer. Aside from that, there’s beautiful architecture, loads of cultural historic
sites and lots of diversity to be discovered. Head over to Matonge, the city’s African quarter, or the
“Bozar” cultural center.
Iceland’s incredible landscape has travelers flocking to the country. During the summer, you will have
enough time to explore as there’s about 22 hours of sunshine. When winter comes, you can chase the
northern lights. Reykjavik itself is a beautiful, yet quirky, capital with a vibrant community and has an
Head over to Boom, Belgium for one of Europe’s best EDM festivals. Get lost in the electronic music and
dance away as the sky becomes illuminated with the fireworks and lights. Tomorrowland is definitely an
adventure of a lifetime.
Budapest is the city you go to if you’re on a budget. Not only does it have stunning architecture, cool
shops and cafes and edgy pubs, you can do it all for cheap. Make sure you visit in August, when Sziget
festival takes over the island in the middle of the city, get enriched with culture during the day and party
hard during the night!
As one of the popular tourist cities in Spain, Barcelona is definitely worth a visit regardless. Barcelona is
a unique atmosphere about it that will make you fall in love with the metropolitan city. It’s right on the
Mediterranean so you can soak up the sun or learn about the city’s culture by heading to the famous
Sagrada Familia or Park Güell.
Portugal has recently been on the radar and is quickly gaining popularity as a go-to destination. Most
people tend to go to the capital, Lisbon, but the second major city, Porto, has a charm that many cities
don’t have. You might be in a city but it will feel like you’re in a small town due to its friendly and cozy
essence. You can taste test the port wine that comes from the region, head to the coast and catch some
waves or get lost in the cobblestoned streets.
One of the Balearic islands, Ibiza has established a reputation as the place to come if you’re looking to
party hard. During the summer, the island brings in some of the world’s most famous DJs, like David
Guetta and Armin van Buuren, and the party doesn’t stop until past sunrise. Don’t worry, you can still
escape the party scene by heading to the quiet villages like Sant Miquel de Balansat.
The capital of Scotland is still a bit under the radar casually waiting to be discovered. The creative hub is
known to be one of Europe’s most beautiful cities as it resides on rocky hills that overlook the sea. The
compact city makes it easy to explore and embrace the landscape, buildings and atmosphere. It’s also
home to many festivals when the weather gets warmer.
Berlin is like no other city in Germany. It’s a vibrant hub where you’ll find just about anything – art
galleries, museums and historic neighborhoods. As night falls, Berlin transforms into one of the best
nightlife cities in Europe. Whether you’re looking to rave or kick back with live music, there’s something
The capital of Denmark will have you captivated with its charm. The neighborhoods are beautifully
structured with its colorful architecture along the canal. It’s also one of the friendliest cities on the planet
so you would definitely feel welcomed in the city.