Travelling around Europe, there are hundreds of picturesque places to see, but which should take priority? This article compiles the most beautiful places in Europe that are sure to delight even the most avid traveller.
People who enjoy meditation are sure to appreciate this place. Steep cliffs at the water’s edge, beautiful green mountains and snow-capped peaks – if you fancy the rugged northern beauty, make sure you include the fjords in your itinerary. The most famous are on the west coast.
The town of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc is a beautiful place. It was here that the first Winter Olympics were held. The settlement is located in the midst of the Alps. It is incredibly beautiful and cosy.
The Austrian town is nestled amongst the stunning Alpine massifs. Halstatt is famous for its history, as it has been a salt mining town for three thousand years. Tourists often come here to stroll through the beautiful streets and breathe in the unbelievably clean air.
Plitvice Lakes, Croatia
South Europe’s oldest park, Plitvicka Jezero, is famous for its clear lakes. It is here that the scenic views of unspoilt nature can be seen.
In Greece there is a wonderful monastery that stands on a cliff. It is from its panoramic platform that you can see the beauty of Greece and all the greenery around you. You can enjoy tranquillity and privacy from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Lake Annecy, France
It is considered to be the cleanest lake in Europe. Every year, crowds of tourists come here to enjoy the beauty and swim in the crystal water. The colour of the water varies throughout the year, depending on the season.
Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany
This castle was the prototype and inspiration for the famous Disney cartoon screen saver. The castle has a mysterious and enigmatic feel to it, making you feel like you’re actually in a fairy tale.
This place is rightly one of the most beautiful canyons in Europe. The Verdun Gorge is almost 1,000 metres deep. No photograph can capture the sense of height and, quite literally, the dizzying beauty of the canyon.
Lake Geneva is considered to be one of the largest in Europe. There is an indescribable beauty all around: ancient castles, vineyards and just massive trees. The place seems to be enchanted. Many tourists who come here return again and again.
Prague, Czech Republic
The old city of Prague is the most beautiful in the Czech Republic. The only rival is Cesky Krumlov It is truly the quintessence of Gothicism. The architecture is magnificent and the ancient streets are home to hundreds of legends.
Lauterbrunnen Valley, Switzerland
There is no place in Europe more beautiful than the Swiss valley. Everything is beautiful here: mountain waterfalls, snow-covered cliff tops, cosy cottages – it all has a cosy, homely feel to it.