8 Can’t-Miss European Destinations
Paris is the capital and most-populous city of France in the European continent. Paris is situated on the Seine River, in the northern region of the country, it is in the centre of the Ile-de-France region, also known as the région parisienne, “Paris Region”.
Rome is a city and special comune in Italy. The Rome city is the capital of Italy. With around 3 million residents in 496.1 sq mi, it is also the country’s largest and most populated comune. The city is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula along the shores of Tiber river. Vatican City is an independent country within the city boundaries of Rome, the only existing example of a country within a city: for this reason Rome has been often defined as capital of two states.
Amsterdam is the capital city and most populous city of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Amsterdam’s name is derived from Amstelredamme, indicative of the city’s origin as a dam of the Amstel river. Amsterdam is famous for its diverse and vibrant nightlife. Amsterdam also has many cafes and bars.
Barcelona is the capital city of the of Catalonia in Spain and it is Spain’s second most populated city, with a population of 1.6 million. Barcelona is known for its award-winning industrial design and also for hosting world-class conferences and expositions.
Venice is a European city in northeastern Italy sited on a group of 118 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges. Venice is located in the Venetian Lagoon which stretches along the shoreline, between the mouths of the Po and the Piave Rivers. Venice is known for the beauty of its setting, and its architecture, and its artwork. The city of Venice in its entirety is listed as a World Heritage Site, along with its lagoon. Venice city has become widely known for its element of elegant decay.
Prague is the capital and the largest city of the Czech Republic. It is the 15th largest city in the European Union. Prague is also the historical capital of Bohemia. Prague is situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava River, the city is home to about 1.24 million people. Prague is also the home to a number of famous cultural attractions.
Istanbul, once known as Constantinople and Byzantium before that, is the most populous city in Turkey, and the country’s economic, cultural, and historical center. Istanbul is a transcontinental city in Eurasia. The city is the administrative center of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality hosting a population of around 14 million residents. Istanbul is one of the world’s most populous cities and ranks as world’s 5th-largest city and the largest European city.
Florence is the capital city of Tuscany and also the capital of the province of Florence. It is the most populous city in Tuscany. Florence is known as the “cradle of the Renaissance” for its monuments, churches, and also buildings.