There are many different cities in Europe. Some cities are popular with tourists both in Europe as well as abroad. The top 5 European city break destinations include Athens, Venice, Brussels, London, and Paris.
London is more popular than ever before because the city was chosen to host the Olympic games. However, London has always ranked as one of the most popular cities in the world. While in this famous city, you can take a tour of the city on one of the famous double decker buses. There are many different sightseeing tours that will take you around the city and show you all the sites. If you choose to explore London on your own, you will definitely want to see Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and London Bridge.
Tourists from all over the world come to visit Paris. While in this romantic and beautiful city, you may want to visit the Louvre and see the Mona Lisa. Or, you can watch the locals play soccer in the city parks. You may want to take a stroll in the Montmartre district and purchase one of the lovely pieces of art for sale. Perhaps you like shopping and want to look for some fashionable clothing during your trip. If so, you will definitely want to shop at the Galeries Lafayette. Of course, no visit to Paris would be complete without a visit to Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower. If you will be traveling only within the city, you may want to look for an accommodation near the airport.
Brussels is a popular destination for food enthusiasts. Brussels is well known for its excellent cuisine including waffles, mussels, and chocolates. The city is also well known for its excellent beer served in pubs and restaurants across the cities. Brussels has been described as a cultural melting pot by some. Because of this, visitors to the city will experience cultures from all over the world in this distinctly unique city.
Venice is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and is very popular with tourists. In fact, tourism has been a popular since the 1800's. In fact, many people visiting the city elect to purchase second homes in the city so that they can visit often. There are so many things to do and see in this popular city that it would be impossible to list them in a short article. However, you must take a water taxi or a tour of the city by gondola.
Athens is another popular European tourist destination. The financial crisis that has rocked Greece has meant that many Europeans are electing to take holidays elsewhere. This means that the city is less crowded for the tourists that do venture to the city. In addition, there is a good exchange rate for the Euro as well as the American dollar. This means that your trip will be cheaper than it normally would. If you do decide to take a holiday in this ancient city, it is best to be flexible. Cutbacks mean that some attractions may have limited hours. However, visiting Athens is well worth any of the inconveniences that you may experience during your trip.