Sweden’s capital city, Stockholm, is one of the most interesting and exciting destinations in Scandinavia. Though it “only” has two million inhabitants in the wider metro area (a much lower population than Europe’s biggest cities), there is still a diverse menu of places to visit in Stockholm. The city has a delightful mix of modern and historic architecture, and its different boroughs all have unique characteristics. An almost uncountable number of islands, some of Northern Europe’s best restaurants and shopping, and a legendary nightlife scene really make this a great place for a short vacation.
If you want to get a taste for urban Scandinavia, you should certainly spend some time exploring the best places to visit in Stockholm.
Switzerland is an absorbing and welcoming country. As the largest city in Switzerland, Zurich is considered the worldwide leaders of finance and banking. However, it has history all around from its old town to its churches. Zurich dates back to 15 BC when its Roman settlers named the city ‘Turicum.’ Zurich’s centre nestles neatly around the many bridges that span the River Limmat near where it fills into Lake Zurich. Frequently called the “Cultural Capital of Switzerland,” the city takes pride in its cultural side and is home to over 50 museums that make up as some of the best places to visit in Zurich.
Munich is the main city in Bavaria. Known for its unique and beautiful architecture, for its cultural traditions (which are recognized the world over), and, of course, for its beer, this part of Germany is very popular amongst tourists. Munich’s nightlife scene has a little bit of everything. The historic city center has a great evening time atmosphere. The city’s famous beer halls live up to their legendary reputation, and there are also world class live music and clubbing scenes. People who want something quieter can enjoy a theater performance, some classical music, or even an opera.
In short, Munich can provide a complete nightlife experience to any visitor, no matter where their interests life. The best advice for Munich visitors: sample a little bit of everything. Here are the highlights of the Munich nightlife scene.
Bucharest is one of Southeastern Europe’s most important hub cities. Thanks to its beautiful scenery, interesting attractions, and relatively low prices, Romania has become a popular tourist destination for people who want to explore this region. Even if they do not stay in the city for long, virtually everyone who visits Romania at least passes through Bucharest. Though it does not enjoy the notoriety of its more-popular Western European counterparts, this capital city is certainly worth several days on your itinerary, even if you are focusing your holiday on other parts of the country.
Here are the things to do in Bucharest that make it a worthwhile destination for anyone visiting Romania and Eastern Europe.
San Sebastián or Donostia as Basques call it, a charming city located in the Basque Country region is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Spain. And there are more than one reasons why – its unforgettably beautiful beaches La Concha, Zurriola, Ondarreta and the small island beach of Santa Clara, alluring architecture, taste buds spoiling tapas (or pintxos as they call them in Basque country), relaxing restaurants in old city and many other things.
Even though the city is quite small and cozy, events such as the San Sebastián International Film Festival, attended by many celebrities, have given it an international recognition. San Sebastián, along with Wrocław, Poland, has been chosen as the European Capital of Culture in 2016.
If you are thinking of visiting this beautiful city and get to know more about Basque culture you should check out these top 5 things to do in San Sebastián.
The “Sea Capital of Bulgaria” contains numerous dining venues from casual to gourmet, with food that will please any visitor’s palate. Restaurants in Varna contain both traditional and international dishes with an extensive emphasis on seafood and good Bulgarian wine at excellent pricing.
Here is a sampling of the ones not to overlook when seeking a restaurant in Varna.
Costa Brava (“Wild” or “Rough Coast”), a coastal region of northeastern Spain, is famous for its excellent beaches, a very good summer climate and marvelous landscapes. The region stretches from a small town Blanes, 60 km (37 mi) northeast of Barcelona, all the way to the French border. It is quite easy to get lost in the diversity of the beautiful Costa Brava beaches. Beaches with long, widely stretched coastline with fine, white sand; small fishing village beaches, where you can spend a relaxing afternoon in local taverna; secluded romantic coves hidden from the tourist masses or quite the opposite – popular beaches filled with various resorts, exquisite restaurants and clubs loved by young vacationers – Costa Brava has it all.
When traveling along the coastline of Costa Brava the incredibly beautiful secluded beaches are the ones that I found unforgetable.
If you are in the romantic, quiet beaches’ team like me and want to avoid the crowded touristy places then this list below of the best secluded Costa Brava beaches is perfect for you.
Varna is one of the cities that just seem to jump up when nightfall arrives. There are just as many interesting and exciting things to do once dusk hits as there is during the day. Here are just a few samples of what goes on after dark with nightlife in Varna.
Bucharest has become a very interesting city. It is now one of the most important metropolises in Southeastern Europe and an entry point for many people visiting the region. Since the end of communism more than two decades ago, Bucharest has been growing. It is now a modern metropolis with a strong sense of history. From a sightseeing perspective, this is a great city to wander around. The past, present and future sit side by side. It is not uncommon to see a centuries-old church sitting next to a communist-era government building sitting next to a modern shopping mall. With all these unique sights in Bucharest, it is possible to have a great sightseeing experience every time you step out of your hotel.
Because it is a hub city for Romania and southeastern Europe, many travelers find themselves in Bucharest, even if it is not their final destination. Even if you are headed elsewhere, it is worth taking couple of days (at least) to enjoy this city. If you find yourself here, you should definitely experience the best places to visit in Bucharest.
The city of Varna, Bulgaria boasts charming attractions and fun-filled activities. To make the most of a vacation in Varna, besides exploring its many landmarks and attractions, is to set out beyond its borders. Here are a few samplings of what is waiting for the visitor as the best day trips from Varna.