Even though it is the second smallest continent in the world, Europe is full of picturesque views that attract travelers from all over. You can find everything here, be it historic monuments, unique architecture or just natural scenic beauty, Europe is truly heaven on earth that can only be experienced once you visit this place. Have a look at the top 10 places we recommend from this marvelous continent-
1.Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
The oldest and the biggest national park in Croatia is the Plitvice Lakes National Park. The park was established in the year 1949 and is located in the mountainous karst area in the heart of Croatia. It shares borders with Bosnia and Herzegovina. The park has a huge area of more than 296.85 square kilometers (73,350 acres) and has about a million visitors every year.
2.The Seven Sisters waterfall, Geiranger, Norway
The 39th tallest waterfall in Norway with a free fall that measures 250 meters (820 ft), the seven sisters waterfall lies along the Geirangerfjorden in Stranda Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The waterfalls are also a part of Geiranger World Heritage Site.
3.Seljalandsfoss waterfall, Iceland
Truly a picturesque view, this beautiful fall is located in the South Region of Iceland which is right by Route 1 and the road that opens on to Þórsmörk Road 249. The waterfall has a drop of 60 m (197 ft). Visitors can have the perfect view by walking behind the walls in a small cave.
4.Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
One of the most-visited paid monument in the world, Eiffel Tower is now a worldwide symbol of love. the tower was named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company built and designed the tower. It is the tallest structure in entire Paris with a height of 324 meters (which is 1,063 ft) that is about the same height as that of an 81-story building. It is also a hot favorite of honeymooners all over the world.
5.Neuschwanstein Castle, southwest Bavaria, Germany
Also known as the New Swanstone Castle, this is a 19th-century castle located on the hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. The castle was initially home to a king until his death in the year 1886. The castle was then open to the public and has had more than 61 million visitors since then. The castle is a major tourist attraction with 1.3 million people visiting it annually.
6.Oia, Santorini, Greece
Previously known as Apano Meria, it is still locally known as Pano Meria. The place is famous for its legendary sunsets and the typical white painted houses with colorful roofs that is mainstream Greek architecture. From the Venetian sea to the very typical “cave houses” of the villagers, everything here will make you fall in love with it!
7.Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Italy
Vernazza has a long history of being a famous fishing village. The key features of this cute little place include the 16th-century Belfort Tower (which gives you the most incredible views of the area) the 11th-century Doria Castle and the 14th-century Santa Margherita d’Antiochia church, if you are a little adventurous you can go for a hike to the Nostra Signora Di Reggio (Our Lady of Reggio) as well.
8.Keizersgracht, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Keizersgracht is commonly known as the Emperor’s Canal and is the middle one of the three major canals of Amsterdam. Its name was given to it after the Emperor Maximilian of Austria. The widest canal is the inner city it is 31 meters wide. You can also witness the ‘Keizersrace’ (Emperor’s race) a sprint race on the natural ice of the canal during the winter months when the ice is thick enough.
9.Hallstatt Village, Austria
A World Heritage Site of Austria, the Hallstatt village is a beautiful community full of scenic beauty that can be toured in just 10 minutes by foot. It is famous for its production of salt since the pre-historic times. The village is located the district of Gmunden, in the Austrian state of Upper Austria. You can also visit the world’s first known salt mine named Salzwelten, located above downtown Hallstatt.
10.Gásadalur, Faroe Islands
With an outstanding view over to the island of Mykines, the Gásadalur lies on the west side of Vágar, Faroe Islands. You can interact with the locals to know about the popular folktales which are known all over or can simply enjoy the scenic view and the serenity of this place.
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