Europe has always been a favourite among travellers from across the world as a tourist destination. Whether you are looking for a city break, a romantic spot, a beach holiday, a cultural gateway or historical trip; solo or with a group, the endless options will leave you spoilt for choice. We have curated a list of the most ‘happening’ tourist places in Europe in 2019, so you can plan a perfect break in the next vacations.

Finland

This country has plenty of awe-inspiring places to visit, starting from the snow to the sea. The unexplored terrains of Finland give you the feel of being in a paradise with its a breathtaking natural beauty, intriguing history and fun-filled activities. You can plan ahead and book a Finland vacations including Northern Lights to have a wonderful hassle free holiday. Some of the important places to make note of are Helsinki, Santa Claus Village, Savonlinna, Turku and Tampere.

Hungary

An interesting mix of ancient architecture and art firms, there is a myriad of places in Hungary which makes it a part of this list of top European destinations. Magnificent castles, mysterious caves, lush forests, stunning landscapes and not to forget, the shining capital city of Budapest; it has something for everyone. The banks of Danube River, Buda Castle, Memento Park and State Opera House are some of the places you must visit. The country is also known for its delectable cuisine, so don’t forget to relish some of the local dishes.

Portugal

Portugal is located on the Iberian Peninsula’s western coastal side. The country boasts of a rich historical past, which is evident in its magnificent architecture. The old towns of Porto and Lisbon are full of ancient buildings depicting the opulence of an era gone by. There are a number of beach towns from Lagos to Faro for a relaxing time. You can also go for a hiking trip along the Algarve for some rewarding vistas of the sea stretching for miles and miles.

France

France was visited by 84.7 million travellers last year and it continues to be a sought after destination in the present year. With a plethora of exceptional spots for tourists, from snow clad mountains to pristine beaches to serene countryside and vibrant city life, France has it all. Of course, Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum in Paris have to be a part of your itinerary but there are a number of other places like Bordeaux, Lille, Strasbourg and Annecy which are worth considering too for a memorable experience. 

Spain

This European country offers plenty of fascinating attractions for travellers to have a gala time here. You can visit the beaches of Ibiza, Costa Brava and Costa Del Sol. The ancient architecture of St. James Cathedral and The Great Mosque of Cordoba are worth seeing for their sheer grandeur and opulence. Spain’s capital Barcelona is a vibrant  place with some remarkable spots like La Rambla boulevard, La Sagrada Familia, Gothic Quarters and Park Guell. 

If you are planning to travel to both France and Spain in your next vacations, then the best way would be to take a Paris to Barcelona train which is both time saving and economical. You can relax in comfortable seats and enjoy some of the best views on board. The journey takes about 6.5 hours so, within half a day, you can reach another destination conveniently. 

Isn’t this an amazing list of places calling out to all the trippers to pack the bags and get ready for an unforgettable holiday in Europe

Published by Christina Woodard