Summer travel – great tourist attractions of Europe
There is no doubt that Europe is vibrant with history and culture, as evidenced by the numerous monuments that have stood the test of time and over the centuries have attracted interesting travelers from all over the world. You don’t have to be a buffer of history to appreciate the unique places and attractions that make London, France, Barcelona and Florence among the most desirable places in the world. If you book now, you can take advantage of the attractive European summer offers for accommodation in hotels. Read on to find out more about places and monuments that can’t get around in these venerable, ready-to-shoot cities.
London, United Kingdom: After seeing and photographing the 100-year-old Big Ben, the magnificent Buckingham Palace and the age-old Tower of London, you can take a close look at the history of London in its various museums. See a rich collection of more than 7 million items from around the world at the British Museum, which was founded in 1753. Another popular tourist attraction is the Victoria and Albert Museum, a few minutes’ drives from Grosvenor Kensington and the Millennium Gloucester Hotel. The world’s largest museum of decorative art and design covers approximately 12.5 hectares and more than 140 galleries. If history doesn’t bother your imagination, visit one of London’s many places where you can listen to pop and rock music, including the Wembley Arena and Earls Court. Music lovers will enjoy the annual Wireless Festival in Hyde Park. In addition, if you’re looking for nature, you can take a walk to the Royal Parks of Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens or Regent’s Park, which contains the extremely popular London Zoo. Near these lush parks are the Hyde Park Premier London Paddington Hotel and the Shaftesbury Metropolis London Hyde Park Hotel.
Paris, France: Just as the Statue of Liberty is inextricably linked to New York, Paris is synonymous with the cult 1,063 feet high Eiffel Tower, just a short walk from Paris’ Cambronne Eiffel. But there is much more to Paris than just this dominating structure. With 8.5 visitors in 2009, the Louvre is at the top of the list of the most visited museums in the world. (This British Museum took second place with 5.93 million visitors) Le Grand Rex with Art Deco architecture, with 2,800 seats in Le Grand Rex is the largest theatre and musical meeting place in the whole of Paris. Around 20 miles from the center of Paris is Disneyland Paris, which consists of two theme parks and a catering, shopping and entertainment district. Hotels, including Hotel California Paris and Hotel Keppler, are located close to Champs-Elysees, the world-famous avenue known for its cafes and specialist shops.
Barcelona, Spain: If you’re looking for a tan this summer, don’t look any further than Spain’s charming capital. Seven pristine beaches, of which the largest and most visited are Barceloneta and Sant Sebastia, stretch almost three miles from the coastline. Catalunya Square, a large, vibrant square in the center of Barcelona, offers a range of theatres, restaurants, shopping centers and hotels, including the H10 Catalunya Plaza. There is no shortage of greenery because Barcelona has more than 60 parks. You’ll find some of the city’s best shopping centers, shops, restaurants and theatres along the Avinguda Diagonal, which crosses the city diagonally and basically cuts it into two. Moreover, HCC Covadonga and the 4-star Hesperia Sagrada Familia Sport & Spa make two easily accessible accommodation options.
Florence, Italy: With some of the world’s most famous art galleries and palaces, it is not surprising that the historically and culturally rich city of Florence is seen by many as the art capital of Italy. (After all, historical figures such as Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, and Galileo Galilei were either born in this city or lived here) One of the most important galleries of the city is the Gallery Accademia di Belle Arti, where since 1873 there is a sculpture of Michelangelo David. And if you are looking for a shop, this is a place to be! World famous boutiques from Armani to the Bulgari Via de’ Tornabuoni line, one of the best places in the city for exclusive shopping. You’ll also meet many outdoor markets where you can buy food, clothing, and antiques at an affordable price. Alternatively, you can also go to the Bobola Garden, where you can admire lush landscapes, beautiful waterfalls, and centuries-old sculptures. The park is also an ideal place to admire the picturesque views of Florence. There are many hotels in or near the city center, from Residence San Niccolo to Mulino di Firenze.
Whether you are great in art, history, nature or sunbathing, Europe has something for every taste. Why should you limit yourself to admiring the amazing places and attractions of Europe?