To be honest, most people will not require a reason to visit Europe. It is a place every traveller must visit at least once in their lifetime. But if you are still not convinced, here are few reasons why Europe is worth the visit.
It’s Cheap Now
There was a time when only well-off people could think of touring Europe, but that is not the case anymore. Europe has become quite affordable to all. And that is how it should be. Yes, there are still many European countries that are a tad expensive stay, food and travel wise, but there are an equal amount of countries that are easy on the pocket and high on travel experiences. Backpacking is always cheap, but there are also many travel companies that customize Europe tours to fit your budget. Irrespective of whether you are alone, with a partner, with family, or a large group, you are guaranteed to get an affordable trip.
This bucket-list city is not a trip, it is an experience. Unbelievably clean, and green, there’s much to see and do here. Almost every traveller has this place on their mind, and why shouldn’t they. There are many wonderful attractions perfect for family audiences. There are romantic getaways perfect for honeymooners and couples, and the famed nightlife is perfect for young people. What else could one ask for? Some attractions worth watching are the Van Gogh Museum, Dam Square, Hermitage Amsterdam, Anne Frank House, Keukenhof Gardens & Tulip Fields, Canal Cruise, and bicycling through the streets. Amsterdam is something else.
Oktoberfest in Germany
Oktoberfest is funfair/beerfest which attracts a staggering 6 million people to Munich, Germany. It is so popular that many other cities around the world hold such festivals in honor of Oktoberfest. In fact, you will find the Oktoberfest theme being used somewhere in your own city or area. But nothing beats the original. So, come to Germany during the festival to enjoy some of the best beer and authentic German food you’ll ever taste. The fest goes on for 16 days and it supplemented by many other games and traditions, but it mainly it is about merriment. Happy times.
Steeped in History
Europe takes its history seriously, and has preserved every bit of it. This is a great place for history buffs to visit and watch the past come alive. Europe was ravaged by 2 World Wars. But they have not let this history and the lessons learned go to waste. All over Europe, there are castles belonging to former kings and kingdoms. There are many structures, and complete villages that are centuries old. There are also museums dedicated to their history. A cleverly planned trip to Europe can feel like a trip back in time.
Currently, Europe has the toughest emission standards in the world. They are extremely careful about pollution and releasing Greenhouse Gases into the atmosphere. This has resulted in Europe being extremely clean and green. Nature is also well-protected with strong laws. Just come here and breathe the air, you will be able to tell the difference. If you love oxygen, you will love Europe.
No Travel Woes
Got a Schengen Visa? Then you are set. With this, you can take advantage of the open borders and travel anywhere through Europe. Travelling here is quite easy as almost all European countries have a well-developed public transport system. Getting from one place to another is easy and quick. Bus, trains, trams, metros, taxis, whatever you like, you can get around and catch many attractions in just a day.
The Snow in Switzerland
When you imagine Europe, the place you most likely picture is Switzerland. Snowcapped mountains, happy people, skiing, pristine waterfalls, and thick forests, this is exactly how Switzerland looks. This is one of the most sought after destinations in the world. You can do some awesome sightseeing here. The attractions will leave you wide eyed. Shopping is another indulgent activity to do here. In almost every city, you will find something unique to buy. Do not forget to buy chocolates in Switzerland. They are life-changing.
To Celebrate Christmas
If you are planning a Christmas vacation, Europe is the place to celebrate Christmas. Beautiful snow, decorated towns, and all around cheer, it doesn’t get any better. Oh, wait, it does. Christmas shopping! Europe is full of Christmas markets that are absolutely beautiful. There are many offers and discounts going around, and you are guaranteed to come back with bags full of goodies. The Christmas markets in Germany are quite famous, and the towns look like they have come straight out of a fairy tale.
Art Comes Alive
Europe loves to celebrate art and culture, and this is evident in every country. Every country you visit, you will find museums, art galleries, and theatres. They will also have artwork displays by world famous artists. This place is a paradise for people who love art and culture. So, if you are planning a trip to Europe, leave room in the itinerary for art galleries, museums and theatre. Italy and France are the most artistically aware European nations. So, you know what to do when you are here.
It’s Just Too Beautiful
Europe really is. It has the most stunning natural avenues, and they have been well-preserved. There are so many gorgeous snow-capped alps, lush green mountains, pristine lakes, rivers, waterfalls, and beautiful flora and fauna, the whole continent is like Mother Nature’s own personal garden. You will find such natural beauty in all European countries. The world should learn from Europe, how to preserve nature without hampering development.
There are, of course, many more reasons to visit Europe. They have a great food culture, warm people and they love to celebrate many festivals. Europe truly is an amazing, and is totally worth the visit.