Whether you’re planning an adventure with your friends, looking for the perfect city for a family weekend, or embarking on a solo trip, these hot, emerging European destinations should definitely be on your travel bucket list for 2020.
Europeans sure know how to throw a great party. Perhaps for this very reason, the scores of backpackers that flock to the continent are more because they are not just looking to explore natural sites and museums, but are also looking to attend ‘the’ parties of their lives.
No wonder Europeans boast the most successful DJs and artists on the planet.
Being the fashion capital of Italy, Milan has the best designers in the world. The city is famous for its pop culture, Milan Fashion Week, finger-licking food, crazy drinks, beautiful architecture, and impressive skyscrapers. The high-end restaurants in Milan are the reason why people keep coming back for more.
The classic Milanese dish, Risotto Alla Milanese, is rich with saffron and rice taking centre stage.
Famous attractions in Milan include the Gothic Duomo di Milano cathedral, Da Vinci’s Last Supper, La Scala Theatre, Sforza Castle.
From classic dishes to the scintillating nightlife, Milan has the most charming vibe that is a blend of modern romance and contemporary history. When in Milan, you can shop till you drop from high-end designers.
Hamburg offers creatively unique experiences for everyone in the world – be it shopaholics, adrenaline junkies, history buffs or nature lovers. Since it’s a major port city, it’s becoming the most popular destination in Germany. You will be close to water almost everywhere you go.
In addition to being a major transportation hub, Hamburg is Europe’s most popular commercial and cultural centres. The city has so much history and street art that you will get a sense of it as you walk around the streets.
Major attractions in Hamburg include Speicherstadt, Miniatur Wunderland. St. Michael’s Church, Köhlbrandbrücke, Hamburger Hafen, International Maritime Museum, Ohlsdorf Cemetery.
Art and architecture fanatics must include Barcelona in their travel bucket list. People from all over the world visit this city for some sports enjoyment and sightseeing. It’s one of the few must-see cities with its own identity. Seeing the birth of famous architects, like Antoni Gaudí, the city houses jaw-dropping buildings and skyscrapers.
The best part about Barcelona? It has a total of 20 Michelin stars, clean beaches, never-sleeping bars and pubs.
Major attractions of this art-filled city include Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, Barri Gòtic, Casa Mila, Palau de la Música Catalana, Casa Batlló, The Magic Fountain, La Barceloneta.
Being the coastal capital city of Portugal, Lisbon is also one of the charismatic and vibrant cities of the continent. The city is so old, pure and beautiful that you can feel the antiquity clinging wherever you go.
Lisbon is good news for avid readers. You want to know why? That’s because it is home to book cafés, churches converted into bookstores, and one of the most beautiful libraries in the world.
Charming wine bars in Lisbon is a treat to the soul. They have the best Portuguese wine. The city is blessed with sunshine all year round. Do you need more convincing?
Major attractions in Lisbon include Castelo de São Jorge, Oceanário de Lisboa, Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Museu do Oriente, Torre de Belém, Museu Nacional do Azulejo, Sé: Lisbon’s Imposing Cathedral.
With Lisbon, you sure can end your European holiday on a satisfactory note.
For an amazing holiday, Europe has everything that you wish for – beautiful architecture, shopping and great nightlife. It is perfect if you want to explore an abundance of party destinations.
There is much more to Europe then these amazing destinations, but the ones listed above are the hottest European Destinations to visit in 2020.
If you plan a solo trip to any of the cities, make sure you carry the right safety gear (taser, pepper spray, pocket knife, and handcuffs) with you. When travelling alone, safety should be your topmost priority.