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5 Best European City Breaks For Winters & Hoildays

Updated on June 29, 2014

Europe is the world's second smallest continent which is separated with Asia and America with Seas and oceans.There are some of the world famous countries and cities in Europe.Europe approximately has 50 countries out of which Russia is the biggest and Vatican city is the smallest.In fact,these two countries are the Biggest and smallest countries not only in Europe but in the entire world.It is the third most populous country after Asia and Africa.The most used currency of Europe is euro while some countries like UK use their own currencies.

There are many world famous and best tourist spots in Europe.One can find 100's of world famous cities in Europe.While here,i would like to discuss about the best places or the best city breaks of Europe to visit at any time.One can enjoy more in Europe during the time of winter.So,here i have decided to give you a list of 5 Best cities of Europe to Visit or live in.have a look at them now.

5) Berlin,GERMANY

Berlin is the capital city of Germany and is also one of the 16 states of Germany.It has approximately 3.5 Million population estimate with Density of 3800 Persons/Km.It is the main city of Germany from where all the Conversions take place.There are many tourist attractions in Berlin out of which i have selected few best Tourist attractions of Berlin.

Reichstag, or Reichstag Building is one of the most famous tourist attraction of is the parliament of Government of Germany.Gendarmenmarkt is also of the important and must see tourist place in Germany.It is the site of German and French Cathedrals.You can see the wonderful monument of Fredrich Schiller at the center of Gendarmenmarkt.


Reichstag Building

4) Lisbon,PORTUGAL

Lisbon is the biggest and the Capital city of Portugal.It is the western most capital city of Europe.It lies in Iberian peninsula ans has some fantastic and must see Monuments in it.The popluation of this city is around 3 Million and it is the 11th most populous city in Europe.It has significant growth in Health,finance,commerce,media and is now turning into one of the busiest Global city in the world.

Jeronimos Monastery is one of the most visited tourist center of Europe and the World.It is one of the art of Old Gothic Manueline of Portugal.It is classified as the UNESCO world heritage site.This was constructed in 1495.

Belem Tower is another important Tourist site of Europe which is also classified as the UNESCO World Heritage site.It was construced in 1513 as is a must see monument of Europe.

Belem Tower

Jeronimos Monastery

3) Madrid,SPAIN

Madrid is the capital city and the biggest city of Spain.The metropolitan population of Madrid is around 6.5 Million with a Density of 5890 Persons/Sq Km.This was founded in 9th century and is one of the oldest cities of the world.This city serves Third largest GDP in Entire European union.Also,tourism is one of the main cause For GDP for Madrid as it has some world famous Monuments and Tourist centers.

Museo del Prado or Prado Museum is one of the world famous Museum which is located in central Madrid.It contains some of the Fine arts of Europeans in between 12th century and 19th century.This museum now contains nearly 7500 mind blowing Paintings.

Buen Retiro Park or the Retiro park is also one of the most famous tourist center of Spain.It is in English translates as Park of Pleasant Retreat.

Museo del Prado

Buen Retiro Park

2) Paris,FRANCE

Paris is the capital city of France.It is also the most populous city in France with around population of 12 Million and this city is one of the Biggest cities of Europe.This city is famous for it's tourist attractions.Major Part of GDP of Paris comes from Tourism Department.It is situated on the Seine river in the north of France.

The Eiffel tower is the Biggest tourist attraction of France and even Europe.It is located in Paris.This tower is named after Gustave Eiffel whose company constructed this Tower in 1889.This is the longest tower in the world with a height of 324 Metres and is equivalent to a 81 Storied Building.

Catacombs of Paris:

It is also one of the important Tourist centers of Europe.These are Underground ossuaries located in Paris,France.One can find nearly 6 Million ossuaries in this Catacombs of Paris.This Destination had no reputation until it got opened in 18th century.Within no time,this became a world famous Tourist Attraction.

Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower
Catacombs of Paris.
Catacombs of Paris.

1) Rome,ITALY

Rome is the capital and biggest city of Italy.It is one of the oldest provinces of Italy.This city's population is around 3 Million with a Density of around 2500/Sq Km.It is also the fourth Most populous city in Europe when city boundaries are considered.Vatican city,the smallest country in the world,also is in the borders of this City.

There are some visual wonders in this City.This city is best known for it's Oldness.

Ostia Antica:

Ostia Antica is the biggest tourist attraction of Italy.Also,this is the largest archaeological site in Europe.This site is best known for the ancient preserved sculptures and impressive mosaics.


It is also known as Flavian Amphitheatre.It is built with concrete and stone and is located at the centre of Rome city.This was built in 70-80 AD and is one of the oldest constructions in the World.This is listed as the UNESCO World Heritage site and also this is one of the "Seven Wonders of the World."

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