Here at Truly, we are fairly frequent travellers and are always telling each other our favourite cities to visit in Europe. So we thought instead of discussing them amongst ourselves, we would share them with you. So, sit back and get your passport at the ready!
It may seem like an obvious choice but Paris really is one of our favourite mini breaks. Just 2 and a quarter
If the red light district isn’t quite your cup of tea, there is plenty more that Amsterdam has to offer including their wide variety of markets; from antiques to local delicacies, they cover it all. For the daredevils amongst you there is the highest swing over Europe at the A’DAM Lookout give it a try if you aren’t scared of heights, and no trip to Amsterdam would be complete without a Canal Cruise to take in all the sights. If you’re lucky enough to visit near Christmas time there are tons of festive markets to get you into the spirit! From the 14th to 26th December Museumplein have an ice rink and a Winter market to pick up all of your Christmas shopping, after which head to Tunes Bar in the Conservatorium Hotel for a quick cocktail or if you want more traditional Dutch fair then Café Loetje at Johannes Vermeerstraat is just the thing.
If you like heights, St Stephen’s Cathedral is the perfect place for you! Just a mere 343 steps up the South Tower and you’ll come face to face with the beautiful city of Vienna, as well as a first-hand view of the church’s mosaic roof. Of if you like your feet firmly on the ground, the MuseumsQuartier has a large selection of pop art which is slightly more tame than the other radical Austrian pieces. You cannot go to Vienna without sampling the Kaffeehaus culture, even Mozart performed in one so if its good enough for Mozart!! for the very best Apfelstrudel its Café Korb and if its Heritage you are after then the powder pink 1950’s style Café Prückel is for you, it even ended up on the UNESCO Cultural Heritage List in 2011
Without a doubt, Italy is one of our favourite destinations, whether it’s heading to the city centres or towards the coast, Rome is certainly one of our top cities to visit in Europe! The Trevi fountain,
With the city and beach to choose from, you really are spoiled for choice in Barcelona. One of our favourite things to do when visiting is exploring Gaudi’s masterpieces, which can easily be done just by walking around the city or La Sagrada Familia Basilica is one of his most stunning pieces of architecture and if your legs have given up by this point, just jump on one of the many open top busses! For the best shopping, Passeig de Gracia is home to the most