6 Cities in Europe You May Not Think About
Why it’s great: Skyscrapers and boat taxis
When you should go: Spring. Warm weather.
What you should do: Rotterdam as a ton of museums some of which focus on German occupation during WWII. Also, The Euromast
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Why it’s great: So. Much. History.
When you should go: How about do NOT go in July and August. Things get a little hairy in Belfast sometimes….
What you should do: Black Taxi Cab Tour and Titanic Museum
Why it’s great: Small town with winding roads and a giant castle on a rock. Does it get much better than that?
When you should go: The summer! It’s beautiful! And warm! And the students are away (it’s a college town).
What you should do: The Wallace Monument, Battle of Bannockburn, Stirling Bridge, and Stirling Castle
Why it’s great: Adventure town at the foothills of the Alps
When you should go: Depends on what type of activities you like! Great for year-round travel!! They have snow stuff for the winter and canyoning in the river in the summer. It really is perfect year-round!
What you should do: Skiing, paragliding, canyoning, hiking, yodeling, exploring, snow boarding, etc.
Why it’s great: Um, it’s in the Arctic Circle? Soooo.. Literally the top of the world.
When you should go: December-February (high season) for the Northern Lights and June-July for the Midnight Sun
What you should do: Winter – dog sledding, chase the Northern Lights, ski, snow board. Summer – Midnight Sun Marathon, hiking, boating
Why it’s great: Right across the bay from Copenhagen, has the tallest building in Sweden, and the biggest mall in Northern Europe
When you should go: Summer is nice and warm while winter is nice and cold. It’s a toss up.
What you should do: Emporia, the beach, and Copenhagen