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50 Epic European Highlights and Hidden Gems You Can't Miss

Europe is a continent that boasts of rich history, diverse cultures, and breathtaking landscapes. From the snow-capped peaks of the Alps to the sun-kissed beaches of the Mediterranean, Europe has something for everyone.
If you're planning a trip to this fascinating continent, make sure to check out our list of the 50 things to do in Europe before you die. Whether you're a history buff, a foodie, an adventure seeker, or a culture vulture, there's something on this list for you.
So, pack your bags, grab your passport, and get ready to embark on the trip of a lifetime!
See Gaudi's architecture in Barcelona SPAIN

Explore the vibrant colors and rich history of Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, where you'll find everything from intricate textiles to mouth-watering Turkish delights.

Explore Park Güell for a whimsical experience of Gaudi's colorful mosaic designs and unique structures.
Listen to fado music in Lisbon PORTUGAL

Experience the soulful and melancholic sounds of fado music in the heart of Lisbon, Portugal - a must-do activity for any music lover!

Fado music is a traditional Portuguese genre characterized by heartfelt lyrics and melancholic melodies.
Hike in the Swiss Alps SWAZILAND

Experience breathtaking views, challenging trails, and pristine nature while hiking in the Swiss Alps.

The Swiss Alps offer over 65,000 kilometers of marked hiking trails for all skill levels.
Wander through Kensington Gardens UNITED KINGDOM

Explore the lush greenery and historic landmarks of Kensington Gardens, a tranquil oasis in the heart of London.

Kensington Gardens is home to the famous Peter Pan statue, a must-see for visitors.
Visit the Plitvice Lakes National Park CROATIA

Discover the breathtaking beauty of cascading waterfalls and crystal-clear lakes in Plitvice Lakes National Park.

The park has 16 terraced lakes interconnected by waterfalls and surrounded by lush forests.
Visit Cesky Krumlov CZECH REPUBLIC

Explore the fairytale town of Cesky Krumlov, known for its charming medieval architecture and picturesque river.

Cesky Krumlov's historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its charming architecture.
Catch a flamenco show in Andalusia SPAIN

Experience the passion and energy of traditional flamenco in the vibrant region of Andalusia.

Flamenco originated in Andalusia and is a captivating blend of music, dance, and emotion.
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Sail around the island of Capri ITALY

Explore the stunning coastline and crystal-clear waters of Capri on a scenic sailing adventure.

The Blue Grotto is a must-see natural sea cave with stunning blue waters in Capri.
Spend a night at the opera in Vienna AUSTRIA

Experience the elegance and grandeur of Vienna's opera scene with a night at the opera.

Vienna is home to the world-renowned Vienna State Opera, offering unforgettable performances year-round.
Visit the Atomium BELGIUM

Discover the futuristic wonder of the Atomium in Belgium, a towering structure that will transport you to another dimension.

The Atomium in Brussels is a 335-foot tall structure representing an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times.
See the lavender fields in Provence FRANCE

Experience the beauty and fragrance of Provence's iconic lavender fields in full bloom.

The best time to see the lavender fields in Provence is in late June to early August.
Visit Sintra PORTUGAL

Explore the fairytale-like palaces, lush gardens, and stunning views of Sintra, Portugal.

Sintra is home to the stunning Pena Palace, a colorful and eclectic 19th-century castle.
View the Northern Lights in Iceland ICELAND

Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Northern Lights in Iceland's dark winter skies.

The best time to view the Northern Lights in Iceland is between September and April.
Take a canal tour in Amsterdam NETHERLANDS

Explore the picturesque city of Amsterdam from a unique perspective by taking a canal tour through its historic waterways.

The canals of Amsterdam were dug in the 17th century for transportation and defense.
Visit Trinity College IRELAND

Discover the ultimate geek paradise at Trinity College, home to historic libraries, world-renowned scholars, and cutting-edge research facilities.

Trinity College is home to the Book of Kells, a beautifully illustrated medieval manuscript.
Eat truffles in Umbria ITALY

Discover the rich, earthy flavors of Umbrian truffles in the picturesque Italian countryside.

Umbria produces some of the finest truffles in the world, known for their intense flavor.
Explore the traboules of Lyon FRANCE

Discover the hidden passageways and secret staircases of Lyon's traboules, a unique architectural treasure.

Traboules are hidden passageways in Lyon that were used by silk merchants in the 19th century.
Try gelato in Rome ITALY

Indulge in creamy, authentic gelato in Rome's charming streets and piazzas.

Try gelato at Giolitti in Rome, the oldest gelateria in the city since 1900.
Bike around Amsterdam NETHERLANDS

Explore the charming streets and picturesque canals of Amsterdam by bike, the city's favorite mode of transportation.

Amsterdam has more bikes than residents, with over 800,000 bicycles in the city.
Attend the Grand Prix in Monaco MONACO

Experience the glitz and glamour of the Monaco Grand Prix in the heart of Monte Carlo.

The Monaco Grand Prix is one of the oldest and most prestigious Formula 1 races.
Watch Valencia burn during Las Fallas SPAIN

Experience the fiery spectacle of Las Fallas in Valencia, a vibrant celebration of art and culture.

During Las Fallas in Valencia, intricate and colorful papier-mâché sculptures are burned in a spectacular display.
Shop the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul TURKEY

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and endless shopping opportunities at Istanbul's Grand Bazaar - a must-visit destination for any fashionista or souvenir hunter!

The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world.
Visit the Cliffs of Moher IRELAND

Experience breathtaking views and feel the wind in your hair as you embark on a journey to the iconic Cliffs of Moher in Ireland!

The Cliffs of Moher are home to over 20 species of nesting birds, including puffins.
See the Acropolis in Athens GREECE
The Acropolis of Athens is home to the iconic Parthenon, a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena, which is considered one of the greatest architectural achievements in history.
See the palace-fortress of Alhambra SPAIN

Discover the stunning blend of Islamic and Christian architecture at the historic Alhambra palace.

The Alhambra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and offers stunning views of Granada.
Sail around the Greek Isles GREECE

Explore crystal clear waters, ancient ruins, and charming villages while sailing around the Greek Isles.

The Greek Isles have over 6,000 islands, but only about 200 are inhabited.
Visit Neuschwanstein Castle GERMANY

Discover the fairytale charm of Neuschwanstein Castle, nestled in the Bavarian Alps, and experience the grandeur of King Ludwig II's masterpiece.

Neuschwanstein castle served as the inspiration for the iconic Sleeping Beauty castle in Disneyland.
Eat oysters in Croatia CROATIA

Indulge in the salty and succulent taste of oysters while enjoying the scenic views of Croatia's stunning coastline.

Croatia's oysters are considered some of the best in the world due to their unique taste.
Order an Einspänner in Vienna AUSTRIA

Discover the rich and creamy taste of Austria's iconic Einspänner coffee, and learn how to order it like a local in the heart of Vienna.

An Einspänner in Vienna is a traditional coffee made with strong espresso and whipped cream.
Taste authentic paella in Valencia SPAIN

Savor the flavors of traditional paella in Valencia, the birthplace of this iconic Spanish dish.

Valencian paella should be made with rabbit, chicken, and snails for a traditional taste.
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