Europe has many different countries filled with old age history, diverse cultures and vibrant city life. If you’re looking to do some backpacking in Europe there are so many different places for you to explore and experience just make sure to pack all essentials and your EU medical card.
Budapest is considered to be on the most beautiful cities in Europe and for good reason too. Although Hungary’s capital is divided into two by the Danube River, in hilly Buda there are plenty of museums and art galleries you can tour during the day including the National Gallery which displays the city’s finest art collection. Then Pest on the opposite bank is a lively city filled with vibrant restaurants serving local cultural cuisines. The architecture and views from the bridges are some things not to miss when making a stop in Budapest as well as all the gardens, squares and cafes. With hostels being of great value too.
Berlin is Germany’s capital that has a history of being an influential cultural scene as well as being a historical place. There are plenty of museums that delve into Berlin’s past as well as being able to see the Berlin Wall Monument which is filled with graffiti art. It has also been dubbed one of Europe’s best cities for backpackers as it is regarded far cheaper than the rest of Western Europe’s capitals.
Krakow is one of Europe’s best travel bargains which are ideal for those who are looking to go backpacking. This beautiful old city in Poland offers backpackers great hostels and some of the nicest and cheapest restaurants. Krakow is also filled with history and local culture including Wawel Royal Castle which is still a potent symbol of the nation’s identity.
Amsterdam is the Netherland’s capital and is known for its artistic and cultural heritage. Those who are a lover of art can spend days touring the Van Gogh museum, Rijksmuseum and the Nieuw Dakota contemporary art gallery. Amsterdam is also filled with history as well as being Anne Frank’s hometown in which you can visit the Anne Frank House which is museum dedicated to her.
Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic and has plenty of historical buildings with fairy-tale architecture including the dramatically Gothic Tyn church and the medieval Astronomical Clock. Every hour crowds gather beneath the Old Town Hall Tower to watch the Astronomical Clock, which is one of the Europe’s best known tourist attractions. Prague is probably known best for its Old Town Square the most beautiful urban spaces which has an array of colourful baroque buildings.
London is England’s capitals and is by far Europe’s biggest city which all sights, sounds and tastes are multicultural. Whatever your particular interest London has so many sites to suit all including the Tower of London, Natural History of Museum, Tate Modern and plenty more attractions. London is a vibrant city that offers a thriving music and literary scene. There are also plenty of restaurants showcasing all types of cuisine. It may not be the cheapest city for backpackers but there are plenty of reasonably priced hostels.