This Is The Most Popular Place In Europe You Need To Add To Your Bucket List

I don’t know about you, but my social media feeds have been flooded by images of friends enjoying the European summer that is a right of passage for everyone. Sun, cocktails, history, sun-bathing, art, culture, shopping – I could go on for days about everything that there is to do in Europe.

Whether you are planning to enjoy one, or all, of these options there is one big problem when it comes to heading to Europe. How do you visit everywhere on your budget?

Fear not, for Best European Destination has done the leg work and found the top spot in Europe, as well as 14 runner ups.

So, which spot promises sun, adventure, delicious food, scenic walks, tranquility and history?

1. Zadar

Home to “the most beautiful sunset in the world,” according to Alfred Hitchcock. This spot in Croatia should be added to your list ASAP, it is only going to get better.

It does look pretty dreamy.

Take a jeep safari in Paklenica to see this view. 📷 from @chloe_penderie Tag your pics #Zadar_region to be featured.

A photo posted by Zadar Region Croatia (@zadar_region) on

Up high over Biograd na Moru. 📷 from @spacemonkey24 Tag your pics #zadar_region to be feautured.

A photo posted by Zadar Region Croatia (@zadar_region) on


The rest of the list has some classics; here are the top 6.

2. Athens

As one of the world’s oldest cities, the Greek capital was a close runner up.

3. Plovdiv

Not on the tip of everyone’s Europe frolickings, Plovdiv is in Southern Bulgaria. Leading the game in cultural, religious, wine and shopping this spot should be added to your list pronto.

All we need is #pLOVEdiv! ❤️#plovdiv #bulgaria #loveplovdiv #lovebulgaria #bulgariaofficial

A photo posted by Plovdiv, Bulgaria (@loveplovdiv) on

People of Kapana ❤️ #loveplovdiv #plovediv #plovdiv

A photo posted by Plovdiv, Bulgaria (@loveplovdiv) on

4. Nantes

Trips to France often focus on the tourist hot spots of Nice, Monte Carlo and Paris. But Nantes, has knocked out all of the above. A city on the Loire River, it is regularly quoted as one of the nicest cities in France.

Image Credits: Instagram / @survivingeurope


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