Europe offers much more than the London Bridge, the Eiffel Tower, and the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Walk through the ‘typical tourist attractions’ and explore a number of unique experiences that Europe has, and you will definitely be surprised and ask for more.
We present to you 15 Eurotrip experiences that you will regret if you skipped them!
1. Feel awful at Dracula’s Castle, Romania
A visit to Bran Castle, popularly known as Dracula’s Castle, is a must experience for vampire lovers on their trip to Europe. Although there is no real vampire in this gorgeous medieval castle (we hope), the dark corridors and eerie rooms of this 14th-century mansion make you shudder at the thought of a possible encounter.
2. Get your adrenaline high at the ski resorts in Switzerland!
Blessed with one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, Switzerland is among every ski enthusiast’s worldwide favorite! A euro trip is incomplete without indulging in the heart racing adventure sport of the magnificent ski slopes of Switzerland. You can plan your visit according to the different winter music festivals that take place in Switzerland so that you can enjoy some great music after you are done skiing.
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3. Experience nature at its best in Finland’s Northern Light Sky!
Very few things can be as romantic as a sky lit up by the Northern Lights. It is the best speed to fall in love or propose your crush. The splendid terrain of snow, the brilliant lights, and the solitude of Saariselka are worth falling in love with. The best way to view the Northern Lights is in the comforts of a heated glass igloo at kakslauttanen Arctic Resort in Saariselkä!
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4. Party like there is no tomorrow at the Budapest Bath Concerts, Hungary
Don’t get hot from this! Partying in one of the many saunas in Budapest with great music, in the company of the hottest young men in Europe is simply not to be missed!
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5. Drive through themed roads in Bavaria, Germany
Each road trip lays the foundation for an interesting story, however, Bavaria gives you a head start by offering themed routes such as the Castle Route, the Romantic Route or the Sisi Route! Brush up on your medieval history in some Bavarian castles or challenge yourself in adrenaline rushing adventure sports, driving through Bavaria offers you versatile kickass experiences.
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6. Get on the subway in Slovenia!
Slovenia boasts more than 10,000 caves, sneak into one of them and be amazed by a unique world full of magical outdoor structures! You can take a thrilling underground cave journey in Postojna Cave, or take selfies with the extraterrestrial creatures underground.
7. Get up close and personal with an active volcano!
The volcano is the perfect example of the adage – “The most attractive things are sometimes also the most dangerous!” A night trek up the Stromboli volcano can be very rewarding, as it offers stunning views, and if you’re lucky you can watch light fireworks from a safe distance.
8. Feel the life at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival!
She has provided Spellbinding performances at the world’s largest arts festival. The festival hosts performances across various art forms such as cabaret, children’s shows, comedy, dance, physical theatre, circus, music and musical performances, opera, spoken word and theatre. This should be on your wish list if you want to see top talent and amazing amateurs ‘live’.
9. A train ride on the Trans-Siberian Railway, Russia
There are very few things that can be as rewarding as an 8-day train journey through 8 different time zones on the world’s longest railway through the vast Eurasian landscapes of Siberia.
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10. Try the Italian “buon appetito” in the Amalfi Coast along the Mediterranean
Known the world over for its delicious and versatile cuisine, a culinary tour through the country’s Amalfi Coast is a must-try for food lovers and for foodies who don’t like food to fall in love with the food and the place!
Taste the delicious truffles of Umbria, savor the delicious wines of Tuscany, enchant your taste buds with the Mediterranean flavors of the coastal towns, visit the cheese factories of Emila-Romagna and if you feel like taking the delicacy anywhere you go and eat it anytime you want. Learn how to cook it from the plethora of culinary tour options available all over the country!
11. Hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia, Turkey
If you had a childhood dream of visiting the magical places of fairy tales that you adored, then you should definitely take a hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia, Turkey. The view from a hot air balloon over the unreal terrain of the moon, dotted with swirling ice cream-like hills, chapels, underground caverns, volcanic peaks and fairy chimneys is breathtaking.
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12. Support the winning team at the Ashes Test Match at Lords, England
For cricket lovers, a Eurotrip is incomplete without witnessing cricket’s fiercest rivals at war in ‘The Home of Cricket’. The best part is that India doesn’t play the Ashes, you can support the team that looks strong at that time!
13. Jump from one country to another in seconds!!!
Among the many things to do in Europe, visit international borders to be in two countries at the same time! The border town of Baarl-Nassau in the Netherlands and Baarl-Hertog in Belgium are unique for the way they are divided between restaurants, shops and even homes.
14. Enjoy the classic Moulin Rouge experience
The birthplace of Can-Can dance and the inspiration for nightclubs all over the world, you can’t skip the Moulin Rouge on your Eurotrip! Be amazed by the talented performers as you sit back, relax and enjoy the finest of Parisian evenings with a glass of fine wine.
15. Live out your wildest dreams at De Wallen – Windows of Amsterdam
After reaching puberty, every man dreams of a street where on both sides there will be scantily clad children showing their talents. Your very own fantasyland is found in Amsterdam where bodybuilders try to seduce you from behind huge stained glass windows at De Wallen; It is also known as the red light district of Amsterdam. After all everything is illegal almost everywhere it is legal out there.
We are sure that each of the above experiences will leave you asking for more. Share with us your lists of these unconventional experiences in Europe.
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