Travelling is an enriching process of self-discovery and appreciating the wonders of this world. They say a journey changes you as you come back with new experiences. And when a place is as grand as the ones we list, you are sure to experience bliss
Here are some destinations from across the Indian ocean that should be on your bucket list-
Paris, France- The city of love and light
Paris, the city of light, is a well-loved and major European capital city. This city is famous for its culture, architecture, food and fashion. In every city, there are certain things that you should see, do, visit and eat. The Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and a stroll along the Champs-Élysées among many others can surely bedazzle you. Along with that trendy Le Marais neighbourhood, the stunning stained glass window at the sainted Chapelle is widely popular. Outdoor café, visiting the Lourve, view at the top of the Arc de Triomphe, coloured houses at Rue Cremieum, the tour of the Paris catacombs, Pars is full of surprises. Wait, don't miss eating Macaron.
Best Time – June to August
There are so many beautiful cities to visit in Spain and it may be harder for you to choose one out of all. Barcelona is one of the best and the most popular cities to visit in Europe. If you are a foodie then you love this place. There is fun fat that they eat later in the day here in any other European city. The culture and mood of Barcelona make it a must-go destination.
Best Time- June to September
Florence, Italy- The city of character
This city is one of the gorgeous Italian cities that need little introduction. This city is perfect to visit on a road trip across the country. There are some beautiful spots where you can visit like big Dave the Galleria dell'Accademia, the leather market (Mercato San Lorenzo), and Lunch at Mercato Centrale right after the leather market visit, Cathedral of Santa Maria De Fiore).
Best Time- Throughout the year
Amsterdam is famous for its liberal culture and quirky sights. It is one of the cities which lies below the sea and has a long reputation as a cycle-friendly city. Pick all these places to visit Albert Cuypmarkt in De Pijp, and try out some street food. Because it is too hard to look up or look down to the canals, go up to the roof of the NEMO Science Museum- the roof has its interactive exhibition, Amsterdam's Central Library.
Best time- March to October
Greece is considered one of the best places for vacation and Santorini is one of the most famous islands in Greece. The beauty of this island is irreplaceable. One can explore ancient Thera, enjoy Amoudi Bay, Visit Volcanic Kamari Beach, Hike on the edge of the calendar from Fira to Oia, meet Santorini's wine-maker, and enjoy the outstanding red beach.
Best time- June to September
Edinburgh, Scotland- The Athens of the North
Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and it is one of those vibrant cities that can never fail to impress you. This unique city combines a modern lifestyle with medieval culture. Even the weather in Edinburgh is pretty unpredictable. Sometimes, the weather changes every 5 minutes. Things which you need to see here: Edinburgh castle, the palace of the Holyroodhouse, the Scotch whisky experience, Edinburgh Zoo, Camera Obscura, the National Museum of Scotland, and Royal Botanic Garden, Craigmillar Castle.
Best time – June to August
Budapest, Hungary- The Festive Capital
It is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. This is rich in historical landmarks and dazzling nightlife, along with wonderful architecture, and serenity. Buda has all the castles, and scenic monuments surrounded by hilly areas while Pest is full of modern architecture and activities. When in Budapest, you need to see Budapest Buda Castle, Heroes Square, The House of Terror Museum, Imre Nagy, Gellert monument, Memento Park, St. Stephens Basilica.
Best Time – April to July
Lisbon, Portugal: Rich Heritage and Historic Architecture
This city is the capital of Portugal and is one of the prettiest cities in Europe. It is rich in history and cultural tradition, and buzzing nightlife and is blessed with a glorious year-round climate. Things you must do in this city: admire the street art, take a day trip to Sintra, and Cruise along the River Tagus. Best place to visit Belém Tower, Cabo da Roca, Jerónimos Monastery, São Jorge Castle, Praça do Comércio, Lisbon Oceanarium, and Eduardo VII Park.
Best Time- March to June