Following this non-touristy guide to some of the cities that made this year's best European cities to visit. When taking your trip to Europe this year, following this easy alternative guide to some of the busiest and prettiest Holiday destinations in Europe.
TOP EUROPEAN DESTINATIONS
Some of the top 10 places to visit in Europe this year include San Sebastián, Spain and Siena, Italy, less-visited tourist destinations compared to the major cities.
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Read on for INSIDR's guide to the countries to visit in Europe, divided into the cities to visit in Europe
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BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL IN EUROPE
Here are the off-the-beaten path places to go in Europe, in some of the best places to visit in Europe!
In beautiful Barcelona, located in the Catalonia region of Spain...
- Visit the Fondació Joan Miró while taking in a view of the city instead of waiting in a long line for the Picasso Museum
- Eat some of the best properly-prepared paella in the city at Xiringuito Escribà instead of at a cheap bar
Along the coast in Basque country...
- Prepare local seafood for yourself from La Brexta mall instead of shopping for souvenirs
- Drink a class of gin and tonic after a delicious meal instead of another pitcher of sangria
In tourist-overload in Rome...
- Bike down the oldest street in Rome, Via Appia Antica, instead of in the Villa Borghese gardens
- Eat at a local trattoria in the charming Trastevere Da Enzo instead of in the packed piazzas in the city center
In historic Siena, in the heart of Tuscany...
- Take a drive south to Pienza for Italian-made leather goods instead of purchasing cheap knock-offs
- Eat a gelato at La Vecchia Latteria instead of at the chains in the city
And we have the best for last. In Paris....
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In the prestigious wine country of Bordeaux...
- Take our road trip through Bordeaux to discover insider information about this gorgeous region, click: Ideas for a Perfect Road Trip Driving Through Bordeaux Coastline in France
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