Best Cities to Visit When Backpacking in Europe
If you are currently planning a backpacking adventure around Europe you will be totally confused as to which cities to visit due to the amount available. Some cities automatically come to mind when you think of Europe, there are also some not so popular gems which are waiting to be discovered. View our top European city backpacking destinations below.
One of the oldest cities in the world and a thriving city with theatres, nightlife and lots of sightseeing opportunities. Top places to see include Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, Leicester Square, Camden and Soho.
One of the most romantic and popular cities to visit in the world - you can't leave without going up the Eiffel Tower or walking the famous Champs Elysees.
- Search our France gap year trips.
Learn about the divide between East and West and enjoy the famous nightlife in this world class city. One of the hottest destinations in the world right now, you can might sightseeing with culture and partying!
- Visit our Germany gap year directory.
Canals, coffee shops and the infamous red light district are all must visit destinations in this popular weekend city break destination. You can go backpacking in Europe and not visit Amsterdam!
- Search tours of the Netherlands.
Whether it is history, art, football, culture, nightlife or beaches - this city has it all and it is easy to see why so many people visit every year. From watching a live football game at the Nou Camp, to partying on La Rambla - you will not be bored in Barcelona!
- You might like to view Spanish language courses in Barcelona.
A pretty city which is more relaxed than some European neighbours, be sure to try the local food and dark beer. This city also has some of the prettiest squares on the continent.
- Consider going to teach in the Czech Republic.
One of the most beautiful cities in the world - ask anyone who has been here and you will find not many will have a bad word to say. You can see spectacular sights like the Colloseum, Pantheon and Vatican.
- Apply to volunteer in Italy.
Italy really is a special country to visit and no where in the world compares to Venice. View our tours in Italy to see if we can tempt you to book a visit.
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