Most fun cities to visit in Europe
There are so many cities to visit in Europe and this makes it hard to choose which one would be the most fun. A lot though depends on how you define fun so we have unearthed some really fun European cities for various types of travellers. Here is a quick glimpse at some of the top cities depending on your own personal interests.
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There are many cities in Europe that have beautiful galleries to explore but few compare to Amsterdam's vast choice of top rate galleries. If walking around the city and spending hours taking in world-famous artwork sounds like fun, then Amsterdam is absolutely for you. Between the NEMO Science Museum with its' hands on exhibits, the Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank House, Stedelijk and the Van Gogh Museums, you will never get bored. In the evenings, you can explore vibrant city life that continues well beyond when the museums close. You can even drop by the Concergebouw Concert Hall and enjoy a night of classical music in a world class concert venue.
A great city for families is Munich in Germany. The Deutsches Museum is one of the biggest and oldest science museums in the world and gives children numerous hands on opportunities. One of the most popular tourist experiences in town is the Neues Rathaus at the New Town Hall, where you can see and hear the famous Glockenspiel chime every day from 11.00 to 12.00. Your children will definitely want to spend time at Obletter Spielwarne in Karlspaltz, where Munich's largest toy store can be found. For animal lovers, the Munich Zoo has over 89 acres filled with interesting animals to visit. And for those of you who love fairy tales, you must visit Neuschwanstein Castle which is the castle that inspired Disney's Sleeping Beauty.
People that love to have an unforgettable night out can't go wrong by visiting Barcelona. One of the hottest cities in Europe, this place is perfect for anyone that likes to relax during the day and stay up all night. You can start your day by taking in sunrays on Castelldefels beach and grab some mouthwatering tapas and wine when lunchtimes comes calling. Once it is time to party, check out Sala Apolo which has a different themed party every night of the week. One of the great things about this city is that there are amazing festivals that can last up to a week such as the Festes de la Merce in September. To celebrate their Catalan Culture, they have parades, fireworks, free concerts and much more happening throughout the week.
For the adrenaline lovers among you, you will have to visit Interlaken, Switzerland. There is bound to be some extreme activity that you have not completed yet but are dying to try in this extremely fun city. Besides being an unbelievable ski destination, there are other great activities to get stuck into like mountaineering, zorbing and canyoning. Those of you that want to get airborne can try your hand at hang gliding, bungee jumping or the ultimate challenge - sky diving. Many places in town also offer full day kayaking tours around Lake Brienz, Lake Thun and other stunning lakes in the region.