5 Incredible European Wonders to Experience

Add these five European wonders to your bucket list. You have to experience them to believe them!


Picnic at the Park Güell – Barcelona, Spain

5 Incredible European Wonders to Experience

5 Incredible European Wonders to Experience

Barcelona’s Park Güell is a masterpiece

Bring some local tapas and a strong Spanish coffee for a picnic at an outdoor park-meets-museum. Barcelona’s Park Güell is a masterpiece by famed architect Antoni Gaudi. Colorful tiles cover nearly every surface. The structures, sculptures and pillars are accented with lush vegetation. Finding the fun (think giant rainbow-hued lizard!) motifs displayed throughout the park makes it hard to believe that it was constructed over 100 years ago as a site for upscale homes.

5 Incredible European Wonders to Experience

Gaudí House Museum

Walking through the park you’ll notice a “pink tower,” which is the Gaudí House Museum, a classic show-home preserved from when the area was a builder’s showcase. The joy of visiting this World Heritage Site lies in discovering a hidden artistic element at every turn – like the undulating bench overlooking the city of Barcelona. Snag a seat on the bench for a Spanish tapas picnic and marvel at all its creative splendor.

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After obtaining her Honors B.A. and postgraduate journalism degree, Pegah has written and researched for a variety of magazines and newspapers, with celebrities, fashion and travel being her topics of choice. Now settled in Toronto, she has lived in many corners of the world, including the U.S., Switzerland, and Japan. In her spare time, she divides her love unevenly between her poodle, chocolates and shopping.

    Reader Discussion: 60 Comments

    1. Avatar of Anastasia Harper

      Doing a tour backpack tour in Europe this summer. Really excited to see all the sights and experience the culture and food.

    2. Avatar of Jacalyn Beales

      Jacalyn Beales

      Love this piece! Would love to visit Santorini!!!

    3. Avatar of Helen Dark

      Helen Dark

      Beautiful! Gosh, I haven’t been to any of these places. So many fascinating places. I’m a fan of fragrances and I would love to visit Le Studio des Fragrances at Galimard. Visiting that place and creating my own bottle of perfume would be a dream come true.Thanks for highlighting these cities!


    4. Avatar of Merry Robinson

      Merry Robinson

      Such an awesome post. Would love to travel to all these places. Wow brilliant pics! they all look incredible. There is so much more to see than the highlight to been found on the web. There’s something eye-popping around every corner.

    5. Avatar of Lela House

      Lela House

      Explicit photographs you have there! i’m interested in visiting that black beach.

    6. Avatar of Rosemary Robles

      Rosemary Robles

      Now I really need and love to get on the road, ? Great article!

    7. Avatar of Kimberly Vigil

      Kimberly Vigil

      Informative list, thanks. I must say that these awesome places are worth checking out. It’s worth it to sit back and enjoy a well-earned meal at Il Tramonto while watching the sun set. I would love to witness that beautiful sunset with my fiance. thanks for this excellent post!

    8. Avatar of Louise Stone

      Louise Stone

      So many fascinating places. Travelling around the world sounds like a goal worth pursuing. I’ve talked to countless people about their adventures and experiences in life. It’s really an accomplishment to see and enjoy the wonders of this world. Time to update the bucket list, perhaps. ?

    9. Avatar of Jenny Garett

      Jenny Garett

      Majestic. That’s the word I could describe to those places. I think that Europe is everyone’s favorite continent. I’m going to Budapest this summer, heard that is an amazing city as well. Great read.

    10. Avatar of Jae Medina

      Jae Medina

      Best Europe related bucket list that I ever came across! Just wanted to stop by and say these are great tips! Definitely a great read. I will definitely be sharing on Facebook! Keep up the good work! 🙂

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