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3 Easy Weekend Getaways in Europe

Weekends are special days of a week, which we look forward to the moment week commences. They help to unwind, relax, and discover new things about us or new places, in short time. Europe allures us as a great destination for vacations both long and short.  


1. Vienna is one of the most visited cities in Europe with a rich cultural legacy. This capital city of Austria is a combination of old and new with a unique flavour and is aptly called “new old city”.


Vienna is a dream destination for all age groups as it has something to dazzle every one with numerous museums (in all shapes and sizes), amazing palaces, lovely architecture and great food.  Palace and garden of Schonbrunn is a combination of many art forms, Madame Tussauds, Giant Ferris Wheel, Art Nouveau are amongst the most visited places.


Madame Tussauds

This world’s capital of music captivates visitors with many concert halls and music festivals throughout the year. The outskirts of the city are abundant in romantic and panoramic getaways with lovely landscapes.  


2.  Switzerland is known for its beauty and being small in size, allows you to visit a number of places in a short span of time. One can visit seven wonders and seven natural wonders of Switzerland easily in three to four days.


Zurich and Geneva are thronged by tourists in high numbers. Both these nature’s spectacles define paradise and mesmerise the beholder.

Rhine waterfalls

Geneva is replete with instances of nature’s generosity with world’s tallest fountain in Geneva, Rhine waterfalls largest waterfalls in Europe, near the town of Schaffhausen and amazing country side for day long excursions.

Zurich ALPS

Zurich on the other hand offers magnificent view of Alps, countless museums, art galleries and a flamboyant night life. Swiss chocolates and watches are great souvenirs to remind you of an incredible visit.


3.         Venice is undoubtedly the most romantic city ideal for couples in love. This paradise on a lagoon continues to attract and mesmerise visitors for more than 600 years now.


St Mark’s square along with Doge’s palace, Basilica San Marco are major attractions near one place and make the visit truly exciting and memorable.

St Mark’s square

A ride in Gondola further adds to this dream vacation. The plethora of museums, amazing buildings, bridges, events and activities make Venice play host to a large number of tourists every year.

Neha Prabhakar

A passionate travel writer, Neha does not let an opportunity to virtually travel the world through writing. Born in Delhi, India, she is a complete workaholic, loves food, beaches, coffee, chocolates, and dogs.

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