Travelling away from home can be very frightening and yet so exciting. It’s crucial you make the most of the years studying by seeing some amazing and new places. To make this task a little easier for you; we have created a list of the top 7 places every student should visit in Europe. Travelling around Europe doesn’t have to be all about seeing the Big Ben this and Eiffel Tower although they are must sees. There’s are a lot of other cool stuff to do and places to discover.
Visit The Neushwanstein Castle In Germany
If you’re looking for a fairy tale then you must visit the Neushwanstein Castle. Two hours outside Munich lies this magnificent castle; originally intended as a personal refuge for the reclusive German king, this castle was later opened after his death in 1886. Since then 61 million people have flocked to experience the life of luxury. So why not take a partner or best friend and live like Kings and Queens.
Travel to Sziget, Europe’s Biggest Music Festival In Budapest, Hungary
If you’re a huge fan of music, food and strobe lights then one festival you should make sure you visit is Sziget. This week long festival is home to many international acts like The Prodigy, 182 and Blink. So why not grab some friends and camp at the festival or stay in one of Budapest’s beautiful hotels.
Visit the Optical Illusions Museum in Edinburgh, Scotland
If you’re looking for all things weird and wonderful why not visit Scotland’s Optical Illusion Museum. The entire museum hosts a great selection of mind tricks and funny portraits, a place worth visiting with friends. At only 7 pounds with a student card, there is so much fun to be had.
Go to the Museum of Street Art in Zagreb, Croatia
If you’re an art lover and a person of peculiar taste then one place you should visit whilst studying is the Zagreb Museum of Street Art in Croatia. You can expect some graffiti and contemporary art pieces then will give you some interest conversation when faced with meeting new people.
Canoe through the Blue Grotto in Capri, Italy
If you’re an adventure seeker then you must visit the Blue Grotto in Capri in Italy. Capri is a train ride from Rome and makes for a good outing especially if you’re a lover of food, shopping and all things new. Not only will you canoe through this luxurious baby blue river but you can spend some time there swimming and make everyone jealous through your Instagram pics!
Buy a book at Shakespeare & Co. in Paris, France
Have you ever got so lost in a book that you didn’t want it to end ? Well there’s a bookshop in France where you possibly would never want to leave. The Shakespeare and Company is across the Seine from Notre Dame, (the St Micheal side) and it is laced with all Shakespeare loved books and poems. Upstairs you and join local’s playing the piano other artists chatting away; this is one conversation you would want to be a part of.
Walk the Camino de Santiago, Spain
If you love taking long walks and need a break from uni then this may be the thing for you. Popular with many young people in Spain, the Camino de Santiago is an official pilgrimage. Unwind and be one with nature as you take on this ultimate challenge. The Camino de Santiago take 25-25 days to complete and has been said to enable you to rediscover yourself. You’re already taken the plunge by studying away from home; why not take that extra leap to a spiritual journey with oneself.
There’s a world of opportunity out there just waiting to be explored, so make sure you don’t miss out! Remember, the only thing that’s limiting you is your imagination.