15 destinations selected in competition for the prestigious title of the top Europe destinations for summer for 2015. After the online voting period for three weeks, Bordeaux was elected the best European destination in 2015 and won this prestigious title. Lisbon, Athens, Valetta, Riga, Zagreb, Ljubljana, Innsbruck, Milan, Brussels, Vienna, Rome, Barcelona, Istanbul, and Madrid are the next top Europe destinations for summer in 2015.
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1- Bordeaux – Best Europe destination for 2015
Bordeaux has always been a cosmopolitan and dynamic city and continues showing the exciting facets of its character. The city of Bordeaux is registered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2007 and its bold modernism has made it a key destination for anyone interested in French culture, lifestyle, and wine!
The Centre of a legendary wine region, this vibrant and sophisticated city is a gourmet and the main culture destination. Bordeaux is one of the most elegant cities in France.
2- Lisbon, Portugal
Lisbon is an illuminated city. The almost constant presence of sunshine and the River Tagus transforms the Portuguese capital into a mirror of a thousand of colors. The architecture made the city unique and beautiful.
3- Athens, Greece
Athens is considered the birthplace of Western civilization. Over the years, a multitude of conquerors occupied Athens and erected unique, magnificent monuments – a rare historical palimpsest, evident throughout the city.
4- Valletta, Malta
In Malta, you can turn off the millennia with astonishing things to discover. And wherever you go, the scenery and architecture provide a spectacular view. The colors are striking, honey-coloured stone against the deepest of Mediterranean blues.
5- Riga, Latvia
The first indelible impression that most visitors get of the Latvian capital is its majestic skyline, as viewed from the left bank of the Daugava River.
6- Zagreb, Croatia
The impressions of many foreigners living in Zagreb, business people and tourists can be summed up in one sentence: a great city that has managed to stay romantic and safe. There are unlimited possibilities for exploring musical and theatrical events, art exhibitions, museums, sporting events and enjoy pleasant walks, interesting architecture, abundant parks in the city center, pedestrian areas and atmosphere.
7- Ljubljana, Slovenia
What defines Ljubljana different from other cities and capitals? A vibrant city of delights characterized by its unique historic, cultural creativity, friendliness, and relaxed atmosphere.
8- Innsbruck, Austria
Quaint and flashy on the pulse of nature and city at the same time, the way the city on the banks of the River Inn is presented to the visitors. Innsbruck, the capital of the Alps, is a vibrant and refreshing Alpine city that combines urban and historical components in a unique way and offers a myriad of opportunities to its visitors.
9- Milan, Italy
Milan is an interesting and dynamic city at least since it was the capital of the western half of the Roman Empire. Have a look at the imposing marble Duomo, in churches, palaces, and museums. You will also be seduced by the contemporary art and architecture.
10- Brussels, Belgium
Brussels, the capital of 500 million Europeans, is waiting to share its treasures and talents with you and to tell you its story. It has an ability to adapt to its visitors: no matter when you come, there’s always something happening here; no matter how long you stay, there are several different ways to experience Brussels, each with some brilliant surprises in store.
11- Vienna, Austria
Vienna’s Ringstrasse is the most beautiful boulevard in Austria and the world. Nowhere else will you find such a dense concentration of so many representative buildings, palaces, and parks.
12- Rome, Italy
The province of Rome is an adaptation frame for the many treasures of the capital, the surrounding area has more or less directly influenced by the history of the Eternal City. Thus, Rome has not stolen its reputation as one of the top Europe destinations for summer.
13- Barcelona, Spain
In Barcelona, you do not have to choose between shopping or sightseeing. Everywhere you go, you will see that shops are part of city life. And while you discover unforgettable sights, you are welcomed by the windows of known international brands, modern designer shops and traditional shops that have been there since immemorial time.
14- Istanbul, Turkey
With one foot in the east and the other in the west, Istanbul is the perfect destination due to its captivating blend, sounds, and colors. Admire its beautiful mosques, churches, atmospheric fascinating museums and palaces of sultans or take the Bosphorus waters to enjoy fresh fish with a view of the Black Sea.
15- Madrid, Spain
Not and not least in our list of the top Europe destinations for summer is Madrid in Spain. Madrid is an open-minded city where culture and entertainment from a prosperous space. The Spanish capital makes you feel like home while offering some of the most interesting tourist attractions.