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4 Europeans cities

to visit in a weekend

4 Europeans cities to visit in a weekend

Looking for the most amazing European cities to visit in just 2 days? We’ll give the best cities for a perfect getaway.

Madrid, Spain

Madrid, Spain

Madrid is a city full of life and culture and the best thing is that you can explore this city by bicycle because it’s easy to rent it in the tourist’s spots.

Madrid has the best art museums in Europe, so if you’re an art lover you definitely have to go there. Prado and Raina Sofia Museums are the main museums of the city, they are absolutely essential.

This getaway will be extremely gastronomic, there is a lot of restaurants and places where you can enjoy some tapas and cañas. To enjoy the peace and nature of the city, there is Retiro Park, where you can appreciate the elegant gardens, as well as the Royal Palace gardens.

Florence, Italy

Florence, Italy

Tuskany is known by its gorgeous landscapes, art and charming architecture. Yet, there is a city that combines all of these elements: Florence.

Florence is one of Europe’s great art cities, it is the cradle of the Renaissance. The art of Michelangelo, Brunelleschi, Leonardo da Vinci and Galileo are spread along the city. There are so much admirable art and architecture, it’s difficult to know where to start.

One of the best ways to visit the city is on the bike and you can rent it outside the Santa Maria Novella train station for 10€ a day.

You can start visiting the Uffizi Galleries, which is one of the oldest and most famous art galleries in the western world. Then you can visit Piazza della Signoria and Loggia de' Lanzi that hosts many delightful statues, such as David replica and the Fountain of Neptune.

If you want to take a break and have a snack you can go to San Lorenzo Market, which is one of the closed food markets in the center of Florence. "Panino con lampredotto" is a Florentine sandwich that you definitely should try if you want to try out some of the local food.

Piazzale Michelangelo has an incredible panoramic view that you wouldn’t miss it for nothing. The view has been reproduced on endless postcards.

It’s easy to see why a weekend getaway in Florence is all you need.

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Majestically set across the deep gorges of the Alzette and Pétrusse rivers, Luxembourg City is one of Europe's most scenic capitals. The city center is one of the busiest and most commercial areas of the capital.

The Musée d'Histoire de la Ville de Luxembourg is the city’s history museum which has permanent collections and also hosts temporary exhibitions.

Beneath the Montée de Clausen and Palais Grand-Ducal are also one of the top sights in Luxembourg city. The Palais opens in summer to a 50-minute guided tours, mostly concentrating on family history.

Luxembourg natural landscapes are enchanting as well fascinating. You can also discover a picturesque village, a mysterious ruin or just a breathtaking view in almost every corner.

Marseille, France

Marseille, France

Marseille is a city that only “opened up” to tourism at the very end of the twentieth century. This great city is the oldest in France, it was founded around 600 BC. Today it is an example of the combination of tradition and modernity.

To discover its unique character and beauty, one must leave the center of town and explore some of the “quartier” of which there are more than 100.

Its natural harbor was the main attraction for the first peoples who settled there, who saw an opportunity to connect the Mediterranean to Europe. And it was this same port, which was located in a depression sheltered by hills by the estuary of the Rhône River, which largely determined the character of Marseilles.

The most consistent feature of Marseille is its willingness to embrace change. This openness to new ideas is reflected in the city's architecture, with its Greek and Roman origins, medieval religious buildings, 16th-century fortifications, beautiful 17th and 18th-century buildings, prestigious 19th-century buildings, and the great architectural XXI century. In this trip through Marseille, we will unravel the essentials of this absolutely fascinating city.