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Top Cities to Visit in Europe During Summer.

Budapest, capital city of Hungary.

If you are the type of holiday maker who prefer a fast-paced life during summer with endless time spent on the beach, then you don’t have much time left but can still make your summer break one of the best. Whether you are into buzzing bars and restaurants, arts or just for the scenery, a visit to one of the European cities below will no doubt leave a lasting memory regardless of whether you have visited the place before.
Barcelona is an amazing city to explore during summer. In fact, the list of outdoors activities you can enjoy while at this city is endless. You can stroll through the cities and enjoy beautiful attractions such as Gaudi’s Park Guell. You can also hire a bike and enjoy a ride along the sea front while enjoying a cool drink from one of the pavement cafes. Should you want to cool off after the day’s activities, there is plenty of shade along the streets of the Gothic Quarter. Along the street are numerous indoor attractions such as the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, the Sagrada Familia church and the Cathedral. Barcelona has an extensive beach where you can spend your mornings and evenings strolling on the sands.
Budapest is a great summer destination for those looking to get their money’s worth.Budapest consistently features close to the Post Office’s City Costs Barometer that compares the cost of drinks, meals and accommodation in major cities. The aspect of being relatively cheaper compared to other cities in Europe does not mean that you will be short-changed in terms of sightseeing in Budapest. You can venture into the picturesque Castle District and admire the Matthias Church as well as several pop-up museums along the streets.The Heroes Square and the City Park are also great places to soak in the morning and evening ambiance of the sun. You can also learn about the history of the city at House of Terror Museum. For nightlife lovers, you will no doubt love Budapest. During summer, party-goers move their tables outdoors since most clubs are full.
During summer, this city which is also the Scottish capital is buzzing with tourists who arrive from different destinations across the world to attend the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The festival is a celebration of culture, art and comedy and theater. During the festival that is held in the month of August, every part of the city becomes an entertainment stage. This is perhaps the best time to visit Edinburgh. Festivals aside, Edinburgh also has a rich history that is conceptualized through art and architecture. The Edinburgh Castle that is a sight to behold is the most visited attraction in Scotland. For a night out, a stroll across the Grassmarket is the ideal option while a hike to the Arthur’s Seal gives you a panoramic view of the city below.
The Swedish capital is one of the cities where the temperatures are pleasantly cool during summer. If you are a fan of seafood, the a summer visit to Stockholm should have you looking out for crayfish on the menu. There are numerous attractions in Stockholm such as the Skansen which is the oldest open-air museum globally. Other outdoor attractions include the Royal Palace, the Grona Lund amusement park and the Royal National City Park.