Top 3 Destinations in Europe for First Time Travelers

Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona, Spain. Photo by Daniel Corneschi on Unsplash

Planning your trip to Europe as a first-time traveler can be unexpectedly challenging. And the biggest challenge of them all is choosing where to go. Since you want your first big trip to be a success, the best pick is a destination that will be friendly to your budget but also the one that offers plenty of attractions. This is easier said than done, but there are few places that tick all the right boxes. Check them out below.

Barcelona, Spain

You can never go wrong with Barcelona. The city will amaze you with its stunning architecture, rich and diverse culture, museum, and friendly locals. If you’re into nightlife, Barcelona delivers here as well, offering a vibrant club scene that includes everything from live music shows to places where you can dance until your legs give up.

Barcelona is also well-connected with the rest of the world, so getting here shouldn’t be much of an issue. You should also be able to book a cheap flight thanks to several budget airlines that fly to Catalan city.

Paris, France

Whether you’re a first-time traveler or not, visiting Paris is a must. The city is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world and for a reason. Here you can admire the marvels of Eiffel Tower, enjoy the classical art in the Louvre museum, or explore the city’s streets to discover its unique charm.

Being a popular tourist destination also means that the city is safe, well-connected, and welcoming to foreign visitors. Paris is also a budget-friendly destination, as you can find cheap accommodations if you are willing to compromise.

Budapest, Hungary

Budapest is the ultimate budget-friendly destination that will fulfill all your expectations and then some. The city offers something for everyone, no matter whether you’re a history buff or a party seeker. Budapest is filled with stunning architecture, old monuments, and museums while also having an energetic nightlife that will tempt you to party all night long.

Did we also mention that the locals are extremely friendly and that the city will feel like home after just a few days?