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Partha Sarathi Bhowal
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Published: Oct 31, 2018 | 30 Views

Top 8 tours to turn travelers into photographers

There are top exotic tourist destinations in Europe that will make you crazy and will fulfill your desire as a travel photographer. Let us explore those spots.

1. Wroclaw- Poland

This attractive city, called the "Polish Venice" is bounded with canals and is dotted with more than 120 bridges that link 12 wonderful islands (among which the Cathedral island).

You will be seduced by the unbelievable charm of Wroclaw, the Market Square "Rynek", its two Town Halls, the Salt Market Square, the Flower Market, the beautiful University, the covered market, the fine architecture of the Centeniall Hall and the botanical garden.

You imagine a good lunch ? Have a stop at "Piwnica Świdnicka": it is the oldest restaurant in the world! Stroll around in "Ostrów Tumski", the oldest part of Wroclaw and fall under the spell of the historical city.

Take a closer look and watch carefully : Wroclaw is scattered with symbolic dwarves. They are all different! Try to discover them all: there are 350 of them in the city and there are new ones every year!

You can also take some amazing photographs of Worclaw by boat or in a city tour with electric car.

Do not miss the opportunity to discover the best of Wroclaw, its population! They are warm and friendly and will share their love for their city and its concealed gems.

Best places to take snapshot:

1. The Market Square

2. The Town Halls

3. The Salt Market Square

4. The Centeniall Hall

2. Bilbao- Spain

This destination is astonishing; the atmosphere in the city cannot be captured by pictures or words. Bilbao is ever changing, evolutive and very much open to the world ; unlike many cities in Europe it attracts families with children and grandchildren ; they enjoy the lovability of the evenings and stroll through the pleasant streets and alleys of the "Casco Viejo", the historic centre of Bilbao.

Bilbao, like Porto and Bordeaux, (awarded top destinations in Europe in 2015 and 2017), is linked to the River and the sea. The gastronomy is very well and the wines delicate.

Make the most of your stay in Bilbao and discover its major museums such as the Guggenheim or The Bilbao Fine Arts museum and beautiful landscapes as the Rioja wine region. For lovers of sustainable tourism we advise the County of Goeirri with its local "Idiazabal cheese". Taste the well-known cuisine of the Basque Country after a visit to Guggenheim museum on this Guggenheim & Gourmet Pintxos Tour.

Bilbao is also bounded by charming medieval towns like Balmaseda and Orduna. Do not miss the Basque coast, it is only 30 minutes away from the centre of the place.

Bilbao is the gathering point of the Basque country and the whole world.

Best places to take snapshots:

1. The Guggenheim Museum

2. Balmaseda

3. Orduna

4. the "Casco Viejo" street

3. Colmar- France

It is almost certainly one of the most charming, romantic and magical destinations in Europe! Colmar really seduces travellers from all over the world dream.

Some who have had the opportunity to visit it, know the "Petite Venise", the "Quai des Poissoniers", the vicinity of tanners, its architecture, gastronomy and amiable hotels. Colmar is perfect for young and old and the Alsace region is one of the most gorgeous regions in Europe.

Come find out Colmar, its Toy museum, the Unterlinden Museum with works of art from the 12th to the 16th century or The Bartholdi Museum. Are you aware of the fact that the famous creator of the Statue of Liberty was born in Colmar? This can be another reason for discovering this stunning destination, chosen among your favourite ones in Europe!

Best places to take snapshots:

1. "Petite Venise"

2. "Quai des Poissoniers"

3. The Unterlinden Museum

4. The Bartholdi Museum

4. Hvar Island- Croatia

Hvar is probably the most attractive island in Europe. Well-known people, crowned heads, artists and travellers from all over the world love it and voted crushingly for this destination that combines quality of life, extravagant landscapes, crystal clear waters, sun, gastronomy and cultural heritage.

Croatia is a reverie destination with cities like Zadar, Dubrovnik, Zagreb, Opatija, Split and Rovinj and dream beaches like the Zlatni Rat beach a little kilometres away from Hvar or Stiniva beach on the island of Vis.

Among the thousands of islands in the country we recommend you to discover Hvar and its many treasures such as the fortress of Hvar and the Franciscan monastery. For lovers of crystal clear waters, have a catamaran tour and discover the blue cave. If you prefer gastronomy you will not be let down and will enjoy sumptuous local wines and seasonal local products on this Hvar Wine Tour with Dalmatian Dinner. Nature lovers will adore walking along the lavender fields in the village of Brusje, on the hills of Stari Grad.

Best places to take snapshots:

1. Franciscan monastery

2. The fortress of Hvar

3. Hvar Wine Tour

4. The lavender fields in the village of Brusje

5. Tthe hills of Stari Grad

5. Riga- Latvia

You will be dazzled by the implausible beauty of Riga. This city has always been a junction of different cultures. The city is also linked to nature, water and forests. You may not know that Riga has attractive islands, beaches and hills. Its architecture is stunning too.

Come and discover the superb Baroque, Renaissance, Art Deco, Romanesque and romantic buildings. Riga is at the heart of latest trends. You can take some rich admirable snapshots in one of the top spots mentioned above.

6. Milan- Italy

Milan has its symbols, including the Duomo with a excellent view to the whole city. You can go shopping in the Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery and its chic boutiques, have a picnic in one of the many and stunning parks in Milan or admire the Da Vinci's Last Supper at the beautiful Santa Maria delle Grazie Church. Don’t forget to book your admission in advance to see this work of genius as at times queues can be long and you would not like to miss out on this highlight.

You can enjoy a drink in the Navigli area in the evening and find out the beautiful canals of Milan, nice and affordable restaurants or enjoy an evening at the well-known La Scala Theater. Wander around, ask your way, meet the inhabitants, look up and discover an implausible architecture, you will love this city which, certainly could have won the competition.

Best places to take snapshots:

1. Santa Maria delle Grazie Church

2. Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery

3. La Scala Theater

7. Athens- Greece

It is in the best 10 destinations every year and all year through it attracts European travellers in search of their roots but also travellers from all over the world.

The city is notable and is the cradle of European philosophy. Athens is both steeped in history and focused on modernity and recent cultural and economic issues. Travellers adore its architecture, the district of Plaka, monuments, gastronomy, fashionable shops but also its nightlife; its nearness to the sea (15 minutes away from downtown) makes it very attractive too.

Most travellers value the inhabitants of Athens who share, heart on hand, their gastronomical and touristic treasures.

Best places to take snapshots:

1. Meteora

2. Plaka monuments

3. Exotic sea beaches

4. Night life

8. Budapest-Hungary

Budapest is an ideal destination for friends, young couples or long-time lovers, lovers of history, culture, museums but also nightlife shopping. Creators from around the world, the best directors but also designers, musicians, are inspired by Budapest.

Indulge yourself and book your admission to one of Budapest's most well-known spas, the Széchenyi Spa. It is recommended to book your admission in advance as in peak seasons it can get busy.

Those who want to take care of themselves with a getaway in a city choose Budapest. It is one of the most gorgeous cities in the world, a city where the most famous monuments meet such as Buda Castle, The Parliament, The Chain Bridge, Margaret Island, The Spas of Budapest, and an never-ending list of beautiful alleys and facades, atypical shops or bars, churches, parks.

Best places to take snapshots:

Buda castle

Margaret Island

The Chain Bridge


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Partha Sarathi Bhowal

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