Travelling the world is a dream for many of us, but realistically you need to narrow it down slightly. Here’s where the bucket list comes in: an essential list of destinations. But where exactly do people around the globe aspire to visit most? We’ve rounded up the top 50 bucket list destinations in the world, and these are the must-visit bucket list destinations in Europe.
From peaceful islands to vibrant cities, the continent has so much to offer.
Bucket List Destinations In EuropeHow do these rankings work?
All the way west in Ireland is one of the country’s most scenic counties. Kerry’s mountains, lakes and coasts are postcard-perfect, and that’s before you add in Kilarney National Park. The unique small towns such as Dingle add to its charm.
It’s no wonder Kerry is so many people’s dream destination…
One of the most iconic cities in the world, Paris tops many people’s bucket lists. You’ll see so many famous landmarks here: the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame cathedral… The list is never ending.
The city is also home to glorious food, shopping and culture. An ideal city getaway.
As George Bernard Shaw once said, “those who seek paradise on Earth should come to Dubrovnik.” With its winding streets, cliffside beach bars and UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Old Town, it’s no wonder Dubrovnik is such a popular spot.
No trip to Scotland is complete without a visit to the picturesque city of Edinburgh.
With the historic Edinburgh castle looming over the city, culture in spades and wonderfully friendly locals, this is one of the world’s greatest city breaks.
Whether it’s your first time in Rome or your 50th, the best thing about this city is that you’ll always discover something new each time you stroll the scenic streets.
There’s countless museums and ancient architecture, as well as heaps of culture and gourmet food. Rome is nothing but brilliant.
Santorini is actually a group of islands; Thíra, Thirassiá, Asproníssi, Palea and Nea Kaméni. Beaches with volcanic black or red sand and clear blue waters make this an ideal holiday spot.
With its famous Santorini sunsets, it’s no wonder that it’s one of the most popular bucket list destinations.
Pretty pink restaurants, futuristic space-age toilets and jungle skyline views are just some of our favourite things about London. And of course, all the classics: Big Ben, red phone boxes and world-class museums and galleries. No wonder it’s one of the top bucket list destinations in Europe.