If ancient history is one of your interests then Athens must be on your list of European cities to visit. You’ll love this unique ancient city while Zeus and Hera welcomes you to the city named after their daughter Athena, who in a contest against Poseidon proved her wisdom by creating an olive tree which should serve the people of the city with olives, oil and wood.
I believe one of the reasons I like Lisbon so much is because of its geographical similarity to Istanbul (my home city). Tagus River like Bosphorus, 25 de Abril Bridge like Bosphorus Bridge, Tram 28 like the nostalgic tram in Beyoglu and last but not least 7 hills these beautiful cities are built on.
“You are not in France, nor in Spain. It is Basque Country.” This was written on a sign of a bar in one of the busiest streets of Bilbao, the biggest city of the Basque country, which is an autonomous community in northern Spain.
Toledo is the place where you can witness a European city symbolising a multi-cultural and multi-religious medieval society. The once imperial city is known as the “City of the Three Cultures” where Christian, Muslim and Jewish cultures lived together.
Did you know that Lisbon is the oldest city in Western Europe? The Roman and Moor history gave Lisbon not only its unique architecture but also its soul thanks to the magical mix of Western and Eastern lifestyle for centuries.