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All European expeditions should include a trip to a museum or gallery. Luckily, they can be found almost everywhere in Europe. And a lot of them are free of charge. Consider this your guide to some of the best free museums and galleries in Europe so that you’re prepared to take in the art on your next trip.
Berlin Wall Memorial, Germany
Located on the historic Bernauer Strasse, the Berlin Wall Memorial provides a somber yet artistic look atthe former site of the Berlin Wall. See the final standing piece of the wall and take home a betterunderstanding of these iconic grounds.
National Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
Acting as almost a timeline of events for Danes, the Denmark National Museum in Copenhagen attempts and succeeds in capturing the culture of the land. See exactly how life has changed through the years, thanks to exhibits ranging from ancient relics to modern art.
Berardo Collection Museum, Lisbon, Portugal
The Berardo Collection Museum in Lisbon is one of the newest and most buzzworthy art galleries in Europe. With many exhibits focused on modern artists, this museum offers a unique look at the currentlandscape of European art.
Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain
Museo del Prado in Spain is one of the most visited museums in the world. Stroll down entire galleries dedicated to particular European movements and see some of the finest collections of European art. Just plan on spending the entire afternoon taking in all of the stunning collections.
Reykjavik Museum of Photography, Iceland
With around five million photographs lining the walls, the Reykjavik Museum of Photography is animpressive showcase of over a century of photography. Whether you’re an amateur photographer or a professional, there will be plenty to appreciate here.
Vatican Museums and The Sistine Chapel, Italy
Visit the Vatican Museums to receive free admission to The Sistine Chapel during the last Sunday of every month. You could spend hours looking up and admiring the mural done by Michelangelo. Itincludes some of the most famous artwork ever created, including The Creation of Adam as the center piece.
Louvre, Paris, France
Paris is one of Europe’s artistic epicenters. And the Louvre is at the heart of it all. Home to artwork like the Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo and many more, a trip to the Louvre is an unforgettable experience. Access to the permanent collections is free for all visitors on the first Sunday of each month, except during summer season.
British Museum, London, United Kingdom
With around 8 million pieces of art inside, the British Museum in London is the premier place to view artwork in the United Kingdom. Inside, you’ll find artwork from every corner of the world, making the British Museum one of the most expansive collections of art today.
Musical Instruments Museum in Brussels, Belgium
The Musical Instruments Museum in Brussels is one of the most unique museums in Europe. It’s full of some of the most prominent instruments in music history as well as some of the strangest. It’s a truly unforgettable place for any music lover. Admission is free on the first Wednesday afternoon of each month.
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There’s more to shopping in Europe than the designer brands on Champs-Élysées.
Venice is arguably the most romantic place in the world. With serene rivers and canals winding through the city, there are unforgettable sights at every turn. But it’s not the only romantic city in Europe. Get to know the European cities that claim to be the “Venice of the North” by browsing through this gallery.
Speculoos is a type of shortcrust biscuit, traditionally baked for consumption on or just before St Nicholas’ feast (December 6th) in the Belgium, the Netherlands and Northern France. In recent decades it has become available all year round. Speculoos are thin, very crunchy, slightly browned and, most significantly, have some image or figure (often from the traditional stories about St. Nicholas) stamped on the front side before baking; the back is flat. The Lotus brand is one of the most popular. You can also find them covered in chocolate…a real Belgian treat!
Europe is a treat in more ways than one, and the local confections make it all the sweeter. You may already know about Belgian chocolate and Italian gelato. But that’s just the start of the sweet treats found in Europe. Let your taste buds travel the continent with these 12 sweet treats.
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In 2021, eleven amazing spa towns in seven European countries were inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as a ‘transnational serial’ World Heritage Site, called the “Great Spa Towns of Europe”. These towns, in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom represent a unique cultural achievement and urban form which was at its height from the late 18th century to the 1930s.
Come to Bertrix in Wallonia (Belgium) and discover many sorts of wines from various regions in Europe.
Ajdnek is a sort of cake or pogača. It is considered the best and the richest pastry typical in the Upper Savinjska Valley. Buckwheat flour dough and a filling made of walnuts, honey, vanilla sugar and cinnamon are a delicious match.
Some of the most luxurious items in the world, from Rolls Royce to Rolex can trace their beginnings to Europe. Many of these brands have enticed shoppers for generations and show no signs of going out of style. From top-of-the-line automobiles to hand-crafted jewelry and every knick-knack in between, discover Europe’s finest products firsthand.