The Best Culture Holidays in Europe
Culture Holidays in Europe: Whether you want to see Picasso in Paris, or Botticelli’s in Berlin, a new list has been compiled which is a run down of the top places in Europe to admire famous works of both art and architecture.
While many will have their own opinions of what to see where, there is no doubt that the following are pretty impressive.
Paris always makes lists that art lovers make, and with good reason.
The Louvre is one of the most famous museums in the world, and home to Da Vinci’s masterpiece Mona Lisa.
The Louvre Palace is, in its own right, one of the most famous architectural works of art and is a must see.
Beyond the Louvre, the Musee d’Orsay, Espace Dali and Musee d’Art Moderne are certainly worthy of a visit.
Florence, or ‘the cradle of the Renaissance’ as it is known in the art world is overflowing with both art and architecture.
Highlights include a tour of Firenze, the Galleria dell’ Accademia and the Galleria degli Uffizi.
One of the greatest architectural masterpieces ever created is St Peter’s Square in the Vatican City which dates back to the 17th century.
Other gems are the many churches and museums which you can spend hours looking around.
If time is short, make sure the one thing you do see is the Michelangelo masterpiece that adorns the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
Berlin, Amsterdam and St Petersburg are all worthy participants on this list, as they offer a diverse and eclectic mix of both art and architecture between them.
Berlin has been an emerging force over the past 20 years and now boasts an impressive range of museums.
Amsterdam is where to head if you like quirky culture and St Petersburg has been named one of the most beautiful cities in the world thanks to its majestic buildings and museums.