Must-Visit Historic and Cultural Places in Europe


Friday, August 31, 2018

The Palace of Versailles shows you what the real meaning of opulence is and has inspired a number of structures across Europe with its Baroque style. The history and culture lover in you must include the palace in your Europe holiday package. The Hall of Mirrors in the palace would mesmerise you with the architectural ingenuity and how the architect used nature’s gifts to enhance the beauty of the place.

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Versailles is also known for its gardens that have charming fountains and decorative pools to take you to the perfect world where beauty and joy are the most important parts of life. Mont Saint Michel is another architectural marvel that showcases the conjugation of human ingenuity with nature. At high tide, the place turns into an island while at low tide it offers you walk towards itself. Your Europe tour package must include the place in its itinerary.

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Abbaye de Saint-Michel at the island is the one that pulls you towards itself with its Gothic beauty the spires of which rise like they are coming out of the sea to showcase their beauty to the world.

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Louvre Museum with its collection of various paintings and sculptures would bring out the artist in you to the fore and the history lovers would find themselves in a time capsule and would shift themselves in the era they love to be in. Mona Lisa, the masterpiece of Leonardo da Vinci is the prime attraction in the museum, but if you explore more, you will find various other amazing works that are not that publicised. It takes time to explore the museum, and while deciding your Europe package, you must adjust time accordingly so that you get the opportunity to explore the museum thoroughly.

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Eiffel Tower, the ubiquitous symbol of Paris can’t be missed on your Europe tour. You can see as far as seventy kilometres from the tower and the art capital of the world would showcase itself in a different light when you look at it from the tower.


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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Chartres is one place about which it is said that the beauty of the architecture inspires even the non-believers towards faith and this marvel of Gothic architecture would sure to give relief to a battered soul of any faith. The craftsmanship depicting Biblical stories would mesmerise you, and you tend to spend more time here than anywhere else.

Architecture is there to be appreciated by the aesthetic lover in you, and you must pay heed to that side of yours and go for your Europe tour of France and other neighbouring countries. SOTC is there to create the customised package for your Europe tour package.

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