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The Best European Cities for Day Trips  

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List Rules Upvote the European city that would be awesome to visit for a day

This is a ranked list of the best European cities for day trips as voted on by men and women. These cities include Stonehenge, Cork, Bruges and more. Some of the most beautiful European cities are smaller and outside the typical metropolises. People looking for an exciting day excursion can hop a bus or shuttle and explore some of the best of what Europe has to offer. “What are the best European cities for day trips?” is what this list answers.

 Museums, scenic vistas, quaint villages are all things people making day trips look for and that is exactly what these cities offer. Each of these best European cities for day trips offers distinct features and opportunities for cultural immersion. This list is for those seeking the joys of traveling throughout Europe while seeing some of its more hidden sites.

 No matter what part of Europe you’re looking to travel through or what type setting, this list offers cities throughout the continent that can accommodate those seeking interesting and varied day trips. As a traveler looking for a day trip experience you might ask yourself, “What are best places for day trips in Europe?” Well, here we have compiled a list of the very best places for this activity.

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Salzburg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Austria
2
Prague is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
misapekarova added Bohemia, Austria-Hungary
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Nice is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Alpes-Maritimes, France
4
Lucerne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Switzerland
5
Versailles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Yvelines, France
6
Bruges is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Belgium
7
Bath, Somerset is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
United Kingdom
8
Florence is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Italy
9
Chamonix is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Haute-Savoie, France
10
Rothenburg ob der Tauber is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
liriodendron added Germany
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Stratford-upon-Avon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
United Kingdom
12
Lichtenstein, Baden-Württember... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Lichtenstein, Baden-Württemberg Germany
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Ghent is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Belgium
14
Hohenschwangau is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Hohenschwangau Germany
15
Antwerp is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Belgium
16
Budapest is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Hungary
17
Granada is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Andalusia, Spain
18
Oxford is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
United Kingdom
19
Delphi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Delphi Greece
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Pompeii is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Italy
21
Ljubljana is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
stpavel added Slovenia
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Pisa is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Italy
23
Nuremberg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
WillieHung added Bavaria, Germany
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Leeds is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
United Kingdom
25
Bratislava is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
SnowyCae added Bratislava Region, Slovakia