Culture The Best European Cities for Day Trips  

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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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39 8
Salzburg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Austria
2
40 13
Prague is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
misapekarova added Czech Republic
3
31 9
Nice is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Alpes-Maritimes, France
4
27 7
Bruges is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Belgium
5
23 4
Lucerne is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Switzerland
6
30 11
Versailles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Yvelines, France
7
25 8
Rothenburg ob der Tauber is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
liriodendron added Germany
8
20 4
Bath, Somerset is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
United Kingdom
9
29 12
Florence is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Italy
10
24 8
Chamonix is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Haute-Savoie, France
11
20 5
Lichtenstein, Baden-Württember... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Lichtenstein, Baden-Württemberg Germany
12
20 5
Stratford-upon-Avon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
United Kingdom
13
22 7
Ghent is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Belgium
14
22 7
Hohenschwangau is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Hohenschwangau Germany
15
22 9
Antwerp is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Belgium
16
18 6
Granada is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Andalusia, Spain
17
18 7
Oxford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
United Kingdom
18
25 14
Budapest is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Hungary
19
10 2
Ljubljana is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
stpavel added Slovenia
20
14 6
Delphi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Delphi Greece
21
22 14
Pompeii is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Italy
22
7 1
Nuremberg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
WillieHung added Bavaria, Germany
23
16 10
Leeds is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
United Kingdom
24
22 16
Pisa is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Italy
25
12 7
Hveragerði is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best European Cities for Day Trips
Hveragerði Iceland