50 Things To Do In Europe In Your Lifetime

As St Augustine said, the world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. We’ve teamed up with British Airways to bring you 50 European experiences you should do before you die. Tick off the ones you’ve already done.

    1. 1 Eat paella in Barcelona, Spain
    2. 2 Feel the sand between your toes on a glorious beach in Malta
    3. 3 Ski or apres-ski in the French Alps
    4. 4 Find a new favourite bottle of red in Bordeaux, France
    5. 5 Rent a bike in Holland
    6. 6 Eat pizza in Naples, Italy
    7. 7 See the black sand in Tenerife, Spain
    8. 8 Visit the chocolate museum in Bruges, Belgium
    9. 9 Throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy - and make a wish
    10. 10 Write a letter to Juliet and pin it to Juliet’s balcony in Verona, Italy
    11. 11 Put a ‘love lock’ on the bridge over the Seine, Paris, France
    12. 12 Put your hand in the Mouth of Truth in Rome, Italy
    13. 13 Sunbathe at the Côte d’Azur aka the French Riviera
    14. 14 Visit the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City, Rome, Italy
    15. 15 See the remains of the Berlin Wall in Berlin, Germany
    16. 16 Visit the ruins of Pompeii, Naples, Italy
    17. 17 Climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
    18. 18 Eat fish and chips on the beach, Brighton, East Sussex, England
    19. 19 Sunbathe in the Costas, near Alicante, Spain
    20. 20 View the tulips, Amsterdam, Holland
    21. 21 Wander through the Louvre art museum and visit the Mona Lisa in Paris, France
    22. 22 Dance all night in Ibiza, Spain
    23. 23 Take a tacky ‘Look, I’m propping it up’ photo next to the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    24. 24 Take a gondola ride in Venice, Italy
    25. 25 Drink beer at Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany
    26. 26 Visit Sintra, the National Palace, Portugal
    27. 27 Instagram the Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
    28. 28 Walk around the medieval walled city of Dubrovnik, Croatia
    29. 29 See the summer in at Lake Geneva, Geneva
    30. 30 Eat pesto - in the place that it was invented - in Genoa, Italy
    31. 31 Celebrate Hogmanany in Edinburgh, Scotland
    32. 32 Slurp ice cream in Sicily, Italy
    33. 33 Visit the The Glasgow Necropolis - a Victorian cemetery, in Glasgow, Scotland
    34. 34 See the Swiss Mountains, Uferpromenade Friedrichshafen, Germany
    35. 35 Visit the famous Durrell Wildlife park in Jersey, UK
    36. 36 Go on a river cruise along the Thames, London, England
    37. 37 Spend a lost weekend at a Great British music festival, England
    38. 38 Participate in Tomatina, the world’s biggest tomato fight, Buñol, Spain
    39. 39 Go shopping in Milan, Italy
    40. 40 Walk across the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, Italy
    41. 41 See the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen, Denmark
    42. 42 Have a Turkish bath in Istanbul, Turkey
    43. 43 Stand at the Top of Europe, Jungfrau Mountain, Switzerland
    44. 44 Yodel in Innsbruck, Austria
    45. 45 Get scared at Dracula’s Castle, Transylvania, Romania
    46. 46 Visit the Duomo and see the Turin Shroud, Turin, Italy
    47. 47 Visit Tirana, the capital of Albania
    48. 48 Visit Spreepark, the abandoned amusement park close to Berlin, Germany
    49. 49 Visit Salzburg Old Town, Salzburg, Austria
    50. 50 Return to a European destination a second time because you loved it so much the first

2. With British Airways, travel to Europe is more affordable than ever…

Why not check some more destinations of your European bucket list? British Airways offers daily flights to Europe from London Gatwick, starting at just £39 one-way. Check here for a list of destinations and to book your next trip.

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