Still haven’t decided where to enjoy your vacation this summer? Looking for somewhere to tack onto your business trip & make it one of bleisure?
Europe continues to be the favourite destination for international tourists – with the arrival of international tourists increasing by 4% last year.
Head for an unforgettable experience this Summer in Europe – the chozun team have shortlisted some of the Hottest & Upcoming European destination inspirations to keep in mind when planning your next work or leisure trip.
Houses covered with colourful tiles, hundreds of seagulls cheering up the city, elders with canes and beret… Ah, Porto – a small but charming city! A city that enchants you with its vintage charm that makes it irresistible.
Lose yourself in its labyrinthine and steep streets, stroll along the Ribeira or visit some of the numerous wineries where you can taste the famous Porto wine. And if you’re looking for some romantic things to do on your bleisure weekend as a couple, Porto is the place!
A good way to start the trip is visiting its old town, World Heritage since 1996. The Clérigos Tower, the train station of San Bento or the commercial Rua Santa Catarina are other sights that cannot be missed!
Known for inspiring the writer of the Harry Potter series, the Lello & Irmao bookshop is described as one of the most beautiful in the world. Let yourself to be seduced by the charm of its staircase!
‘La Bella Italia’, Turin is a city famous for it’s squares and royal palaces, but also for its young and dynamic cultural atmosphere. You will find many art galleries, concerts and events that make this city worth visiting.
If you are a foodie, then Turin is the place to be, you will never go hungry (of course, you are in Italy!). The gastronomy of Turinis very rich and “powerful”, as we speak of typical northern Italian food, with strong dishes. ‘Vitel tonné or vitello tonnato’ (veal in a tuna mayonnaise) is one of the most typical of the Turinese – for one of the best traditional meals, head to Le Vitel Etonné & you’ll be rolling back to your accommodation.
This year, is the year to celebrate & head to Finland! Why? 2017 is the 100th year of its independence. So, there are parties galore not to be missed! Take a (not so long) and very comfortable flight with our friends at Finnair, and head to Helsinki – a magnificent coastal city with beautiful islands and green parks. Its architecture, design and culture will simply captivate you.
The rhythm of the city is relaxed but active at the same time. There are no rivers or lakes in Helsinki, but the Baltic appears everywhere! The archipelago consists of about 330 islands, giving the opportunity to enjoy beach days or camping weekends.
The most emblematic neighbourhood of the city is the one located south of the Senate Square. In Aleksanterinkatu and Unioninkatu streets we find the famous Finnish handicrafts made with reindeer skin and bones, as well as very fashionable restaurants and cafés.
For lovers of Scandinavian design, you won’t beat a tour around the Design District, the most chic and cool part of town. We can find from decoration shops, designer clothes and art galleries, to advertising agencies and design. It is in this neighbourhood where we find the famous Forum of Finnish Design, a site of exhibitions not to be missed!
You can have the best of beach life, city life & outdoor adventures in Santander! One of the most elegant and beautiful cities of the north coast of Spain and an ideal destination if you’re looking for variety on your travels.
The city boasts a stately atmosphere, nineteenth-century buildings, charming terraces and a spectacular bay – it’s recognized as one of the most beautiful in the world.
Whether you’re headed on a business trip or a planning a European adventure, these destinations are definitely worth your time.
Summer – that time of relax, friendship, sun, beach, mountain and above all, a time in which to treasure unforgettable moments.
These are chozun’s 途赞 favourite & hottest places to visit this summer. Where would you add to this list? After all, wherever it is, the thing is to travel and share great experiences with your people.