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An Art Buff Guide to Top European Art Destinations

By Carlton Leisure - 16/06/2016


Europe offers a lot to art lovers. With several museums art galleries and several world class intuition of art Europe remains a hot favorite among the art lovers looking for a holidays destinations. Be it sienna in Italy, Paris in France or Berlin in Germany; there is no dearth of places art lovers would love to spend few days. Here is a brief description.

Berlin, Germany

A world class art hub Berlin’s art potentials can’t be doubted.  The German capital attracts art lovers from around the world. This large, bustling and affordable city has been home to several established and aspiring artists. Replete with museums and art galleries, the city offers an ambiance for artists to flourish and get inspired by the art work of masters. One can go to the Museum Island complex to have an understanding of its art scene. Neue Nationalgalerie and Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart are some of the major museums in the city.

Kraków, Poland

Kraków enjoys a great place in the polish history of art. And on their visit to Krakow you would be greeted with medieval castle, artifact rich museums, churches and paintings that give beautiful insight in to the city’s artistic legacy. The guests should go to visit Czartoryski Museum which showcases artworks of renowned artists like da Vinci or Rembrandt. Apart from that there is The Gallery of The 19th-Century Polish Art the Sukiennice, Jan Matejko Museum, Józef Mehoffer Museum and Stanislaw Wyspianski Museum that should also be part of your itinerary. Wawel Castle should also be a part of your itinerary. But if you want to see the contemporary face of the city visiting Main Square, with bohemian vibe and youthful ambiance, could be a great idea. If you are planning a trip around October then one should make arrangements keeping in view the Joseph Conrad Literature Festival held every year this month.

Siena, Italy

You don’t have to walk long distances to explore art in Sienna because this city in Italy is a work of art in itself. On you visit to the city you will find that you have been transported back in time. In most parts of the city you will be greeted with  magnificent architecture; be it magnificent frescos at Palazzo Pubblico, the impressive Duomo cathedral, Sienese paintings in the Pinacoteca or other attractions, you are not far from the work of art during your visit to Sienna.

Paris, France

No trip to artwork destinations in Europe would be said complete unless you visit Paris. From architecture to museums to streets and cafes; everything appears to be a work of art. For most of the travelers the Louvre is the biggest draw card. If you want to see the masterpieces of art then visiting the Musée d’Orsay could be a great idea. The Rodin Museum, Picasso Museum, Musée Delacroix and Musée Marmottan-Monet are other major attractions art lovers should visit.

Rome, Italy

A renowned destination for art lovers Rome unveils as an artistic collage. And cities popularity as an art destination is not newfound but exists for centuries. The city has a great history that is well manifested in several artworks its posses. Its plazas, palaces, museums and basilicas all works of art you would love to explore. Its museums house works of artworks from the great masters that include Raphael, Maderno, Chirico, Caravaggio, Bramante, Michelangelo, Picasso and Chagall. Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, CineCittà Studios and Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia are some of the famous places to see Rome’s artistic treasure trove.

So book a multicity flight and embark on an art tour of Europe where works of greatest masters of their time are raring to be seen.