A country’s culture is a big factor in tourism. When it comes to rich cultural heritage, Europe should not be ignored. Centuries of migration and close relations with the countries within in has given Europe what we call “common cultural heritage”.
One of the highlights of European culture is art. In fact, many of the world’s greatest artists came from Europe. Their art is also reflected in their awe-inspiring music and architecture.
If you are an art lover who wants to tour Europe for its art, then you have come to the right place. Let us learn of the most notable art-centric places in the continent has to offer.
Austria is the perfect destination for art professionals and beginners alike. Home to the world’s most important and stunning collections, touring the galleries is like touring around the world. One of the must-visit art places in Austria is the Museum of Fine Arts in Vienna. This museum is the home of Austria’s finest art collections, with paintings from the 15th to 16th centuries, and more.
Almost everyone dreams of seeing Leonardo Da Vinci’s art, such as the Mona Lisa. If you want to scratch that out on your bucket list, head to The Louvre in Paris France. Paris is not only known as the Most Romantic City, but it is also a haven for art lovers.
You can also see amazing contemporary galleries in Paris like the Galerie Daniel Templon, Modus Art Gallery plus the ever vibrant street art in Belleville. You will find interesting art in every corner of Paris.
If you are interested in a varied kinds of art, then Berlin is your ideal place. Home of well-established institutions like Nationalgalerie and Gemäldegalerie, you will see masterpieces from the 13th to 19th centuries.
Visit Berlin during German Heritage day to get a fresh perspective of the historical sites and monuments. You will have the opportunity to meet notable archeologists and conservationists, or go on Jewish tours with scholars and rabbis for Jewish heritage lectures, and get the chance to explore the secrets of the city.
Italy is another country that should not be counted out when it comes to art. Remember Michelangelo’s Pieta and David, or the “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci?
To make your trip all worth it, visit The Sistine Chapel, an entire chapel full of artworks. You’ll see a series of frescos painted on the walls by Perugino and Botticelli, the Old Masters. Also, you can find the sublime Last Judgement which was painted by Michelangelo.
Europe is known for its splendor when it comes to visual art, and these places are just a few ultimate destinations for art lovers. Here at Kosher River Cruise, we acknowledge our guests who have a passion for art. That is why we include notable art destinations on our excursion. Some of the places include Vienna, Budapest and France and more!
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