(CNN)– Whether you’re looking for culture or just a reason to party, you’ll want to make sure these European destinations are on your radar in 2013. Thanks to a slew of new galleries, hotels and museums paired with festivals, fairs and more, there’s For the second year in a row, Yorkshire was named the best European travel destination by the World Travel Awards, a prestigious travel industry award that’s voted by travel agents around the world. The rural county in Northern England is know for its With that in mind, I’ve pulled together a round robin of my candid opinions on the best and worst European destinations. Here goes: RICK STEVES: 8 tips to prepare for a trip to Europe RICK STEVES: How to make the most of your European trip Let’s start with Editors of travel guide Lonely Planet are predicting that Greece will be the top travel destination in Europe this year, as the country shows strong signs of bouncing back from a turbulent few years marked by political instability and anti-austerity protests. Attention thrill-seekers and adrenaline-junkies! We all know Europe as one of the world’s best destinations for history, culture, and cuisine, but it’s also where you can live some of the world’s most unforgettable adventures, provided of course that you Added by Anne Sewell on August 25, 2014. Saved under Golf, Travel, World Tags: golf, Golf in Portugal, Golf in Spain, golfing destinations Those who love the game of golf and think nothing is better than a day out in the fresh air, often feel the need to .
next destination has so many wonderful cities to visit that the country itself is considered as one of the top holiday destinations in Europe to go to in 2014. Albania has a combination of historic landmarks, pristine beaches, very colourful culture The Portuguese northern city of Porto, the second largest city in the country, was elected Tuesday the “Best European Destination 2012” winning the title over 19 major European cities. Sponsored by the Tourism Offices across Europe the voting was As the temperature rises in summer, so does the irresistible urge to escape the daily grind as far possible. For those lucky enough to travel abroad, Europe is always an attractive option, but nobody wants to spend their hard-earned money on an overpriced European Best Destination 2013 has named Istanbul, Turkey this year’s people’s choice winner. Istanbul is the fourth city to win the competition, and on the city’s first ever entry into the competition. Billed as “the only city in the world to .