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Most popular Time Out cities in Europe

London
London

Free culture, huge parks and a pub on (almost) every corner

Paris
Paris

Bistros, romance and culture everywhere you turn: it can only be Paris

Barcelona
Barcelona

Modernista architecture meets Mediterranean beaches: result!

Lisbon
Lisbon

Delicious food, friendly people and 266 days of sun per year

Berlin
Berlin

Lose a weekend (and more) to raves and art in Europe’s hippest city

Istanbul
Istanbul

One city, two continents: never a dull moment

Amsterdam
Amsterdam

Bikes, bongs, beautiful buildings and all those canals

Madrid
Madrid

Top tapas and must-see museums. Oh, and it’s always sunny

Munich
Munich

From Christmas markets to Oktoberfest, Munich has tradition in spades

Manchester
Manchester

The Smiths, New Order, Oasis and the Haçienda: Manchester has music in its DNA

Birmingham
Birmingham

Look past the famous canals and hit the city’s world-class museums and amazing concert halls

Glasgow
Glasgow

Expect a river flowing with history, a cathedral and at least one dusty old ballroom

Venice
Venice

Murano, the Grand Canal and the Rialto Bridge are just some of this city’s stunning sights

Florence
Florence

From under-the-radar museums to shopping destinations that double as historic sites

Rome
Rome

Roam ancient wonders and soak up contemporary Italian culture in this storied capital

Milan
Milan

This year, Milan is highlighting da Vinci’s legacy with the Leonardo 500 events series

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Things to do in Europe

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The 15 best things to do in Berlin
Things to do The 15 best things to do in Berlin

Whether you’re more into a ‘Museum Island’ or a 24-hour shape-throwing sesh

The 20 best things to do in Edinburgh
Things to do The 20 best things to do in Edinburgh

It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say quaint Edinburgh is a photographer’s dream 

The 101 best things to do in Paris
Things to do The 101 best things to do in Paris

This list should help you get a sense of this storied yet ever-changing city as it is right now

The 11 best things to do in Athens
Things to do The 11 best things to do in Athens

Here’s how to get the best out of the cosmopolitan heart of Western culture

The 12 best things to do in Cambridge
Things to do The 12 best things to do in Cambridge

If you thought Cambridge was all bucolic riverside walks, then, well... you’re spot-on

The 21 best things to do in Budapest
Things to do The 21 best things to do in Budapest

You’d struggle find somewhere more permissive than central Budapest

The 13 best things to do in Oxford
Things to do The 13 best things to do in Oxford

Oxford has imposing spires and picture-postcard cobbles that few cities can match

The 22 best things to do in Milan
Things to do The 22 best things to do in Milan

It’s not all about shopping here: delve into history, art and heaps of excellent food

The 22 best things to do in Rome
Things to do The 22 best things to do in Rome

All our favourite sights, plus a few under-the-radar experiences you shouldn’t miss

The 18 best things to do in Florence
Things to do The 18 best things to do in Florence

See the Duomo and gaze at the Statue of David before heading to the Uffizi galleries

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Restaurants in Europe

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The 21 best restaurants in Edinburgh
Restaurants The 21 best restaurants in Edinburgh

From the Old Town’s cheap eats to the hard-to-bag-a-seat spots around Leith Harbour

The 11 best restaurants in Budapest
Restaurants The 11 best restaurants in Budapest

Whether it’s spiced sausage or seared duck breast, eating on the cheap comes naturally here

The 15 best restaurants in Berlin
Restaurants The 15 best restaurants in Berlin

This city’s very best addresses have received nearly 30 Michelin stars between them

The 11 best restaurants in Athens
Restaurants The 11 best restaurants in Athens

Ever thought of chucking cuttlefish in your moussaka? One Athenian chef has

The 21 best restaurants in Cambridge
Restaurants The 21 best restaurants in Cambridge

Welcome to the land of pubs. There’s enough ale in this city to fill the Cam twice

The 13 best restaurants in Oxford
Restaurants The 13 best restaurants in Oxford

In this most quaint of cities, you might expect the food to play it safe. That it doesn’t

The 15 best restaurants in Milan
Restaurants The 15 best restaurants in Milan

Finding something awesome in the centre of Milan is no small feat, so pay attention to the edges

The 19 best restaurants in Rome
Restaurants The 19 best restaurants in Rome

The majority of famous Roman dishes are rooted in cucina povera (poor man’s cuisine)

The 20 best Florence restaurants
Restaurants The 20 best Florence restaurants

Traditional Florentine cuisine is heavy on the ‘peasant’ recipes that have been around for centuries

The 14 best Venice restaurants
Restaurants The 14 best Venice restaurants

Forget eating Italian. Venetian cuisine blends flavours, spices and cultures – with outstanding results

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The 14 best bars in Berlin
Bars and pubs The 14 best bars in Berlin

With cocktail dens rivalling Paris and London’s best, it’s hard to go wrong in this city

The 11 best bars in Edinburgh
Bars and pubs The 11 best bars in Edinburgh

Smiley Edinburgh must be about as friendly as cities get. Is it thanks to the booze?

The 15 best bars in Milan
Bars and pubs The 15 best bars in Milan

Here’s why an old ad for Amaro Ramazzotti christened the city ‘Milano da bere’

The 15 best bars in Rome
Bars and pubs The 15 best bars in Rome

New speakeasies, rooftop lounges and dive-y beer bars have revamped the scene

The 14 best Venice bars
Bars and pubs The 14 best Venice bars

Sip your way through canal-side wine spots, cocktail dens and beer havens

The 11 best bars in Manchester
Bars and pubs The 11 best bars in Manchester

It’s not just the quantity of bars that’s staggering here, but also their sheer variety

The 16 best bars in Glasgow
Bars and pubs The 16 best bars in Glasgow

Be aware: Scots are champion drinkers. And their spirit of choice? Whisky, of course

The 15 best bars in Birmingham
Bars and pubs The 15 best bars in Birmingham

From hidden speakeasies to glitzy cocktail bars and restaurant drinking dens

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The 20 best hotels in Edinburgh
Hotels The 20 best hotels in Edinburgh

Visitor footfall can be immense here. If you don’t know where to stay, we’ve some ideas

The 20 best hotels in Berlin
Hotels The 20 best hotels in Berlin

Accommodation here is cheap, and if you spend just a bit more than average, you’ll be rewarded for it

The 10 best hotels in Italy
Hotels The 10 best hotels in Italy

There’s a bewildering range of places to stay in this utterly enchanting country

The 10 best hotels in Sorrento
Hotels The 10 best hotels in Sorrento

Whether you’re after a splash of luxury or a touch of tradition, you’ll find it here

The 10 best hotels in Sardinia
Hotels The 10 best hotels in Sardinia

As with lots of European islands, Sardinia offers a beguiling range of holidays

The 11 best hotels in Santorini
Hotels The 11 best hotels in Santorini

Secluded hideaways, laidback villas and luxury boltholes with views that will blow your mind

The 10 best hotels in Rhodes
Hotels The 10 best hotels in Rhodes

We’ve combed Rhodes to bring you our top selection of boutique boltholes and spa resorts

The 11 best hotels in Mykonos
Hotels The 11 best hotels in Mykonos

Mykonos is often dubbed the ‘Greek Ibiza’ because of its chilled-out vibe and party-loving soul

The 10 best hotels in Malta
Hotels The 10 best hotels in Malta

Boutique hotels have been popping up around Valletta at an ever-increasing rate 

The 11 best hotels in Florence
Hotels The 11 best hotels in Florence

We roamed the streets to bring you some of the finest hotels in the city

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