Pack Your Bags: These Are the Top 10 European Cities to Visit This Summer

Updated 05/30/18
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Choosing a destination for your upcoming adventure is hard enough, never mind actually planning the trip. Fortunately, we now have dozens of resources at our disposal to help us select the absolutely perfect getaway, whether you're looking for a trendy desert escape or a vacation to one of Europe's stunning beaches.

This time, we're turning to Allianz Global Assistance's latest trip analysis, which identified the best summertime travel destinations in Europe, according to trips booked for the summer 2018 season (between Memorial Day and Labor Day of this year). Paris and London snagged the top two spots once again, followed by Reykjavik, Icelan; Rome, Italy; and Amsterdam, Netherlands, in spots two through five.

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Some surprising additions to this year's list included Reykjavik, Nice, Dublin, Frankfurt, Zurich, Munich, and Edinburgh, followed by mainstays like Barcelona, Athens, Milan, Venice, and Florence. See the full list below to help inform your European trip planning this summer and beyond. 

1. London, United Kingdom
2. Paris, France
3. Reykjavik, Iceland
4. Rome, Italy
5. Amsterdam, Netherlands
6. Dublin, Ireland
7. Barcelona, Spain
8. Athens, Greece
9. Madrid, Spain
10. Frankfurt, Germany
11. Nice, France
12. Zurich, Switzerland
13. Edinburgh, United Kingdom
14. Milan, Italy
15. Munich, Germany
16. Prague, Czech Republic
17. Venice, Italy
18. Berlin, Germany
19. Copenhagen, Denmark
20. Florence, Italy

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