European Travel Destinations With The Best Art Scene


If you are an avid fan of art scene such as museums, or art galleries, European countries are one of the most recommended places to find those. In fact, Europe is home to the most magnificent museums and art galleries in the world. You will a plethora of places to visit if you are really into art. It won’t be hard to find world-class artworks in Europe. In fact, it is hard to narrow down the lists of the best European travel destination for art enthusiasts. Here are several of them you can consider putting in your bucket list:

Panoramic view of famous Gendarmenmarkt square with Berlin Concert Hall and German Cathedral in golden evening light at sunset with blue sky and clouds in summer, Berlin Mitte district, Germany

Berlin, Germany

Of course, this place is like a must-visit travel destination in Europe regardless what type of travel you seek out for. The German capital caters to every taste of art lovers. There is Museumsinsel (Museum Island) as the center of of Berlin’s art scene. The entire island is in fact a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are five museums on the island. They include the infamous Gemaldegalerie and the Alte Nationalgalerie (Old National Gallery). the former is  a place with impressive collection of art from he 13th through the 18th centuries. The latter is home to Neoclassical, Romantic, and Impressionist art. 

Paris, France

This city might be overrated but it is highly recommended for art enthusiasts. Paris is home to artists and art lovers alike. This city is a world art capital due to its medieval monuments, impressive museums, and inventive art galleries. There are more than 1,000 of them you can choose to visit. The Louvre is with no doubt the most popular museum that is already known worldwide. It is the biggest museum in the world and home to the infamous Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa painting. This museum has the most impressive entrance with its 68-foot-highglass pyramid.

London, The United Kingdom

London is such an interesting city to visit especially for art enthusiasts. It is where you get to enjoy the most artistically diverse art scenes in the world from grand galleries to small pop up places with impressive installations. The city’s most visited tourist attraction is The Tate Modern, which is said to be the mecca for modern-art enthusiasts. This place is home to the famous artwork from Picasso and Warhol. Another popular place to visit is the Saatchi Gallery that houses cutting-edge contemporary art pieces. Or, head to the National Gallery to find something more traditional.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

This is such a feast for the eyes, especially of those art lovers. This is where you get to see Van Gogh’s Sunflower and also Rembrandt’s Night Watch. This city offers both age-old museums and world-class contemporary art galleries. It is recommended to visit the Rijksmuseum and see works by Rembrandt, Hals, Vermeer, and Steen among its collection. If you look something more quirky, head to the heart of Amsterdam and visit De Nieuwe Kerk (New Church). No longer used for church services, this place has turn to become an exhibition space for art, culture, and photography.