As the summer arrives, it takes a lot of opportunities to have outdoor activities like outdoor games, travelling and the incredible Picnic. The picnic is one of the best ways of enjoyment, and many of us arrange BBQ at a different place, sometimes we just visit a park and do cook there. It is best to release all the tensions and freshen up your soul. But the most necessary thing that should be considered is the spot you are going for eating al fresco. So, for your convenience, I am going to write an article on the top ten best Picnic Spots in Europe.
1. Formby Beach, Liverpool, UK
On top of the list of the top ten picnic spots in Europe we are going to tell you one of the Glorious beaches that has a very dramatic sand banks, that is fenced by widespread coastal pinewoods. You can also watch some of the rare breeds such as Natterjack Toad and European Red Squirrel there as they have their homes on the nearby mudflats. If you interested, then you can also have an audio guide. You can enjoy their cucumber sandwiches, locally grown asparagus and the pork pies.
2. Tal der Loreley (Valley of Loreley), Sankt Goar, Germany
There is a place in the Germany like that you have seen in the movies or the fairytales, but if you really want to visit an impressive site, then Tal der Loreley is the place that you should have in mind. It has three nicknames “Valley of Wine”, “Valley of Rhine”, and “Valley of Castles”. Quaint towns, old medieval castles and beautiful vineyards surround this one of the top ten Picnic Spots in Europe. You also has a very charming look of the Loreley Rock and it is much closed to the theatre where you can also have picnic.
3. Hoge Kempen National Park, Maasmechelen, Belgium
Here is another UNESCO World Heritage Site “Hoge Kempen National Park” which is a very beautiful heathland area and pine forest that you can also in mind if you are going for a eat al fresco. It is the first national park of Flemish in Belgium. It is a part of the Natura 2000 network that is there for protected the lands throughout the Europe. Since 2006, it has been open for the public.
4. Waterloopbos, Netherlands
If you travel to Netherlands, then it will be very unfair with you if you don’t visit the walterloopbos. Here is a forest where you can find 35 renovated scaled-down waterworks. It is the most unique among these top ten Picnic spots of the world as it is combination of both the nature and the technology. Children also love to visit the spot as it also playground and fountains for them.
5. Templo de Debod, Spain
Want to spend your day as Spanish do, then go to Madrid, visit Templo de Debod and bring tortilla, jamon and Rioja wine with you along with you. The visit to Temple of Debod, which is a very ancient Egyptian temple that was built in Parque del Oesta and is close to the royal place will be a unique experience for you. The primary fact of the temple that made it a worth to visit the site is that it was donated by Egyptian to the Spain in 1968 as an appreciation. Best Waterfalls of the world are also worth to visit.
6. Bosco di San Francesco, Italy
You can go to Bosco di San Francesco if you want to have both fun and spirituality as was founded by the Saint Francis of Assisi. You may think that it is very far, but it is a fact that make it worth to visit the place as it has a lot that can freshen your soul and spirituality. There are three routes made there with a different name that are “Spiritual Route, Historical Route, and the Landscape Route”. Just walk on the Spiritual Route, the routes that are made to help visitors to visit the land, and feel surrounded by nature.
7. Parc des Buttes Chaumont, France
No doubt, many places in France should be visited. But if you want to see something new then Parc Des Buttes Chaumont is going to be the best option. It has “Temple de la Sibylle” which is the reason that make it famous it is made up on the 50-meter cliff on top of a lake. The other surprising thing about the site is that the lake is not natural but created artificially. You can also have a panoramic view of the Paris and the Sacre Coeur Basilica. It is the most favourite place of the local citizens, especially in the summer weekends. You may also consider these World’s Most Beautiful National Parks for picnic.
8. Schlossberg Graz, Austria
Graz is the 2nd largest city of the Austria and is very famous because of the Schlossberg Graz. There was a castle at this land “Schlossberg”, now only the bell tower and clock tower remain, and the park is given the name in this castle. You can take stairs, jump on Schlossbergbahn or use the elevator to go to the top. You can get lost in the numbers of narrow pathways and many areas to sit and enjoy with your friends.
9. Parque Florestal de Monsanto
Lisbon Lungs is the biggest urban forest park that is found in Europe commonly known as Parque Florestal de Monsanto. It is a very peaceful eat al fresco place that is being loved by many of the locals and the foreigners that visit Portugal. Related Post Most Popular Tourist Cities.
10. Rigiland, Weggis, Switzerland
Just a 5 minutes drive away from the city center of Rigi Kaltbad and is one of the best picnic spots in Europe as it has BBQ points, playing area for the kids and the mini golf. It has a very amazing view and can be visited if someone is really interested in visiting a stunning place.
If you need any more excuses to use that luxury picnic basket you purchased you should try at least one of these places first. If you have been to any of these places do let us know in the comments below.
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I love to picnic at Margaret Island, Budapest – Can’t decide whether to lay down a blanket in Buda or Pest? Do it between the two on Margaret Island in the middle of the Danube. It’s completely car free, with a Japanese garden, medieval ruins and a thermal spa.