5 Must-visit street art cities in Europe

Are you looking for a more alternative kind of holidays? We have the solution for you! Check our top 5 street art cities in Europe.

Thanks to its wide story, lots of European cities have a whole story to tell; not only in their landmarks but also on their streets.

London

In every corner of this city, there is a nice urban artwork to stare for hours. You can see street art from all kinds: from the tinniest sticker in a random streetlight until a massive wall graffiti from Amy Winehouse. Although there is no specific route to see all the street art this city offers, Camden Town is the neighborhood where you can see some of the best ones by just walking down its Market or streets.

Bristol

 Bristol is considered to be one of the most European appealing cities in terms of urban art. It is quite an obvious fact if we keep in mind that Banksy, one of the most controversial street artists from all times, was born here. Due to that, this city has an endless amount of stunning graffitis starting from all the ones the artist has made. There is even an app which you can download to make sure you do not miss any of his artworks in this city. Nevertheless, there are some other great murals in this city apart from Banksy’s ones.

However, it is not all only about England…

Bucharest

Probably it is a city you would never have guessed it has such a great street art displayed, but it is for sure the Eastern Europe street art representative city. It is not only because of its wonderful graffitis but also because of the decoration of its alternatives bars and pubs. All the urban art there has such strong messages hidden behind, usually, most of them have something to do with the history of the country. So, if you want to embrace a whole street art experience in Eastern Europe, Bucharest is the city to visit.

Berlin 

Of course, Berlin was a must in this street art list. In fact, one of the most famous landmarks of this city (the Wall of Berlin) was painted by many famous street art artists. Each mural of the wall has a really different powerful meaning. Also, it is a great experience to see all the different styles from all the different artists who painted it.

However, this city is not only about its landmarks, but you can also enjoy its wonderful graffitis in the most alternatives punks neighborhoods named: Kreuzberg or Prenzlauer Berg.

Barcelona

Keeping in mind that Barcelona has been home from some of the best well-known Spanish artists like Pablo Picasso or Salvador Dalí, its streets needed to prove it. This is why Barcelona is for sure the Spanish street art city of reference. This city street art style is massively wide. By walking down through its downtown you can end up finding a massive controversial graffiti and next to it wonderful mural. There is not a specific route to follow them, but most of the greatest ones are in the Gothic neighborhood.

This is our 5 top cities, although we are sure there are so many street art cities around Europe to discover!

Top destinations to travel in 2019

If you are planning a trip for this upcoming year and you still have not decided which place to go, check out the best destinations to travel in 2019.

All of them are destinations rich in culture, history and outdoor activities. They are places that appeal to travellers of diverse profiles. Choose from the countries or cities that best match your travel style and enjoy a whole new experience!

Copenhagen, Denmark

In Copenhagen, you will surely gain a few extra pounds and have a lot of fun! The street food scene has gained more and more prominence in the city, attracting the attention of tourists arriving in the region.

During your trip, you can also burn calories at the amusement park or on the ski slopes. Also on the hiking trail, where you will see different tourists arriving in town who want to chill the cold.

Do not forget to visit the Nyhavn area, which is the postcard of the city, where you have all those classic and super cute little houses.  Also take advantage of the newly revitalised areas such as the Meatpacking District, which currently has great restaurants and open air.

Shēnzhèn, China

Known as the Silicon Valley of China, the city of Shēnzhèn has attracted not only tourists but also creative and innovative professionals to work in the area of technology and design.

With a backdrop of alternative music, cool cafes and some artisanal breweries, the city is becoming increasingly attractive to young travellers wishing to enjoy the bohemia experience this city offers.

Novi Sad, Serbia

Elected the European youth capital of 2019, Novi Sad is such an effervescent city. It shines on music, cinema and art, attracting young tourists to many festivals.  One of the most famous is EXIT , which will take place between July 4 and 7.

Another experience you should not miss in this town, is to go eat in some starred restaurant, there you will find dishes for less than € 10 in Michelin-starred restaurants.

Miami, Florida, USA

Famous for its busy nights and for being a place to escape from the cold, Miami continues in the top ranking of the most interesting cities. Actually this year is gaining prominence by its cultural scene.

The city has stood out as a center of art, urban design and gastronomic experiences that travellers will enjoy during their stay in the city that never sleeps.

In 2019 be sure to not miss the Wynwood Art Walk, located in Wynwood district. It is known for its eccentricity street art, with endless stunning graffitis and different modern architecture. It is an area which exudes creativity. Sthefania, from Sthe On the Road blog, claimed this Miami neighbourhood to be the coolest one.

Kathmandu, Nepal

Rebuilt after the earthquake of 2015, Kathmandu is again attracting the looks of tourists who may be enchanted by the restorations of historic monuments that collapsed in 2015.

The city, which was forced to change, is even more magnificent than before. Now offers much more comfort and quality of life for the inhabitants. Also now all visitors can even count on electricity and Wi-Fi, even in the alleys of old City.

We hope that in 2019 you travel as much as you would like and even if you have already traveled to some of these destinations, it is worth going again as there is always something new to explore.