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Paris, France

Paris is the number one tourist destination in the world for a reason. This iconic and breathtaking city is home to the famous Eiffel Tower, the Mona Lisa at the Louvre, and the Sun King’s Palace at Versailles, just to name a few. Paris is home to Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the most famous landmarks in Paris. The coronation of Napoleon was held here in 1804, and even if you are not into history, the architecture will amaze you. You can walk around inside the cathedral and also go up to the top for a great view. Bike around town with a Fat Tire Bike tour, BBA Paris students agree that this was one of their best experiences in Paris!

Also renowned for setting the cultural pace, Paris is where ultra-modernism meets historical romance.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam’s famous canals thread the city alongside fascinating historical and ultra-contemporary attractions alike. Amsterdam is home to a number of outstanding art museums. The Historisch Museum maps the city’s history through art, the Rijks Museum contains Rembrandt’s stunning masterpiece, “The Night Watch,” and the Van Gogh Museum dazzles visitors with its prodigious collection of paintings from various phases of the troubled artist’s life. Amsterdam is also known for its cozy coffee shops, so be sure to stop by a few. The fastest way to travel in Amsterdam is by bicycle. Consider renting a bike for the weekend to easily explore the whole city.

Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh is one of Europe's most beautiful and culturally rich destinations. The city features magnificent architecture, rolling hills, lush green parks, and over a thousand years of history. At various times, Adam Smith, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sean Connery, Robert Louis Stevenson and J.K. Rowling have all called Edinburgh home. Centrally located in Scotland, Edinburgh is but a stone’s throw from the famous Highlands.

Page last updated: 10/18/2013