Breathtaking National Parks In Europe

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These gorgeous national parks throughout the continent of Europe are ideal backdrops for your next awe-inspiring adventure. Explore through Iceland’s frozen tundra or walk alongside crystal clear lakes in Croatia, hike mountainous terrain in Switzerland, or witness iconic hot air balloon festivities in Turkey. These magical, scenic spots of sprawling natural landscape and inspirational views *need* to be added to your bucket list now. Let's explore the gorgeous and vast landscapes of Europe, seekers.

Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park, Swiss National Park, Göreme, Écrins National Park, Dolomites, Saxon Switzerland National Park, Vatnajokull, Plitvice Lakes National Park

  • Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park, Spain

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      The Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park is home to one of the most visually stunning natural areas across the content of Europe. Ordesa Valley is a glacial valley that encompasses tree-lined mountainsides, world-renowned views, and multiple picturesque cascading waterfalls. Tour throughout the massive park grounds and uncover the unique and various landscapes, fascinating wildlife, and flourishing plant life.

  • Swiss National Park, Switzerland

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      With striking alpine scenery and distinct landscapes, The Swiss National Park is one of the most spectacular, sprawling, and gorgeous national parks in Europe. The Swiss National Park takes up about .42% of the entire country and is compromised of the ever-growing Alpes. Witness these magnificent mountains up close and explore the rugged landscape, friendly wildlife, and breathtaking views offered at this destination.

  • Göreme in Nevşehir, Turkey

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      Goreme National Park in Turkey features an ethereal landscape of sculpted rocks through natural erosion and provides an excellent backdrop for Turkey's iconic hot air balloon festival. This magical region features fairy chimneys and byzantine art, along with a true one-of-a-kind landscape that is both breathtaking and unforgettable.

  • Écrins National Park, France

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      Located in the southeast of France, Ecrins National Park is a vast mountainous terrain with quaint forests, colorful wildflowers, waterfalls, and more. Explore the gorgeous park grounds through plentiful hiking trails and witness the power of nature.

  • Dolomites, Italy

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      Dolomites National Park is known for its diverse, flourishing plant life and for hosting countless national treasures, such as the famous Three Peaks, Lake of Braies, and Geisler Group. Considered a world heritage site, explore the lush nature and rugged trails of this mystical landscape in Italy, guaranteed to provide an excellent backdrop for your European exploration.

  • Saxon Switzerland National Park, Germany

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      Saxon Switzerland National Park is an expansive forested, rocky terrain that has steep canyons to explore, mountains ready to be hiked, and mind-boggling views. With extensive terrain for hikers and breathtaking views around every corner, this national park is a must for any nature lovers or adventurers.

  • Vatnajokull, Iceland

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      Vatnajokull National Park in Iceland has rugged tundra nestled against quaint greenery. Featuring one of the most famous waterfalls in the world, and plentiful opportunities to explore the fairly-like, ethereal landscape of Iceland at its finest, Vatnajokull is an awe-inspiring, frozen destination that is more than bucket-list worthy.

  • Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

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      Plitvice Lakes National Park is an expansive forest in Croatia that is famous for gorgeous waterfalls and 16 terraced lakes. Trails and walkways extend around and across the sparkling waters and throughout the forested areas. The oldest and largest national park in Croatia, Plitvice Lakes National Park is a designated UNESCO World Heritage site and considered one of the most stunning national parks in the world.