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Reema Bhalla Feb 04 2015

Most popular Schengen visa countries.

Kanika Nevatia Feb 04 2015
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Planning a trip to Europe? Why spend time, effort and money on applying for different visas when you can travel to some spectacular Schengen visa countries with just one visa! Although there are 26 Schengen visa countries, here are the top 10 picks.


Nestled in nature’s lap, Austria is a dream destination. Be mesmerized by the stately buildings of Vienna or be blown away by the rustic charm of Innsbruck and Salzburg. Make sure you plan a trip to the dazzling Swarovski Kristallwelten for an unforgettable experience.

Austria (by Diego Cambiaso)


If you are a history buff there is no better place to travel to than Belgium. Take a sneak peek into Belgium’s historic past as you visit the architectural marvels of Brussels. Feast your eyes on the world renowned Belgian diamonds at Antwerp (you could also buy some!). Don’t forget to feast on some authentic Belgian fare, especially waffles and chocolate while you are there.

Belgium (by archer10 - Dennis)


A trip to Europe is incomplete if you don't include France! When in the city of Paris, you simply can’t miss out on attractions such as the majestic Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum and of course if travelling with kids-- Disneyland Paris! Each corner of France simply spells out history! For some pampering and relaxation you can plan a stay at one of the resorts along the French Riviera.

France (by James Whitesmith)


If you want to lay your eyes on some breathtaking sights then make sure you plan a trip to Greece. Plan a trip to Central Macedonia in northern Greece to visit some of the most popular attractions of the country such as Halkidiki, Mount Olympus, Pella, the birthplace of Alexander the Great, and Greece's second-largest city, Thessaloniki. The gorgeous Santorini, which has appeared in many Bollywood and Hollywood movies is also a must visit!

Greece (by to2hov)


From the history of Rome and romance of Venice to the majesty of the Vatican City, there are so many places to visit and things to do in Italy that one can simply not enlist enough reasons to explore this country! Visit the manicured country side or appreciate the architectural marvels that this country has on offer. Make sure you dine on some authentic Italian cuisine and experience pizza, pasta and risotto at this spectacular Schengen visa country.

Italy (by IIamnudds)


Whether you want to see some cheese being made or visit some sprawling tulip gardens, Netherlands is the place to be. From wood carvings and glass factories to windmills all around, the beauty and natural surroundings of this country will simply leave you in awe. The city of Amsterdam is the most visited places, famous for a host of museums, markets and of course its canals, where you could also rent a houseboat!

Netherlands (Bertt Kaufmann)


Norway is known for its fjord-indented coastline, its gorgeous mountains and its natural beauty.The main attractions of Norway are the varied landscapes that extend across the Arctic Circle. Whether you want to visit some amusements parks, indulge in skiing or simply enjoy the sights of the enchanting Northern Lights, you must plan a trip to Norway.

Norway (by United States Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Strang)


From a glorious historical past to some stunning scenery, Portugal has just so much to boast of! The main tourist areas are Greater Lisbon, Algarve, Greater Porto and Northern Portugal, the city of Coimbra and the gorgeous Portuguese islands. Make sure you visit attractions such as Jeronimos Monastery, Sao Jorge Castle and Pena National Palace. Also, dine on some authentic Portuguese cuisine and learn all you can about the rich culture of this land.

Portugal (by Fr Antunes)


Whether you are a connoisseur of literature, art, culture or history a visit to Spain is sure to enlighten you. Known for a host of festivals, with the Tomatina being one of the most popular, the country also presents you with lush green landscapes, delicious food and ample opportunities to indulge in adventure sports. Some of the most visited places are the city of Barcelona and Madrid.

Spain (by Paulo Brandao)


From snow-capped mountains to scenery to die for, Switzerland is a visual delight beyond belief! Enveloped by the Swiss Alps, Switzerland is the ideal place to indulge in some skiing or mountaineering. The most popular cities include Geneva and Zurich from where you have direct access to Jungfrau, which houses one of the highest railway stations in the world. Make sure to get your hands on some Swiss chocolate and to carry a good camera!

Switzerland (by Artur Staszewski)

Now that you are aware of some of the most spectacular Schengen visa countries, you should start planning a trip soon. With just one visa you can visit all of them. Bon Voyage!

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