After a huge success with one of our post: Why we REGRET visiting Iceland (100s of people from 59 countries visited our blog to read that article) we have noticed that huge % of those people were Americans.
Great to see that you get British humour! But we still don’t understand why you call Football a Soccer… 😉 Anyway, we decided to help you plan your trip to Europe – yes, we are very kind 🙂
If you don’t like the sensation of spinning around and losing balance do NOT even try to visit those places in Europe…* You will definitely shi&$% yourself from looking down!
But hey – we totally get you! We love that feeling too 🙂
So, U.S. cowboy! – pack your lasso, put your hat on and jump on a horse (or a plane) – it’s time to “conquer” Europe!
Best places in Europe every U.S. cowboy should visit once in a lifetime:
1. Cabo Girão Skywalk
Best places to visit in Europe: Portugal
The skywalk is made of transparent glass – it will give you a great sensation and amazing views. Cabo Girão was also rated by Condé Nast as the fifth most beautiful cliff views in the world
Cabo Girão is the second highest sea cliff in the world, with 580 metres above the sea level, the views here are breathtaking. Would you visit this stunning European island?
The place to visit in Europe: Norway
Preikestolen (known as the Pulpit Rock) is one of the most famous tourist attraction in Ryfylke, towers an impressive 604 metres over the Lysefjord – WOW, would you look down from the edge of the Rock?!
Preikestolen at Lysefjorden Stavanger is one of Norway’s major tourist magnets. 300k people heading out on the stunning mountain plateau every year – but no worries, there is still room for such a great cowboy like you 😉
3. Mirador del Balcon
The place to visit in Europe: Spain
There are many stunning viewpoints and things to do in Gran Canaria but Mirador de Balcon is one of the most breath-taking! It’s a must-see place in Europe from which you can admire the lovely coastline and have few opportunities to take great photos. On a
(read our guide to renting a car in Europe)
Are you brave enough to seat on the edge of the Mirador de Balcon?
4. Suspension Bridge
Places to visit in Europe: Austria
The Suspension Bridge is located at a higher altitude than any other such construction in Austria, featuring a unique “stairway to nothingness”.
Austria’s highest suspension bridge is directly linked to the Dachstein Ice Palace – so you can cool down after this thrilling experience.
The Suspension Bridge amazes with a view over Austria’s highest peaks and an unrestricted line of sight 400 metres downwards over the rugged rocks of the Dachstein Massif.
5. Stairway to Nothingness
The best place to visit Europe in October: Austria
One of the best European places to visit if you are searching for a completely new experience – adrenaline guaranteed! The Salzkammergut region in Austria is full of stunning places, from Hallstatt to Schafberg, there are many things to do in this amazing Europen destination.
Not many destinations in Europe can offer such a spectacular view! Would you dare to take a picture from the last step to… nothingness ?!
6. El Balcón del Coño
The best place to visit Europe in November: Spain
One of the most popular viewing points in the south of Spain is located in Ronda.
Balcón del Coño owes its name to the vulgar word “¡coño!”, which breaks out of the impression of anyone who puts his foot on this balcony – would you use that word too once you there?! 😉
7. The Void
Top places to visit in Europe: France
Only for a true cowboy! – The Void, a glass box installed on a Chamonix peak, is the main attraction in the area around Chamonix.
Visitors, brave enough to Step into the Void, should know that three layers of glass bound together are at an impressive altitude of 3842 metres. But no worries, the glass can withstand winds of up to 200km/h. So, you should be O.K. there.
You would definitely scream “¡coño!” there! 😉
8. Shipwreck cliff
Places to visit Europe summer: Greece
This is a very beautiful spot visited but 1000s of people every year. The views from the top of the cliffs (or bottom – the Navagio Beach) are just stunning! There must be a reason why this is one of the most romantic places in Europe! 😉
But in September 2018 seven people were injured after part of a cliff face broke away… Few small boats were capsized after the landslide at Navagio Beach on the Greek island of Zakynthos.
Another proof that mother nature is in-predictable… Would you dare to visit one of the best beaches in Europe?!
The best place to visit Europe in September: Germany
Zugspitze – one of the most breathtaking places in Europe!
Want to visit the viewing platform which is “on top of Germany”?
Take the cable car from Eibsee to fully enjoy the incredible views on the way up.
But be careful – this is not a trip not for those with height problems!
10. Mirador del Rio
Amazing European place to visit: Spain
No trip to Lanzarote would be complete without visiting this stunning location. The Mirador del Rio offers amazing views of La Graciosa and the Atlantic. This 400m+ drop off is not recommended for people with vertigo but for you, as American Cowboy, is a must visit place in Europe!
Would you drink a coffee in a restaurant with panoramic views of the breath-taking scenery?
11. Birling Gap
Cool places to visit Europe: England
Birling Gap, part of Seven Sisters Cliffs, in East Sussex (England, UK) has become a hot-spot for 1000s of tourists and many add this spot to UK bucket list. It’s a great idea for a day trip from London while visiting the capital city.
Despite numerous signs warning of the huge dangers, thrill-seekers regularly teeter on the edge for photographs. You can take amazing pictures there but only at your own risk!
Would you visit this great European place for a bit of thrill?!
Best places to visit in Europe: Germany
The AlpspiX viewing platform, a place “Between Heaven and the Höllental Valley” is perfect for every American cowboy seeking an adventure.
The 2 steel beams form a floating X over a vertical drop of almost 1,000 metres – who wouldn’t like to feel like an eagle?!
So, what do you say cowboy? Would you dare to visit the most extreme places in Europe? Or you’re chicken?! 😉
Let us know your experience after visiting the stunning European places!
* Please do NOT TAKE any unnecessary risk when visiting the above places!!!
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