5 "feel good" destinations in Europe
Are you feeling like you need to relax and let go ? Here are five destinations in Europe that will awaken you five senses.
Sight : admire the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland
The Cliffs of Moher are a sight not to be missed. From the top of the cliffs, you can admire the Atlantic Ocean with nothing else in front of you. The landscape of County Clare is just stunning – a wild environment to escape and enjoy the full beauty of Ireland. Also, the Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, a true medieval castle, will surprise you - its park is the biggest open-air museum in Europe.
Sound : Meditate in Ibiza
Before being well-known for its nightclubs, Ibiza was a quiet retreat for the hippie community in the ‘70s. Many artists, musicians, and philosophers enjoyed a relaxing time, surrounded by the calm of the island, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. This reputation is still true today as you can find many spiritual retreats that offer yoga and meditation. Perfect to reconnect with Mother Nature and, simply, your true self.
Taste : eat some Pastel de nata in Lisbon
Have you ever treated yourself to a Pastel de nata? This egg tart pastry is one of the treasures of Portuguese gastronomy. Why not fly to Portugal, and its capital, Lisbon, to enjoy the taste of this delicious treat right where it has been created? Go to the Belém neighborhood. Here, you will find the real Pastéis de nata made by La Fábrica dos pastéis de Belém. The recipe is a well-kept secret, but trust us, it is amazingly good.
Touch : thalassotherapy in Greece
In need of a true thalassotherapy with massages all day long? Let’s go where the word comes from: Greece, and in particular, the Greek Islands. Whether you choose Santorini, one of the Cyclades islands, or the Peloponnese, you will find happiness. On top of rediscovering the pleasure of being pampered, you will enjoy the Greek culture everywhere in the country, no matter if you’re staying in a big city or on a tiny island.
Scent : discover the perfumeries in Grasse, France
Grasse, in the South of France, is the capital of perfume. Your nose will enjoy your stay as you will be able to discover the best perfume factories. Fragonard factory is open to the public, Molinard offers several workshops to discover their fragrances, and Galimard factory is also a place you can visit. And don’t miss The International Perfume Museum and its gardens. So many aromas and fragrances to sniff!