A break up can be the start of the rest of your life. There is no reason to sulk at home when you could be out exploring the rest of the world. It’s no secret that Europe has some of the best travel destinations for couples but also many destinations are inviting for singles as well. A great benefit to traveling without a partner is that you won’t be preoccupied with making sure that your other half is having a good time. You will be able to fully enjoy yourself and do activities that make you happy.

Ireland

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Going to Ireland will allow the recently single to socialize with the exceptionally outgoing locals. There are many pubs where you can share your broken-heartedness with other patrons, as long as you buy them a pint first. Taking a trip out to the Irish countryside is just what a wounded heart needs, and having a log cabin for the holidays will soothe the feelings of sadness. Imagine yourself looking out the window to rolling fields with a cup of tea in your hands, listening to the fire crackle behind you.

Rome, Italy

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Visiting somewhere like the ancient Roman Ruins will really help you to realize just how fleeting our time here on Earth is, and how important it is to really seize the day, no matter what has happened in the past. Moreover, the cuisine is absolutely delicious. For those that are superstitious, it is said that if you throw two coins in the Trevi Fountain, you will find romance right there in Rome.

Burgundy France

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Located in central France, Burgundy is home to many wonderful vineyards spread throughout the entire region. Additionally, you can use the travel company Abercrombie & Kent for riverboat cruises, and then even offer cabins for singles. Home to Chablis, Burgundy also boasts the capital of Dijon and is dissected by canals and studded with chateaux. In West central of France, you can go see ruins of world war 2 at Oradour-sur-Glane village and it shall give you a whole new perspective about life and why we should value it.

Turkey

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In the Turkish culture, people are accustomed to nonstop social interaction and usually don’t understand a foreigners desire for some alone time. If traveling alone as a woman, be aware of that Turkish men approach traveling women with no caution. This can be great for the traveler that is looking to make local friends and to really immerse themselves in the Turkish culture. Istanbul is an area that thrives on culture and I varsity. Here you will find the nightlife and many restaurants. This is great for the single person that loves to eat as they travel.

Spain

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Spain is rich in history and culture. This is the ideal destination for the traveler who wants to do something new every day that they are there. For the foodie traveler, Spain is the place to go for eating tapas and authentic paella. in between meals you can visit one of the best museum in myrtle red one check out La Sagrada Familia. Barcelona is the capital of Spain and where Salvador Dali spent some time. Renting an apartment is easy if you’re planning on spending more than a few days.

Iceland

 

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Iceland is home to a breathtaking volcanic landscape hosting geysers, waterfalls, hot springs, glaciers, and beaches with black sand. The capital, Reykjavik, is where most of the population lives, and has everything from nightclubs to museums about Viking History. Consider renting a log cabin on holiday near the glaciers. There you will find activities such as snowmobiling, hiking, and ice climbing. If getting outside for some of these intense activities won’t take your mind off of your troubles, visit the hot springs to renew yourself inside and out.

Austria

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Characterized by baroque city architecture and mountain villages, there is something for everyone. For those looking to get out and explore nature, possibly even getting a log cabin for a little holiday, there are hillside vineyards, the Bohemian Forest, and Lake Turan. It is up to you to choose which landscape you’d like to wake up to each morning. The cuisine has been described as taking influence from Italy, Hungary, Germany, and Bohemia. Taking a trip to Austria can turn anyone into a foodie, and what’s better to take your mind off of your troubles than savoring a plate of kaiserschmarrn, pancake pieces that have been roasted, served with a compote, applesauce, or stewed plums.

Greece

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Home of two mainland peninsulas and thousands of islands, Greece is called the birthplace of Western Civilization. This is the ideal place for the history buff, the beach bum, and the food lover. Black sand beaches in Santorini are complemented by the party resorts in Mykonos. Not to be forgotten (as if that is possible) the Parthenon temple and Acropolis citadel will satiate the hunger of a wandering soul, looking for something to give them inspiration.

Germany

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With attractions ranging from the art and nightlife scene, to historical monuments such as the Berlin Wall, Germany can fuel the flame inside of you that has been dimmed. The terrain encompasses vast forests to picture perfect mountain ranges, and ever-flowing rivers. These things will do well for the nature lover, and for the party lover, Munich is home to the famous Oktoberfest and many beer halls.

Netherlands

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Quite whimsical and straight out of a pictures book, the flat landscape, tulip fields, windmills, canals, and routes for cycling, will help you breathe fresh and renew yourself. The history that is buried deep in the area can give a sense of purpose, and visiting the home where Anne Frank hid in WWII will put life into perspective.

After a breakup, life can seem confusing, depressing, and downright hard. This doesn’t mean that you should stop living life and going on adventures discovering nature, history, and food. Whether you choose to take on these adventures alone or with a group of friends, Europe will awaken your soul and help to start your journey on your new path. Choose a place that speaks to you and what you love, and the rest will fall into place.

10 Excellent Post Breakup Holiday Destinations in Europe
Ahmad is a product of enthusiasm and passion. After Graduating from University of Wales, he started working on number of projects related to freelancing, his core strength lies in his ability to solve problems on the go. In free time he loves to travel around the world, go to movies and hang out with friends.