Where to visit in 2015? Explore Europe with sightseeing city cards!
It might only be the end of January but we can’t help but think about our summer plans and where we’re going to visit in 2015. With a long list of must-see places to visit and a bucket-list of experiences, we thought we’d tick a few off a bit closer to home – and we invite you to join us! In case you don’t know, we have sister products around Europe which work in the same way as the London Pass; aimed at visitors and sightseers to help them save time and money. The other products in our family are The Paris Pass, The Berlin Pass and the Rome and Vatican Pass – plus the newly launched Dublin Pass and Vienna PASS which launched this January, 2015. If you can’t choose between all the cities, why not do a whistle stop tour of them all? In any case, here’s some food for thought whilst you decide where to go. The Paris Pass Who doesn’t love Paris? The city of love and light, it’s a great place to visit for a romantic weekend or a week long holiday with the family. In a nutshell, it includes free entry to over 60 attractions, plus exclusive discounts and deals. In options of 2, 4 and 6 day durations, the Paris Pass is the perfect companion to any sightseeing holiday, designed to save you money and time while giving you flexibility. As the best sightseeing pass available in the city, the package is comprised of a travelcard which can be used on the public transport network in Paris; a Paris Museum Pass which can be used for free entry to the Louvre, Orsay Museum and Notre Dame Cathedral among others; plus it includes a free guidebook too! To find out more about where you can visit in Paris for free with the Paris Pass, click here. The Berlin Pass For those fascinated in contemporary culture and social change and conflict in the 20th century, Berlin is a great place to go to learn about important history, socio-politics and the arts. The Berlin Pass helps unlock 55 of Berlin’s most popular attractions for free, including the Pergamon Museum Bode Museum and the Alte National Gallery. Not only this, the Berlin Pass includes activities, tours and experiences for you to enjoy for free, including a hop on, hop off bus tour; a river cruise and bike tours across the city. It’s a great city to explore by foot, or by any mode of transport and every which way you see it will give you a different perspective. The Berlin Pass also includes a free travelcard meaning you can get around the city with ease as all your transport needs are covered. Together with your pocket guidebook, it’s a great resource to explore the city. Click here to learn more about the Berlin Pass and what you can see and do in Germany’s great capital. OMNIA Vatican & Rome Card It’s hard to beat Rome as one of the best historic cities in the world. Home to some of the most impressive historic sites and ruins, Rome is a city on most people’s bucket lists. Discover the cobbled streets and ancient culture waiting to be explored, and top it off with food and wine that Rome is so famous for. Why not take the hassle out of your trip and save money and time with the OMNIA Vatican & Rome Card. This sightseeing package includes free entry to the Vatican City sites, including the Vatican Museums (home to the stunning Sistine Chapel), as well as an audio guide tour at St Peter’s Basilica and free entry to the Papal seat of St John and the Lateran. What’s more, you won’t have to wait in line either as you’re granted VIP Fast Track Entry. The Roma Pass part of the package includes free entry into 2 historic sites, including the Coliseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill, and museums including the Capitoline – with discounted entry to other attractions thereafter. Learn more about what you can see and do in Rome, here. Vienna PASS As one of the ‘top destinations for 2015’ Vienna is a magical city in which to discover the history and heritage of the Austrian Empire, as well as the rich musical culture and art world that Vienna is so famous for. New in 2015, the Vienna PASS has just launched as the number one sightseeing pass in Vienna, including free entry to over 60 top attractions in and around the capital, with the option to add on a travelcard, too. There are a wide range of historical buildings and sites to visit in Vienna – included in the price of the pass - from St Stephen’s Cathedral to Klosterneuburg Monastery, as well as the houses of the great composers and musicians from Strauss to Beethoven. You can’t forget the Imperial palaces, arguably some of Vienna’s best attractions; Schönbrunn Palace and Estate, Hofburg Palace and Imperial Palace Schloss Hof which are included for free, too! The Vienna PASS is your ticket to discover more of Vienna, for less. In 2, 3 and 6 day durations available to suit your trip, you can buy online and have it sent out to you in advance or pick it up at their central customer service desk where their on-the-ground team is on hand to help! Click here for more information about the top sights in Vienna. Dublin Pass When you think of Dublin you think of Guinness, Irish whiskey and folk music. Well, we do anyway! Dublin is one of the most loved cities in Europe with a reputation for fun, fun, fun! As well as its vibrant nature, it’s full of historic attractions, museums and monuments waiting to be discovered. Launched this week, the Dublin Pass is your all-inclusive ticket to help you explore Dublin while saving time and money. We all know that sightseeing can be costly and time consuming, so that’s where the Dublin Pass comes in. Designed for tourists coming to Dublin, it includes free entry to over 30 top attractions – as well as deals and discounts to eateries and shops around the city. Go Guinness tasting and learn to pour the perfect pint; tour the Old Jameson Distillery or meet the animals at Dublin Zoo. Visit the James Joyce Centre and Dublin Writers Museum to appreciate Dublin’s literary heroes and heritage, or take a journey back in time at the Dublinia museum and learn about the Vikings. There’s plenty to see and do for everyone – and what’s more, you won’t have to pay a euro cent extra to do it! Read more about what you can see with the Dublin Pass.