The 7 Safest Cities For Women to Travel Alone in Europe

The 7 Safest Cities For Women to Travel Alone in Europe

There has never been a better time than now to be a solo female traveler looking to explore Europe. Cities are becoming safer, female friendly hotels are popping up and it is getting easier to meet other solo female travelers around the world. Europe is blessed with cities that make it easy for female travelers to feel safe and offer a slew of attractions that appeal to all. Discover the all-female floor in the Grand Hotel in Norway, stroll through the fairy tale streets of Bruges and get outdoors in Iceland at these 7 safe cities for female solo travelers.

7. Copenhagen, Denmark

The capital of Denmark is a vibrant and colorful city, which still manages to maintain a small town feeling. New meets old in this fairy tale like city that features ancient buildings and towering glass and steel skyscrapers. Many of the state-run museums in this city are free admission, making it easy to save on spending and you can’t miss out on visiting the world’s oldest amusement park- Tivoli Gardens Amusement Park. This city offers a unique experience that is perfect for female solo travelers called ‘Meet the Danes.’ This service arranges home-dinners with a Danish family or a single woman and her friend. Expect a traditional Danish meal and plenty of conversation with your new-found friends. Don’t miss the goddess Gefjun fountain that depicts the mythology of Denmark’s creation and magic within Norse religion.

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6. Helsinki, Finland

The capital of Finland is one of the best cities for female solo travelers, thanks to its friendly locals, its reputation for being safe and beauty. This walk-able city is loaded with lovely parks, free city events, music and shopping. Solo travelers will delight in the 20th century architecture, the Helsinki Cathedral and the National Museum of Finland, which are always, home to other visitors. One of the best things to do when you first get into the city is to take a walking tour, in order to fully appreciate the city’s cultural heritage, than move on to the shopping and dining. One cannot travel here without taking a dip in the Yrjönkatu Indoor Swimming Pool, (the oldest pool) built in 1928. Recently renovated to house three pools and wonderful saunas, this is where women meet after work and have a sauna and swim followed by a drink, all done without any clothes on.

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