Great European Neighborhoods

While there are many of the world famous tourists sites to see amongst Europe’s cities these are also the home to millions of people. Over the centuries neighborhoods within these cities have developed their own unique identities. A visit to these areas will reflect a culture and ambiance of the city you won’t experience by just visiting the famous tourists sites. These areas are communities within themselves with incredible architecture, shopping, restaurants, accommodations, night life, parks and more.

Many of these areas have experienced a renaissance in the last few decades. Some areas that where industrial areas or just the seedy parts of the city have gone through a re-gentrefication. Some have become the in places to be with the young and hip, reflecting the Bohemian lifestyle that Europe has had a reputation for over the decades.

These areas can be great alternatives to find accommodations when visiting these cities. Many aren’t as crowded as the high tourists areas and are easily accessible with public transportation. Hop on a bus, tram or metro into one of these areas and realize there is another side to these exciting and wonderful cities.
Here are some of the most visited cities and their neighborhoods.

🇳🇱 Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bos en Lommer & De Baarsjes
Centrum
Dam Square
De Pijp
De Plantage
De Wallen (Red Light)
Jordaan
NDSM
Noord
Oost
Oud West
Oud Zuid
Westerpark
Zuidoost

🇧🇪 Antwerp, Belgium

Borgerhout
Chinatown
Het Eilnadje
Het Zuid
Zurenborg

🇬🇷 Athens, Greece

Exarchia
Monastiraki
Pangrati
Plaka
Psiri
Syntagma
Thissio / Makriyanni

🇪🇸 Barcelona, Spain

Barceloneta
Barri Gòthic
Cituadella/ Vila Olimpica
Eixample
El Born
El Poble-sec
El Raval
Gràcia
La Rambla
Montjuic
Poblenou

🇷🇸 Belgrade, Serbia

Dorčol
Novi Beograd
Savamala
Stari Grad (old town)
Vračar

🇩🇪 Berlin, Germany

Alt-Trepow
Bergmannkiez
Charlottenburg
Friedrichshain
Kreuzberg
Moabit
Mitte
– Wedding
Neukölln
Prenzlauer Berg
Schoenberg
Wannsee
Zehlendorf

🇷🇴 Bucharest, Romania

Centrul Civic
Cotroceni
Dorobanți
Floreasca
Lipscani (Old Town)
Primăverii
Rahova
Tineretului

🇩🇰 Copenhagen, Denmark

Amager
Christianhavn
Frederiksberg
Indre By (Inner City)
Kødbyen (Meatpacking Dist.)
Nørrebro
Nyhavn
Oesterbro
Vesterbro

🇸🇰 Bratislava, Slovakia

Palisady
Ružinov
Stare Mesto

🇭🇺 Budapest, Hungary

Belváros (inner city)
Erzsebetvaráros (Jewish Dist.)
Ferencváros
Józsefváros
Lipótváros 
Margaret Island
Terézváros
Várkerület (Castle Dist.)

🇮🇪 Dublin, Ireland

Ballsbridge
Liberties
Merrion & Fitzwilliam Square
North Quays
Old City
Portobello
Smithfield
St. Stephen’s Green
Temple Bar
Trinity College

🇭🇷 Dubrovnik, Croatia

Gruz
Lapad
Old Town
Ploče

🇬🇧🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Leith
New Town
Old Town

🇮🇹 Florence, Italy

Fiesole
Le Cure
San Frediano
San Lorenzo
San Niccolò
Sant’Ambrogio
Santo Spirito

🇫🇮 Helsinki

Itäkeskus
Kallio
Suomenlinna
Töölö

🇹🇷 Istanbul, Turkey

Arnavutköy
Balat
Besiktas
Beyoglu
Çukurcuma
Galata
Grand Bazzar
Karaköy
Moda
Sisli
Sultanahmet
Üsküdar

🇵🇱 Kraków, Poland

Kazimierz
Nowa Huta
Stare Miasto (Old Town)
Stare Podgórze

🇺🇦 Kyiv, Ukraine

Dniprovskyi
Holosiivskyi
Pecherskyi
Podilskyi
Shevchenkivskyi
Solomianskyi

🇩🇪 Leipzig, Germany

Bachviertel
Connewitz
Mitte
Plagwitz
Schleussig
Südvorstadt

🇵🇹 Lisbon, Portugal

Alcântara
Alfama
Barrio Alto
Parque das Nações 
Principe Real

🇸🇮 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Koseze
Ljubljana Old Town
Tabor
Trnovo

🇬🇧🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 London, England, UK

elgravia
Bloomsbury
Brixton
Camden Town
Canary Wharf
Chelsea
Clerkenwell
Covent Garden
Fitzrovia
Greenwich
Hampstead
Holbron
Kensington
Knightsbridge
Maryleborne
Mayfair
Notting Hill
Pimilco
Shoreditch
Soho
South Bank
St. James
Trafalgar/ Embankment
Westminster
Whitechapel

🇪🇸 Madrid, Spain

Barrio de las Letras
Chamberi
Chueca
GranVía 
Huertas
La Latina
Las Salesas
Lavapiés
Malasaña
Moncloa & Arguelles
Puerta Del Sol 
Salamanca

🇬🇧🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Manchester, England, UK

Ancoats
Chorlton
West Didsbury
Whalley Range

🇮🇹 Milan, Italy

Bicocca
Brera
Centro Storico
Citti Studi
Isola
Navigli
Porta Romana
Porta Venezia
Stazione Centrale
Zona Tortona

🇲🇨 Monaco

Fontvielle
La Condamine
Moneghetti
Monte-Carlo

🇷🇺 Moscow, Russia

Arbat
Khamovniki
Kitay-Gorod
Presnensky
Zamoskvorechye

🇩🇪 Munich, Germany

Altstadt
Bogenhausen
Glockenback
Haidhausen
Maxvorstadt
Neuhausen
Nymphenburg
Olympiapark
Schwabing

🇮🇹 Naples, Italy

Centro Storico
Chiaia
Quartieri Spagnoli
Santa Lucia a Mare
Stella (Rione Sanità)
Vomero

🇳🇴 Oslo, Noway

Aker Brygge
Frogner
Game Oslo
Grünerløkka
Majorstuen

🇫🇷 Paris, France

Bastille
Batignolles
Belleville
Bercy
Canal Saint-Martin
Champs Élysées
Faubourg-Saint-Germain
Ile de la Cité
Ile Saint-Louis
Latin Quarter
Left Bank (Rive Gauche)
Le Marais
Les Halles
Montmartre
Montparnasse
Oberkampf
Opèra-Grand Boulevards
Right Bank ( Rive Droite)
Saint-Germain-des-Près
Saint-Sulpice
South Pigalle
Trocadero

🇵🇹 Porto, Portugal

Baixa
Foz do Douro
Miguel Bombarda
Ribeira

🇨🇿 Prague, Czechia

Holesovice
Hradčany
Josefov
Letná 
Malá Strana
Nové Město (New Town)
Stare Město (Old Town)
Vinohrady
Vrošvice

🇱🇻 Riga, Latvia

Agenskalns
Mežaparks
Miera Iela 
Old Town

🇮🇹 Rome, Italy

Aventine
Esquilino
Ludovsi
Monteverde
Monti
Pigneto
Prati
Ostiense
San Lorenzo
Testaccio
Trastevere
Trevi
Vatican / Borgo

🇦🇹 Salzburg, Austria

Altstadt
Elizabeth-Vorstadt
Lehen
New Town
Schallmoos

🇪🇸 Sevilla, Spain

Alameda
Feria
Macarena
Santa Cruz
Triana

🇧🇬 Sofia, Bulgaria

Boyana
Dragalevtsi
Lozenets
Sredets

🇸🇪 Stockholm, Sweden

Djurgården
Gamla Stan
Östermalm
Södermalm
Vasastan

🇷🇺 St. Petersburg, Russia

Nevsky Prospekt
Petrogradskaya
Vasilievsky Island

🇪🇪 Tallinn, Estonia

Kadriorg
Kalamaja
Pirita
Old Town
Rocca al Mare
Uus Maailm

🇮🇹 Venice, Italy

Campo Marzio
Cannaregio
Castello
Dorsoduro
Giudecca
Lido
San Marco
San Polo
Santa Croce

🇦🇹 Vienna, Austria

Dobling
Hietzing
Inner City
Josefstadt
Leopoldstadt
Margareten
Mariahilf
Neubau
Old University Quarter
Ottakring
Prater
Serviten Quarter
Wahring
Wieden

🇱🇹 Vilnius, Lithuania

Old Town
Užupis
Žvėrynas

🇵🇱 Warsaw, Poland

Mokotów
Praga Połidine
Praga Północ
Saska Kępa
Śródmieście (Stare Miasto)
Wola
Żoliborz

🇨🇭 Zürich, Switzerland

City Centre
Langstrasse
Niederdorf
Zürich West