Hold on to your holiday feelings with the nicest European city trips

That moment you store your Summer clothes in the attic and you pull out your Winter clothes again. While you put your warm sweaters back in your closet again, you think about that great Summer holiday you've had. The salty sea, the big beaches, running over the promenade. In short, a perfect holiday. We can live with a little wispy weather, but when autumn comes, we have to take things as is. The best thing that you can do is to make some tea, grab a chocolate bar, plunge down on the couch and book the next holiday. That's why we've selected a top 3 of the best European city trips, so you have something to look forward to.

But first...

Before we jump in the car, train or on the plane to a beautiful city, it's important to travel as comfortable as possible. You might have read our blog about why our feet get swollen when we travel. If not, you can read it here. You can wear STOX Travel Socks against swollen feet. These compression socks stimulate the blood circulation in the legs and provide maximum oxygen-capacity of the muscles. Next to this, they reduce the risk of traveler's thrombosis with almost 19 times when you wear them. So you are travelling super comfortable. Thanks to the Merino Wool fibers your feet will kept warm in Winter and cool in Summer. The fibers do exactly what you expect from them, whatever the season. Now you only have to choose one of the destinations below and you're ready to go!


One of the most visited cities in the world. Of course, this has everything to do with the many historical sights. After all, Rome was the capital of the Roman empire. Next to the centuries old Coloseum and beautiful churches, you can also visit the imposing Vatican city. Your holiday isn't complete when you haven't tossed a coin in the famous Trevi fountain for a bit of extra luck. It's important that you do take a break from this gorgeous city once in a while to drink a nice cappuccino at Piazza Navona for instance. Or you can go to one of the small, but many characteristic streets to order some fresh gelato. Rome is on the first place in our top 3, because of the variety that this city has to offer.


To not add cities like Paris and London for once, despite of the fact that these are beautiful cities, we get to the enchanting Ljubljana. This compact Slovenian capital is perfect for a city trip. You will get a true holiday experience. It's a creative city with relax atmosphere. A lot of students, artists and musicians walk through the small streets of the old city. You can visit the 13th century city castle that has a great view over the blue green colored river, the magnificent city and the mountain tops of the Julian Alps.


The third place goes to the breathtaking Zagreb. Perfect for a short holiday, or city trip. The capital of Croatia is at least 300 years old, but despite of this mega hip. Zagreb is devided in Gornji Grad and Donji Grab, also called the 'upper city' and 'downtown'. The cool thing about this is that the parts are connected by a bright blue tram which pivots back and forth all day long. The small but cultural city offers many great restaurants where you can eat a very low cost, but nice diner. When the stomachs are full, it's time to visit one of the many museums. The atmosphere in Zagreb is very relax. The inhabitants are super nice and the city centre has a car free zone. All resources for the perfect holiday.

​So, pack your passport, your STOX​​​​​​​ Energy Socks and enjoy your city trip!

'Have an energizing journey!'

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