Bursting with rich cultural history, brimming with beautiful architecture and positively overflowing with different delicious cuisines, Europe is a holiday destination with plenty to offer.
Qatar Airways flies daily from Perth, connecting you to over 140 destinations world-wide. So take a look at that map, pick your preferred European city and turn that vacay fantasy into reality.
But before you jet off, Qatar Airways is helping you to ramp up that pre-vacay excitement. Prepare for your trip in style with these awesome recommendations, helping you to find a little taste of Europe right at home.
Visit Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition
Perhaps one of the most iconic landmarks within Italy’s art-cultural heritage, Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel is a must-see on any explorer’s itinerary. And you can see the chapel’s ornate frescoes in all their glory before you’ve even boarded your flight! This winter Qatar Airways is sponsoring the incredible exhibition at The Naval Store in Perth. Using special printing techniques, this timeless masterpiece has been brought to life in a series of life-size projections, so you can admire every intricate detail. Visit the exhibition and enter phase one of your Italian get-away.
Then browse Qatar flights to Rome to see the Sistine Chapel IRL or keep your Italian tour going with a flight to Pisa, Milan or Venice.
Feast on Spanish tapas at Picada
This Barcelona-inspired tapas bar is the perfect place to whet your appetite before hitting the ultimate tapas trail in España! Tuck into traditional Spanish dishes and raise a toast to a great vacay. From croquettes, to calamari, to padron peppers to patatas bravas, Picada’s menu has everything to satisfy your Spanish cravings. Picada is the perfect spot to get inspired for your tapas adventure on Spanish soil before you fly to Barcelona or Madrid with Qatar.
Spend an evening at His Majesty’s Theatre
If central Europe is a priority on your travel itinerary, Qatar Airways has you covered with flights to Berlin, Munich, Prague, Budapest and more. But before you go, why not activate vacay-mode with an evening of glamour at one of Perth’s oldest theatres? This beautiful Edwardian Baroque building was built in 1904 by a German-born building contractor, Friederich Wilhelm Gustav Liebe. Also involved in the construction of the Budapest Opera House and Bulgaria’s parliament house, Liebe’s work is a fantastic showcase of some of central Europe’s beautiful architecture. The theatre hosts a huge programme of events, from comedy and drama to dance and cabaret!
Dine on a French banquet at Mistelle Bickley
Located in the beautiful Bickley Valley, Mistelle Bickley is a charming bistro whose exquisite menu is inspired by the French countryside. Dine with a breathtaking view of the Hainault Vineyard and browse an irresistible selection of dishes. From confit duck leg to crème brûlée, this mouth-watering menu is the perfect hors d’oeuvre to prepare you for a French rendezvous. Can’t get enough of the taste of France? Book your Qatar flights to Paris or Lyon here.
Visit qatarairways.com today and start planning your European adventure.