A Grand Tour of Europe, with Hyatt

Ahh, Europe. A continent filled with so much history, culture, cuisine, and adventure it’s no wonder travelers revisit it again and again. We’re taking you on a grand tour of Europe and a few of the top destinations with the help of our partners at Park Hyatt and Andaz.

Paris – the city of love, light, fashion, and oh-so-much more! One of the most popular spots to visit in Europe, Paris’ siren song reaches travelers of all backgrounds and beckons them to return again and again.


Stay: Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome
Ideally located in the heart of Paris on the prestigious Rue de la Paix, the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome is the perfect home base.

Don’t miss: Dining at the hotel’s Michelin-starred restaurant Le Pur. Try the Carnet de Voyage menu and savor delicious cuisine from the comfort of this Parisian palace.

London is calling…so what are you waiting for? Get with a Brownell Advisor, book your travels, binge-watch The Crown, and get ready for an incredible trip across the pond! And as a Brownell Traveler, you can skip the lines and experience all that London has to offer the right way.


Stay: Andaz London
Situated in a beautiful Victorian redbrick building that was formerly the Great Eastern Hotel, the Andaz London is in a prime spot for both business and leisure travelers. The hotel weaves the local London culture into the design to create a true sense of place.

Don’t Miss: Afternoon Tea at 1901 Wine Lounge. Inspired by East London, you can indulge on sweet and savory treats as well as JING teas handpicked from around the world.

Milan may be a major spot for fashion and design, but it has grown to offer oh-so-much more. From new museums to restaurants to bars, plan to spend a few nights in Milan during your trip to Italy.


Stay: Park Hyatt Milan
You just can’t beat the location of the Park Hyatt Milan. It’s a stone’s throw from the gorgeous Duomo Cathedral and the famed Vittorio Emanuele II shopping arcade as well as the La Scala theatre and much, much more. When you stay at this hotel, Milan is truly your oyster!

Don’t Miss: Dining in the Park Hyatt Milan’s two Michelin-starred restaurant VUN. Try the seven-course or nine-course tasting menu for delightful journey of Chef Andrea Aprea’s unique take on gourmet Italian cuisine.

What do Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, and Strauss have in common? (Besides being famous musicians, of course!) They all lived in Vienna at some point! With names like those, you know that music, art, and culture has a rich history in Vienna. And though you may come for the music, you will stay for the new museums, restaurants, and shops.


Stay: Park Hyatt Vienna
The Park Hyatt Vienna is centrally located in a 100-year-old UNESCO listed bank building. From the hotel you can easily walk to the top sights, shops, monuments, and museums. And if you want to relax after a day of exploring, the hotels Arany Spa is the largest hotel-spa in the city!

Don’t Miss: The Park Hyatt Vienna has an incredible partnership with the Museum of Applied Arts, and guests of the hotel can access complimentary tickets to the museum.

With each winding canal in Amsterdam you can discover something new to experience. Legendary museums like the Van Gogh Museum and historic sites like Anne Frank’s Secret Annex are must-sees, but you can also soak up the city via bicycle for a true local experience.


Stay: Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht
Inspired by Alice in Wonderland, the Andaz Amsterdam brings touches of whimsy into a former library. It is on one of the city’s most famous canals close to the Anne Frank House and Jordaan shopping district.

Don’t Miss: The Andaz Amsterdam was the first hotel to focus on video art and design and has a stunning collection of 50 video art pieces. Guests can have a tour of the collection and learn more about the hotel’s designer Marcel Wanders’ concept for the property. And for an even deeper art experience, the hotel can arrange a private, after-hours tour of the new contemporary art museum, Moco.

Located off the coast of Spain in the Mediterranean Sea, Mallorca is a top spot for travelers who want an island getaway in Europe. But more than just your typical sun and sand island destination, Mallorca offers historic sites, charming villages, and local markets.


Stay: Park Hyatt Mallorca
The Park Hyatt Mallorca is tucked in a quiet corner of the island overlooking the Canyamel valley. With a residential design, you’ll feel like you are in a traditional village but you have the service and amenities of a 5-star hotel.

Don’t Miss: Visiting the weekly market in the historic town Arta on Tuesday. It is a 10-minute drive from the hotel and the experience will give you true insight into Mallorca’s charming culture.

As the second largest port city in Europe, Hamburg has years of history and culture to experience – and by years we’re talking 800! During your stay in Hamburg explore the architecture, residential areas, music scene, and museums.


Stay: Park Hyatt Hamburg
At the Park Hyatt Hamburg, it’s all about location. The hotel is in a historical warehouse on Hamburg’s most famous shopping street Mönckebergstraße, and is walking distance from two other top shopping areas as well as Alster lake.

Don’t Miss: Exploring HafenCity. Walking distance from the hotel, this area combines tradition and modernity and features restaurants, shops, and other attractions.

Istanbul is the only city in the world in both Europe and Asia, so when you visit this destination you get the best of both worlds – or should we say continents! And with its key geographic location, Istanbul brings together the East and the West as well as the ancient and the modern for a most fascinating historical and cultural experience.


Stay: Park Hyatt Istanbul – Macka Palas
If you want to be by upscale shops and trendy bars and restaurants, the Park Hyatt Istanbul is the place to be. Ideally located in the posh Nisantasi neighborhood, you see the top sites of the city and then retire to this charming area.

Don’t Miss: Indulging in a Turkish Hamman experience. And if you stay in one of five luxury suites, you can enjoy a traditional Turkish bath in the comfort and privacy of your room!

From the rich cultural heritage to the impressive performing arts, Moscow is vibrant city with much to see, do, and explore.


Stay: Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow
The personalized service and timeless residential-style at the Ararat Parky Hyatt Moscow is only matched by its proximity to the must-sees of the city. The Bolshoi Theatre, Kremlin, Red Square, Saint Basil’s Cathedral, and more are only a few minutes on foot from the hotel.

Don’t Miss: A visit to Moscow private house. Learn how to make Russian sweet pies and the details of Russian cuisine over tea with locals.

Zurich may be known for its banking, but this lakefront city blends history and culture in a beautiful setting. With the Alps as a backdrop, activities as simple as exploring on foot are taken to a new level.


Stay: Park Hyatt Zurich
From the city center to the lakefront, there is much to see in Zurich and the Park Hyatt is the ideal base. This newly built hotel has a spacious, contemporary feel with more than 90 famous art pieces. And the vibrant lobby lounge and bar is loved by locals and guests alike.

Don’t Miss: Spend an unforgettable day with Executive Chef Frank Widmer. First, visit local markets to find the best ingredients and then return to the hotel for a cooking class. You’re friends and family will be so impressed with your new skills back at home!

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Kristen Nix