The best European landmarks to photograph

european landmarks
(Image credit: Getty Images)

There's no shortage of stunning landmarks in Europe, and they all make great subjects for a photography shoot. We've put together seven of the best for your bucket list – and have chosen more than just the obvious spots.

Putting a list together like this always means excluding some other fantastic landmarks. For example, the Eiffel Tower, Mont Saint-Michel, Alhambra and many other European destinations are also a must for any photographer. But for me, the ones below are a great set to tick off your photography shot lists.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Kav Dadfar
Professional photographer

UK-based travel and landscape pro Kav shoots on assignment for editorial and commercial clients, and stock for high-end agencies. He has written over 400 articles on photography, judges a major travel photo contest and leads tours and workshops worldwide with the company That Wild Idea. In 2021 Kav launched JRNY travel magazine with fellow photographer Jordan Banks.

With contributions from