Are you feeling like all of a sudden everyone you know can somehow afford glorious European getaways that fill their passports with stamps and their Instagram grids with beautiful photos? We can relate. If you're feeling left in the dust by all the globe trotters in your life, you're in luck. We've rounded up seven places in Alberta that will make you feel like you're in Europe. These 7 European places in Alberta aren't just perfect to fulfill your latest dose of wanderlust, but also to get to know this beautiful province even better.\nAlberta is filled with charming places and spaces that are most certainly worth a visit. On this list, we've pulled together amazing restaurants, activities and iconic attractions that will make you forget that you're only a few hours (or minutes) from home. We've got places in Calgary, Banff, Canmore, and Edmonton that you're going to want to check out.\nTake a gander at this list and decide if you'd like to turn these places to cute dates, activities with friends, or solo journeys. You really can't go wrong.\nThe Banff Springs Hotel\nAddress: 405 Spray Ave., Banff, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: The iconic Banff Springs Hotel will make you feel like you've stepped into an old European castle. Fully equipped with beautiful ballrooms, stunning mountain views, and high tea, you'll never want to go back to normal life. It's grand, elegant and absolutely breathtaking. This place is actually fit for royalty.\n View this post on Instagram We’re here for a good time, not a long time ✌🏻 in my commitment to taking more weekend mini-getaways this summer, I’m planning out where to go. Where is your favourite weekend road trip destination?! 🏕🏔🗺🚙 A post shared by RACHEL ANTONY 📍Calgary (@almostffamous) on Jun 17, 2019 at 6:40am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nWURST Calgary\nAddress: 2437 4 St. SW, Calgary, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: If you've always wanted to go to Oktoberfest in Germany, you can experience Calgary's very own versional at WURST. Eat authentic German cuisine, drink beer out of giant glass boots, and dance the night away in YYC's German-inspired hot-spot.\n View this post on Instagram The Oompah band is back for Oktoberfest and are live at tonight's @hacker.pschorr kick off party! #yyc #calgary #seeyouon4th #missioncalgary #yycevents #yycoktoberfest2019 #oktoberfest #hackerpschorr A post shared by WURST (@wurstcalgary) on Sep 20, 2019 at 7:37pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nMt. Norquay Via Ferrata\nAddress: 2 Mt. Norquay Rd., Banff, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: Banff is home to a beautiful and thrilling Via Ferrata experience reminiscent of what you'd come across in Italy or France. This protected climbing route is perfect for climbers of all levels and adventure seekers who want to see the Rockies from a whole new perspective.\n View this post on Instagram @jayrmcdonald capturing the summer Norquay experience perfectly! #mtnorquay #viaferrata #banff #explorealberta A post shared by Mt. Norquay (@mtnorquay) on Jul 4, 2019 at 7:03am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nChateau Lake Louise\nAddress: 111 Lake Louise Dr., Lake Louise, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: You'll feel like your exploring a glorious castle in the Alps when you step foot in the iconic Chateau Lake Louise. Not to mention, the surrounding area is beyond stunning. There's only one problem -- you'll probably never want to leave.\n View this post on Instagram A simple, single level log cabin was the first accommodation in 1890 at the shore of Lake Louise, a far contrast to the Fairmont Chateau hotel today that has over 548 rooms. I am loving this perspective of the @fairmontcll. #lakelouise #reflectiongram #banffnationalpark #nightphotography #fairmonthotels #canada #explorecanada #dailyviewalberta #travelalberta #nightphotography #imagesofcanada #nikoncanada #ig_shotz_le #artsy_vision @explorecanada #milliondollarvisuals #earth_shotz @canada #special_shots #earth_reflect #rsa_night #instagram #exceptional_pictures #illgrammers #splendid_shotz #splendid_reflections @weekly_feature #longexposure_shots #longexpoelite #longexpo_addiction A post shared by Carmen MacLeod (@swissclick_photography) on Sep 15, 2019 at 7:39am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\n\nCibo Calgary\nAddress: 1012 17 Ave. SW, Calgary, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: This one-stop-shop for Italian cuisine in Calgary is a must-try for anyone who needs a little Eat Pray Love action. There is a café and wine bar, an amazing Italian restaurant, and there will soon be a new Italian market on the ground floor. If you like Italy, you’ll love this.\n View this post on Instagram Summer don’t leave me 🌞 #notchasingsummerforonce #patiodays #cibo17thave #yyc A post shared by SARΛH THIESSΣN (@sarahthiessen) on Sep 10, 2018 at 11:19am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\nEdmonton High Level Streetcar\nAddress: Various locations, Edmonton, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: Edmonton has a fleet of heritage streetcars that will make you feel like you’re riding the trolley in London. You can hop on and ride around two heritage streetcar routes in the city. A beautiful trolley car, glorious views, and an experience that will make you feel like you’re far, far away. \n View this post on Instagram 🚋👻Such a spooky time on the Haunted Trolley Tour last night - so many local ghost stories I've never heard before! #businesschicskeleton A post shared by 𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐲 𝐆𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐮𝐝 (@mrs_mandyann) on Oct 27, 2019 at 9:01am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\nBalkan Restaurant\nAddress: 120 Banff Ave., Banff, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: If you've always dreamed of a Greek vacation, this Banff restaurant will transport you there for an evening. Amazing Greek food, live bellydancers, and the most upbeat, welcoming vibes you can imagine.\n View this post on Instagram Join us on Tuesday's from 8pm for Banff's only live dinner show. Featuring the sensual dance of the Balkans. ▪️ ▪️ ▪️ #Banff #Balkan #Greek #Restaurant #authentic #cuisine #bellydancing #platesmashing #Ouzo #OPA #halajamal #greeknight #mybanff #yyc A post shared by Balkan Restaurant (@banffbalkan) on Dec 18, 2018 at 12:12pm PST\n\n Website\n\n\nThere are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityCanada on Twitter and Instagram.