Europe Travel Itinerary

Lübeck – A Medieval Port in Germany

Situated in northern Germany, Lübeck is a major port in the country and the second largest city in the Schleswig-Holstein state. The old part of the city still keeps its medieval charm, with narrow streets, two beautiful city gates, and church steeples dominating the skyline. This part of Lübeck is situated on an island surrounded …

Amiens – French Gothic Grandeur

Located about 75 miles from Paris, on the bank of the Somme, Amiens is a busy city and a very popular tourist attraction in France. It is the capital of the Somme department in the Picardy region (there are 27 regions in France), and a very welcoming university town. World War I brought heavy damage …

Reims – Food, Champagne and History

Situated approximately 80 miles away from Paris, Reims is one of France’s principal centers of gastronomy, but this is far from being the only or the main reason for tourist visits to the city. This is the largest city in the country’s Champagne-Ardenne region, and it is also famous for its champagne houses and remarkable …

Porto – The Birthplace of the Sweet Port Wine

Porto is the second largest city in Portugal and one of the oldest European centers in the world. You may know it as Oporto, which is often the way the English speaking world refers to it. The reason for that is very simple. In Portuguese the name of the city is spelled ‘o Porto’, which …

Antwerp – A Friendly City in Belgium

Set on the eastern bank of the Scheldt (river), Antwerp is a beautiful city in the Flemish region of Belgium. It has one of the largest European seaports and it represents an important economic and cultural center in the Low Countries. The origin of its name is explained by an interesting legend that tells the …

Speyer – Royal Romanesque Beauty

The thing that Speyer is most famous for is its remarkable cathedral, but there are also a number of other beautiful churches in the city. In fact, this place has a very rich religious history. It has been under the jurisdiction of a bishop since 346, and its monasteries and churches date back to the …

Bern – The Beautiful Capital of Switzerland

Bern is a truly beautiful city, with numerous sights that attract lots of tourists every year. The old town has many historic sites to show, so it is no wonder that in 1983 it became a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site. Being the capital of Switzerland and the country’s fifth most populous city, Bern is …

Potsdam – A Prussian Jewel

With its twelve palaces and wonderful parks, Potsdam is definitely one of the most beautiful cities in the whole of Germany. Located only a few miles from Berlin, the city used to be the seat of Prussian kings and later German Kaisers, and it is now the capital of the Brandenburg federal state. It is …

Nice – La Belle

This ethnically diverse city allures about four million tourists every year with the blue-green waters of the Mediterranean, its perpetually excellent weather and its numerous attractions. Consequently, it flaunts the second largest hotel capacity in France, right after Paris. Nice, also known as Nice la Belle, or Nice the Beautiful, is the country’s fifth most …

Brussels – The Capital of Europe

If you have to choose one single place to see in a super-fast visit to Brussels, you should probably pick the Grote Markt or Grand Place, which is one of the most beautiful public squares in the world, and a place that has seen much history. Here you will find a triad of exceptional architecture …

Vézelay – Small yet Fascinating

Because it doesn’t necessarily have to be a big city for it to be a truly impressive destination, Vézelay is a place that we wholeheartedly recommend to any tourist looking for new wonderful places to discover. This is but a small town in Burgundy, France, a fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site set on a high …

Toledo – A Place of Beauty and Harmony

Once the capital of Spain (in its Visigothic era), Toledo is still one of the most spectacular cities in the world. It is currently the capital of the province of Toledo, whose economy is very much based on tourism, so you know this is a place that has many interesting sights to boast. The city …

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