Europe travel guide

Most visited European cities:

London - capital of United Kingdom. Keeps top spot in many destination guides. Few reasons for it - English speaking country; there are many cheap flights to London (but all the other prices can cut you budget significantly); global recession makes it considerably cheaper as before.
Paris - the capital of romance (and France).Few reasons for visiting Paris - a lot of history, culture and arts; to find out what the fuss is about.
Istanbul - the only major city on the two continents. Fascinating melting of Eastern and Western cultures. Istanbul has been named the 2010 European Capital of Culture.
Rome - the eternal city on seven hills with long history (Italy). Few reasons for visiting - Rome is a carnival city all year long; a lot of history and archeology; experience of Vatican city; explore Roman ruins.
Barcelona - Spain's second largest city at the Mediterranean coast. Very vibrant and lively destination. It’s impossible to get bored in Barcelona.
Dublin - chosen as the European Capital of Sport 2010. Splendid Georgian Architecture, not to mention 1000 pubs. See national Irish dance; try local beer (its Guinness).
Moscow - Russian metropolis is Europe’s largest city. Different culture. Big history. Worth to visit. Though you need to apply for visa before.
Prague - one of the cultural centers in central Europe, with many museums, theaters, exhibitions. Named as ‘Golden City’ because of cultural and historical heritage (Czech Republic). Great food & beer.
Amsterdam - Europe’s center of liberal attitudes (Netherlands). Few reasons for visiting - get the feeling of personal freedom; get sense of floating city – canal cruise is must do activity; enjoy feeling oh-so-Dutch cruising Amsterdam by bike.
Vienna - world’s music capital. Great destination for travelers interested in art. In city that lies at the heart of Europe you can encounter all architectural styles of European history.
Madrid - city that never sleeps. Capital of Spain. Art lovers will like this city - Prado is second best to the Louvre. If you are a football fan, don’t miss a Real Madrid F.C football match.
Athens - city worshipped by gods and people. The cradle of western civilizations. Enchanting capital of Greece got makeover for 2004 summer Olympics. Now is even better as it was before.
 
See map of Europe for particular travel destinations and transportation information.

Northern Europe
Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Greenland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden.
Eastern Europe
Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine.
Southern Europe
Andorra, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Vatican city.
Western Europe
Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Republic of Ireland, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Transportation in Europe
Travel by Air: Air France – great fares to Paris, Madrid or Rome
Travel by Bus: Eurolines
Travel by Car: Europcar – one of the best rent a car company in Europe.
Travel by Train: Rail Europe: Specials & Promotions

5 great Monuments to see in Europe

Eiffel Tower - Paris, France
Acropolis - Athens, Greece
Coliseum - Rome, Italy
Brandenburg Gate - Berlin, Germany
Trevi Fountain - Rome, Italy

5 great Museums to visit in Europe

Musee du Louvre - Paris France
Museo del Prado - Madrid, Spain
The National Gallery - London, UK
Hermitage Museum - St Petersburg, Russia
Galleria Borghese - Rome, Italy

5 beautiful Churches to visit in Europe

Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris - Paris, France
Westminster Abbey - London, UK
Sagrada Familia - Barcelona, Spain
The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour - Moscow, Russia
Mosteiro dos Jerōnimos - Lisboan, Portugal

Some of the Word Heritage cities in Europe

Bordeaux, Strasburg, Nancy, Paris, - France
Moscow, St Petersburg, Kazan - Russia
Stralsund, Lubeck, Regensburg - Germany
Split, Dubrovnik - Croatia
Cordoba, Granada, Ibiza, Segovia - Spain
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