Holiday Vacation Hotels and B&B Europe
Here are just a few ideas for places to visit in Europe for the tourist
whether a seasoned traveller or someone exploring the diverse range of
cultural or scenic attractions for the very first time.
- Paris: Symbolised by the iconic
Eiffel Tower no first time visit to Paris is complete without a trip to
the top of the tower to soak in the wonderful city views. Famous
restaurants abound in Paris, some of which you must be prepared to
shell out a hefty price but talking of shells, in the Saint
German des Pres area of Paris you will find the
Regis serving wonderfully fresh oysters at very reasonable
cost. If you take the time to do a bit of research you will find lovely
traditional places to eat tucked away in the quieter corners of the
Top attractions in Paris include the Louvre Museum one of the finest
art galleries in the world, not to mention France - and don't forget to
go on the Paris Bus Tour to see all the main attractions of the city in
one go. Throughout France you will find some of the finest holiday
vacation hotels and b&b Europe with the budget traveller also
well catered for from hostels to country farm guest houses.
- Germany: The Black Forest is one
of the the most popular tourist areas within Germany combining
beautiful scenic areas and and unique local customs, it is also the
area of Germany that gets the most sunshine. The most visited cities in
Germany are Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich and Hamburg.
Germany is famous for its Christmas markets. With there being so many
Christmas markets in Germany it can be a problem deciding which one to
visit, however, 5 of the most popular are Cochem, Cologne,
Frankfurt, Munich and Nuremberg. You will find a wealth of German
accommodation using the search facility above.
- Switzerland: Switzerland is known
for its glittering lakes, mountains and winter sports holidays. Also a
popular destination for City breaks and as well as Berne, the capital
of Switzerland, you should consider Lucerne, Zurich, Geneva, Basel and
Lugano which is very well known for amazing food.
Sking holidays aside, Interlaken
is Switzerland's capital of outdoor sports and this small city boasts a
range of adventure sports from sky diving to river rafting. Shopping is
also a favourite pastime for many visitors to this resort.
- London: As well as being the
largest city of the UK and the European Union London is arguably the
most visited city in Western Europe and a city of diverse metropolitan
culture. Some of the most popular landmarks and tourist attractions of
London include Buckingham Palace, The British Museum, St. Paul's
Cathedral, The Houses of Parliament, The Tower of London and The Tate
A more modern addition to London's numerous attractions is the London
Eye, situated close to the houses of Parliament. The London Eye is a
huge observation wheel where tourists can enjoy the delights of the
city skyline. Getting around London is pretty easy with its wonderful
transport system including underground railway (The Tube),
comprehensive bus routes and the famous black cab taxis. Holiday /
vacation Hotels, hostels and B&B
in London abound to suit all budgets.
- Rome: Rome is one of Europe's
"must go to" destinations combining history, beauty and cultural
charms. When stopping over in Rome for a few days you will find the Roma
Pass an inexpensive but essential way to tour the main sights
of the city.
The Rome tourist trail has an overwhelming abundance of sights and
places to see some of the most popular being the Coliseum, St. Peters
Basilica, the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps and while your there
don't forget to visit the Campo de' Fioro, one of the oldest open air
markets in Rome.
- Madrid: The capital of Spain with
an array of plaza's, places to eat and cultural attractions dominated
by the cities royal history. If you like it hot then you should visit
during the summer months but be warned the climate can be extreme at
times and some people prefer Madrid in the cooler parts of the year.
La Latina is a popular neighbourhood with stylish young people because
of its trendy bars with more traditional places to see including the
biggest palace in Europe, Palacio
- Dublin: The fair city of Dublin is
the capital city of Ireland with a population of approximately a
quarter of the whole of the Irish Republic. The cultural attractions of
Dublin are diverse ranging from Dublin Castle
to the National Botanic Gardens.
The pubs of Dublin are reputed to be amongst the liveliest in Europe
and on a more sophisticated note is the "Dublin
Literary Pub Crawl" a crash course in history, architecture
and Irish literature.
- Vienna: The history of Vienna
dates back to Roman times the historic centre of the city being an
UNESCO world heritage site. During the carnival season Vienna has a
plethora of glamorous balls the best known of which is probably the Opera
Ball held at the Vienna State Opera.
- Amsterdam: Amsterdam is the
cultural and financial hub of the Netherlands and boasts the oldest
stock exchange in the world. Each year there are around 75 festivals
held in the city from annual events such as the Vondelpark
Open Air Theatre hosting comedy, music, kids theatre and
dance events to Shop & Swing which takes place along the
beautiful Zaan River.