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Sporting Events

As it is in America, sports are high on the list of entertainment and participation for Europeans. Professional sports, like golf and tennis can be identical to those in the states. However, NASCAR style auto racing is not, as Europeans enjoy Formula 1 racing more. Then there is American football versus, well the rest of […]

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Tour Buses

You’ll find most major cities have special bus lines that will take you to the most interesting and popular destinations within the city. These are usually not operated by the city but, independent bus and tour operators. Some of the most popular are:Hop On Hop OffCity Sightseeing,Red BusesBig Bus and more. Hop On Hop Off buses […]

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Beaches

With Europe being a major peninsula and having multiple peninsulas extending out in all directions, it is practically surrounded on all sides by water. Only 12 of Europe’s 46 countries do not border a sea or ocean. That makes for miles and miles of coastlines and wonderful beaches. It is a no wonder that some […]

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Bicycling

For many Europeans bicycling is their primary mode of transportation. In cities like Amsterdam, just about everyone owns a bicycle and uses it for transportation. The old cities with their narrow streets and pedestrian friendly areas make using a bicycle the next best thing to using your feet. In almost every major city you can rent […]

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Spas & Wellness

Do you want to take a break sometime during your European visit and spend a day pampering yourself. Europe offers some of the very best places to relax and re-energize one self with the best mineral springs and spas, on earth. The Europeans have been soaking themselves in their hot springs and bathing before the […]

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Free Tours

Yes we said Free Tours. Many of the major tourists cities have free tours. These are typically walking tours of a small area around sights that are close to one another. They are usually in the oldest part of a city because that’s where most of the historical events have occurred. They are normally 2 […]

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Tour Operators

The web sites below provide information that will help you locate a tour or guide. Some of these are third party operators, such as clearinghouses and agencies that contract with local or other tour and guide operators. They help you locate a specific tour or guide in an area of your choosing. In addition you […]

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Parks & Botanical Gardens

Europe’s Cities and Country are filled with Parks for recreation and Botanical Gardens. Nothing can be more restful than spending some leisure time strolling in a wonderful garden or park. Some large city parks can serve can provide different functions for the city and its people. Zoo’s, entertainment venues, amusement rides, museums, sports venues, botanical gardens, […]

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City Walks

Leisurely walks through some of Europe’s best city neighborhoods and areas can be a real treat. The architecture of old buildings, streets and parks add flavor and character to memorable areas. Walks like these can be informative and relaxing at the same time. Let your eyes and ears absorb and experience the sights and sounds […]

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Local Tour Guides

Most local tour guides and operators live locally and many even grew up in the area making their tours more informative and interesting other guides. They take pride in the place they call home and can be a wealth of knowledge. Some may not be natives but, they visited, or came to go to school, […]

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Shopping

Taking some leisurely time shopping can be a nice break from the busy days of tourism and sightseeing. Not only can you shop at some of the world’s great fashion centers but, there are those wonderful food markets that dot just about every city. There are also flea and antique markets that can be heaven […]

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Clubs / Pubs

Just more than a place to drink, they can be the social heart of a European community or neighborhood. Who hasn’t heard of a German Beirgarten, English or Irish pub. No matter what European country you are in, you will find a pub or some sort of establishment where locals go to talk sports, politics and more. For […]