Things To Do

Europe offers an unlimited variety of things to see and do. Whatever your interests are for visiting Europe you will find plenty to do to fulfill your interest needs.  Culturally Europe offers some of the greatest museums in the world. The history of Europe is captured, documented and preserved in many of its museums. As Europe explored and settled in all of the other continents it brought back to Europe, not only the resources from those areas but, the relics and records of their past civilizations and culture. Europe is the origin for many forms of art, whether it is painting, music, sculpture or design.  You will find museums and venues dedicated to the preservation and understanding of these art forms.  If you are of European lineage, a trip to the village or area where your ancestors once lived, can be an inspiring and emotional experience.  World War sites where Americans served are a clear reminder of the price many had paid to preserve freedom and end tyranny. Over the centuries certain individuals have made incredible contributions to not only to Europe but, the world.  One can visit where these famous people work, ruled and lived. Then there are those places were events occurred or are remembered. Battlefields, Memorials or Ruins of a past civilizations.

Le Mont Saint Michel

Normandy, France

Europe has much to choose from when you are seeking activities in the great outdoors. That is because Europeans are as enthusiastic when it comes to outdoor activities as Americans. Hiking, Bicycling, Water & Winter Sports, etc. are all meshed into the fabric of their lives from the days when their societies relied on those functions for their basic survival.  At one time walking, long distances, skiing over snow, riding a horse or using some sort of aquatic vehicle where the only forms of transportation. Europe posses diversified natural beauty with its various geography and climates. National Parks have emerged to protect these areas as well as, classified UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The geography of the European continent also provides a variety of environments that make it extremely attractive to visit and observe.

Whatever your particular niche of enjoyment may be Europe can fulfill your desire. Europe is home to over 700 million people who work and play just like us in the US. For entertainment Europeans do much of the same things Americans do, attended festivals that preserve their ethnic culture and history, music concerts, sporting events, etc.  They will take summer vacations in the Alps or Scandinavia, not unlike us heading to the Rockies or northern woods. In the winter to escape from the cold long winters they go to warm sunny Mediterranean resorts or the Canary Islands, Much like us heading south to Florida or Arizona. In the major cities there is plenty of night life in clubs, pubs, casinos, the theater and other entertainment venues. 

So whatever your interests may be, tailor your visit to meet those interests. Tours and guides are plentiful and a great source of information that will enhance your visit. Determine your travel style and desires and plan around those accordingly.  Go to ➾ Getting Started/Determine Your Traveling Style page for a reference.

Sites of CULTURE…

Ancient Sites & Ruins

Because of the many great civilizations, notably Greece and Rome, Europe today has many remnants of those cultures. Fascinating concepts…

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Museums

Europe has some of the world’s greatest museums and there are plenty to choose from in all of the countries….

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Cemeteries

Because of the many wars over the centuries, Europe is littered with cemeteries of the fallen. With the two world…

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Cultural Routes

Cultural routes have gained popularity because of the significance they represent to many people. They are a re-enactment of a…

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Religious Sites

Religion has had a large influence in most of Europe’s civilizations since recorded history. The Greek and Roman civilizations had…

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Natural EUROPE Outdoors…

The Mountains

The mountain ranges of Europe are a big impact on its climate and ecosystem. Their melting snow is the source…

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The Coastlines

Europe has much to choose from when you are seeking activities in the great outdoors. That is because Europeans are…

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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…

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Winter Sports

Most of Europe is located farther north than the United States and almost all of it has winters with snow…

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The Lakes

As in America lakes are a wonderful palace for water recreation and relaxing. In addition to water activity some Europe’s…

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The Rivers

Europe’s rivers have played a big role in providing navigable transportation of goods and services throughout the centuries. This ability…

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LEISURE Things To Do…

Culinary / Crafts

When in Europe you are in a place where through history there has been tremendous developments in the arts, commerce…

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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…

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Shopping

Europe is the home for major fashion designers. London, Milan, Berlin, Madrid, Budapest and of course Paris are all centers of…

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Fountains

Some of Europe’s cities are dotted with statues, fountains and sculptures reflecting some of the city’s historical past.  Fountains grace city…

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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…

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ENTERTAINMENT Venues…

Casinos

Gambling is legal in many European countries with 1,000 casinos. One of the most famous is the Casino at Monte…

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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…

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Music & Concerts

While traveling you may have an opportunity visit one of the many great music halls and experience a performance. Many are…

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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…

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TOURS…

Tour Types

Like everything else, tours come in all different shapes and sizes. If you want to be alone and chauffeured around,…

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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…

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