With 50 countries across the regions of Europe, opportunities to explore feel almost endless.
For history buffs, there are battlegrounds, monuments, and museums. For cultural explorers, there are castles, markets, and immersive experiences. For foodies, there are Michelin-starred restaurants, cooking classes, and food markets. For outdoor and nature enthusiasts, there are mountains, parks, and fjords to explore.
Europe has it all. And we love it all.
From the food markets of Provence to the wineries of Tuscany, Europe is delicious. From Ireland’s green rolling hills to the pristine beaches of Albania, it is beautiful. From the couture capital of Paris to the hot springs of Budapest, Europe is a cultural playground.
There are several countries that we can’t seem to stay away from on our travels. We have written extensively about:
Some of our favorite articles about things to do in Europe come from destinations we’ve visited several times. They include:
- Things to do in Brussels
- One day in Bruges
- Things to do in Ghent
- Visiting the Christmas market in Brussels
- Visiting Colmar, France
- 10 Day Trip to the South of France
- Beautiful Towns on the Alsace Wine Route
- Visiting the Markets of Provence
- The Enchanting Christmas Market in Colmar
Other Fun Trips
Provence has something for just about everyone.
Brightly-colored vegetables spill forth from the stands. The aroma of roasted chicken drifts through the air while locals arrive for their daily baguettes. The ambiance at weekly markets – particularly at a Provence market – is addicting.
Endless vineyards, hillside towns, pastel villages, and cities packed with history–these are the places and sites that make the South of France an unmissable destination.
Decked out in twinkling lights, sprinkled with Christmas trees, and punctuated with delicious food and beverages to keep you warm, visiting the Belgian Christmas markets is a perfect way to celebrate the season.
Imagine you’ve booked a vacation and end up with a connection through London’s Heathrow airport – resulting in a 13 hour layover. How much of London can you see on a long Heathrow layover? As it turns out, the answer is a lot.
In the winter, it feels like the entire old town of Luxembourg City becomes a Christmas market.
The natural Saturnia hot springs in Tuscany, Italy is visually striking and physically relaxing to visit.