How architecture and contrasts changed Europe’s cities
Bring your European experience home with you. Here is a list of must-buy European souvenirs to share with friends and family...or keep for yourself!
Europe’s vast landscapes create some breathtaking views. And some of the most awe-inspiring views in Europe occur where cliffs meet the water. From Ireland to Greece, picture-perfect spots can be found tucked away from everything else. Enjoy eight of the best European views right here in this photo gallery. Then, see them for yourself on your next trip.
At times, Europe exudes luxury unlike anywhere in the world. And it’s no more evident than at the continent’s many lavish palaces. From Portugal to Latvia, Europe’s most refined palaces are the definition of luxury. Explore some of the grandest of Europe’s palaces in this breathtaking photo gallery.
All over the world, German cuisine is associated with traditional Bavarian dishes. Thinking about German food, who would not mention pretzels, sauerkraut, dumplings and of course, the home-made Spätzle noodles!
Europe is a very bike-friendly continent, both in the cities and out in the countryside. Turn your sightseeing into exercise and cover more ground on Europe’s great bike paths.
Mirabelle, the ʼgolden fruitʼ, is known for being sweet and full of flavor. Have a look at this popular recipe and youʼll understand why French pastries are so famous.
Hungry for a fulfilling cultural experience? Europe offers no shortage of delicious choices when it comes to food-centric festivals and gastronomy trails. From a bizarre city-sponsored tomato-throwing event in Buñol, Spain, to a celebration of oysters in Galway, Ireland, there is a food festival that is sure to please any palate.
With a past as storied as Europe’s, it’s impossible not to take in some history while on your trip, especially when every other pub or church seems to be older than some countries. Get your fix of some of the oldest and most spectacular archaeological sites in Europe.
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In Denmark, these world-famous sticky delights are called Vienna Bread (wienerbrød), as they were first made in Denmark in 1840 by Viennese chefs. Danish pastries rose in popularity over the centuries and are now a firm favorite of most Danes.
The route offers the chance to visit the Asturian coast to get to know the gastronomy and marine traditions in the fishing villages, lonjas or fishermen’s markets, artisan canneries and restaurants.