As the mercury soars it is time of the year again, to plan a holiday to Europe where the climate is still fabulous for a great holiday. France could be on the top of your list, which offers some of the finest shopping and dining options.
Paris, the capital of France is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Paris is a must visit, if you’re taking a tour to Europe. The Eiffel Tower renowned worldwide as one of the most famous landmarks on the planet, happens to be the major attraction in Paris, and a dream for many vacationers who holiday in Paris. The Eiffel Tower is among the tallest structures in the world and is a must-see for anyone that visits Paris. Enjoy a fabulous dining experience, shop for some of the world’s finest brands, perfumes and clothing, not to forget the Champaign.
Also located in France, Notre Dame is known worldwide as one of the most famous historical structures in the world. Make sure to stop by and view the architecture of this magnificent building with a very rich history. Historians, researchers, and other visitors from different corners of the globe throng in multitudes to see this great marvel, year after year.
A visit to Italy is like going back in time and offers a world of opportunities for the traveler. With a history of more than 3000 years, Italy boasts of a wide range of world heritage sites and historically significant places in the world. Italy which was largely shaped by Roman civilization, and influenced by Germanic , Greek, Spanish, and Moorish cultures is a great place to learn the history of civilizations and how the melting pot of cultures resulted in a fine amalgamation of cultural influences.
Each and every city in Italy is unique in its own particular way that is primarily because of the fact that Italy was once divided into city states and all Italy’s regions proudly protect their traditions, with different areas characterized by unique histories, art, culture, food and language.
Located within Italy, Venice is a beautiful place that has been featured a disproportionate number of times in the famous plays of Shakespeare including Merchant of Venice. There is nothing as fabulous as taking a ride down the river on a Gondola, the special boats particular to this region.
A visit to the Piazza San Marco can be memorable and so is a visit to the Basilica di San Marco, to see the Pala d’Oro which is universally recognized as one of the most refined and accomplished works of Byzantine craftsmanship.
Wander the streets of Venice and take a trip back to the 15th Century as you window shop – something that can easily resemble being in a museum with all of the intricate shopping available to visitors to Venice.
Absorb the rich history and enjoy the truly Mediterranean experience in some exotic islands like, Sicily, Sardinia, Capri, Ischia, Elba, Procida, Aeolian, Tremiti, a bio-nature escape in breathtaking countryside farm houses or a private villa in Tuscany.
Unique, traditional, cutting edge, refreshing, imaginative, surprising… whatever you fancy, you will find in the UK, which is also in the list of must-visits of any tourist to Europe. UK proudly boasts of 25 UNESCO World Heritage Sites that range from sites of natural beauty like the Dorset and East Devon Coast to cultural riches such as the Tower of London and Stonehenge.
London, the capital has some of the most iconic sites in the world; One could just step back in time at William the Conqueror’s imposing Tower of London and see the Crown Jewels or discover Westminster Abbey, the burial place of scores of great Britons from Charles Darwin to Charles Dickens. London is full of gorgeous, dynamic and innovative culture and home to some excellent restaurants, quirky pubs, unparalleled museums, fantastic theater options and a great nightlife.
Greece is one of the most overlooked tourist destinations in Europe. Athens the capital brings you to the Acropolis in the center of the city, the National Archeological Museum and the Benaki Museum, all of which gives insights into the rich history of the country. A trip to the Aegean Sea and to enjoy the beautiful scenery and the relaxing beaches is a must if you go by that way.
Summer is a great time to plan a vacation to Europe to enjoy the beautiful climate and experience a culture you might not otherwise get to see. Take a trip to Europe and explore this continent full of culture and history and have the tour of a lifetime.
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