30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Valletta, Malta
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Barcelona, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Dublin, Ireland
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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Paris, France
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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Florence, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Tirana, Albania
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Athens, Greece
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Valletta, Malta — 2 nights

Most Proud

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
On the 2nd (Fri), steep yourself in history at Tarxien Temples, explore the ancient world of Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, explore the world behind art at Casa Rocca Piccola, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral, and finally admire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Casa Bernard, then surround yourself with nature on OK Diving Malta, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocca San Pawl Nawfragu.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Valletta driving holiday planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Valletta is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Valletta is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in June, things will get a bit warmer in Valletta: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic). Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Las Ramblas, then walk around Parc Guell, then make a trip to Casa Batllo, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Valletta to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. June in Barcelona sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 6th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. On your second day here, take a stroll through Gran Via, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and finally examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Madrid sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Lisbon.
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Lisbon, Portugal — 2 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and then explore the historical opulence of Quinta da Regaleira. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, then don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, then admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and finally make a trip to Belém Tower.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon travel route tool.

You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Madrid in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can fly to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take a stroll through The Jordaan, see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Lisbon to Amsterdam in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. In June, Amsterdam is slightly colder than Lisbon - with highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can fly to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 2 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 12th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Dublin Castle, wander the streets of Temple Bar, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, and finally wander the streets of Grafton Street. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, then see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, then admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Christ Church Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dublin online trip builder.

Fly from Amsterdam to Dublin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Dublin when traveling from Amsterdam in June, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 1 night

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. June in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 15th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, and then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in London are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 3 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, stop by Montmartre, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paris planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. Traveling from London in June, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Monte-Carlo.
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco — 1 night

Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Exotique de Monaco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Casino Square, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Monte-Carlo road trip website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Paris to Monte-Carlo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Monte-Carlo when traveling from Paris in June, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 21st (Wed), ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Monte-Carlo to Florence takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. Traveling from Monte-Carlo in June, you will find days in Florence are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

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Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Rome are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Dubrovnik.
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Dubrovnik, Croatia — 1 night

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island and then contemplate the long history of Walls of Dubrovnik.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Dubrovnik online trip builder.

Fly from Rome to Dubrovnik in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. When traveling from Rome in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Dubrovnik: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tirana.
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Tirana, Albania — 1 night

Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tirana journey site.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Tirana takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in June, expect nights in Tirana to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 27th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, then appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, and finally explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens, visit Plaka, and then take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Tirana to Athens in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Tirana in June since evenings lows in Athens dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to fly to Paphos.
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Paphos, Cyprus — 1 night

The legendary birthplace of the Greek goddess Aphrodite and the capital of western Cyprus, the city of Paphos showcases an abundance of archaeological, architectural, and historical sites.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then explore the ancient world of Tombs of the Kings.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Paphos tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Paphos takes 4.5 hours. June in Paphos sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Malta travel guide

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Land of Honey
Aside from the crystal azure waters and the soft sandy beaches in Malta, there is more ancient, medieval, and Baroque architecture here than most visitors have time for. Whether you are looking for a relaxing vacation spent people-watching and sun-bathing or a history lesson filled with fortified cities and catacombs, Malta lets you hop from island to island with a plethora of options. And with so much coastline wherever you are in Malta, opportunities for water sports abound, including snorkeling and diving. Despite the thriving tourism, many areas feel uncrowded due to lack of residency, leaving you space to enjoy the sun and sea at your own pace.
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Spain travel guide

4.5
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.
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Portugal travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.
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The Netherlands travel guide

4.3
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.
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Ireland travel guide

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Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.
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Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.
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England travel guide

4.4
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.
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France travel guide

4.3
France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.
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Monaco travel guide

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Aquariums · Casinos · Historic Walking Areas
Rich Man's Paradise City
As part of the French Riviera, Monaco offers the sparkling aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean Sea on its doorstep. The country has long been known for its panache--fast cars, big casinos, and expensive boutiques surround you here. While there are less luxurious activities for travelers, this is not the country for tourists on a budget. Many cruise ships make this a port of call in this region, so expect to see these vessels and large yachts as part of the landscape here.
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Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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Croatia travel guide

4.6
Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.
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Albania travel guide

3.9
Castles · Landmarks · Military Museums
Land of the Eagles
With its young bustling metropolis, networks of cobblestone pedestrianized streets, coastal beach towns, and cities of ancient ruins, Albania will continuously surprise you. As you reach each new major town and discover how completely different it is from the last, your appreciation will deepen for this tucked-away land steeped in history. Travel, eating, and accommodation here is very inexpensive, freeing you from budget concerns and allowing you to travel in the style that you want. Meanwhile, you may find yourself going days without spotting another tourist. While this means that many things will not be customized for visitors (non-English menus, sparse accommodation, and fewer international transportation options), you'll experience the feel of authentic Albania.
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Greece travel guide

4.3
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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Cyprus travel guide

4.1
From sandy beaches to stone castles, and from bustling nightclubs to romantic tavernas, Cyprus is the perfect destination for those who seek a complete Mediterranean experience. Many civilizations have left their mark on the island's long and vibrant history, and consequently its customs, cuisine, and architecture. Beyond the divide between the predominantly Greek south and Turkish north, throughout the island you'll recognize Venetian, Genoese, British, and Middle Eastern influences. Of course, the main attraction that draws tourists from all over the world is the sunny coast, dotted with historical cities and fully equipped beaches. There is also a selection of peaceful villages, both inland and by the sea, where those looking for a more secluded holiday can retreat. A visit to the country's capital Nicosia, with its vibrant art and culture scene and numerous sightseeing opportunities, is definitely worth adding to your itinerary wherever you're staying.
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