Stroll through the cities of historic Europe
Europe has a history rich in architecture, people and languages and offers an interesting blend of ancient structures and contemporary cities. Discover the mountains of Scotland tour the lakes of England or thumb your way around the Irish countryside. Enjoy a peaceful getaway in the idyllic cobbled villages of Belgium, cycle the flat terrain of the Netherlands or stretch out on the Mediterranean coastline for an exotic beach break. Home to some of the worlds most iconic attractions consider paintings by Van Gogh, sail down the River Seine and visit the remains of the Berlin Wall. A reliable flight network operates throughout Europe with flight duration anywhere between one and three hours.
Tour Europe and see some of the finest examples of architecture in the world including Dutch Baroque, English Tudor, French Renaissance and Italian Romanesque buildings. Churches, grand salons, stately homes and museums all offer a glimpse into Europe’s past- enjoy paintings and sculptures from iconic artists and wander around the many sites of religious significance.
When To Go?
Europe has a continental climate influenced by the surrounding coastline. The best weather is found during the summer months between June and August. The continent is famed for its sporadic rain showers so remember to pack waterproof clothing. To avoid the crowds of tourists, late September is a good month to visit Europe. Cheap flights are usually available during this time.
How To Get There?
Europe benefits from a reliable flight network with daily services throughout the continent. Low-cost carriers easyJet and Ryanair provide cheap flights around Europe from several UK destinations including London Stansted, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and Liverpool. The Channel Tunnel and ferry links make it easy to reach central Europe from the UK by car.
Europe is the proud home of several iconic landmarks and no first time trip to the continent would be complete without visiting a few of them. See the Crown Jewels in the Tower of London and climb the Eiffel Tower in Paris for views out over the City of Lights. Visit the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam and pay your respects to those who lost their lives at Auschwitz. Explore the Vatican in Rome and see the famous tower in Pisa. Gaudi’s legacy La Sagrada La Familia in Barcelona is also a spectacle not to be missed.