Continental Europe Tourist Information & Visitor Guide

recommended places to visit and explore throughout Continental Europe


Paris

France

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romantic city with wide boulevards, major museums and award-winning restaurants

Rome

Italy

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Italy's capital city with 3,000 years of art, architecture and culture

Venice

Veneto

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traffic-free city built on multiple islands with historic building rising straight from the canals

Florence

Tuscany

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birthplace of The Renaissance, home to art and architecture materpieces

Vienna

Austria

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Austria's capital city with cobbled streets and opulent buildings from the Habsburg era

Berlin

Germany

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Germany's capital, divided during the Cold War, known for its nightlife and modern architecture

Brussels

Belgium

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Belgium's capital city and seat of the EU, wide selection of museums, shops and restaurants

Amsterdam

Netherlands

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network of canals and narrow gabled houses, with an artistic heritage and extensive cycle paths

Barcelona

Catalonia

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lively capital of Catalonia, known for its art and architecture including Gaudi's Sagrada Familia, as well as outstanding food and nightlife

Lucerne

Central Switzerland

    Milan

    Lombardy

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    centuries of art and culture including "The Last Supper", also global centre of fashion and design

    Bruges

    Flanders

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    beautiful medieval city, built around a labyrinth of canals and narrow streets

    Cannes

    Alpes-Maritimes

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    popular French Riviera resort with wide boulevard, sandy beach and grand hotels, known for its annual film festival

    Innsbruck

    Tyrol

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    Austrian provincial capital, famous for its "Golden Roof" and twice host to the Winter Olympics

    Salzburg

    Salzburgerland

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    historic city, full of Baroque architecture and birthplace of Mozart

    Zurich

    East Switzerland

      Delft

      South Holland

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      small medieval city, birthplace of the artist Vermeer and famous for its Delft Blue porcelain

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