From the icy reaches of the Arctic to the balmy Mediterranean, from the unearthly vistas of Iceland to the villages dotted with minarets in Turkey, the Europe euphoria is a treasure trove that offers a lifetime’s worth of diverse travel experiences.
With 44 nations, the continent offers every kind of holiday. Do you desire warm, turquoise oceans and white-sand beaches? I understand it. Centuries’ worth of cultural heritage? Everything is yours. Lakes to swim in and mountains to walk over? Step right up. Exciting pubs and cutting-edge eateries in cities that are always reinventing themselves? Just picture-perfect – worth a visit! Deciding where to go poses the largest challenge; use my suggestions to locate your ideal match.
Instagrammers, feel and film it! On a must-do journey of the Golden Circle, capture the moment in all its glory. Highlights include the two-tiered Gullfoss waterfall, the volcanic rifts of Thingvellir National Park, and the shot to see the northern lights with an expert astronomer – Iceland!
Click here to check our latest Iceland Holidays
To the lovers of Game of Thrones! From the labyrinthine streets of its Old Town, where Roman ruins stand shoulder-to-shoulder with lively cafes and bustling markets, to the sweeping coastal vistas that stretch out beyond its bustling harbour, Split is a destination that captivates the senses and stirs the soul – Croatia!
Bustle and aesthetic in a blend! Amalfi Coast – this stretch of coastline is a place of undeniable drama and breathtaking natural beauty, where quaint fishing villages cling to the rocky cliffs and pastel-coloured houses cascade down to the sea. The scent of citrus and sea salt lingers in the air, blending with the aroma of fresh seafood and the sounds of laughter and music spilling out from seaside trattorias. Here, time seems to stand still – Italy!
Click here to check our latest Amalfi Coast Holidays
The ones who love stirring views! This is a place where the past collides with the present – Lisbon – where medieval streets wind their way up to stunning hilltop vistas and the rhythms of fado music spill out into the bustling streets. The city’s iconic yellow trams rattle their way through narrow streets lined with colourful tiles while locals sip strong coffee and indulge in freshly baked pastries in sun-dappled squares – Portugal!
Click here to check our latest Lisbon Holidays
To escapers of the time frame! A place of raw, untamed beauty – rolling hills, dramatic valleys, and imposing cliffs that have captivated visitors for centuries; it is absolutely unique to the British Isles – Yorkshire Dales. While the narrowest roads wind uphill and down dale, passing through attractive market towns and charming stone villages alike, dry-stone walls tumble across heather-covered moorland. It would be tempting to find a seat by the fire in a neighbourhood bar but make a step to spend some time outside instead. International Dark Sky Reserve in the Dales are among the greatest locations on the entire planet to admire the night sky – England!
Feelers of heaven! If you couldn’t see Lofoten with your own two eyes, you’d assume it was created using magic as part of a computer-generated fantasy. Visitors are transported from one breathtaking vista to the next by a single road that connects the series of islands jutting out into the Norwegian Sea. Triangular granite peaks rise from the azure waves before dissipating into the skies. The colourfully painted wooden buildings of fishing towns, some of which have been converted into charming accommodations, cling to the sea – Norway!
Click here to check our latest Norway Holidays
Active and activity lover! The Julian Alps. White-water rafting, paddle boarding, canyoning, hiking, kayaking, biking, caving, and paragliding are just a few. Snow does not stop people from having fun; if you visit in the winter, you may try ice climbing, snowshoeing, tobogganing, and dog sledging. After closing, you may simply relax and take in the scenery: Alpine fields covered with haystacks and wildflowers, blue rivers and lakes, and majestic mountain peaks are all there – Slovenia!
Click here to check our latest Slovenia Holidays
Turkey’s Turquoise Coast is as evocative as you’d anticipate from the name; even the name conjures up images of summer. Turquoise seas surround the whitest sand beaches, while hillsides covered with pine, cypress, and olive trees descend to the shore – Turkey!
Click here to check our latest Turkey Holidays
Stockholm is a metropolis comprising fourteen discrete islands, each with a distinct personality. Gamla Stan’s (Old Town) mediaeval townhouses crowd the streets of its winding cobblestone pathways; Sodermalm’s charming alleyways are lined with independent stores and coffee cafes; and Djurgarden is home to museums and woodland parks. Just a little bit outside the city limits will give you access to some 30,000 additional islands – Sweden!
Lovers of tradition! Camargue. Just before the Rhône River finally meets the glittering Mediterranean Sea lies a captivating land of enchantment where wild cowboys still gallop across ranches to gather their bulls, pink flamingos wade gracefully through calm lagoons, and herds of majestic white horses gallop through the glistening delta waters. This region cherishes its rich heritage, where the authentic spirit of cattle country lives and where the rhythms of life are dictated by the timeless cycle of the seasons – France!
Click here to check our latest Paris Holidays