The home of port wine, the Douro Valley in northern Portugal is a great place to visit in autumn. Famous for its wine cultivation and remarkable scenery, it’s an easy day trip from Porto.
Europe Travel - who can resist it?
What is it about Europe that gets the travel excitement buzzing through your veins? The baguettes in Paris (not to mention the champagne)? The Tuscan hills? The shopping in Milan? All of the above and more, of course.
From historical towns to alpine hiking, there are so many things to do in Europe it causes a hailstorm of travel excitement just thinking about it. It can also be overwhelming. Do you choose the out of the way island in Croatia or the tried-and-true tours of top sights in London and Paris? The Europe travel blog posts below will help you sort out where to go, where to stay and what to do there.
And don't miss my Top European Destinations post for a helpful overview of great places in Europe to visit.
Here are the top things to do in Nice, a sparkling coastal city on the French Riviera.
If you’re exploring the Cote d’Azur, don’t miss a day trip to Menton, one of the unexpected pleasures of the French Riviera. Here are the best things to do.
In Tuscany, hot springs, natural pools and thermal spa resorts are a wonderful way to experience the countryside, but how do you know where to go? Search no more. Here are the top hot springs in Tuscany, with a rundown on some of the best spa resorts and natural pools. Hot Springs in […]
Thinking of spending one day in Arles, France? Curious about Van Gogh? The Romans? Where to eat and stay? Look no further. Here are the best things to do in Arles and the perfect one-day itinerary. Completely updated in 2019 One day in Arles, France It’s hard to get past the fact that Arles is […]
Travelling to France or Switzerland? Spend at least one day in Evian-les-Bains, a scenic French spa town on the shores of Lake Geneva, and just a short ferry ride from Lausanne. To help you plan your trip, here are top things to do in Evian-les-Bains, the most interesting attractions and best places to stay. […]
Is there any country more sophisticated than France? From vineyards and fields of lavender to Michelin-starred cuisine, France is a destination to suit all the senses. But where do you go? For a deep dive into the luxe life, here are some top places for French luxury holidays, villa rentals and sybaritic getaways. What is […]
Looking for some great things to do in Monte Carlo, the jet setter capital of the world? The ritziest part of Monaco, it’s a South of France destination where excitement, sea views and luxury go hand in hand. Whether you’re visiting Monte Carlo for a day, or settling in for a long term stay, here’s […]
If you’re spending one day in Florence, Italy, here’s the perfect itinerary to make your (all too short) day trip fabulous. Visiting Florence Let the tourist onslaught begin! It’s time to spend one day in Florence, the Renaissance gem of Italy, where you’ll cross paths with every other tourist in the world – except […]
A Baden-Baden spa experience is like no other. Germany’s most elegant spa town is bursting with hot springs, lined with swanky shops and historic hotels. Here’s how to visit, where to spa and how to soak in the famous Baden-Baden baths of Friedrichsbad and Caracalla. The spa town of Baden-Baden, Germany If you […]