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Europe Travel Guide

As I was born in Germany, Europe was the first continent I’ve explored. And while I have yet to visit every single European country, I can say that is such a rich continent with its ancient history and imposing buildings.

Europe consists of 44 countries and every single one has its own traditions, dishes, and even architectural style. It is an amazing continent to explore.

Wander along old cobblestone streets in Germany, explore the Colosseum in Italy, hike in Norway, and eat paella at a beach in Spain. The choice is yours!

European Countries you have to visit:

Things to know before you travel to Europe

Visa

Most countries that are part of the European Union are also a part of the Schengen Area. Therefore getting a visa for one of the 26 Schengen countries allows you to cross the borders without having to obtain additional visas. The Schengen Visa allows a stay of 90 days within a 180 days period. There are visa exemptions for citizens of many countries, so it is best to check if you have to apply for a Schengen Visa.

All countries that are not part of the Schengen area have their own visa requirements. If you plan to travel to the United Kingdom, Ireland, Croatia, Romania, Turkey, and other countries in Eastern Europe, you should look up the requirements on the website of your nearest embassy.

Weekend Trips & City Breaks

There are so many incredible places to see in Europe. And if you are looking for a budget-friendly weekend getaway, it is hard to know which city is the best one.

And while I cannot tell you which one is best for you, you should find a perfect spot while browsing the weekend getaways series.

Weekend Getaways in Italy

Portugal’s Best Weekend Trips

Weekend Trips in the Balkans

Affordable City Trips in Spain

The Best Weekend Getaways in the rest of Europe

When to Visit Europe

Europe is an amazing destination year-round that offers a large range of activities for every time of the year. In summer you can enjoy the amazing beaches and Mediterranean climate and in winter you can witness the stunning Northern Lights in Lapland or Iceland.

Europe Travel Guide

Europe Travel Guide