In Northern Europe between the North Sea and the Baltic, Denmark is lined by more than 4,400 miles (7,200 km) of shoreline. Scattered along the coast, more than 400 islands offer extraordinary boating, fishing and of course windsurfing. The southernmost Scandinavian country, Denmark is an easy starting point to explore the region’s deep Viking heritage. Denmark’s rolling countryside begs visitors to pedal the more than 6,200 miles (10,000 km) of cycle paths. Walk in the footsteps of Denmark native Hans Christian Andersen while discovering the inspiration for his literary accomplishments. Explore unique Danish design and creativity. Come and take part in the diverse and liveable city of Copenhagen, and connect with the welcoming culture of Denmark.
Europe’s history is full of stories. Discover the oldest ones at the places that have been around the longest: castles. Hundreds of years ago, castles reigned supreme throughout Europe. Today, they’re time capsules of European heritage and culture. Travel back to the Middle Ages with this photo gallery of the most breathtaking castles that still stand in Europe.
Europe is a jolly place to be any time of the year. But when Christmas time rolls around, some places become nothing short of magical. It all starts at the Christmas markets sprinkled throughout the continent. From Finland to France, unwrap the wonder of European Christmas markets with this gallery. Then, find your way here in December to experience it firsthand.
Europe has been around for a long time. That’s why some of its most celebrated buildings are some of the oldest. But newer, more modern buildings can also be found. From Italy to Denmark, modern architecture has found its way into Europe’s heart. Browse this gallery to see some of the newest architectural marvels found throughout Europe.
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When it’s made in Europe, it’s usually something special. From world-renowned beers to luxury automobiles, Europe has a knack for handcrafting greatness. Get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the factories and museums you can tour while in Europe.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place that has been awarded as having cultural or environmental importance. Luckily, Europe has plenty of UNESCO sites to explore. From ancient castles to quaint seaside towns, you’ll find natural and cultural beauty everywhere you go. Consider this gallery your guide to some of the best UNESCO sites in Europe to discover on your next trip.
Europe’s beaches are rated amongst the world’s best for a variety of reasons: their stunning scenery, their unique nature and their lively entertainment offerings. Here is a selection of some of the most unique spots Europe’s coastline has to offer.
Push your limits at Europe’s most exhilarating and unusual theme parks!