Europe’s landscapes are vast, beautiful and waiting to be discovered. From sand dunes in Spain to forests in Croatia, some of the world’s most fascinating places lay hidden in Europe. Browse this gallery to discover what’s here, and then come see it for yourself.
Bring your European experience home with you. Here is a list of must-buy European souvenirs to share with friends and family…or keep for yourself!
National liqueur, Estonia
A trip to Estonia is best enjoyed with a glass of local flavor. That’s why a bottle of Vana Tallinn Winter Spice makes for the perfect souvenir. This liqueur is dressed up with spices like cinnamon, cardamom, anise and nutmeg. Even better, it was elected the Best Estonian Alcohol of 2013.
Opanak Traditional Shoes, Croatia
The Croatian souvenir of choice is a pair of Opanak. They’re light but durable leather footwear that has been worn in Croatia for generations. Sure, they’re worn with traditional garments here, but they pair surprisingly well with a simple pair of blue jeans.
Souvenir Shopping, Lucerne, Switzerland
This one is easy. No matter what souvenir you decided to take from Switzerland, just make sure it has the iconic Swiss flag on it. The bold red-and-white flag is often adorned on everything from clothes to mugs to tools. As long as you take home something with the flag, you’ve chosen well.
Shopping in Slovakia
Slovakia is full of creative, crafty people. So it makes sense that they’re known for their immaculately handcrafted leather goods. That’s why a handmade wallet, belt or even canteen case make for the ideal Slovakian souvenir.
Jewellery made from Baltic amber, Lithuania
Lithuania has been known for its craftsmanship of amber jewellery for hundreds of years. That’s why your souvenir from Lithuania should be of the amber jewellery variety. Whether it’s a necklace, pendant or brooch, take home a special piece of local jewellery to call your own.
Celtic souvenirs, Ireland
In Ireland, everything has a particular style to it. To the locals, it’s called Celtic craftsmanship. It’s distinguished by its green hues, intricate but geometric designs and an undeniable level of quality. So, make your Irish souvenir something with a beautiful Celtic design.
Hand-painted mugs and crafts, Montenegro
Montenegro’s mugs and other handcrafted goods are the souvenirs you should be eyeing on your next trip. They come adorned with bright colours and beautiful landscapes that have a special local touch. Whether it’s a stein, mug or plate, take home something totally homemade.
Some of Europe’s most historic sites are sports stadiums. From gladiators battling in the Colosseum to the world’s best footballers competing in Camp Nou, stadiums have long had their place of prominence in European lifestyle. Explore 10 of the most historic sporting sites throughout the years with this photo gallery.
Atop of European ranges you’ll find marvelous snowcapped peaks.
European Heritage Sites include archives, monuments, archeological sites, and places of seminal cultural or political value, from the classic age to the present. Since the label’s inception in 2013, thirty-eight sites have been designated, bringing passages in Europe’s history to the foreground to honor, celebrate, and remember who built Europe, how, and why. They are lessons from the past to guide the future of Europe.
Meet four who make Czechs proud.
MetalDays Festival will present you a friendly and absolutely relaxed atmosphere, perfect for you to just forget about all the worries and enjoy your most likely best holiday ever! Over the years, MetalDays festival has become a synonym for real music festival holidays.
The traditional Slovak dishes are most commonly referred to as gnocchi with sheep cheese (Bryndzové halušky), sheep cheese (Bryndzové pirohy) and other dishes produced using traditional methods.The sheep cheese is a soft salty cheese made of sheep’s milk with a strong aroma and taste. Like Bryndzové halušky, Bryndzové pirohy is a characteristic Slovak dish that belongs to traditional Slovak specialties. The recipe is quite simple. The preparation procedure, however, is quite different and we can distinguish them reliably by sight and taste.
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The Nürnberger Lebkuchen dough can also be used to create little Gingerbread-men, frosted hearts with greetings and the like. Use your own creativity using this traditional recipe from Bavaria!
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