Discovering Europe’s creative hotspots. A selection of trendsetting venues, innovative concepts, and the freshest ingredients to inspire your visit to Europe.
Romance is everywhere in Europe. But along the coast and in the small harbor towns, romance is inevitable. From seaside villages in Italy to beaches in Latvia, browse some of the most romantic coastal spots in Europe. Then, treat your sweetheart to the ultimate getaway.
Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre, Italy
You can go nearly anywhere in Italy for a romantic setting. But Cinque Terre may be Italian romance at its best. The colorful town rests along the blue waters of the Ligurian Sea. From seaside dinners to walks along the harbor, romance practically overflows here.
Find romance in France away from the bustling streets of Paris. On the island of Corsica, serenity takes center stage. With white beaches, lush mountainsides and quaint towns, romantic scenes can be found nearly anywhere on the island.
Montenegro Coastline near Kotor
The coastline of Montenegro hides some of Europe’s most colorful landscapes. Near the vibrant town of
Kotor, you’ll find unique restaurants, natural wildlife, interesting shops and more. Not to mention the fact
that the beaches near Kotor are some of the softest in the country.
San Sebastian, Spain
When it comes to romance in Spain, the city of San Sebastian has it all. Whether you’re looking to take in
the Spanish culture or relax on soft white beaches, San Sebastian is the place to be.
Balos Beach, Crete, Greece
The ancient island of Crete is home to some of Europe’s most naturally beautiful settings. At Balos Beach you’ll find white beaches, crystal clear waters and romantic lodging options. The water around the beach is plenty shallow, which is perfect for long romantic walks.
Find unexpected romance along the beaches of Latvia. The region of Kurzeme rests along calm waters of the Gulf of Riga and boasts some gorgeous beaches. The discreet area is still one of Europe’s best-kept secrets and ideal for picnics, walks and quiet afternoons.
Diving Experience, Croatia
Experienced divers in search of attractions like attractive endemic flora and fauna species of the Adriatic or sunken Roman galleons and naval ships can go on organised tours.
Modern day Europe is crossed by ancient medieval pilgrimage and trade routes, travelled by walkers and ramblers on a slow adventure, discovering castles, vineyards and olive trees, delicious food and local wines. One of the most famous routes in Europe is the Via Francigena – or the route from France how it was called in medieval Italy. Crossing Europe from Canterbury (England) to Rome (Italy), it reaches Santa Maria di Leuca on the very tip of the Italian heel. The route takes you from Northern Europe to the harbors of the Mediterranean Sea along 3200km, which are manageable in 4 months on foot. Browse the gallery to discover, region by region, some of the most beautiful places along the Via Francigena.
Push your limits at Europe’s most exhilarating and unusual theme parks!
The mountains in Europe are some of the tallest summits in the world. They’re also some of the most fun. From skiing in Switzerland to snowkiting in Norway, discover the best ways to play on Europe’s mountains with this gallery.
Europe is a treat in more ways than one, and the local confections make it all the sweeter. You may already know about Belgian chocolate and Italian gelato. But that’s just the start of the sweet treats found in Europe. Let your taste buds travel the continent with these 12 sweet treats.
Produced from the roe of the vendace that are fished in the Gulf of Bothnia, the Swedish dish Kalix Löjrom requires a high level of expertise in its preparation. It has a mild taste of smooth fish oil and salt. The size of the roe varies from 0.8 mm to 1.3 mm.
This popular and widely used cheese is produced only on the Asiago plateau in the Veneto foothills.
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Europe’s rich literary traditions have filled libraries with some of the world’s best-loved poems, plays and novels. Many of the settings in famous stories, or places where your favorite authors wrote their masterworks, still exist today. Turn to the pages of a map and pick your adventure. Classic stories, authors and history await.
Set sail on Europe’s high seas with a cruise. Explore the water and coastal destinations of one of Europe’s many cruise options, from big luxury cruise lines to chartering a small fishing boat.
Traditional Polish pastries are sweet and very filling. The proof is in the Polish cheesecake, which consists of a curd cheese filling mixed with glazed fruit placed on a crumbly short crust base.
A uniquely Estonian royal celebration!