Leyendo Europa

European literary works fill the shelves of thousands of libraries with several of the poems, plays and novels most famous in the world. Places and scenarios where the great authors ambientaron their stories and tales still exists today. Come and choose your favorite adventure and bring it back during your next trip to Europe.

 

Stratfod
Stratfod

In ancient times, the Greeks were known for their dramatic stories. An important author of this period was Homer. Journey through the ancient ruins and imagine what life was like in the eighth century BC Discover the places that were the inspiration for “The Iliad” and “Odyssey” traveling through Greece and Turkey . There converse with people in their cities and discover what stories they have to tell today.

Shakespeare contemplates action in the famous Globe Theatre in London.
Shakespeare contemplates action in the famous Globe Theatre in London.

A late Renaissance, lived in UK William Shakespeare . In London, visit the historic Globe Theatre and enjoy the famous theater as represented at the time. In addition, you can complete the Shakespearean experience visiting the birthplace of the writer and his wife’s house Anne Hathaway in the town of Stratford-Upon-Avo, just outside London.

 

The famous windmills of Don Quixote still stand in Consuegra, Spain
The famous windmills of Don Quixote still stand in Consuegra, Spain

In Spain, travel through the route of the novelist Miguel de Cervantes, author of “Don Quixote”. Visit the iconic windmills that Don Quixote mistook for giants and against those who fought. Another option is to visit Pamplona and experience the festival of San Fermin. A classic bullfights in which Ernest Hemingway was inspired to write The Sun Also Rises.

 

The statue inspired by The Little Mermaid viewed from above the calm waters of Copenhagen, Denmark.
The statue inspired by The Little Mermaid viewed from above the calm waters of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Lovers will enjoy fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen’s house in Denmark. The famous story of The Little Mermaid is remembered with a bronze statue in Copenhagen. In addition, the streets of Odense, Andersen’s hometown, are ideal to revive the time and remember their familiar stories.

A key place for inspiration of authors from around the world is Monaco . Various literary works have been written about their famous beaches like Loser Takes All of Graham Green, Eric Monaco Monaco Cool Robert Morse and Robert Eringer. Finally and to feel part of the story, make a stop at a high-end resort and enjoy a good local wine.

Europe is full of literary landmarks. Plan your trip, live adventures and make your story incredible novel.