The rich European literary tradition filled bookstores worldwide poems, plays and novels. Many places in which take place the best-known stories by your favorite author still exist. Turn the pages of a map and choose your adventure. The classic, most great writers and history await you.
The ancient Greeks are known for their stories and complex dramas, and Homer was one of the most exciting storytellers of his time. Stroll through the ancient ruins and imagine life in the 8th century BC, when Homer walked in modern Greece and Turkey on foot, telling her stories of the Iliad and the Odyssey. Talk and listen to local stories today.
William Shakespeare, one of the greatest playwrights of history, has lived in the UK at the end of the Renaissance. Visit the Globe Theatre in London where you can attend the performance of one of his plays as they were at the time. Deepen your experience with a visit to the cottage of Anne Hathaway and birthplace of the Bard in the charming Stratford-Upon-Avon, a suburb of London.
In Spain, traveling on the route of Don Quixote, a character created by the Renaissance author, Miguel de Cervantes, in Castilla-La Mancha to see the plains of Spain. You can find the famous windmills that Don Quixote confused with a dragon and try to challenge. Another author inspired by Spain is Ernest Hemingway. Go to Pamplona to experience the exciting festival of San Fermin and see the running of the bulls, immortalized in The Sun Also Rises.
Lovers of fairy tales will enjoy the visit to Denmark and the home of Hans Christian Andersen. His most famous tale, The Little Mermaid, is celebrated by a bronze statue in Copenhagen, perfect for photos. Then browse the streets of Odense, his city of birth, reminding others of his most famous tales.
Although Monaco is not known for its literature, it has been an inspiration to authors worldwide. Several authors have written about the beaches of Monaco, including Loser Graham Green, Eric Robert Morse Monaco and Monaco Cool Robert Eringer. Read one of these books sipping wine in a luxury Monaco hotel to immerse yourself in history.
Europe is full of legendary literary monuments. Plan your trip, and write your own story of adventure, intrigue and romance.