There may be travel restrictions in effect at the moment, but many airlines are offering very affordable flights with itineraries months down the road. Most airlines offer no-fee changes in case it’s still not safe to fly at that time. On top of that, you can score amazing deals on flights to Europe which are significantly cheaper than the price you would have paid pre-pandemic.
To get your wanderlust brewing, Feet Do Travel have curated a list of the seven must-see European sights. Use them for inspiration to plan your next trip!
Can you imagine what it must have been like to live in a castle around the time of King Henry VIII? Well, now you can! Get the royal treatment and learn about life as a Tudor by staying in the Thornbury Castle, located in South Gloucestershire, England.
You’ll feel like nobility from the moment you walk in the door and can receive a rich history lesson during your visit!
Perhaps there’s no European sight more iconic than the Swiss Alps, famous for its breathtaking scenery. Ladies - if you’re visiting during the warmer months, pack your hiking shoes for women and go for a gorgeous walk you’ll never forget through the beautiful mountain trails.
If you’re planning a decadent trip to Switzerland, make a stop at one of their luxurious ski lodges to receive a world-class, five-star treatment unlike any other.
If you’ve never seen the Eiffel Tower lit up with sparkling lights at night, it’s truly a sight to behold. Paris is the perfect place to fall in love with its romantic scenery and starry skies. Take a dinner cruise on the Seine river and sample escargot as you sail past the Eiffel Tower and Parisian cityscape. You can also take a trip out to the Palace of Versailles to experience next-level luxury, exquisitely manicured lawns, and jaw-dropping chandeliers.
Treat your taste buds to a Tuscan getaway, complete with exquisite pasta dishes, followed by gourmet gelato dessert, all washed down with none other than fresh-pressed vino! Avoid the crowds by taking a trip to Monza (population 120,000), or eat a true Neapolitan pizza off the coast of Naples on the island of Ischia.
Step into the warm Costa del Sol sunshine and enjoy the striking Spanish coast in the beautiful town of Marbella. It boasts an intriguing maze of narrow, cobble-stoned alleys set between white-washed architecture adorned with flower-filled Juliette balconies. You can save a ton of money and experience the culture as a local Spaniard away from the tourist traps elsewhere.
If you’re a fan of coastal fishing villas, then the Grecian islands are calling you! You can start with Rhodes, one of the more popular islands known for its historical ruins and glamorous beach resorts, then make your way across Santorini, Mykonos, Ios, Corfu, and more!
A highlight of your Greece island-hopping trip would be visiting the mainland, this is where you will see one of the best places to visit in Greece: the Parthenon and Acropolis in Athens.
Few travellers make it as far as the gorgeous countryside of Georgia, Eurasia, but those who do are rewarded with stunning mountain peaks, unique architecture, and historical landmarks with tons of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
As the birthplace of winemaking, you’ll have the opportunity to taste some of the most exquisite wines in the world at adorable cafes nestled throughout the vibrant and sprawling capital city, Tbilisi.
There’s so much to do and see in Europe, deciding where to go will be the hardest part of planning your trip! You can narrow it down by country or region, or by leisure and recreation. Whether you want an adventurous getaway or comfortable retreat at seaside resort, you’re sure to have plenty of options that can accommodate any budget.