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There are thousands of interesting sites spread across Europe and these are but a few. For additional info click on the individual countries on the map.

  • Aland (or Fasta Aland) is the largest island in an archipelago of near 6,500 others, most just small uninhabited rocks. Besides beautiful scenery, these (almost flat) islands feature medieval castles and churches, museums, parks, old-world fishing villages and much, much more...
  • Isle of Skye is the largest and most northerly island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. It's been occupied since the mesolithic period and has a colorful history including Norse rule, and a long period of domination by Clan MacLeod and Clan Donald. The island is renowned for its spectacular scenery, vibrant culture and ...
  • Norwegian Fjords were created by glacial movement centuries ago. These majestic inlets are breathtaking to see and many travelers feel that the majestic Geiranger Fjord offers some of Norways most...
  • Santorini Island, Greece, positioned in the Cyclades Islands about 70 miles north of Crete, is one of the most popular Greek Isles and arguably the most beautiful. The island is home to tiny whitewashed hilltop villages that literally cling to rocky slopes, as well as...
  • Santa Maria in Trastevere, one of the oldest Christian churches in Rome, is also one of the most visited sites in the "Eternal City." Many historians believe that the first mass was openly celebrated here. The church is a favorite of many travelers for both its incredible history and...
  • Zaanse Schans windmills are just twenty minutes north of Amsterdam by train. Only a few of the windmills, once scattered by the hundreds across the Zaanstreek region of the Netherlands remain. They've been relocated here for historical preservation, and not only are the windmills authentic, they are still operational and can be...

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This page was last updated on September 19, 2016.