There’s more than one way to have a European summer adventure!  There’s plenty to go around for your clients who are looking to beat the crowds, take in excitement and explore vibrant culture. In addition the ample amount of history or simply people watch from a cozy corner. For whatever type of experience they’re looking for, Europe will deliver an unforgettable getaway.

  1. For Sun Seekers
    South of France 
    Along the French Riviera, beautiful beaches with great surf and sun await in Monaco, Nice and Cannes! The stunning cities and towns dotted along the coast offer great people-watching, spectacular scenery, lovely weather, plus an array of things to do.
    Sitting along Spain’s southern coast is the rocky, sun-drenched region known as Andalucia. Its beautiful coast stretches more than 500 miles, offering numerous, spectacular beaches, coupled with a warm, Mediterranean climate and cheerful, hospitable people.
  2. History Buffs
    From the Tower of London to cathedrals and Stonehenge, England’s thousands-year history is truly enchanting. Visit the British Museum, Churchill War Rooms, the Roman Baths, Shakespeare’s Globe and Hadrian’s Wall, plus hundreds of castles along the countryside to step back in time. 
    Surround yourself with beauty, history and the greatest collection of art the world has ever seen, not to mention medieval hilltop towns and awe-inspiring cathedrals and ancient ruins. From the Colosseum to Pompeii, the Doge’s Palace to the Tower of Pisa, ancient history is waiting around every corner. 
    Gaze over The Cliffs of Moher & walk the streets of Ireland to feel the energy of more than 1,000 years of history, as echoes of the Vikings mix with quaint boutiques, cobbled streets reverberate with the sounds of musicians, & 18th-century parks play host to festivals & food markets.
  3. Nature Lovers
    Ride a gondola up Geneva’s backyard mountain to enjoy the most breathtaking views of the surrounding Alps and the city below, or relax in one of the city’s waterfront parks. Geneva is an ideal base for exploring the surrounding countryside, including the popular nearby towns of Lausanne, Vevey and Montreux.
    With lava fields, geothermal pools, sweeping sea views and massive volcanoes all within easy reach. Reykjavik is a gateway of possibilities. The world’s northern-most capital has nearly 24-hours of daylight in the summertime, which is the perfect time to get a a glimpse of Icelandic life.  Favorite destinations include the Golden Circle, Mount Esja and Úlfarsfell Mountain. Laugavegur, Iceland’s popular 88-mile hiking trail, connects the nature reserves Landmannalaugar and Thorsmork.
  4. For the Foodies
    Set along the sleepy Garonne River in the southwest of France, Bordeaux a UNESCO-listed. This glamorous port city, home to prestigious chateaus that produce France’s most famous wines.
    Nothing can compare to Mediterranean culture, where dining is relaxed and simple. Experience a long-lasting Greek tradition of gathering together in a taverna to enjoy a meal with wine or ouzo, a dry anise-flavored aperitif. Indulge in cheese or spinach pie, a custard filled phyllo pastry or another temptation from a bakery’s window. 
    Tuscany is well-known for its strong culinary traditions, but don’t miss out on Naples and the Amalfi Coast! The Campania region is a paradise just waiting to be tasted. You must try Neapolitan pizza and scialatielli ai frutti di mare (spaghetti with seafood) to sweet pastries and gelato. After your meal, don’t miss sampling limoncello (a lemony liqueur).
    No matter what you choose to do in Lisbon, there is no shortage of good food. From grilled sardines and fried cuttlefish to Azeitao cheese and pastel de nata (Portuguese egg tart pastry), this destination has flavors to please any palate.
  5. Classic Europe
    A diverse and exciting city with some of the world’s best sights and attractions. London is an international capital of culture, music, education and fashion. Home to a bevy of English bobbies, avant-garde fashion, double-decker buses and pubs filled with “football” fans. England’s capital is teeming with noteworthy sights, from the Tower of London to Abbey Road. 
    Every year, millions of tourists from around the globe come to the Eternal City to admire the treasures and masterpieces of Roman art and architecture. Rome wasn’t built in a day and it is a city that is best enjoyed leisurely similiar to a full-bodied glass of wine. Iconic sites like The Vatican, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Roman Forum and St. Peter’s Square will both astonish and inspire. 
    Flanked by the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona is a 2,000-year-old city, steeped in cultural heritage, vibrant art and impressive architecture. From the scenic Barcelona district to the Gothic Quarter, Barcelona is sure to bring joy to travelers of every age. 

    Article Courtesy of Delta Vacations

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