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Towns of Europe

videos, photos, text, maps, links & detailed itineraries

This is a grand tour of the towns of Europe! Comprehensive descriptions, walking routes, and other helpful information will help you select a destination, plan a trip, or just enjoy a virtual visit. This is a visual feast with more than 4,000 photos, hundreds of videos, many maps and detailed stories about these ideal destinations.

We present many of the best places to visit in Europe, offering practical suggestions on how to get the most out of your trip with the best itinerary to match your personal interests. While we do include some large cities, the focus is on smaller, less-crowded towns. 

Our site is not selling anything! Instead, we provide authentic, entertaining information and bring you there for free, with rich multimedia content. Unlike most travel websites, there is no paid commercial content here, only honest advice.

Practical Information

  • Descriptions of nearly 200 towns
  • Includes walking tour routes & maps
  • Covers smaller towns & larger cities
  • How to get the most out of train travel
  • Multimedia text, photos, travel videos
  • Towns organized by country & region
  • Get away from crowds & overtourism
  • Plan a trip or just enjoy a virtual visit

Authentic Honest Content

  • Unbiased non-commercial information
  • Careful selection of wonderful places
  • Suggestions for independent travel
  • Includes history, culture and the arts
  • Tips for getting around on your own
  • Website creator led 80 Europe tours
  • Like taking an excellent free tour
  • Links to many helpful websites
This travel website is different than others:
  • More comprehensive
  • Not selling you anything
  • Describes places in detail
  • Explains how to visit them
  • Focus on great destinations
  • Famous and obscure places
  • New information added regularly
  • Thousands of pictures and videos
  • Informative stories about the towns

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Austria: Salzburg; Saint Wolfgang Mondsee; Vienna; Innsbruck

Belgium: Antwerp; Brussels; Bruges; Ghent; Liège

East/Center: Budapest; Istanbul; Prague

Estonia: Tallin

France: Aix-en-Provence; Amboise; Amiens; Annecy; Antibes; Arles; Avignon; Azay; Belvès; Beynac-et-Cazenac; Blois; Bordeaux; Caen; Cannes; Carcassonne; Castelnaud; Chambord; Chartres; Chenonceau; Cheverny; Chinon; Colmar; Dijon; Dinan; Domme; Fanlac; Font-de-Gaume; Grasse; Kaysersberg; La Roque St-Christophe; La Roque-Gageac; Les Baux; Les Eyzies; Lyon; Marseilles; Mt-St-Michel; Nice; Nimes - Pont du Gard; Paris; Reims; Rennes; Ribeauvillé; Riquewihr; Rocamadour; Rouen; Saint-Émilion; Saint-Léon sur Vézère; Sarlat; St-Paul de Vence; St. Remy; Strasbourg; Tours; Uzès; Vence; Versailles; Villefranche

Germany: Aachen; Berlin; Dinkelsbühl; Heidelberg; Munich; Neckarsteinach; Nurnberg; Rothenburg

Great Britain: Ambleside; Bath; Bibury; Bourton-on-the-Water; Bowness; Cambridge; Castle Combe; Cheltenham; Chester; Edinburgh; Grasmere; Greenwich; Keswick; Lacock; London; Malmesbury; Penzance; Tetbury; Winchcombe; Windermere; Windsor; York

Greece: Arachova; Athens; Delphi; Epidaurus; Lindos; Meteora; Mykonos; Nafplion; Naupaktos; Olympia; Patmos; Rhodes; Santorini

Ireland: Bantry; Bunratty; Cashel; Dublin; Galway; Clifden; Dingle; Killarney; Kilrush; Kinsale; Tralee

Italy: Amalfi; Arezzo; Asissi; Bellagio; Bevagna; Bologna; Capri; Como; Corniglia; Cortona; Florence; Foligno; Gubbio; Lucca; Manarola; Merano; Milan; Montalcino; Montefalco; Montepulciano; Monteriggioni; Monterosso; Monticchiello; Naples; Orvieto; Padua; Perugia; Pienza; Pisa; Portofino; Portovenere; Positano; Riomaggiore; San Gigmignano; Santa Margherita Ligure; Siena; Sorrento; Spello; Spoleto; Stressa; Todi; Venice; Vernazza; Vicenza; Volterra Monaco

Netherlands: Amsterdam; Alkmaar; Delft; Gouda; Haarlem; Leiden; Maastricht; Rotterdam; The Hague; Utrecht

Portugal: Evora; Lisbon; Sintra-Cascais; Oporto Russia: Saint Petersburg;

Scandinavia: Copenhagen; Helsinki; Porvoo; Oslo; Bergen; Stockholm

Spain: Barcelona; Cordoba; Cuenca; Granada; Madrid; Merida; Segovia; Seville; Toledo; Valencia

Switzerland: Ascona; Basel; Bern; Engelberg; Gandria; Gimmelwald; Grindelwald; Interlaken; Laussanne; Locarno; Lucerne; Lugano; Morcote; Murren; St Moritz; Thun; Vitznau; Weggis; Wengen; Zermatt; Zug; Zurich