Destinations in Europe

European destinations chosen by the authors of Marco Polo. The best places to eat, sleep, be entertained and shop 'til you drop! Let Marco Polo help you plan your trip to Europe.

 

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    © DUMONT Bildarchiv / Ernst Wrba

Austria

Fresh air in the mountains, an afternoon lost in modern art and architecture, spectacular scenes at the opera in the most surprising of settings. Austria is one summer holiday destination that you'd return to in a second.

» Read more about Vienna

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    © bbbreathe, marcopolo.de

Belgium

There is an extra special ambience in Belgium, with its coastal resorts along the North Sea, the wide sandy beaches and the spectacular dune landscapes making any trip to Belgium worthwhile.

» Read more about Brussels

  • Travel guide Croatia

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Croatia

The most picturesque places of Croatia reside along the Dalmatian Coast with over 1,100 miles of beautiful coastline.

» Read more about Dubrovnik

  • Travel guide Cyprus

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Cyprus

This sunny island in the furthest east of the Mediterranean is truly a paradise, with its long dream beaches, crystal-clear waters, and wild and dramatic coasts.

» Read more about Cyprus

 

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Czech Republic

From the romantic medieval towns in southern Bohemia to the famous spa resorts of the west, the Czech Republic is full of variety. The pulsating city of Prague with its stony beauty is an ideal weekend-getaway.

» Read more about Prague

  • Travel guide Finland

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Finland

Finland is often called the ‘country of thousands of lakes’ – but this is a slight understatement. Anyone who comes here can look forward to some 200,000 lakes, 2 million saunas and sheer endless forests. 

» Read more about Finland

  • Travel guide France

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France

Endless coasts, high mountains, fantastic countryside! If it’s a city break in the majestic capital of Paris, a skiing holiday in the shadow of Mont Blanc or a relaxed beach and walking holiday in Provence, France has it all. 
» Read more about the French Riviera
» Read more about Paris

 

  • Travel guide Germany

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Germany

Germany definitely has an ace up its sleeve – its diversity! You can experience all 4 seasons in one on a single day in April and many visitors are spoilt for choice with the 150 scenic roads / tours to choose from! 

» Read more about Berlin
» Read more about Cologne

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Greece

Greece breaks all the clichés. Everybody expects amazing beaches and ancient temples but most visitors are surprised by the many mountains, dense forests, caves, rivers and lakes. 

» Read more about Athens
» Read more about Corfu
» Read more about Crete
» Read more about Kos
» Read more about Rhodes

 

  • Travel guide Hungary

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Hungary

Breath-taking views and getting spoilt in a spa hotel – many places in Hungary combine beautiful landscapes, pleasure and the rich heritage of a 1,000 year-old history. 

» Read more about Budapest

  • travel guide Ireland

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Ireland

What makes Ireland so endearing, alongside the open and outgoing people, is the country’s natural beauty. The island boasts countless prehistoric and medieval cultural treasures.

» Read more about Ireland

  • Guida di viaggio Italia

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Italy

Il bel paese, the beautiful country: That’s what the Italians call their own country – a country which is home to the highest alpine summits, 8,500 km of Mediterranean coastline and 60% of Unesco’s world heritage art treasures. 

» Read more about Florence
» Read more about Lake Garda
» Read more about Rome
» Read more about Sicily
» Read more about Venice

  • Guida di viaggio Malta

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Malta & Gozo

Malta is like a lavish buffet. You can choose what you like from what’s on offer, and enjoy a holiday there at any time of year. Malta and its little sister Gozo are small enough to allow you to get to know the island republic within a single week. 

» Read more about Malta & Gozo

 

  • Guida di viaggio Olanda

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Netherlands

Sweeping beaches and countless rivers, canals and lakes: The Netherlands offers excellent conditions for beach lovers and water sport enthusiasts.

» Read more about Amsterdam

  • Travel guide Norway

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Norway

Archipelagos and islands off the coast, fjords framed by glaciers and mountains and the vast forest landscapes in the east make Norway a paradise for nature lovers.

» Read more about Norway

  • Travel Guide Portugal

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Portugal 

Portugal fascinates, electrifies and astonishes. It has spectacular beaches and cliffs contrast with mountains, pulsating cities with remote villages and magnificent palaces with picture-book castles.
» Read more about Algarve 
» Read more about Madeira

 

  • Travel guide Spain

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Spain 

With beaches and mountains, castles and monasteries, lavish fiestas, pilgrimages and tours - there are many reasons to visit Spain. 
» Read more about Barcelona
» Read more about Gran Canaria
» Read more about Lanzarote
» Read more about Mallorca
» Read more about Tenerife

  • Guida di Viaggio Svezia

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Sweden

Fresh, cheeky and free – Sweden is a European neighbour with a difference. Unspoilt countryside, tranquil towns, pure water and endless woods meet hi-tech, innovative culture and a first-class infrastructure.
» Read more about Stockholm

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    © tomcatjack, marcopolo.de

Turkey

Turkey is a country boasting fantastic food, spectacular scenery and unique experiences. A country where East meets West, leading to an eclectic lifestyle to be discovered by any visitor.

» Read more about Istanbul
» Read more about Turkey South Coast

  • Travel guide Scotland

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United Kingdom

Encounter classical and modern England with its palaces and castles as well as creative fashion, culinary diversity, adventure sports and pulsating nightlife.
» Read more about Edinburgh

» Read more about London

 

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Dubrovnik & Dalmatian Coast

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Edinburgh

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Finland

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Florence

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French Riviera

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Gran Canaria

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Ireland

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Kos

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Lake Garda

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Lanzarote

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London

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Madeira

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Mallorca

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Malta & Gozo

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Rhodes

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