Essential Information of Europe
A tour guide from bonjour to adios in Europe
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Europe Tourist Information
Essential information about travel in Europe
Here is some basic travel information about Europe that travelers should know while visiting this beautiful continent. Keep reading for some handy insights that are not always available in Europe travel guides or on any tourist map of Europe.
Culture of Europe
The culture of Europe is deeply rooted in the fine arts. European culture is derived from Greco-Roman Antiquity, Christianity, the Renaissance period, and the Age of Enlightenment. Although the term European culture is more common, each region in Europe has a distinct culture.
European cuisines range from countries to countries. Italian, French, Spanish, and Greek are popular cuisines to sample in Europe. Travelers in Europe wouldn’t want to miss Austrian Wiener Schnitzel, Swiss fondue, Chicken Kiev, Spanish tapas, Cicchetti with wine, or English Sunday roast during their visit. Athens, Florence, Amsterdam, Madrid, Lisbon, Paris, and Stockholm are some of the major European cities to visit among art lovers. Waltz, ballet, minuet, polka, and ballroom are popular dance forms in European countries.
Climate of Europe
While Eastern Europe experiences four seasons—winter, spring, summer, and autumn—Southern Europe witnesses distinct dry and wet seasons. The climate of Western European countries is milder than the rest of the continent due to Gulf Stream phenomenon. Mild winters and hotter summers are common in Western Europe. Coldest winters are in Eastern Europe while hottest summers are along the Mediterranean coast, notably in southern Spain and Greek islands. As per the Europe tour information, one can visit the Europe throughout the year as every season has something new to offer.
Festivals in Europe
Whether it is beer tournaments or art fair competitions, festivals in Europe range from literary and theater to sports and comedy. The Salzburg Festival, Bayreuth Festival, and Edinburgh International Festival are popular classical music festivals in Europe, and attending these is something one must include is his or her Europe travel tips. Other major festivals in Europe include Sanremo Music Festival, Glastonbury festival, Hellfest, Exit Festival, and Eurovision. The European cinema also celebrates festivals like the Cannes Film Festival in France, Berlin International Film Festival in Germany, and Venice Film Festival in Italy.
Tips about Europe
Try to avoid peak tourist seasons in Europe as cities are crowded and reservations are expensive.
Talk as the locals do. Practice a few phrases in the local language, be it German or French.
Try to avail inclusive passes for sightseeing like museums, attractions, and public transport.
Prefer trains or taxis instead of flights for travel between two European countries.
Always try to find accommodation closer to downtown or city center instead of the suburbs to save up transportation time and cost.
To mingle with Europeans, shop at mom-and-pop places and linger in family-run cafes or patisserie.
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Trip to EuropeBeing our first international trip, we didnt expected it will go so smooth but thanks to Mr Shashank from I need trip travels. He was there for us at every point and his prompt respose helped us to make beautiful memories for the lifetime without any problems or challenges. We will definetily recommend travel traingle for all our future trips.
Trip to TurkeyI was very anxious before I planned for honeymoon trip. I was told that Europe is not good idea in winter so we were advised turkey.we just gave the money . That's all. Everything was taken care of right from airport we landed.we were told to not worry about anything. They completely lived up to it. I would like to thank Abhishek of white rabbit holidays. And metin of smart turkey. They helped even in minute minute works. They were always in contact with us through out the trip. Hats off. Complete Paisa wasool.amazing.keep it up 1)every part of Istanbul 2)Capadocia cave houses, underground city, hot air balloons 3)pamukkale cotton castles 4)kusadasi Greek villages 5)hamaam Many more
Trip to EuropeFirst of all my personal thanks to the TravelTraingle team.This whole concept of personalized tour is so great. I had been to Europe once hence it was very easy for me to do a personalised tour. The travel agent in my case were very responsive. I was simply amazed by the level and quality of service provided by them. All the bookings were prompt and I didn't face any trouble anywhere. Definitely recommended. My next trip will definitely be planned through these guys. U guys rock. Cheers!!!! This is the best time to visit Switzerland and the Nordic countries.
Trip to EuropeOverall it was an excellent tour of Vienna, Budapest and Prague. Some point of improvement for the agent or things which can be taken care by new travelers... 1. Searching for cab driver after landing at the Vienna airport was tough. 2.Rooms of Ramada encore in Vienna and IBIS in Budapest were very small. 3. There was no electric water heating machine ( used for tea/coffee) in IBIS-Budapest and Fortuna west-Prague, so it was little problem for us. 4. Fortune-West hotel in Prague was far away from the main city. 5.We should have been informed that exchange price in India is best as compared to European countries. Excellent response time, proactive and very professional. Special Appreciation to Agent- Daman, who designed my entire itinerary and made all the bookings
Trip to EuropeGreat trip. Hostels were good. Only thing that hostel in Amsterdam was a little far from the central.
Trip to Europegreat experience with travel triangle , and tahnks to our travel agent Daman!! venice and paris are beautiful and a must visit for couples
Trip to Europe1)Planning of the trip was very good. 2) No difficulty in locating hotels or drivers or any other planned activities. 3) quality of hotels, trains and flights was very good. 4) All the time Prashant was available at whats app or on call during the journey. 5) Enjoyed my trip.
Trip to EuropeHad a superb experience with the Travel triangle... I would like to suggest all my fellow members to customize your packages with Travel triangle.... I would like to thanks Mr. Shubham who was my travel guide he helped in best possible way and made my journey remarkable.
Trip to EuropeIt was a long planned trip to Europe , comprising of 3 main countries (France , Switzerland & Italy) in 12 days. Started off with multiple vendors and their quotes , but finally selected Hub Holiday based on my interaction with Rohit and Prashanth. The rates which were given to me was highly competitive. Thumbs up to it. PROS : ===== 1) First and Foremost , Highly competitive rates. 2) Excellent response time from Prashanth , not only before the start of the trip but also during trip. There was one case where I did not have a connecting train ticket printout with me in Venice Railway station. Got response within 30 sec from Prashant and got the ticket. Hats off to that. 3) Support during changed requirements was nicely handled. After initial plan , I requested changes for inclusion of PISA. It was excellently managed. Thumbs up. 4) Politeness of the persons in Hub Holiday. Every interaction of mine was handled with utmost sincerity. Good job. IMPROVEMENT AREAS (I will not say CONS as these people are new to travel organizing compared to other agents) =================== 1) I think , practical knowledge about the countries are really needed ( not only google / blog study ) for an effective itinerary creation. There were several instances where the station / bus stop is far from hotel , without even us knowing how to reach. Even though we managed with Google Maps and other ways , but for older and not-to-tech-savvy people , it might not be easy. So either detailed guideline or easy transport details should be given during travel voucher sending ( this i even asked , but did not get ) 2) Best transport options suggestion really would help a first time traveler. For example , in both Paris and Rome Hop-On Hop Off buses are waste of money. Much better option is to get Metro Tickets in bulk and use them for transportation. They are much cheap as well as very fast , so saving both money and time. These suggestions should be given and recommended. 3) Louvre / Vatican City etc. museums are always recommended to be visited with guides , or else it will just be some idols / arts without knowing what exactly are they. I felt , if we were told these things before hand explicitly , maybe we would have got better deal. Actually in Vatican , I had to book on-spot-guides , which is much more costly compared to prebooking of guides from Vatican itself. 4) VISA Planning : This was really scary for us. Even though i enquired with Rohit and asked him about VISA , his initial suggestion was 1 to 1.5 month was more than enough for Shenzhen VISA. But later we came to know , for some countries like Italy , it is always better to apply 3 months in advance as they take long time to issue VISA . For us , we received our VISA just 5 days before our travel, which was really scary. We even asked Prashant not to book any other vouchers like Eiffel Tower and other things. This resulted in , in last moment , we did not get online slots to book ticket at all and finally after reaching Paris , I had to book it separately. So these things needs to be handled in better way by guiding the first time travelers. Overall the trip went well and we were able to visit all the places as PLANNED. A Big Thank you to Prashant and team. Wish to get in touch with Hub Holiday again in future.
Trip to Europeit was very well organised .. have recommended it to many now about memorable vacations Mr Jai. he is really helpful at all stages.. thankyou for making the trip really memorable!!
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Barcelona, Amsterdam, Prague, Madrid, Paris, Istanbul, and the Mykonos are popular places to experience nightlife in Europe.
Skiing in the Alps, wine tasting in Tuscany, canal tours in Amsterdam, gondola rides in Venice, river cruise in Paris, and attending musical concerts in Vienna are unique experiences for tourists in Europe.
While Europeans prefer to speak in local languages, English is very well understood by general population. It is highly unlikely for visitors to encounter any language barriers in Europe.
From luxurious lake-side villas to shared dormitories, major cities in Europe have all sorts of check-in facilities available for travelers.
France, Italy, Spain, Germany, England, and the Netherlands are some of the most visited countries in Europe. The Alps and Mediterranean coastline is also popular destination in the summer season.
Aside from a few exceptions, Europe is among the safest places to visit in the world.
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