Europe is comprised of many countries steeped in art and architecture, culture and of course tradition. Of course, the food can be absolutely amazing. There are many choices when considering a vacation in Europe. Which country or countries do you most want to visit? What sites do you most want to see? Would you prefer an ocean cruise vacation or perhaps a more intimate river cruise vacation where you’ll get to see places the bigger ships cannot reach. Or perhaps you would prefer an all land vacation in one city. Whatever your choice, at Cruise Planners we’re here to help you plan your very own perfect European dream vacation. Don’t let the name fool you. Cruise Planners creates all sorts of European dream vacations every day!

Travel to Europe

Thinking about a vacation in Europe can be admittedly overwhelming. Making a list of must see destinations can be helpful when narrowing down the country is a challenge. Let’s look at a few, and this is by no means intended to be a finite list.

  • Eiffel Tower, France
  • Vatican City, Italy
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy
  • Oktoberfest, Germany
  • Acropolis, Greece
  • Hagia Sofia, Turkey
  • London Bridge (Big Ben), England (UK)
  • Buckingham Palace, England (UK)
  • Alcazar, Spain
  • The Winter Palace, Russia

List of European Countries

At times, keeping all of the countries in Europe straight in your head is an effort, so we will list them here. Conveniently we’ve listed them in alphabetical order. During your research we hope this is an easy reference.

The A’s – Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan

The B’s – Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria

The C’s – Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia

The D’s – Denmark

The E’s – Estonia

The F’s – Finland, France

The G’s – Georgia, Germany, Greece

The H’s – Hungary

The I’s – Iceland, Ireland, Italy

The K’s – Kazakhstan, Kosovo

The L’s – Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg

The M’s – Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro

The N’s – Netherlands, North Macedonia (formerly Macedonia), Norway

The P’s – Poland, Portugal

The R’s – Romania, Russia

The S’s – San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

The T’s – Turkey

The U’s – Ukraine, United Kingdom (UK)

The V’s – Vatican City – This is the Holy City. You’ll arrive to Rome Italy to visit there.

We’ve added links to their websites where we could to help you with your research.