With glossy city-break options and high-glamour coastal havens, book a stay on the continent
Europe hosts 44 countries and so there are plenty of hotspots to explore throughout the continent. From Rome and Italy to Berlin and Germany, Europe is vast in its history. Whether you fancy a sunny setting on Spain's Barcelona beaches, or you're keen to hike up Switzerland's Matterhorn mountains, you can pick the holiday according to your preferences while in Europe. The Independent's travel experts have explored some of the best tourist attractions and hotels in Europe.
Stuck for travel inspiration? The Independents travel experts have curated the below travel destination roundups to help you decide on your next European trip from the best destinations by train to best apres-ski holiday destinations, budget destinations and more.
You don’t need to fly for a European break – avoid the plane and take the train this summer
Whether you're visiting Toulouse or travelling to Paris, read expert city guides on where to eat, drink and sleep throughout France.
Expert city guides for you to read ahead of your next Spanish adventure.
From wine tasting in vineyards to shopping sprees, browse expert guides on what some of Italy's best cities have to offer.
From sandy stretches of the Algarve to picture-perfect cities like Porto, Portugal offers holiday experiences to suit every traveller. Our experts have reviewed hotels and tasted traditional cuisine across the country.
From buzzing nightlife in Mykonos to stunning sights of Santorini, there's so much to do across the wonderous Greek islands. Read our expert's travel guides on the best hotels and things to do
From beautiful beaches to karst mountain ranges, Croatia boasts adventure and stunning scenery for all types of visitors.
From sustainable travel to characterful Stockholm, browse expert guides on the best sights, hotels and attractions that Sweden has to offer.
Expert city guides for you to read ahead of your next holiday to Belgium.
Wrap up warm and hit the cobbled streets of Belgium’s most photogenic city this winter, advises Helen Coffey
Explore music-loving Salzburg, exceptionally liveable Vienna, the idyllic lake district and pristine Alpine resorts
Malta is one of Europe's most popular travel destinations. Read expert guides on best things to do and where to stay in Malta, Gozo and Comino.
Expert city guides for you to read ahead of your next holiday to Prague, Ostrava or Brno.
Whether you're on the hunt for delicious Danish pastries or visiting the iconic Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen, read expert city guides on where to eat, drink and sleep throughout Denmark.
Where to find stylish digs in the Danish capital
From beer spas to natural hot springs, ‘the land of ice and fire’ is a playground for adventurers and and nature lovers. Read expert guides on the best hotels, restaurants and things to do in Reykjavik and throughout Iceland.
Whether you're looking for a ramble in Ireland's countryside, or you're after a lively city break in Dublin, Ireland is a great choice for a multi-stop tour or a nature-wrapped road trip. Our travel experts have found the best holidays and have reviewed the top hotels and chosen the best things to do that will suit any kind of traveller.
From seaside breaks along the beautiful coastline to rambles in the glorious New Forest countryside, Britain offers the perfect escape for you. Our travel experts have reviewed hotels and compiled city guides across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
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