Must-see attractions for your itinerary
The Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família (Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family) is considered to be the symbol of Barcelona by many residents, and the…
A massive structure with more than 600 rooms on 11 levels, Kungliga Slottet (the Royal Palace) dominates the north end of Gamla Stan. The official…
This wonderful museum traces Van Gogh's life and artistic development via the world's largest collection of his work. More than 200 canvases are on…
If the greatest masterpieces on earth are wrought for the glory of God, St Gallen’s Stiftsbibliothek (Abbey Library), is like a living prayer. Religious…
This is the big one. At 3454m above sea level, Jungfraujoch is Europe’s highest train station: a once-in-a-lifetime trip, with views of the deeply…
Welcome to one of the world's premier art galleries. More than 7000 paintings are held in the Museo del Prado’s collection (of which only around 1500 are…
Museumsinsel & Alexanderplatz
Walk through ancient Babylon, meet an Egyptian queen, clamber up a Greek altar or be mesmerized by Monet's ethereal landscapes. Welcome to Museumsinsel …
Windsor & Eton
The world’s largest and oldest continuously occupied fortress, Windsor Castle is a majestic vision of battlements and towers. Used for state occasions, it…
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The best places to visit in September 2023
Jul 3, 2023 • 8 Min read
From lazing on beaches in Turkey to sipping Guinness in Dublin or traveling through Mongolia, here are the best places to visit in September.
A new budget sleeper train connects Brussels and Berlin - just pack your earplugs
Jun 16, 2023 • 5 Min read
Europe’s newest sleeper train, the Good Night service recently trundled from Brussels to Berlin overnight for the first time. Our writer was on board.
Tips & Advice
The best places to go in August 2023
Jun 2, 2023 • 8 Min read
August is prime time for an escape. Find out the best places to travel for adventure, relaxation, wildlife and culture.
20 of Europe's most stunning beaches to explore in 2023
May 29, 2023 • 9 Min read
From the wind-lashed shores of the Atlantic coast to the coves of Italy, we bring you the cream of the European coast.
The 7 best European itineraries for an electric-vehicle road trip
May 17, 2023 • 12 Min read
If you’re in search of an eco-minded road trip through Europe, enjoy this excerpt from Lonely Planet’s new “Electric Vehicle Road Trips Europe” guide.
Tips & Advice
The best places to visit in July 2023
May 6, 2023 • 9 Min read
From Aarhus to Zanzibar, here's our pick of the best places to visit in July 2023.
I took the night train from Amsterdam to Zurich - with plenty of time for sightseeing
Apr 20, 2023 • 6 Min read
Lonely Planet’s Tom Hall traveled from his native London across the heart of Europe on an overnight train. Here’s how it went.
6 long-distance bike itineraries in Europe that promise epic adventure
Apr 11, 2023 • 4 Min read
If your idea of a thrilling summer holiday involves cycling hundreds of miles through gravelly mountain trails, read on.
🌍 How do I see Europe by train in one week?
Apr 5, 2023 • 4 Min read
So you want to see the best of Europe by train, and you only have one week? We have some ideas.
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