Shop the Bahnhofstrasse

Touring the Castles of Castile-Léon Spain

Blue Night in Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg, Germany will host The Blue Night, Nuremberg’s Long Night of Art and Culture, on May 2 which will have the theme of "freedom." One main highlight will be located in Main Market Square where Frieder Weiss and Johannes Brendel will create a "torch of freedom." Another attraction is the projection of the "Blue Bayou" created by Roger Libeschon, on the walls of the Imperial Castle. Photo credit Berny Meyer, CTZ Nuremberg

Daruvar, Croatia

Swiss Christmas Markets

River and Rail trip to Christkindlmarkts

Dinner on the Diner

Christmas Markets

Famous British locations made popular in film and TV

Salzburg, Austria

Hohenwerfen Fortress, Austria

Hiking in Switzerland

lGermany's Wine Festivals

Great Britain

Ibiza Spain

Mount San Salvatore

Red Star Line Museum, Antwerp

Markets of Britain


Switzerland's Cheese Train


Discovering the Dordogne

Germany attractions

Apple Wine

Austrian Airlines flies to Chicago

Hiking Lake Lucerne

Manchester, UK

York, UK

Rails to a European Holiday

Downton Abbey

Rudy Maxa

Swiss Transport Museum

Welcome to European Traveler!

Dear Fellow Traveler:

What can you expect when you travel to Europe?

Europe holds so much promise for a fun vacation, an exciting getaway, or an in-depth look at different cultures. If you've not traveled to Europe before, you'll want to check out the possibilities. And there are many.

You can see so many historical attractions that hundreds of books have been written just on the monuments, castles, fortresses, towns and cities, and ruling families through the years. If you just want to take a vacation, you can relax at one of the large metropolitan hotels and see the sights of a city like Vienna, Berlin, London or Madrid. If you like excitement, you can motorcycle through the Alps, have fun whitewater rafting down a river, or hike to the top of many of Europe's highest peaks.

With so many countries in Europe so close to one another, you can travel from country to country in a few hours, and think of the different cultures that exist in Europe that you can experience.

You can expect a lot from traveling to Europe. Tasting the foods and wines, and meeting the people are other reasons to go.

At European Traveler, we're trying to bring you a little taste of Europe so you can plan better before you go. We cover foods, lodging, travel and attractions and more. I hope you enjoy the detailed stories and spectacular photos of Europe we present.

Maybe I'll see you down the road in Europe soon. You never know!

Don Heimburger

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Walpugis Night Celebrations in Germany

Coffee in Leipzig

Cycling Through the Green Vilnius

Baltic Region Culinary

The Wines Routes of Burgundy

Air Berlin


How to beat European travel scams

Truffle Hunting in the Dordogne

Austrian Ice Caves

Savoring Sicily


The Cotswolds

Irish Whiskey

Tips on tipping

Hike the Coastline of Wales

Vienna's Sweet Treats

Cruising Central Germany

ET Interviews Art Wolfe

Bern Switzerland arcades

Pub in Dublin Ireland

Joseph Rosendo

Coimbra Portugal hotel

Czech beer tavern

Burt Wolf

The chocolates of Europe

An interview with Richard Bangs

Aboard the Premicon Queen

Continental Croatia

Korcula in Croatia


Tshoban Foundation


Meissen, Germany

Bingen, Germany

Jeff Wilson

Jeff Wilson Rail Adventures

If you like trains, you will like this new series by host Jeff Wilson; Wilson fits the bill perfectly for "Real Rail Adventures." He is a lifelong traveler and an avid train buff. He has hosted national "how-to" TV programs for more than a decade. An enduring fan of steam locomotives, Jeff’s transportation of choice is the train, and he’s perfected his travel skills exploring Europe by train. For a brief introduction to his new series, go to


Munich Beer Gardens

Self-guided walks in Wicklow

Oxford Eats

European Flea Markets

Black Forest

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Germany's Wine Festivals

Prague and beyond

Viennese Museums