The Ultimate Guide to Travelling Around Europe

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It seems to be a rite of passage for all students and graduates to ‘do a tour of Europe’ and who can blame them? Europe has so much to offer in terms of variety, rich history, varied cuisine and a multitude of interesting places to stay, that it is easy to see why it has been the students destination of choice for many years. Why should students have all the fun, Europe is an amazing continent and with so much to see and do and is accessible to all.

Europe is popular the world over with a wide variety of visitors passing through its doors every year. With such a wide variety of arts, music, food, climates and culture it is easy to see why so many people visit.

If you are planning on a European tour, it is vital that you exact a budget. Travelling through Europe can be as cheap or as expensive as you want it to be, however, making a budget and sticking to it is vital to ensure that you do not spend more money than you can reasonably afford. Choosing an itinerary is vital too. Take a look at a basic map of Europe and decide where you would want to go within the confines of the continent. Plan a logical route accordingly and ensure that you have all the relevant travel information that you need, such as currency and vaccinations. While many countries within Europe have the same currency, the Euro, other countries still have their own national currency,  so do check that you have the correct money for the countries that you are visiting. Making a must see list is pivotal to ensuring that your trip to Europe is successful and enjoyable. If you are stuck for inspiration check out Europe tours.

Take a look at how Europe is split to ensure that you get the most from your travels. Do you want to go to Western Europe:

France

Germany

Spain

Portugal

Austria

Switzerland

Perhaps you are more enchanted by southern Europe:

Turkey

Italy

Or maybe you would rather visit central Europe:

Poland

Serbia

Romania

Croatia

With such a wide range of European destinations, all offering something completely unique, it would be a crime not to visit at least one of these destinations this year. Of course, there are many other destinations to travel to in Europe, but these  are a starting point should you be stuck as to where to visit.

It is important to remember a few other essential items before you embark on your European voyage, these include:

Luggage weight and restrictions

Documentation

A valid passport

Travel insurance

Camera

Hotel reservations and the appropriate documentation

Car hire information

The key to successfully travelling around any major continent is to ensure that you have all the correct paperwork and other essential documents. While it may take the fun out of your holiday planning it is critical that you are prepared  to ensure that your holiday goes without a hitch.

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