Five Must-See Cities in Europe

Five Must-See Cities in Europe

A European vacation is generally one rich in cultural highlights, as many of the famous cities and landmarks in Europe have existed for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. A sightseeing tour of a city can take you to some of the world’s most famous landmarks– and it’s often not far to travel to another city with equally famous and historical significance. That’s not to mention the rich local culture and traditions that have often been observed and passed down for hundreds of years, and which you can experience firsthand.

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Review: Romantic Rhine With Avalon Waterways

Rhine- Great St Martin Church, Germany

By: Linda Koehler, Certified Travel Associate

We flew into Zurich Switzerland two-nights prior to our cruise which allowed us enough free time to explore the city on our own. We purchased a Zurich City Pass (26 Euro) and this allowed us to transfer by train from our hotel to the city center, where we boarded a web of trams to get around the city.  We stopped at some local coffee shops, sampled roasted chestnuts from a street vendor, and visited the Zurich Zoo as we explored the city.  The next morning, we enjoyed a nice breakfast buffet at the Movenpick Hotel, which was included as part of our Avalon pre-night hotel package.

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