Did you ever think of doing a trip to Europe? Did you ever wonder how to get all the information needed? Don’t just think about it and don’t wonder any longer. The answers are right under your nose: visiteurope.com
Visiteurope.com is the official international portal for European travel information presented by the European Travel Commission (an association of 37 national tourist offices from Austria to United Kingdom).
Visiteurope.com features all information needed to plan your trip to Europe, to make it a success and to make sure it will be fun.
Some of the numerous features of visiteurope.com:
The features in detail:
Interactive map of Europe
The map of Europe on visiteurope.com gives the first time traveller a quick overview of Europe. No more, no less. It does not feature very much detail about every country but it’s a start. If you’ve never been to Europe and if you don’t now very much about the local geography, this map of Europe will get you started. If you are really planning a trip, buy a detailled map at your local bookstore.
Eventcalendar and infos about top events in Europe (festivals etc.)
The eventcalendar features a rather nice search function to check out what’s going on in the countries you want to visit at the time you are visiting. From sport events over health activities to culture events, it has it all.
Facts and background info about every European country and the main cities
The most important facts about every European country are featured on visiteurope.com. Size, population, language, currency, infos about the main cities, best activities and so on. Additionally there’s a link to the official tourist office website where you can get even more info.
Info about how to travel
Ever wondered what’s the best way to travel Europe? Of course it also depends on your preferences but visiteurope.com helps you to decide. Do you want to go by bus, by train, by plane, by ship or do you want to rent a car? All info to get you started is here.
You don’t know where to stay in Europe? Here you can get all infos about hotels and bed & breakfast. Search and book your accommodation online via visiteurope.com.
Links to the official tourist information websites of every European country
You can find a list of all National Tourist Offices at the end of each page. Every national website features even more detailled infos about the particular country. And it’s great that every website (including visiteurope.com) is featured in different languages (english, french, spanish …).
Flight search engine
Visiteurope.com features a practical flight search engine. Just enter the city of departure, your destination and the day you want to travel and here you go.
You know what a currency converter does, don’t you? I just have to say that this one features every major currency of the world.
Travel planner tool
I really like the travel planner tool. This is a great idea. You answer a few questions about your travel and the travel planner tool pops up some ideas, events and countries that comply with your input.
Some of the questions:
- Whom will you travel with? (Single, group …)
- Which kind of accommodation do you prefer?
- Your travel budget
- In which season will you travel?
Weather forecasts for every European country.
Other useful info
Airports, backpacking, bank & public holidays, climate, electricity, languages, drinking restrictions, food & drink, internet access, mobile phones, public transportation, shooping, speed limits and many, many more infos.
Visiteurope.com has it all. Infos about every European country and everything the first time tourist will be interested in. It’s not an in-depth tourist guide for every country but it gets you started. For more info it links to the official tourist information websites of the particular country. The first time traveller to Europe will find everything he needs on visiteurope.com. Give it a try you will be surprised by all the features!
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