Traveling to Europe presents travelers with new cultures and rich histories through multiple regions. The changing landscapes and scenery play a role in the people, languages, foods and local flare you'll experience as you travel country to country. Sip wine in Italy, take a train ride through the Swiss Alps, and stroll through the Champs-Élysées as you indulge, learn and enjoy this incredible continent.

Top Six Scenic European River Cruises

Where to go, what to see and how to enjoy. AAA’s brief guide on cruising Europe's top rivers.
The several small boats on the Danube River at sunset.

Urban Explorer

Indulge in the culture and local flavor of Europe’s historic cities. From the canals of Amsterdam to Barcelona’s grand architecture, discover where your next urban adventure lies.  
A collage of Big Ben in London, the Acropolis in Athens, and La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.

Whimsical Landscapes and Rural Regions

If you're looking to take a break from the excitement of major cities and pining to discover a country's culture with a little less hustle and bustle, check out these perfect countryside retreats. These destinations will inspire you on your journeys and give one-of-a-kind experiences from picturesque rural towns to lavender fields and dramatic cliffsides.
White swans in a river and black sheep walking down a road.

Europe's Best Coastlines and Islands

Crystal blue waters, impeccable beaches and colorful coastal towns to relax and revitalize you. Explore Europe’s coasts and islands for some of the most beautiful destinations in the world.
Collection of bridges and arches from old European cities.

Our European Specialists

  • Shelbie Williams travel agent

    Shelbie Williams

    Shelbie loves vacation planning! She has ventured all across Europe – her favorite travel destination – and sailed with several cruise lines.
  • Lucy McCallister travel agent

    Lucy McCallister

    Lucy is one of AAA Ohio’s top-performing agents! She has traveled far and wide both stateside and overseas, with experience in rail travel, escorted tours and cruises.
  • Susan McClain travel agent

    Susan McClain

    With 20+ years of experience, Susan knows how to plan a dream vacation. She is a destination specialist for six of the seven continents and enjoys all forms of travel.

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Read Up on European Destinations with AAA Travel Insights

  • Capri Beach on a clear and sunny afternoon.

    Southern Italy

    Discover hidden gems of Italy’s southern region.
  • The City of Reykjavik during a light snow fall.

    Iceland Sights

    Waterfalls and icebergs by day; search for the Northern Lights by night.
  • A cruise ship sailing off the coast of Greece.

    Cruising Europe

    Discover the variety of destinations you can visit by cruise.
  • A pair of tour guides ready to explore Ireland.

    Private Ireland

    Learn how to travel Ireland your way.
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