Europe is a diverse continent with a lot to offer, and choosing from a variety of European cruises could be the easiest way to conquer it! You don’t have to worry about catching a flight and instead can leisurely sail along the ocean, discovering what Europe has to offer along the way. Here are 5 of the most enjoyable activities…
Walking around Pompeii
The ancient city of Pompeii is Europe’s most important archaeological site. The city has been preserved by the lapilli from Mount Vesuvius that erupted in AD 79. So, today you can walk down an ancient Roman street, look around a millennia old house and visit the local markets that the Romans used way back when. Tickets for adults are around €11, and if you love history, it’s the perfect activity for you.
Diving into the past in Malta
Malta offers cornflower blue water perfect for diving. It will give you a chance to swim amongst marine life, in and out of underwater caves and due to the heavy bombing these waters suffered in World War II there are a lot of shipwrecks to be explored. If you’re an adrenalin junkie or an explorer at heart, this would be an ideal activity.
The Eiffel Tower
One of the most famous pieces of Architecture, the Eiffel Tower is as spectacular in reality as it is on the big screen. You can book tickets in advance from as little as €7 with the option to walk up the steps or get the lift all the way to the top bother off spectacular views Paris. Sitting in the Trocadero gardens as the sun starts to set gives you a perfect view point to watch the tower begin to glitter. It will add a touch of romance and magic to your Parisian adventure.
Experience the Northern Lights
Visit Norway for the chance to see the aurora borealis (the Northern Lights). It is the most wonderful light show on earth. The Northern lights are visible from eight different locations in Norway between September and March. You can get to them via snowmobile and dog sledge to add a bit of adventure tour trip!
Taking a bike ride around Amsterdam
There is no better way to see the sights Amsterdam has to offer than by bicycle. Amsterdam takes its cycling very seriously, so much so that cyclists have priority of motorists and pedestrians. You are spoilt for choice for bike rental and have the option of a cycling tour or discovering the city on your own. You can cycle through the Vondelpark, by the side of the UNESCO listed Canals, pick up some tulips from the flower market and stop by Anne Frank’s house too. If you want to see Amsterdam like a local, cycling is the only way to do it.