Europe Traveler

How do Europeans celebrate the longest days of the year? For many, the warm weather and light-drenched evenings signal it’s time to get outside and celebrate in the company of their fellow countrymen. And when it comes to bringing out the masses, free concerts have a way of pulling in the crowds.

Europe Traveler's picks for the weekend of July 1-2

It's never too early to think about your weekend fun. Here are my picks for the best events to check out on the weekend of July 1-2 and beyond.

100 days of Documenta

Every five years, Kassel, Germany, is the site of Documenta, one of the world’s most important exhibitions of contemporary art.

All aboard to Paris for just 29 euros each way

Alleo, the company behind the high-speed rail routes linking cities in France and Germany is celebrating its 10th anniversary by offering 10,000 extra train tickets between German cities and Paris at a discount rate of just 29 euros each way.

Frommer's 6 for 60 contest a vacation giveaway for military families

To mark the 60-year anniversary of Arthur Frommer's game-changing guidebook, "Europe on $5 a Day," Frommer's has announced a contest titled "6 for 60." In partnership with vacation rental specialists HomeAway, families of military veterans have the chance to win one of six travel experiences.

Auto-free cycling near the KMC

Pump up the tires, oil the brakes and head for the countryside: Germany’s glorious auto-free cycling days are in full swing.

How to save on train travel in Europe

Haven’t yet nailed down a destination, or traveling between two countries? Here's am overview of traveling by train in Europe.

Cavalcade of Herve, Belgium

Each year on Easter Monday, the town of Herve, in Belgium’s Liege Province, is the site of an elaborate procession.

Hop to it! Easter markets abound in Germany

In Germany, a sure sign of the approach of Christianity’s most important spring holiday is the appearance of Easter markets.

Hostels, campgrounds provide low-cost alternatives

Hostels and camping may not be for everyone, but they are hard to beat for cheap accommodations.

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