Some are world-famous, some are hidden gems. Some are true icons of their country, some appeal to only certain groups of visitors. World-famous attractions in Europe, such as the Eiffel Tower, Buckingham Palace or the Cologne Cathedral, may even be the main incentive for some people to travel to Europe. Others have a predominantly national or even regional significance, but are nevertheless worth paying a visit to.

Traveling means discovering. In terms of attractions, discovering is more than just looking at things. It’s rather about understanding the history of a sight and the significance it has for its area or country. Only when you know why something is an attraction in the first place will you be able to fully appreciate it. This is why we have separate pages for the most notable attractions in Europe, both the big names and the lesser-known ones.

The following is a list of articles covering noteworthy attractions in Europe: