Complete your European Bucket List!
Europe has much to offer that it can be hard to know where to start. From historical landmarks to local cuisine, there is so much to see, do and eat. We’ve created a list of experiences, you might consider adding to your bucket list, and make the most of your time in Europe!
1. Ride a train across the Swiss mountain tops
When snows falls, it covers the world in a blanket of magical silence. That feeling is even more true when you’re surrounded by glaciers and mountains. So why not hop aboard the Bernina Express that takes you across the the Swiss Engadin Alps to experience it?
2. Gaze at the twinkling Eiffel Tower
Cruising along the river Seine with a glass of champagne in hand and the twinkling Eiffel tower as a backdrop? It couldn’t be more romantic than that in the City of Love. Paris is definitely a bucket-list-worthy destination!
3. Ride a gondola in Venice
In the car-free city, gondolas have free rein in the 177 Venetian canals. You get to discover Venice from a different perspective, and take your time as the architecture, colors and local history unfold before your eyes. You might even spot masked figures during the carnival period!
Departure Graf, February 25-27th 2022
4. Relax on a Sicilian beach
Lay your towel on the sand, lower your shades and sit back with a gelato. Sicily is the best place to experience the dolce vita, and let time slow down for a while. Be sure to get a taste of local pizza and seafood to top it of!
Departure Nuremberg airport, March 30 – April 4th 2022
5. Wander through the tulips fields of the Keukenhof Gardens
Welcome Spring in style! The Keukenhof Gardens come alive with thousands of colors and scents. Every year, professional gardeners take care of designing intricate patterns with approximately 7 million flowers. What a sight!
6. Explore Juliet’s house in Verona
Verona is know worldwide for housing Shakespeare’s characters from “Romeo and Juliet.” You can explore the 14th-century residence with a quaint balcony overlooking a courtyard that is said be “Juliet’s House.” She would longingly await Romeo from that balcony in hopes of seeing him.
7. Walk along the Berlin Wall
The wall once divided streets, the city of Berlin and the world as a whole. Artists have been creative liberty to showcase their talents and share their vision of a world united at the East Side Gallery. Other parts have been kept in the original state at the time of the fall of the wall.
Departure Graf, May 21st 2022
8. Roam the corridors of the Colisseum
The Colisseum used to be an arena in which gladiators would fight for their life and, in time, earn their freedom. Today, you can safely roam the stone corridors and sturdy stairs with a knowledgeable local guide.
9. Reflect on history at the Normandy beaches
History buffs won’t want to miss out on the Normandy beaches! As you visit memorials, trenches, and museums along the coast, you’ll learn about the important role American forces played in the success of D-Day.
10. Listen to powerful bagpipes in Edinburgh
The kilts, the whiskey, and the plaid: these are all quintessentially Scottish. Add bagpipes and you have an unforgettable experience. The streets of Edinburgh are resounding with the echoes of bagpipes.
Departure Stuttgart airport, May 26-30th 2022
We would love to explore more of Europe with you in 2022. Will you join us? See all the adventures that await!