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Europe - tourist guide for holidays

Europe is a continent, which is for a very long time attractive for tourists. You can go there with an organized trip or on your own. And you can admire its history and culture, relax or make a sport. The feel of the places and its great diversity are a guarantee you will cheerfully return to this continent anytime.


Europe - the best places to see

Europe Europe is a very diverse area, which offers a lot of wonderful places to any tourist. You can visit amazing historical monuments, modern cities and beautiful nature as well. Europe has indeed a lot to be proud of. It is very hard to choose only a few of highlights, but we will try to:

Europe - countries

~ Roman Catholic: 41 %
~ Eastern Orthodox Church: 8 %
~ Muslim: 8 %
~ Protestant: 5 %
~ Jewish: 1 %
~ unspecified: 17 %
~ no religion: 20 %
Religion - Europe
The following pages offer useful information about countries, which are located on the continent Europe. You can find here information about prices, languages, telephone networks, electric networks, travel problems and religions as well. From here you can go directly to pages of the countries:
Electric plug:
Electric plug - Europe

Europe - Travellers Forum

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  Travel in India with us.
Hi all, We are an Indian travel agency. We invite all interested tourists, individuals willing to travel in India and discover the glamorous diversity, this ancient country inherits.
  Hotel prices in Europe
I've just returned from Europe (Budapest, Prague, Berlin) and the prices of the hotels are much lower than they used to be. Just ask for the discount and you probably get it.
  Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe is much cheaper than the Western one. Extremely good prices are in Romania and Bulgaria, not bad in Slovakia and Czech republic. And these countries are very nice, especially Czech with its culture and the sea in some places in Bulgaria. Recommended!
  Drahá Evropa
Evropa sice je docela drahá, ale díky stoupající koruně už to naštěstí není tak hrozné jako dřív (a bohužel také díky tomu, že se v Česku zdražuje, takže už nám to tak nepřijde). Osobně jsem třeba nedávno bydlel v centru Madridu za 600 Kč za noc na osobu a nebylo to nic moc, podobně se dá pořídit ub
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Europe - the map and typical itinerary

Europe - map
There are many ways to see Europe. We recommend you this method: First decide, which countries you want to visit. Then look at their pages - at MapsGuides.com - and you will find here - under the map - recommended itineraries for each country. And then connect the itineraries in different countries - and your final itinerary for the continent Europe is created.

Prices of rooms and meals

Prices symbolMost parts of Europe are quite expensive for tourists. The main reason is quite expensive accommodation; in some countries there is expensive transport and food as well. But even in Europe there are cheap countries - especially in the eastern and south-eastern part of the continent.

It is often possible to buy cheap meal on streets or in fast-food restaurants. Medium priced meal is usually available in standard restaurants, expensive meal in expensive restaurants. We do not include extreme prices of accommodation and food (for example luxurious apartments in high quality hotels). (Prices are usually very different in different places and in different seasons. In the main season may be in touristic destinations the cheapest rooms unavailable.)

Europe on the Internet

Are you looking for more information? On the Internet there are a lot of information. Here are some advices: Europe may have different names in different languages. For example Evropa, Europa, L'Europe, Europa. Use these names in search engines. It is good idea to precisely specify what are you looking for. If you need information about a place, use the name in a search engine. You may use other names of the place as well. If you need - for example - an information about history of the place, add the word history to the search engine.

What Others say

Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of Earth. The westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, it is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, to the southeast by the Caucasus Mountains, the Black Sea and the waterways connecting the Black Sea to the Mediterranean. To the east, Europe is generally divided from Asia by the water divide of the Ural Mountains, the Ural River, and by the Caspian Sea. Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area, covering about 10,180,000 square kilometres (3,930,000 sq mi) or 2% of the Earth's surface and about 6.8% of the planet's total land area. It hosts a large number of sovereign states (ca. 50), whose precise number depends on the underlying definition of Europe's border, as well as on the in- or exclusion of semi-recognized states. Of all European countries, Russia is the largest by both area and population, while the Vatican is the smallest. Europe is the third most populous continent after Asia and Africa with a population of 710,000,000 or about 11% of the world's population. However, Europe's borders and population are in dispute, as the term continent can refer to a cultural and political distinction or a physiographic one. Europe is the birthplace of Western culture. European nations played a predominant role in global affairs from the 16th century onwards, especially after the beginning of colonization. By the 17th and 18th centuries European nations controlled most of Africa, the Americas, and large portions of Asia. World War I and World War II led to a decline in European dominance in world affairs as the United States and Soviet Union took prominence. The Cold War between those two superpowers divided Europe along the Iron Curtain. European integration led to the formation of the Council of Europe and the European Union in Western Europe, both of which have been expanding eastward since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991.

If it is available then we publish here information about the territory from CIA factbook. For Europe it is not available.
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