Europe’s tourist attractions
France is one of the countries attracting tourists in Europe, where 83.7 million tourists visited in 2014; approximately 80% of these tourists come from other European countries, such as: Germany, Belgium, and Italy, and there are about 41 sites in France that have been approved as world heritage sites By UNESCO, and it is preserved to protect the cultural, religious and natural heritage, and France is characterized by the presence of mountain chains to which tourists go in order to ski, in addition to the palaces, towns, churches, and popular areas scattered throughout France, and is famous for its capital Paris and its landmarks for millions of tourists Annually, such as: the Eiffel Tower, and Mash Louvre, and Disneyland.
The number of tourists in Spain in 2014 was about 65 million tourists, most of them tourists from other European countries, such as: the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Italy, where Spain is famous for its various landmarks such as palaces, castles, cities, islands, beaches, and festivals, and is characterized by its architecture The ancient period dating back to the Roman occupation period, such as: the Alhambra Palace, the Mosque of Cordoba, and the Church of Sagrada Familia, as tourists go to the island of Ibiza to visit restaurants and various entertainment places in it.
Italy occupies the third place in terms of the number of tourists in Europe, where it received about 48.6 million tourists, and this country provides places that attract tourists to it, which contain buildings characterized by medieval architecture, religious and cultural monuments, in addition to its own culinary arts, as is done Attracting tourists to the luxury cities of Italy, such as: Rome, Florence, Venice, Milan, and Naples, Venice is especially famous for its water channels that extend around old buildings and houses.
Tips for tourists in Europe
There are some tips that can be followed when visiting a European country for the purpose of tourism:
- Take advantage of the offers available: Many cities and tourist attractions offer offers to encourage tourists to visit them, which may be free travel cards, or cards that allow a person to visit any museum or tourist attraction in the city, or get a discount when eating in restaurants, and others.
- Find alternatives to costly places: The more popular the city, the more expensive it is to visit, such as: Paris and Rome; tourism for these places is very expensive, so it is a good idea to choose alternative places that can be enjoyed in the same amount, such as: Spain or Portugal, whose cost is low compared to other European tourist places .
- Walking or public transportation: Renting a car in one of the European countries is expensive, so it is preferable to move on foot, ride a bike, or use public transport.
- Eating at local restaurants: Popular local and local restaurants can be visited to enjoy dining among the city’s locals, as well as to experience the culture’s proximity.
The continent of Europe is the second smallest continent in the world, and it consists of the West Asian peninsula; it is the region that it shares with Asia, and it is bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the West by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the Caspian Sea, and extends the eastern borders of Europe Along the Urals to the south along the Imba River that ends at the coast of the Caspian Sea.