What are you looking for on your next vacation? A taste of history & culture, or a place to bring the family? Romance for two or action adventure for the whole family? Whatever your pleasure, you’re sure to find it with a car rental in Europe! Here’s a few suggestions for each potential vacation.
Our Tips: How to Plan the Perfect Trip to Europe
History and Culture
A great place to start for a sample of history and culture is with a car rental in Rome. The city was once the capital of the greatest civilization in the world. Popular locations here are the Coliseum, the Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, and the Pantheon. Also, be sure to check out the Spanish Steps!
Next, rent a car in London, home of Shakespeare and his Globe Theatre. While in London, enjoy the sights of the magnificent Buckingham and Kensington Palaces as well as the Tower of London. Fans of military history will enjoy the Imperial War Museum and the Cabinet War Rooms.
The first city that comes to mind for romance is almost always the City of Light: Paris, France. In Paris, you can stroll the river Seine or picnic amongst the flower beds of Luxembourg Garden. Also try a sunset toast atop the beautiful Montmartre or a romantic dinner at the top of the Eiffel Tower!
Venice is another great city in Europe for romance. Rental cars in Italy make it easy to enjoy a candlelit dinner or a moonlit stroll through Piazza San Marco. A relaxing gondola ride down one of the many canals of this venerable city will surely be a memorable experience!
The winter season in Norway offers activities ranging from back country skiing and snowmobiling to dog sledding and reindeer trekking. Traveling in the summer? No worries! Try your hand at a local glacier walk or go kayaking or hiking along the many fjords of this untamed country.
A car rental in Newcastle England will give you access to the many assorted sports this enticing city has to offer visitors! Available sporting activities in Newcastle include cricket, horse racing, netball, and rugby. This city also hosts the annual surfing contest “Surfest” as well as the very popular kite surfing event at Nobby’s Beach. Who would think of surfing when they think of Newcastle?
The city of Dublin is wonderful venue for a fun vacation for the whole family! Kids will love the Cultural Center for Children in Temple Bar as well as feeding the ducks in Dublin’s Stephen’s Green. With a car rental in Ireland, you can also enjoy a picnic in Phoenix Park, a visit to the Dublin Zoo, or trip on the Viking Splash Tour.
Perhaps the best location for family fun is the city of Barcelona. Barcelona is a winning combination of culture, beaches, and beautiful weather. The children will love Las Ramblas and the city’s aquarium while adults will enjoy the numerous architectural wonders and lounging in the sand.
What are your favorite vacation activities? Where are the best locations for family fun? Leave a comment!