Europe is the second smallest of the 7 continents in terms of surface area. It holds a population of almost 750 million people spread out over 50 countries with over 200 languages spoken. There are several different religions practiced over Europe concentrated in different areas and they include Roman Catholicism, Orthodox Christianity, Protestantism, Shia Islam, Sunni Islam, and Buddhism.
Although there is some dispute as to where the borders are of the European continent, many agree that the divide between it and Asia to the south occur at the Ural Mountains. Other borders include the Causacus Mountains, the Caspian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea to the south and the Black Sea that is more towards the south east. There are two oceans that surround it which are the Arctic Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean.
There are so many places to visit in Europe that it may be hard to choose. There are some spots that immediately come to mind when thinking about this continent while others require a little extra searching.
France is a focal point of European travel for a reason. The beautiful capital city of Paris boasting such sites as the Eiffel Tower, the Musee du Louvre, and the Cirque d’Hiver and so many others, the area stays hopping with tourism throughout the year. The exclusive hotels such as Hotel Edouard and Hotel Odean Saint-Germain make the stay even better with their top quality services. One can also take a visit to the spa resorts such as the Les Sources des Coudalie where a person can experience the best spa treatments along with the wonderful flavors of wine.
Amsterdam, Holland, is well known for its acceptance of all cultures and ethnicities which is why so many people opt to travel there. This and the fact there are many activities to keep one occupied. There is of course the Amsterdam Canal Ring which can either be walked on the streets or can be traveled by boat on the water. Then there are all of the museums to see such as the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum, which is the largest museum in the Netherlands. While visiting all of these exciting places, accommodations are not difficult to find amongst the cities top luxury hotels. The Renaissance Hotel and the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky are two of these choices.
Barcelona, Spain, yet another one of the many beautiful travel destinations of the continent has become quite popular for its architecture. Some of the most popular sites include Montjuic which is near the center of the city. There are several different sites included in the area such as the Magic Fountain and Palau Nacional. Visiting this area can take the whole day and more so accommodations are readily available for those who need them. Hotel Fira Palace Barcelona and Ayre Hotel Gran Via are two of which that offer luxury suites.