Amsterdam is the capital of The Netherlands and one of the top financial centers in Europe. The city is also the cultural capital of the Netherlands. Amsterdam’s main attractions include its historic canals, the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum.
Located on the northeastern Mediterranean coast is Spain’s second largest city – Barcelona. Barcelona is home to many museums, art galleries and monuments andone of Europe’s best football clubs, FC Barcelona.The beaches, the city was built upon, provide sun and relaxation during the long periods of agreeably warm weather.
Brussels is the capital and largest city of Belgium. It is the de facto capital of the European Union (EU) and headquarters for NATO. Brussels has gained a reputation as one of Europe's must-see destinations, with its small-town charm, and trendy bars and restaurants. Brussels is also known for art and design.
Florence is the romantic, enchanting, and utterly irresistible capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany. Florence was the center of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of that era. The Cradle of the Renaissance, Florence is home to many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture.
Madrid is the capital and largest city in Spain and our home-away-from-home during the Voyager Europe program is located in the center of the country. Madrid’s influence in politics, economics, education, entertainment, fashion, culture, and the arts contribute to its status as one of the world's major global cities. Madrid boasts some of the liveliest nightlife in the world and is home to Real Madrid football club.
Paris, the City of Lights, is the cosmopolitan capital of France. Located in the north of the country on the river Seine, Paris is one the most beautiful and romantic cities in the world. Paris is jam-packed with history and is among the most influential cities in terms of culture, art, fashion, food, and design. Paris is the most popular tourist destination in the world.
Rome, Italy’s capital, is a sprawling, cosmopolitan city with nearly 3,000 years of globally influential art, architecture, and culture on display. Ancient ruins such as the Roman Forum and the Colosseum evoke the power of the former Roman Empire.
A historic city northwest of Madrid in central Spain. In Segovia you’ll find medieval walls, Romanesque churches, a former royal palace, and a Gothic cathedral. Its iconic ancient Roman aqueduct stands above Plaza Azoguejo in the heart of the city. The aqueduct has more than 160 arches, the majority of which remain in the original mortarless granite.
Toledo looms large in the nation's history and consciousness as a religious center, bulwark of the Spanish church, and once-flourishing symbol of a multicultural medieval society. The old town today is a treasure chest of churches, museums, synagogues, and mosques. Set high above the Río Tajo, Toledo is known for its labyrinth of narrow streets, plazas, and inner patios.
Vatican City is a country located withinRome and is the smallest state in the world by both area and population. Since 1377, leaders of the Catholic Church have generally resided at the Apostolic Palace within Vatican City. Vatican City is home to religious and cultural sites such as St. Peter's Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, and the Vatican Museums, featuring some of the world's most famous paintings and sculptures.
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Venice’s Grand Canal reflects the glories of centuries of Venetian architecture in the 50 imposing buildings and six churches lining its banks. It is an enchanting with gondoliers singing to the passengers in their boats. The magnificent Piazza Sam Marco is another must-see in intoxicating Venice.