Europe is the world's second-smallest continent by surface 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 its land area. Of Europe's approximately 50 countries, Russia is by far the largest by both area and population, taking up 40% of the continent (although the country has territory in both Europe and Asia), while Vatican City is the smallest. Europe is the third-most populous continent after Asia and Africa, with a population of 739–743 million or about 11% of the world's population.
Europe, in particular ancient Greece, is the birthplace of Western culture. The fall of the Western Roman Empire, during the migration period, marked the end of ancient history and the beginning of an era known as the "middle ages". The Renaissance humanism, exploration, art, and science led the "old continent", and eventually the rest of the world, to the modern era. From this period onwards, Europe played a predominant role in global affairs. Between the 16th and 20th centuries, European nations controlled at various times the Americas, most of Africa, Oceania, and the majority of Asia.
Read more about Europe on Wikipedia
From $9,820.00 (USD)
Ship: Scenic Jasper
From $279.00 (USD)
Ship: MSC Orchestra
Ship: SeaDream I
Ship: Seabourn Odyssey
From $1,529.00 (USD)
Ship: MSC Preziosa
Ship: Viking Heimdal
Explore Paris, Burgundy & ProvenceCelebrate the ProvenÃ§al lifestyle. Explore Avignon's Palace of the Popes.
From $2,999.00 (USD)
From $189.00 (USD)
Ship: MSC Sinfonia
From $6,395.00 (USD)
Ship: Scenic Opal
Ship: Viking Tialfi
Explore castles & cathedralsOverlook the Rhine from Germany's best preserved medieval castle.
From $9,020.00 (USD)
Ship: Scenic Crystal
Ship: Seabourn Encore
From $6,490.00 (USD)
Ship: Scenic Pearl
Save $$ Per Couple
Ship: Viking Heimdal
Tour lands of fine wine & cuisineExplore Avignon's Palace of the Popes. Tap into your inner van Gogh at an Arles painting class.
From $759.00 (USD)
Ship: MSC Orchestra
From $2,749.00 (USD)
An island of dramatic contrasts, Iceland is a landscape forged by fire and ice.
From $3,929.00 (USD)
A tapestry takes distinct colors and threads, and weaves them together into a beautiful design. That's exactly what this European tour-European Tapestry-does.
From $3,649.00 (USD)
Tour Type: Cruise Rail and CombosBrochure Type: Preview 2018 USASail through the azure Aegean at a leisurely pace - your days spent relaxing on deck as you glide into quiet rocky coves and past dramatic cliff-top villages to the ruins of Ephesus.
From $3,050.00 (USD)
Tour Type: DiscoveryBrochure Type: AWS Europe Asia Central and North America 1718The tring tring of Dutch bicycles launch your Europe adventure, from picture-perfect Amsterdam and vine-clad hills along the Rhine with their fairy-tale medieval castles...
Welcome to Sicily, a unique island graced with art, archeology, history, folklore and breathtaking scenery. And, of course, great food. Discover Sicily and discover the world! Perfect for groups of 10 or more travelers.
From $3,870.00 (USD)
HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences: Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 29 to August 12 departures.
From $2,685.00 (USD)
HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences: Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 3 to August 17 departures.
From $3,295.00 (USD)
Tour OverviewThere's no place on earth like Sicily. A true melting pot of cultures, you'll see Greek and Asian influences in the exotic architecture, unique cuisine and faces of her people.
From $3,055.00 (USD)
HighlightsHighlightsExpect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 5 to August 21 departures.
From $3,140.00 (USD)
Best Prices for 2018 Departures if booked by 9/29/17
Transform your life! Live your dream of studying Italian language and cooking, Roman style all while partaking in language study abroad! Enjoy an educational immersion into Roman culture, dialect and traditional foods on this food tour.
From $1,664.00 (USD)
From $5,528.00 (USD)
Highlights In-depth Tour with Prominent Visits Five Capital Cities Spectacular Scenery Historic Castles 2-Night Stays in Most Locations Opportunities for Individual PursuitsHotels:Superior First Class Park Plaza London Waterloo London (2 nights) York...
From $2,789.00 (USD)
On this Scandinavia tour through Finland and Norway, you'll be mesmerized by pristine nature, never-ending forests, spectacular waterfalls, and enchanting fjords.
From $2,965.00 (USD)
HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences:Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 29 to August 19 departures.