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5 Reasons to Go on a Backpacking European Tour

Updated on December 18, 2017

“I knew what I wanted. I wanted to see the world.” - Andrea Mueller

Covering an area of 10,180,000 square kilometres or 2% of the earth's surface, Europe is a continent with rich history, great cities, mesmerizing islands, thrilling rail transports, yearlong festivities and of course warm people. Typically, European tour packages cater to both young and old. Apart from admiring the historical landmarks and architectural marvels, one can indulge in activities like biking, swimming, hiking, trekking, bungee jumping, go-karting and skiing.

Here are 5 reasons to visit this wonderful place on earth.

Its History

Frankly speaking, you can literally feel the history in the air wherever you move within Europe. Europe has over 3000 year-old-history of human civilisation. Whether it is the Acropolis of Athens, the Colosseum in Rome, mediaeval cathedrals, ancient city walls, or villages, it overflows with historical sights.

Its Food

Europe is home to some of the yummiest cuisines in the world. Palacinky pancakes in Prague, the English breakfast in London, currywurst in Germany, herring in Netherlands and pizza in Italy are few of them that you can try while you are here. Also food items like wheat-flour bread, dumplings, pasta and pastries form a part of daily European diet.


Its Festivals

The European calendar is marked by festivals throughout the year. It has so many cultural programs, carnivals, fairs and music fests to display to holiday makers. Europeans are born professionals at celebrations, and as such this amazing continent never gives you a chance to feel dull.


Its Countryside

Europe is a place where anyone would love to take a detour to visit its far-flung villages lying in the luxuriant lap of scenic beauty and old-world charm. These cozy places serve as a natural escape from noisy city surroundings. From Austrian wine regions and Provence villages in France to rural lakes in Italy and Friesland in the Netherlands, Europe’s countryside is something you would definitely be enamoured of.

Its Trains

In an age where air transport has become the standard mode of transport for all, Europe still stands by its convictions that rail travel is way more better at times. In fact, the continent is criss-crossed with rail tracks as an affordable and convenient means of transit for most residents. For tourists, commuting short distances within the continent is best achieved with these trains.


Europe always ends up offering travelers more than what they expect while planning a trip there. If you want to experience cool climes, vibrant cultures, good food, man-made wonders and scenic views, include Europe in your next holiday itinerary. Believe it, your European holiday packages will never fail to give you a phenomenal experience.

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