There’s no place like Europe for the holidays. With it’s world-famous cities, castles and cathedrals, a glistening Mediterranean coastline and lost-in-time medieval villages that entice over 480 million visitors to tour Europe every year? You’d never run out of new things to see and spectacular adventures to embark upon.
Europe holiday packages offer you a little bit of everything. Cosmopolitan cities with endless cultural pursuits, from peering at paintings by the great masters to dining on culinary treasures. Perhaps it’s the thrill of exploring the continent’s vast expanses of untouched wilderness, from laidback ski trips through the Italian Alps to dog sledding with huskies through the frozen forests and lakes of Lapland. Experience the pure joy of a Christmas market in Germany or bask in the warm sun on a beach in Italy. No matter your reason for visiting Europe, you are guaranteed to be swept off your feet by its romance.
With so many countries and cultures jam-packed into one area, you can spend a week in Europe and experience something wildly different every day. Whether you are a couple looking for a culture fix, a family on the hunt for adventure, or a lone wolf looking for like-minded thrill-seekers, we have a variety of Europe travel package options to make all your dream European holidays in 2021 a reality.
The best time for winter European holidays is from November to February, while May to October is ideal for a summer European tour
South Africans habitually tip in almost every service situation but in Europe the tip is often included in the bill or not expected at all
The electricity in Europe matches South Africa’s 220 voltage supply, so while you may need a travel adapter for your European holidays, a voltage converter will not be necessary
Visa’s Cash Passport is a great way to solve all your foreign exchange problems as you can load up rands before you leave and top up online during your European trip
Get a bird's-eye view of Paris from France’s most iconic attraction.
This gladiatorial arena is the most thrilling of Rome's ancient sights.
Notre Dame Cathedral
An 800-year-old Gothic Cathedral, Notre Dame is Paris’s most visited site.
Musée du Louvre
Showcasing thousands of art pieces, this is the world's largest museum.
St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City, Rome
This Renaissance church is Italy’s largest and most lavish basilica.
Palace of Versailles
Versailles is the French jewel in Europe's crown of culture and style.
Walk in the footsteps of your ancestors at these prehistoric megaliths.
Toss a coin in the fountain to ensure your return to the Eternal City.
Gain access to multiple attractions for one affordable price by investing in museum and city multi-access passes
It’s always a good idea to take some basic medicines along with you on your European tour as falling ill can be expensive
Pack a change of clothes in your hand luggage when travelling on one of Europe’s low cost airlines as they offer great deals but are notorious for temporarily misplacing luggage
If you’re travelling to a country that speaks a different language, impress the locals by learning the basics before you leave and taking a phrase book along with you
Embassies often require additional paperwork to process your visa application so make sure to apply at least 2 to 3 months before your European tour