Europe

Europe Holidays

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.

Europe Travel Facts

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

Europe Activities & Attractions

Eiffel Tower

Get a bird's-eye view of Paris from France’s most iconic attraction.

Colosseum

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.

Stonehenge

Walk in the footsteps of your ancestors at these prehistoric megaliths.

Trevi Fountain

Toss a coin in the fountain to ensure your return to the Eternal City.

Europe Travel Tips

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

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Ultimate relaxation along the Turkish Coast

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Stay at the 4-star Mercure Barcelona Condor

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Stay 5 Nights at the 4-star Holiday Inn Lisbon Continental

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Stay 5 nights in Paris at the 3-star Opera Lafayette

Valid: 01 Sep 21 to 30 Sep 21
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Visit Paris staying at the 3-star Royel Elysees

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Staying at the 3-star Principe Lisboa

Valid: 01 Oct 21 to 31 Oct 21
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