Port de l' Arsenal Genius of Liberty on top of Colonne de Juillet in Place Bastille, Paris

Paris Walking Tour: Backstreets of the Bastille

Lace up your shoes and go back in time in one of Paris' most distinctive neighborhoods.
Marina at Vouliagmeni, a picturesque peninsula, situated on the eastern edge of Athens

10 Best Mediterranean Cruise Ports

From Athens to Villefranche-sur-Mer: The top 10 Mediterranean ports for casual cruisers and cultural explorers alike.
Cantuccini, a type of almond biscotti that's said to originate from the Tuscan town of Prato.

Eat, Pray and Love Across Italy

Where to eat and drink your way around Italy, as inspired by the book and film Eat, Pray, Love.
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A shot of the West side of the bay in San Sebastian (Donostia), Spain

Best Places in Spain: Our 15 Favorite Moments

Find out why Barcelona, San Sebastian, Grenada, and other Spanish cities keep forcing us to return.
Mural on 24th Street, Mission District, San Francisco

Unexpected Places to Enjoy Art in the US

Art is everywhere, even in the most unexpected places. These places surely offer you some of the most surprising alternatives to museums and art galleries.
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Chicago's Art Loop: Walking Tour of Picasso, Miro, and More

By Max Grinnell

The Loop has been an exciting place to view public art for over a century, with colorful mosaics and towering works.
Exterior of the Louvre.

5 Not-To-Be-Missed Unknown Museums in Paris

By Jacquelin Carnegie

Paris is filled with wonderful, smaller museums that are not to be missed. How could you have overlooked these?
Cover of Art & Place: Site-Specific Art of the Americas

10 Site-Specific Masterpieces of Art You Can Only Appreciate in Person

By Amanda Renshaw

The editor of Phaidon's lavish book about some of the world's greatest non-museum masterpieces spotlights ten of the greatest works that are worth the trip to see.
Tower of London at Night.

London Walking Tour: Wizards and Wanderings

This eventful walk begins alongside the Tower of London and twists its way through a fascinating warren of streets steeped in history.
Pisa's Battistero and tower are part of the piazza known as the Field of Miracles.

Best Italian Architecture: Brunelleschi and More

Italy's most stunning buildings: From the iconic dome in Florence to Rome's Pantheon, and on to Turin, Lake Maggiore, and more.
St. Peter's Basilica fronting St. Peter's Square

Best Italian Churches: 9 Amazing Cathedrals

Nine buildings that capture the best of Italy's standard-setting religious architecture.
Piazza San Marco at night, Venice.

Best Italian Sights: 7 Favorite Piazzas

A look at how piazzas in six different cities embody the best of the distinctive Italian way of life.
Vernazza and the other Cinque Terre towns can be reached on foot, by train, or by sea.

The Very Best of Italy: Where to Go

Tour the fabulous scenery of the Amalfi Coast, hike the Cinque Terre, drive through Tuscany's vineyards, and see more of Italy
The Eiffel Tower in the Paris sunset

How to See France in One Week

By Frommer's Editors

The title of this tour is a misnomer. There is no way you can see France in 1 week. But you can have a memorable vacation in Paris and see other highlights of France in a week if you budget your time carefully and are ready to explore.
Interior of the ruins at the Rock of Cashel.

Best Celtic Ruins and Ancient Sites in Ireland

From the wonders at Newgrange and on to the Rock of Cashel, how to explore 5,000 years of Irish history in five easy stops.
A street musician strums for tourists strolling Temple Bar's lively cobblestone streets.

What to See in Ireland: 7 Best Moments

Here are seven moments that are always pitch-perfect, no matter how many times you've been there.
The Winchester Cathedral.

8 Best Ancient Historic Sites Near London

It's a treat for the traveler that the some of England's most important settings are no more than an hour outside the capital.
Downtown Atlanta at night.

10 Cities That are Suddenly Exciting Thanks to Generation Y

By Roxie Pell

As cities like New York and L.A. get more expensive, recent graduates are taking their business—and their exciting youth culture—elsewhere. Follow them to your next travel destination.
View of Pienza and Surrounding Countryside Hills in Tuscany

How to See the Best of Tuscany—Beyond Florence—in One Week

By Stephen Brewer & Donald Strachan, Photo Editing Margaret Daly

Florence may be a must-see Italian gem, but the hill towns of Tuscany, rich in culture and history, promise equally unforgettable Italian experiences. Explore these Tuscan treasures one Piazza at a time with this thrilling week-long itinerary that includes museum touring, wine tasting, and of course, window shopping through mazes of medieval cobblestone streets.
The Gokstad ship in The Vikingskiphuset in Norway.

7 Time-Capsule Ships You Shouldn't Miss Visiting

By Holly Hughes

Exploring, raiding, carrying precious cargo, fighting pitched battles at sea—throughout the ages, these oceangoing vessels have shaped human history.
Aerial view of an orange overcast London through a rain speckled glass pane

How to See the Best of England in One Week

By Donald Strachan, Photo Editing by Margaret Daly

Make the most of your time in England with our week-long itinerary. Through short bursts of travel, we'll take you through the best of London and then on to such storied locales as Windsor, Oxford, and Stratford-upon-Avon. History, nature, art—the best way to experience England.
Antoni Gaudí's intricate mosaic work is featured extensively throughout Parc Güell.

Barcelona Walking Tour: Gaudi's Parc Guell

How to discover one of the world's most unique architectural sites, one step at a time.
The Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C.

Best Cities for Museums: 10 Essential Spots

From evolution to technology, sex to sport, there is a museum that is sure to strike a chord with every traveler and seeker of knowledge.
The Freedom Tower looming over Manhattan

Touring One World Observatory in Downtown New York City

By Pauline Frommer

The Empire State Building and Top of the Rock have a new competitor. In the area where the World Trade Center once loomed, the new Freedom Tower has risen and its observation deck promises to be a wildly popular new lure for visitors.
Yellow plate, Athens

13 Favorite Athens Experiences

By Tania Kollias

From the Acropolis, to cozy cafes, to neighborhood markets -- where to see the best of an ancient city.