Through ancient wonders, world capitals, and tiny places with infectious personalities, Europe packs some serious travel punches. The world’s second-smallest continent makes up for size with its intricate cultures and abundant charms, boasting artistic masterpieces andarchitectural marvels as much as natural splendor.
With 130 expert itineraries from The New York Times’s popular 36 Hours column, this updated and revised third edition of the best-selling 36 Hours Europe reveals the continent’s brightest gems and best-kept secrets, including 20 new stories. From wine tastings in Burgundy to Flamenco in Seville, from historical Cyprus to easygoing Copenhagen, you’ll find the antique and the cutting-edge, the renowned and the unexpected, and all distilled into neat 36-hour schedules, so you can transform your weekends into European adventures.
More than 4,500 hours’ worth of insightful itineraries to make the most of your stay
Practical recommendations for nearly 500 restaurants and over 400 hotels
Comprehensive revisions to all 130 itineraries
New destinations including Belgrade, the Amalfi Coast, Galway, and more
Color-coded tabs for each region
Nearly 750 photos
20 new stories
Detailed city-by-city maps that pinpoint every stop on your itinerary
Barbara Ireland edits the 36 Hours, Explorer, and forthcoming Cultured Traveler series of travel books in collaboration with The New York Times and TASCHEN. A writer and editor based in upstate New York, she is a former deputy Travel editor and deputy Op-Ed page editor at The New York Times. She is a graduate of Cornell University and was a John S. Knight journalism fellow at Stanford University.