Photos are a great way for visual folks to do their European trip planning; they find the places they like to look at and plan their travel accordingly.
Pictures below are in "slide show" format. Each group is viewed by going to the first photo and clicking next for the succeeding picture. All photos by James Martin.
Salzburg (11 Pictures)
One of the most beautiful cities in the world, Salzburg has been used as a backdrop for many movies--the most famous being "The Sound of Music."
Belgium Countryside - Landscape Photos (10 Pictures)
The Belgian countryside has a brooding quality that I really like.
Dinant (3 pictures)
The Trench of Death WWI Monument.
Prague (21 pictures)
Pictures taken before the European floods of 2002.
London Picture Gallery (49 pictures)
A separate London Picture Gallery features pictures organized in a single (but long) walk across the city of London.
Europeans - People Pictures
Europeans - Pictures of European People (6 pictures)
Part of Extraordinary Ordinary Europeans: A Photo Essay, this article looks at interesting people and their stories, from Kostas the protector of the goats, to festival goers in costume.
Paris Photo Gallery (21 Pictures)
Visit our Paris Picture Gallery to see many of the top tourist sites in Paris.
The France Picture Galleries (80 Pictures from 11 villages or regions)
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial (8 pictures)
Dachau Concentration Camp photographs. This series is from the Munich Germany Travel Planner. Dachau is a short daytrip from Munich, and the planner will tell you how to get there.
Romantic Road (Information)
Rothenburg (9 pictures)
Dinkelsbuhl (6 pictures)
Neuschwanstein Castle (7 pictures)
Hohenschwangau (7 pictures)
Castle Road (Map & Information)
Schwäbisch Hall (10 pictures)
Nuremberg (17 pictures)
Heidelberg (10 pictures)
For over 200 Italy Pictures indexed by place, see the Italy Photo Gallery.
The link leads to a feature with 11 pictures of Malta's prehistoric temples.
Amsterdam (4 pictures)
From spicy days to the rising of the moon, Amsterdam is a great place to visit.
Portugal Pictures (29 pictures of Portugal's best destinations)
Asturias and the Picos de Europa (20 pictures)
Great rural landscapes from this northern region.
Barcelona (19 pictures)
See some of Gaudi's best work, stop in at the Market for lunch, find a quiet place to chill out in the cathedral's cloister, and see some architectural gems. For Barcelona Travel Essentials, see our Barcelona Profile.
Madrid--from Flamenco to Bullfighting to Flea Markets (12 pictures)
A picture series from Ferne Arfin's review of the Hotel Reina Victoria.
Salamanca (15 Pictures)
Salamanca is one of my favorite cities, featuring a great and lively Plaza Mayor and an old and attractive university founded in 1218 by Alfonso IX of León. For Salamanca Traveler Essentials, see our Salamanca Profile.
Semana Santa in Merida (5 pictures)
If you go during Easter Week, you'll see plenty of colorful parades and festivals like this one. The head covering is called an antifaz (the piece of cloth covering the faces of nazarenos and penitents) and it's held together by the capirote (a cardboard cone inside the antifaz, keeping it upright on the head.
Granada and the Alhambra (13 Pictures)
Black and white gallery. First a picture of Granada rooftops, followed by 12 pictures of the Alhambra.
Lugano (4 pictures)
A pretty scenic town on a lake, Lugano is worth a visit.
Pamukkale (6 pictures)
Fantastic terraced basins formed by mineral springs have been used for centuries as bathing pools, plus the Roman theater nearby holds 20,000 and is in remarkable shape for a second century structure.
Ephesus (3 Pictures)
Fantastic ruins of the ancient Roman city are found at Ephesus.
All Europe pictures by James Martin.