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Europe Pictures - The European Photo Gallery

Europe travel pictures, indexed by place

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corsica sunset

Europe Picture: Coriscan Sunset.

James Martin

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.

Austria

Vienna (10 Pictures)
For info see our Vienna Austria Quick Guide.

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

Belgium Countryside - Landscape Photos (10 Pictures)
The Belgian countryside has a brooding quality that I really like.

Brugge (19 Pictures)
Pictures of picturesque Brugge. See also Brugge Fall Colors

Dinant (3 pictures)

The Trench of Death WWI Monument.

Ghent's Belfort - A Virtual Tour (11 pictures)
Take this virtual tour of the 14th century belfort and its incredible views, then get historical and visitor information on the Ghent Belfry.

Czech Republic

Prague (21 pictures)
Pictures taken before the European floods of 2002.

England

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.

France

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)

Germany

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.

Leipzig (12 pictures)
Pictures from our Leipzig Germany Quick Guide.

Nuremberg (17 pictures)
Nuremberg is artistic, picturesque--a photographer's dream. The Pictures here are part of our Nuremberg Travel Planner.

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)

Greece

The Greece Picture Gallery- 28 Pictures from Greece, including Delphi, Meteora, Crete, Hydra and the Corinth Canal annotated with travel information.

Italy

For over 200 Italy Pictures indexed by place, see the Italy Photo Gallery.

Malta

Ancient Temples
The link leads to a feature with 11 pictures of Malta's prehistoric temples.

The Netherlands

Amsterdam (4 pictures)
From spicy days to the rising of the moon, Amsterdam is a great place to visit.

Portugal

Portugal Pictures (29 pictures of Portugal's best destinations)

Spain

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.

Merida (5 pictures)
Merida is situated between Lisbon and Madrid, and was once one of the most important towns in Roman Spain. The pictures are part of our Merida Spain Visitors Guide.

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.

Segovia (6 pictures)
The Aqueduct, Alcazar and views of the scenic city of Segovia. For more information, go to the Segovia Travel Planner or the Segovia Links page.

Granada and the Alhambra (13 Pictures)
Black and white gallery. First a picture of Granada rooftops, followed by 12 pictures of the Alhambra.

Switzerland

Lugano (4 pictures)
A pretty scenic town on a lake, Lugano is worth a visit.

Turkey

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.

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