Next 250 Best Travel Destinations — Europe 3

        Here are a few European tourist sites which did not make Gary’s best travel destinations in the world. Countries included in this group are (alphabetically) Italy to Portugal.


             Casserta — popular stop between Rome and Naples which features a Versailles-like palace.                    

Royal Palace, Casserta

            Milan — Italian center for fashion and gateway to the Lakes Region (Walking Tour available for purchase on website)                 

Milan's Duomo

Duomo, Milan

            Naples — true, authentic Italy can be found here (Walking Tour available for purchase on website)

             Portofino — a resort town on the Italian Riviera

             Ravenna — well known for its many superb mosaics (Walking Tour available for purchase on website)

             Verona — famous as the setting of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet (Walking Tour available for purchase on website)                   

Juliet's Balcony, Verona


                 Kotor — delightful coastal town not far from Dubrovnik


               (The) Hague — important as an international economic and legislative center (Walking Tour available for purchase on website)

               Keukenhof Gardens — the most incredible gardens in the world during the spring                      

Keukenhof Gardens


              Auschwitz — grim reminder of the Holocaust


             Algarve Coast — southern coast of the country with some interesting villages and lovely beaches                        

Faro, Algarve Coast

             Azores — volcanic islands off the African coast

             Evora — delightful Portuguese town

             Madeira Island — noted for its locally grown wine and wonderful climate

             Obidos — another charming Portuguese village

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