It has stunning resorts, mountain villages and delightful piazzas but is also famous for something much darker.
Villa Massari could be the most atmospheric cycling pit stop ever.
Ypres is not simply a city but a state of mind – a symbolic place of pilgrimage and memorial to resilience.
Northern Italy, some say, is the country's most beautiful but it also feels quite Germanic and was the site of one of the most inhospitable battlegrounds of World War I.
The Alpine Road along Germany's southern border is one of Europe's most scenic driving routes.
Every Rembrandt site in Amsterdam will be well-booked during 2019.
This northernmost tip of Denmark and mainland Europe has produced a sand-and-moorland landscape of luminous light.
From an eagle's eye perspective it looks a bit like a James Bond villain's lair masquerading as a top-secret science lab.