Where to stay near Europe?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 913,673 holiday rentals near Europe. From 452,850 Studios to 449,790 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Europe is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Europe?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Europe. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • London: 11,925 holiday rentals
  • Paris: 6,013 holiday rentals
  • United Kingdom: 82,561 holiday rentals
  • Positano: 400 holiday rentals
  • France: 210,410 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Europe! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Europe?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Europe with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • London: 11,925 holiday homes
  • Paris: 6,013 holiday homes
  • Positano: 400 holiday homes
  • Rome: 10,495 holiday homes
  • Sorrento: 3,050 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Europe?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Europe are:

  • Frankfurt Main Airport (FRA): 233 holiday houses
  • Taormina (TFC): 2,264 holiday houses
  • Beaune (XBV): 431 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Europe?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Europe. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Covent Garden: 11,769 holiday rentals
  • Eiffel Tower: 4,791 holiday rentals
  • Disneyland Paris: 2,222 holiday rentals
  • Monterosso Beach: 2,252 holiday rentals
  • Cervinia Ski Lift: 434 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Europe listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Finding the Perfect Holiday Home in Europe

A holiday to Europe offers unforgettable experiences, fascinating sights and a rich diversity of culture matched only by a few locations in the world. It’s not hard to see why a trip to Europe is a must do on most holiday makers’ list. From the Ural Mountains of Russia to the blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea, there is so much natural beauty to see. Where else, would you get to see modern marvels blending so well with centuries old monuments. Rustic villages, stunning mountain views, renowned museums and vast vineyards will complete your European experience. It’s barely possible to see few regions on a single holiday to Europe and you will be urged to come back for more. When you do, you can choose from a host of holiday apartments, villas or homes in some of the most scenic locales in Europe!

Making the Most of a Holiday in Europe

The benefit of a holiday to Europe would have to be the diversity of activities you could pursue. If you’re looking forward to enjoying the snow, then a visit to the northern most countries in the winter would be perfect. Sweden, Norway and Finland are excellent to try skiing, snowmobiling and tobogganing. For a summer holiday that promises plenty of adventure and outdoor sporting activities, its best to visit in the warmer months. From hiking to kayaking, most European countries will offer you a host of adventure activities in summer. Enjoy the scenic views of the beach in the Greek Islands or sunbathe on the sandy shores of the French Riviera. Try water sports on the Spanish Coasts. No visit to Europe would be complete without a visit to its famous museums. From the Louvre in Paris to Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, you would get to see some famous masterpieces. The iconic Mona Lisa is a must-see exhibit for most holidaymakers to the Louvre. The Vatican Museum also has a fascinating collection of art and the city of Florence is definitely worth it! Visit the British Museum in London and Pergamon Museum in Berlin for a superb collection of antiquities over different periods.

Getting a Cultural High in Europe

A holiday to Europe has a distinct flavour of rich culture. More so, its capital cities will offer you a unique experience. Paris would make you fall in love all over again while Rome will leave you awestruck with its fascinating heritage monuments. The architecture of London will enchant you and the cobbled canal streets of Amsterdam will offer a quiet walk. You will discover stunning castles in Prague and the wonderful Imperial Hofburg Court in Austria. History plays an important role in Europe and you would get countless opportunities to explore it. The Palace of Versailles is especially significant for its historical importance. No visit to Europe would be complete without a visit to its cathedrals. A visit to the Cologne Cathedral, St. Mark’s in Venice and St. Peter’s in Rome is worth the effort!

Choosing the Perfect Climate in Europe

The summer months between May and September are a popular time to visit for most holiday makers. Depending on where you choose to visit you will enjoy a different climate. The Mediterranean countries tend to be hot and are perfect for the summer holiday especially on the beach. The northwestern Europe has a more pleasant climate with occasional rain. If you choose to visit in winter, then depending on your ability to withstand the cold you would either enjoy the more moderate southern Europe or the chilly winter of northern Europe.

Getting to Europe

Travelling effortlessly is one of the strongest points of a holiday in Europe. There are a host of economical flights that fly from a number of destinations within Europe. If you would like to enjoy the beauty of the countryside, you can opt for the rail network which is quiet efficient. Take the Eurostar instead of the ferry to cross the English Channel. If you love self exploration, you can alternatively take the slightly arduous and expensive route of driving in Europe.

Explore destinations around Europe

Tuscany
35,421 holiday rentals
Scotland
9,040 holiday rentals
Vienna
1,007 holiday rentals
Puglia
12,659 holiday rentals
Sicily
18,982 holiday rentals
Crete
6,098 holiday rentals
Split-Dalmatia County
18,577 holiday rentals
County Kerry
930 holiday rentals
England
63,356 holiday rentals
Sardinia
13,150 holiday rentals
County Galway
680 holiday rentals
Loire Valley
2,640 holiday rentals
Northern Ireland
590 holiday rentals
Lombardy
10,996 holiday rentals
Umbria
4,843 holiday rentals
County Mayo
276 holiday rentals
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
25,037 holiday rentals
Faro District
12,765 holiday rentals
Zadar County
9,629 holiday rentals
Brussels-Capital Region
677 holiday rentals