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Where to stay around Europe?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 812,665 vacation rentals near Europe. From 410,280 apartments to 197,684 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Europe for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Europe?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Europe. From VRBO travelers, the top 5 most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Paris: 6,451 vacation rentals
  • London: 11,063 vacation rentals
  • Barcelona: 4,660 vacation rentals
  • Amsterdam: 1,663 vacation rentals
  • Costiera Amalfitana: 3,979 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Europe! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Europe?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Europe:

  • Paris: 6,451 rentals
  • London: 11,063 rentals
  • Barcelona: 4,660 rentals
  • Amsterdam: 1,663 rentals
  • Madrid: 2,897 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Europe?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Europe are:

  • San Sebastian (YJH-San Sebastian-Donostia Train Station): 677 vacation rentals
  • Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN): 603 vacation rentals
  • Amsterdam Centraal Airport (ZYA): 1,879 vacation rentals

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

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

VRBO offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Europe. From VRBO travelers, the top 5 most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Eiffel Tower: 6,607 rentals
  • Edinburgh Castle: 1,543 rentals
  • Spanish Steps: 9,697 rentals
  • 3000 Ski Lift: 2,346 rentals
  • Ireland's Eye: 369 rentals

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

No vacation is long enough to see all of Europe's goodies

Of all the continents, Europe's the smallest, but that means it's easy to find its iconic historic sites, drink in the culture, and admire the varied landscapes, from shimmering shores to mountains that soar. Its open borders, plus the infrastructure around Europe vacation rentals, make it easy to hop from country to country. Seeing all 50 countries will take a while, so history buffs and city lovers, try the traditional favourites—Greece, Italy, France, Spain, and Britain. Or rip up that list and head east. Snow bunnies should check out the many mountain ranges or the Scandinavian countries, and beach bums will love the Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines.

Try the wine, the parks, the skiing, and the... surfing?

First, the fun stuff. France, Spain, and Italy are the world's biggest wine producers, so grab a glass and start sightseeing. The bustling metropolitan areas are your best bet for seeing palaces, iconic artwork, and ancient cathedrals. For natural treasures and wildlife, there are about 360 national parks perfect for everything from skiiing to hiking. For the quieter side of life, tour the peaceful rural villages while you admire Europe's delightful and diverse countrysides, all with their own distinctive cuisines, cultures, festivals, and activities (not to mention the endless supply of castles). Or try the coastlines, from the wild Atlantic and its surfers, to chic Med hotspots.

The smallest continent with the biggest range of attractions

Take a breath, because no matter where your Europe vacation rental is, the amount of attractions can overwhelm you. The place is bursting with culture and history, not to mention great food. Greece and Italy are filled with ancient pieces of civilizations past, and empires have shaped eastern Europe. Posh it up in London or Paris, dance in the clubs of Amsterdam or Berlin, or hit the resorts along the glam Mediterranean. Or what about a trip north and east—check out Scandinavia's fjords, St. Petersburg's heritage, or Prague's architecture. Or head to the hills, the Alps and the Pyrenees will satisfy all your outdoor cravings.

Pick a season, any season, and it'll be a good time to visit

Summertime is always a popular holiday season for Europe vacation rentals, where the temperate climate means hot but not blistering temps for most of the area (southern Europe actually does get some scorching summer heat). A winter visit to any of the mountainous regions will be fun, lively, and snowy. The areas around the Mediterranean are sunny and mostly dry year-round, while the Scandanavian regions see extreme cold temps. Spring and fall bring breathtaking color to many of the continent's countrysides, especially as you head towards more northerly latitudes.

Many types of land to love, but nary a desert in sight

Mountains? Check. Ocean? Check. Forests? Check. Sea, lakes, wetlands? Check, check, check! And beaches? Yup, those too. Desert? Not so much. You've got the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Atlantic to the west and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. Where Europe ends and Asia begins varies depending on whom you ask, but Istanbul is the only city on 2 continents. In Scandanavia, there are miles of sandy beaches along the North and Baltic Seas, but the water's a little chilly for swimming. Europe's highest point is in the Caucasus Mountains, which straddle Russia.