Europe may be the second smallest continent in the world, but this beautiful piece of land is joined by over 50 historically and culturally-rich countries with so much to see.
If it is your first time visiting Europe, here are 10 countries to check out, as recommended by Trafalgar Travel.
Ireland may be known for its unpredictable weather, but some rain is needed to bring out the green hills and scores of lush fields. It is no surprise Ireland's nickname is Emerald Isle, according to Readers' Digest.
Other than the picturesque landscape, the country is also dotted with enchanting castles, old towns and is also home to some of the best breweries in Europe which are open for tours and tasting.
The ruins in Turkey may have been left to collapse during ancient times, but the jagged crumbles just reflect its timeless beauty today.
Bordering the Black Sea, Turkey has preserved sites which detail history's greatest battles and cultures - above the ground and under.
If you are into adventure, Turkey might just be the destination for you.
You can ski on snow-capped slopes, climb mountains or just marinate under the sun at a beach overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
There is so much to explore in Europe, no matter which season you visit.