Mapping Europe
Maps for Adventurers and Armchair Travelers

Mapping Europe is for armchair travelers to discover what wonders lie just over every horizon.

Mapping Europe is for the traveler planning a vacation, or reliving one.

We'll be exploring the ways of representing the earth and the people who've changed it by telling the story thorugh a variety of mapping techniques, from hand drawn sketch maps to high-tech interactive maps.

Latest Maps on Mapping Europe

Discover the Pilgrims, the first University in Holland, and the birthplace of Rembrandt in beautiful Leiden, Holland with our Leiden Map and Guide.

Alsace is a very interesting place in France, and one of Europe's fine wine regions. Learn about it: Alsace Map and Guide.

A visit to Normandy can be a way to beat the heat in Europe, while eating well and enjoying the attractions of northern France. See our map and guide to Normandy, France.

How to get around Germany on the train? See our Germany Rail Map. If you'd rather go to the Netherlands, we have a Netherlands Rail Map for that, too.

One of the most beautiful places in Europe is along the northern shore and the pilgrimage route of Camino de Santiago del Norte, featuring the Picos de Europa mountain range, prehistoric painted caves like the famous Altimura, cider houses and more. See our Asturias & Cantabria map and Guide.

Looking for how to get around Spain on the train? See our Spain Rail Map and Guide.

Take the slow train: The Flåm Railway takes you on a scenic journey that has been named one of the best in Europe. You can take a virtual tour to see what it's like: Flam, Norway by Train. You can start your journey in the city that's been called "the gateway to the fjords", Bergen.

Paestum is a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the Campania coast, a great vacation for foodies, food lovers and folk who like archaeology. The site includes three of the best preserved Greek Doric temples in Europe.

Herrenchiemsee Palace in Bavaria was the King Ludwig II homage to Versailles, and in many ways was to be better and bigger. Alas, the King died a tragic death before it was completed, and some rooms haven't been finished--but they've turned into grand space for exhibitions and festivals.

The Camargue is Europe's biggest river delta area, see over 400 kinds of birds, including the famed pink flamingos. Then there are those French cowboys called gardians...

Versailles Map - Simple hunting lodge? See how the rich lived outside of Paris.

Paris Gare du Nord Map - Here's Paris' main station. The Eurostar docks here. You'll find the locations of recommended Paris hotels in the vicinity of the Paris North Train station on our map.

Most Popular European Maps

Venice Lido Map - See a different part of Venice, Italy.

Panzano Map - Butchers. They're very important, especially in Chianti.

Tivoli Guide - Hadrian's Villa is amazing.

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Paper Travel Planning Maps

Mapping Europe partners with Longitude Maps for Travelers, who offers several lines of European maps that you'd better order through the Internet, because it's likely you won't find them until you get to Europe, like the French Institut Géographic National (IGN) maps.

Amazon carries an increasing number of European maps as well. We particularly like the Crumpled City Maps, cloth maps that can be simply balled up and stuffed in a bag or your pocket.

France Cities Map

See a map of France with all our favorite cities marked on it.

Provence Travel Guide

See more about the area around Arles: Provence and the Luberon.

Provence Guide

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