Free walking tours in Europe are one of the best and easiest ways to get up close and personal with the continent’s great destinations. Free walking tours in Europe visit impressive locations and monuments, pass along streets and squares filled with amazing architecture, places where history has been written and rewritten and places that have inspired great works of art and literature. If there’s a simple way to truly experience the pathos of Europe, it’s these walking tours.
Let’s start off the list of free walking tours in Europe in one of the most often overlooked capitals. The tour of Bucharest, the capital of Romania, takes you on a journey to explore the wondrous tales of 500 years of history that include Vlad the Impaler and the downfall of communism and Ceausescu. The tour is organized for those traveling independently or for those who travel in small groups. It starts at 11am every day and lasts about two to two and a half hours. Sites include the Old City Center, ruins of Vlad’s Citadel, Stavropoleos Church, Revolution Square, the Romanian Athenaeum, Manuc’s Inn, Union Square and the Palace of Parliament. Learn more about the tours at guided-bucharest.com.