You’re a savvy traveler who knows how to plan every detail, how to avoid tourist traps, and how to be a tourist without being an asshole. Still, sometimes even the most shrewd travelers can’t resist the desire to check off the most popular tourist attractions—even if those attractions end up being overrated. When in Rome, you’re going to visit the Colosseum. When in Paris, you need
These notorious tourist attractions are supposedly on everyone’s to-do list. But we’re here to tell you that, rather than tick them off, you can just put a big red cross through them.
Reserve your precious holiday time for the best Europe’s cities have to offer, not the overcrowded, overpriced tourist traps. Here are some of the most overhyped sights on the continent – and their alternatives.
SKIP: Eiffel Tower, Paris
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