While Europe is known for its stately capitals and iconic landmarks, it also features an abundance of hidden gems, many of which you can explore with O.A.T. Below, you can find one of our most popular Europe adventures—as well as more information on what makes Europe such a fascinating destination.

Discover the hidden gems of Europe

Untamed Iceland

Iceland: Reykjavik, Stykkisholmur, Akureyri, Selfoss

Europe has long captivated travelers from around the globe, who are enticed by not only the ease with which it can be explored, but the incredible number of attractions it holds within its borders. From the charming streets of Reykjavik to the magnificent hill towns of Tuscany, Europe is a dazzling treasure-trove of iconic landmarks, mouth-watering cuisine, timeless architecture, diverse cultures, and jaw-dropping landscapes. But while people once limited their Europe travel to its well-known cities, many are realizing that the continent houses an array of astounding hidden gems—many of which you can discover on our nine unique Europe adventures. Venturing off the tourist track in a small group of just 10-16 travelers, you’ll discover the true magic of Europe—perhaps enjoying lunch at a farmhouse in the Italian countryside, exploring the historic villages that dot Montenegro’s scenic coastline, or learning about the art of bullfighting in one of Spain’s oldest cities. Throughout your journey, you’ll be accompanied by a local Trip Leader, who will not only show you the area’s sights, but help you understand Europe’s tapestry of cultures. Whether you dream of exploring the fishing villages of Sicily or witnessing the breathtaking architecture of St. Petersburg, we invite you to discover, or rediscover Europe with O.A.T.