General Information on Europe
Europe is one of the world's seven continents, representing the world's smallest continent regarding surface area.
Europe covers 10,180,000 square kilometres, which is 2% of the earth's surface and about 6,8% of the land area. Altogether, fifty countries belong to Europe. Concerning area and population, the largest country is Russia, taking up 40% of the continent (the country belongs to both Europe and Asia continents).
The smallest is Vatican City. Europe has approx. 733 million inhabitants, which is 11% of the world's population. Due to its diversity, Europe is a fascinating and multi-faceted place to travel. According to a recent study on green initiatives in Europe, Sweden is named as the most sustainable country in the world regarding sustainable criteria. This criteria includes the carbon footprint, renewable energy, and social commitment.
Traveling through Europe
is granting divers travel experiences from the Alpes to the beaches at the different oceans. You can combine different countries in one trip, joining nature with exciting city trips. Wherever you travel in Europe you will find different mentalities united by warm hospitality.
Green Pearls® recommends to choose eco-friendly, green hotels, when traveling through Europe
Hotels all over Europe are going this green extra mile in implementing sustainable practices. Green Pearls® offers green eco hotels and resorts in the following sustainable destinations: Italy, France, Romania, Austria, Portugal, Switzerland and Germany.
It is our responsibility to conserve and protect those wonderful areas, that are still untouched for the next generations. By choosing a green hotel, eco logde or resort, you contribute to sustainable tourism and make the world a little better.