Slow (an attitude) - Take the time to fully experience a place. Spend a week in a vacation rental. Plan your day trips to see the nearby sights.
Europe (a destination) - The perfect place to slow down. You are surrounded by history, culture, nature, people.
See Europe the Slow way. Use this website to plan your time, to find the day trips you will enjoy. Are you passionate about the prehistoric past in Europe? Do you like to hunt out the remains of the Roman Empire that once spread throughout the continent? Do you want to walk in ancient woodlands? We show you the day trips that we have enjoyed, the sights we have seen, throughout Europe.
Stay in Slow accommodations. Find vacation rentals in Europe - apartments, cottages or houses that you rent by the week. There is a great selection of vacation rentals in Europe - stay in a holiday cottage in England, a villa in Italy, an apartment in Paris. Spending a week in a vacation rental lets you slow down and experience the local life. This is a great way to see Europe.
Talk About Slow Travel. Join us on the forums to talk about travel in Europe. Our members post photos and trip reports, write reviews of vacation rentals and plan their travel.
New to vacation rentals in Europe? Read our Vacation Rentals Guide to learn how to use this great alternative accommodations when traveling in Europe.
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Slow Europe is not a vacation rental agency or a directory site where owners pay to be listed. Slow Europe is a resource created by travelers and for travelers run by Pauline Kenny and Steve Cohen who have been traveling the slow way in Europe for 25+ years.