1. The "fiorino d’oro" of the Republic of Florence, created by the Medici family, was the first European gold coin struck in sufficient quantities to play a significant commercial role since the seventh century.
Europe maybe half the size of North America but it has twice the number of countries, each with its own history, culture and language. This means there’s a lot to fit into any trip to Europe. We are here to help guide you through the overwhelming information and take you to the best places which make up this wonderful continent.