A strong dollar and low gas prices are prompting many travelers to plan trips to Europe this summer, and European cities are beginning massive preparations as a result. The continent’s most famous museums, sites, cultural centers, and other tourist attractions are bulking up on crowd control security, diverting tourists elsewhere, and extending hours to accommodate demand. Many museums have spent massive funds on renovations and other projects to extend capacity and prepare for the large crowds. Regardless of where you are planning to be, plan ahead and do your research to be sure you can enjoy the best trip possible.
Click here to read the full article by Ellen Gamerman, Inti Landauro, and Liam Moloney for the Wall Street Journal.