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Top 5 Best Shoes for Traveling in Europe (Cobblestone-Friendly!)

Planning a trip to Europe can be exciting, especially in the summer. For many travelers, this means walking through the historic streets to take in the sights and enjoy the local culture. As enjoyable as it can be, walking through long stretches can be tough on your feet.


Beyond the amount of time you spend on your feet, these sightseeing tours can be challenging if much of the trek is on cobblestone roads. They are common across Europe and can put your feet through an added workout. This is why finding good walking shoes for your trip to Europe is essential.


Sore or blistered feet could put a real damper on your travel plans–and who would want that? Whether you want stylish walking shoes for Paris, London, Copenhagen, Prague, or maybe even just the local grocery store, you need to consider comfort and support. Fortunately, Taos offers a range of styles that can be perfect for a trip to Europe.

Our list of the best walking shoes for travel in Europe:

Z Soul

Both sporty and flexible, the Z Soul is one of the best women’s walking shoes for travel in Europe. This stylish canvas sneaker hugs the foot in place once it is laced up, and the removable footbed provides the comfort and support you’ll need. Your feet will thank you as you explore centuries-old sites under the European sun, and your feet have barely broken a sweat. This shoe also comes in various colors to fit any vacation wardrobe.

The Show

Embodying a chic blend of practicality and artisan allure, The Show sandals are crafted to ensure outstanding arch and metatarsal support. These sandals are fashioned from supple leather, available in earthy tones that echo the essence of European landscapes. Their design incorporates adjustable hook and loop straps for a custom fit that secures the foot, coupled with a flexible rubber sole. This combination enhances stability and comfort, making The Show an ideal choice for navigating the rugged cobblestone streets of Europe.

Plim Soul

Plim Soul sneakers are the quintessence of versatile style, ideal for transitioning from bustling daytime excursions to relaxed evening outings. Crafted from durable canvas, these sneakers are offered in a variety of shades and prints, including solid colors and geometric patterns. The design features an Active Curves & Pods® footbed which provides essential support and cushioning for prolonged activities on hard surfaces like cobblestone. With their casual yet fashionable appearance, these sneakers are perfect for any European adventure.


Perfectly designed to provide arch and metatarsal support, with the beauty of Spanish craftsmanship, the Trulie provides a blissful blend of comfort and style. Made with authentic Spanish leather, in colors that reflect the natural beauty of the sands, streets, and seas, these travel shoes feature sturdy cork soles with a layer of soft suede for optimal comfort. Woven hook and loop straps allow you to adjust these sandals to perfectly hug your feet, stabilizing the sole and  preventing blisters , making them some of the best  walking sandals  for Europe.

Plim Soul Lux

Whether it is in black, caramel or pink, Plim Soul Lux is a sleek leather sneaker that will serve you well in any destination. The leather on these shoes gives them that perfect stylish look whether you’re walking around Parisian streets during the day or to complete a dressier dinner outfit at night. The Active Curves & Pods® footbed will also protect your feet while spending your days walking the cobblestone roads. 

Your European adventure should be full of amazing food, beautiful people, and incredible sights – not foot pain. Whether your journey takes you down narrow cobblestone streets or up steep mountain trails, Taos' travel shoes are designed to support you wherever you go. From lightweight canvas to convenient slip-on sneakers, there's something for everyone & every occasion. After all, they say travel is not just about the destination, but the journey itself – make sure you enjoy every step along the way.