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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:

Plim Soul

Both sporty and flexible, the Plim 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.

Taos Plim Soul Canvas Lace Up Sneakers


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.

Taos Trulie Woven Sandas

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 

Taos Plim Soul Lux Leather Lace Up Sneakers


Whether you’re looking for stylish walking shoes for nights out or comfortable shoes for day trips, the Luckie is here for you. Designed to support every arch and curve of your feet, with earthy leather straps and eye-catching metal decals, the Luckie is the perfect sandal for keeping your feet happy on the go, while adding a stylish touch to your everyday look. These flat sandals with ankle straps for maximum stability will perfectly adjust to your active lifestyle, while showing your keen eye for the latest fashion trends. Want to see more sandals? Check out our Traveler’s Guide to Sandals.

Taos Luckie Cork Support Sandals

Super Soul

Super Soul is one of the top choices for a sneaker that looks and feels good on your feet. It is the ultimate European-comfort sneaker, made of super-soft, vintage distressed canvas with color piping and color-blocking details. Its recycled rubber fleck accents added to a thicker outsole gives an elevated look that is vacation ready! This sneaker also has the Curves & Pods® removable footbed for arch and metatarsal support and has a flexible sole for more natural movement as you walk the cobblestone streets & alleys of Madrid towards a refreshing Tinto de Verano–Salud to that!

Taos Super Soul Canvas Sneakers

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.