Along the Canal Walk is Brown's Island, scene of outdoor concerts and the annual Richmond Folk Festival, and the American Civil War Center at the former Tredegar ironworks.
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts are the envy of many museums in larger cities. Permanent galleries of early 20th-century European art include works by leading French artists - Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, and Georges Braque among them.
The former Tredegar Iron Works sits on the James River in downtown Richmond. Its five original buildings illustrate how iron was processed and have been named a National Historic Landmark.
The estate of Maymont was left to the city of Richmond by James and Sallie Dooley, who built it in the late 1890s and lived here through 1925. It includes the mansion, arboretum, several gardens and a carriage collection.
US citizens from Richmond traveling to Europe for more than 90 days need to buy good Europe travel insurance having a minimum of 30,000 Euros medical coverage which is a requirement of the Schengen state consulates. Since healthcare in Europe is expensive, and since US domestic health insurance and US Medicare plans offer little coverage outside US borders, it is advisable for Richmond residents to buy good Europe travel insurance for US citizens even for shorter visits of less than 90 days.
High health care costs in US could be burdensome to a short term visitor.
Find insurance plans providing comprehensive coverage for pre-existing conditions/ailments.
Offers coverage of sudden & unexpected illness while traveling away from your home country.
A fall/illness could become more serious for the older traveler. Be sure you have good coverage.
Insurance to satisfy Schengen visa requirements for short term (less than 90 days) and long term stay (more than 90 days) in Europe.
Insurance that will cover medical expenses and hospital bills of the visitor in Europe.
Insurance that covers trip cancellation and other vacation related expenses.
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