The State Department issued a travel alert Tuesday to Americans who plan to travel to Europe this summer, warning that there is a risk of potential terrorist attacks throughout the region.

“The large number of tourists visiting Europe in the summer months will present greater targets for terrorists planning attacks in public locations, especially at large events,” says the alert, which is in effect through the end of August.

Specifically, the State Department is warning Americans about travel to the European Soccer Championship from June 10 to July 10 in France. The alert also mentions that France extended its state of emergency to cover the Tour de France cycling race from July 2 to July 24.

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