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Eifel minRobert Delaunay (1885-1941) La Tour Eiffel 31 7/8 x 25 5/8 in. (81.2 x 65.1 cm.) Painted in Paris, 1928 - learn more about Robert Delaunay, here

As temperatures finally start to drop stateside, Europe is facing an alarming, record-shattering heatwave this week. Thursday was the United Kingdom’s hottest day on record, and temperatures in Germany, the Netherlands, and France have all pushed well above 100 degrees. In France alone—where the Tour de France is currently underway—five deaths have been linked to the heat. And as The New York Times points out, air-conditioning units are scarce in Europe, causing many to crowd around public fountains, pools, and beaches for relief. Here are some of the sights from Europe’s sweltering-hot week.

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