Europe

Project Description

Visit Europe – Pick a Country

Visit Europe – Introduction

Europe is a popular tourist destination for North Americans and Europeans.  The establishment of the European Economic Union and the Schengen Zone have made it very easy to Visit Europe and move freely about the continent.  There are 26 European countries in the Schengen Zone and there is no passport control when crossing borders between these countries.  Croatia is not a member of the Schengen zone, but applies a similar visa policy.  The United Kingdom, Ireland and Russia are not members of the Schengen Zone and apply their own regulations.  There are 18 members of the Schengen Zone that are also use the Euro as their currency.

Visit Europe – Rail Travel

Use rail travel to Visit Europe.  For exact schedules, the ultimate source is the German site www.bahn.de.  It provides necessary information to visit Europe and  is provided in multiple languages.

Electrical Adapters for Europe

The Europlug Type C electrical adapter and the UK Type G, are all you need for your electronics when you travel through Europe.  The UK Type G is used in Cyprus, Gibraltar, Malta, Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom.

Let’s Visit Europe

Find information on countries in Europe, including the best time to visit and visa requirements.  The following countries will also have City Detail soon.

Visit Denmark – Copenhagen

Best Time to Visit Denmark

Due to the influence of the Atlantic, Denmark has a temperate climate with winter temperatures hovering around freezing and cool summers with lots of daylight.   Summer is the best time to visit Denmark.

Denmark – Visa Requirements

Denmark participates in the Schengen Zone and Schengen Visa requirements.  There are no border inspections by rail or vehicle when traveling from Denmark to Sweden and Germany.  Some countries that are not members of the Schengen Zone require a Schengen Visa to enter Europe.  Exemptions include citizens of Australia, Canada, Mexico, Japan, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Denmark Currency

Although Denmark is part of the European Union, it does not participate in the use of the Euro. Be prepared to obtain Danish krones at an ATM or use a credit card, as these are widely accepted.

Visit Finland – Helsinki

Best Time to Visit Finland

The summer months of June, July and August are the best time to visit Finland, because it is located so far north.

Finland – Visa Requirements

Finland participates in the Schengen Zone and Schengen Visa requirements.  There are no border inspections by rail or vehicle when traveling from Finland to Sweden, Norway or Estonia.  Some countries that are not members of the Schengen Zone require a Schengen Visa to enter Europe.  Exemptions include citizens of Australia, Canada, Mexico, Japan, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States.  Refer to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Finland or check your specific country at VisaHQ.   For a list of exempt countries, visit Project Visa.

Visit Monaco – Monte Carlo

Best Time to Visit Monaco

July and August are the driest months and combined with the warm weather, make these the two most popular months for tourism.

Monaco – Visa Requirements

Monaco is not a member of the Schengen Zone and Schengen Visa, but it relies on the rules of France for visa requirements.  If you can get in to France, there are no restrictions preventing you from entering Monaco.

Monaco – Currency

Monaco participates in the use of the Euro even though it is not a member of the European Union.

Visit Sweden – Stockholm

Best Time to Visit Sweden

The summer months of June, July and August are the best time to visit Sweden, because it is located so far north.

Sweden – Visa Requirements

Sweden participates in the Schengen Zone and Schengen Visa requirements.  There are no border inspections by rail or vehicle when traveling from Sweden to Finland or Norway.  Some countries that are not members of the Schengen Zone require a Schengen Visa to enter Europe.  Exemptions include citizens of Australia, Canada, Mexico, Japan, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States.  Check your specific country at VisaHQ.  For a list of exempt countries, visit Project Visa.

Sweden Currency

Sweden does not use the Euro, so be prepared to acquire and use the Krona (SEK).

Visit Vacation Destinations – Plan Your Trip