Europe

Weather

Europe's climate is temperate. Average temperatures in August are 28°C in Barcelona, 30°C in Rome, 33°C in Athens and 37°C in Budapest. Extreme cold temperatures are only found in northern Scandinavia and parts of Russia in the cooler months. Winters are relatively cold in Europe, even in the Mediterranean countries. Western Europe has an average of around 4-8°C in January, but temperatures drop below freezing throughout the winter. Some activities are best done in the winter, such as Winter sports in the Alps.

Currency

There are several currencies used throughout Europe, including the Great British Pound (GBP) in the United Kingdom, however the Euro (EUR) is used in seventeen different countries throughout Europe:

Andora
Austria
Belgium
Cyprus
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Ireland
Italy
Kosovo
Luxembourg
Malta
Monaco
Montenegro
Netherlands
Portugal
San Marino
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain

Religion

Christianity is the largest religion in Europe. Muslim is largely practiced in three Southern countries.

Couples will love

It might sound cliched, but it's not called the most romantic city for nothing! France can offer couples the most idyllic holiday. Think of the magnificent chateau's, the wine and the Eiffel Tower to set a dreamy scene for you and your loved one.

Best time to go

Europe's climate is temperate. Average temperatures in August are 28°C in Barcelona, 30°C in Rome, 33°C in Athens and 37°C in Budapest. Extreme cold temperatures are only found in northern Scandinavia and parts of Russia in the cooler months. Winters are relatively cold in Europe, even in the Mediterranean countries. Western Europe has an average of around 4-8°C in January, but temperatures drop below freezing throughout the winter. Some activities are best done in the winter, such as Winter sports in the Alps.

Official Tourism Website

http://www.visiteurope.com/home.aspx

 

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