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Cervino – Matterhorn: the most spectacular mountains in the Alps

Matterhorn (Cervino), Switzerland. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Cervino-Matterhorn (4,478 meters), called monte Cervino in Italian, Mont Cervin in French and Matterhorn in German is one of the most famous and photographed mountains of Europe. The Cervino-Matterhorn is located in the Central Alps, on the border between Italy (Valle ...

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Casa Rocca Piccola: one of the last noble still lived palace in Valletta

The summer dining room, Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta

Welcome to Casa Rocca Piccola! One of the last noble still lived palace in Valletta. This house is lived by an ancient Maltese family and his history goes up again to 400 years ago when the Riders of St. John decide ...

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Andalusia Climate: when to go to Andalusia

Alhambra, Granada, Andalucia, Spain. Author and Copyright Liliana Ramerini

Andalusia, lying at a latitude between 36 ° N and 38 ° N, is one of the hottest regions of Europe, it has a temperate Mediterranean climate with hot dry summers and mild winters with irregular rains, which vary greatly ...

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London climate: when to go to London

Southbank Christmas market, London, United Kingdom. Author Marcus Povey. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

London’s climate is temperate and variable, with not too hot summers and cold winters, but rarely severe, the rains are regular, but light, throughout the year, the average annual rainfall is around 600 mm, is well below to that of Rome ...

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London: cosmopolitan city and the main tourist destination in the UK

Big Ben, London, United Kingdom. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

London is the largest and most populous city in the European Union and is also one of the most important financial and business centers in the world. London as well as being the capital of the United Kingdom is a ...

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Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur: historical centers, lavender, mountains, sea and beaches

Cap Ferrat, Cote d'Azur (French Riviera), France. Author Chuck Fewell. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The French region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur extends in south-eastern France, between the Alps, the Rhone and the Mediterranean Sea, to the east – along the Alps – it borders with Italy, to the north it borders with the region of ...

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Canary Islands climate: when to go to the Canaries

Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain. Author Jose Mesa (Mataparda). Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The Canary Islands have a subtropical dry climate – mild and pleasant throughout the year – with no abrupt changes in temperature between day and night. The average maximum temperatures vary between 20 ° C and 30 ° C while average minimum temperatures ranging ...

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Milan climate: when to go to Milan

Duomo, Milan, Lombardy, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The climate of Milan is continental, winters are generally wet and cold, while the summers can be very hot and humid, with temperatures sometimes exceeding 30 ° C in July and August. In winter the average minimum temperatures are around ...

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Ukraine climate: when to go to Ukraine

Monastery of the Caves (Pechersk Lavra), Kiev, Ukraine. Author Norbert Aepli. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Ukraine is a nation formed largely by vast plains where prevailing the continental climate. Only along the coast that faces towards the Black Sea, the climate is milder and looks like –  especially in the summer months – to that of the ...

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Europe

Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel, Normandy, France. Author Solangette. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

GEOGRAPHY OF EUROPE Europe with Asia forms the larger part of the emerged lands of the Earth, called Eurasia. Europe is like an appendix of this immense continent, a peninsula that above all has its individuality thanks to historical and ...

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Côte d’Azur climate: when to go to the French Riviera

Porquerolles, Cote d'Azur, France. Author Baptiste Rossi. No Copyright

The French Riviera (Côte d’Azur) is part of France’s Mediterranean coastal region that stretches from the border with Italy to the city of Toulon. The French Riviera is known worldwide for its mild climate, typically Mediterranean, with warm, sunny summers and mild ...

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Provence climate: when to go to Provence

Abbey of Sénanque, Gordes, Provence, France. Author EmDee. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Provence is located in the so-called Mediterranean France and has a mild climate which is strongly influenced by the sea. Provence, in fact, enjoys a mild Mediterranean climate with well-marked seasons: the region has in fact two dry seasons – a short one at ...

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Vilnius climate: when to go to Vilnius

Vilnius, Lithuania. Author Halfwit Sock. No Copyright

Vilnius has a humid continental climate characterized by cold, long and dark winters. In colder winters, lakes and rivers surrounding the city freeze. The average January temperature is around -6 ° C, but in the colder months the temperature can ...

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Riga climate: when to go to Riga

Riga, Latvia. Author Nikater. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Riga has a continental type of climate that has long cold and dark winters, the average temperature in January is about -4 ° C, but on the coldest days the temperature can drop to -30 ° C also, on the ...

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Venice climate: when to go to Venice

Venice, Italy. Author and Copyright Roberto Ramerini.

Venice is located along the coast at the northern end of the Adriatic Sea, because of its location, the city has a mixed climate between the Mediterranean and the continental climate, the influence of the sea mitigate the summer and ...

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Florence climate: when to go to Florence

Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The city of Florence has a temperate climate of the Mediterranean type, with hot, dry summers and cold winters with a rainy season between late autumn and early winter. The wettest months are those that go from October to December. ...

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Sicily climate: when to go to Sicily

Palma di Montechiaro, Sicily, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Sicily is an island located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, a few hundred kilometres from the North African coast. Because of its location, the island has a Mediterranean climate, one of the most pleasant in Europe, with mild, wet ...

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Sardinia climate: when to go to Sardinia

Cala Tinnari, Sardinia, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The climate in Sardinia is typically Mediterranean with mild temperatures throughout the year, winters are short-lived. During the cold season, prevailing mild and wet winds, as mistral blowing from the north-west, while in spring and summer, the prevailing winds are from Africa, bringing warm and ...

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Rome climate: when to go to Rome

Teatro Marcello, Rome, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The city of Rome has a warm Mediterranean climate, which makes it particularly pleasant to visit in the fall and spring. During July and August, it is often too hot and sticky, temperatures are usually above 35 ° C at ...

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Naples Climate: when to go to Naples

Vesuvius, Naples, Italy. Author Jeffmatt. No Copyright

The city of Naples enjoys a mild climate, typically Mediterranean, influenced by the presence of the sea. Naples is a rather rainy city, in autumn and winter months, the city’s climate is mild and rainy in winter, while it is ...

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Dublin climate: when to go to Dublin

St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland. Author Thorsten Pohl Thpohl. No Copyright

Dublin has a temperate maritime climate, with very variable and abrupt climate changes, but characterized by mild winters, and bright and fresh summers, with lack of temperature extremes, with variations in seasonal temperatures less pronounced for a city of this northern latitude. The ...

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Santorini climate: when to go to Santorini

Oia, Santorini, Cyclades, Greece. Author Arian Zwegers. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The island of Santorini is located in the southern Aegean Sea, just north of the island of Crete, this small volcanic island has a Mediterranean-type climate and is very dry. The seasons are characterized by a long dry and hot ...

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Mykonos climate: when to go to Mykonos

Mykonos, Cyclades, Greece. Author Cifo Buscemi. No Copyright

The island of Mykonos has a very dry climate with high summer temperatures mitigated by the constant breath of the wind Meltemi blowing from the north in the summer months. The sun shines on the island for about 300 days ...

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Athens climate: when to go to Athens

Parthenon, Athens, Greece. Author eGuide Travel. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Athens has a typical Mediterranean climate with mild, wet winters and very hot and dry summers. The aridity of the climate of Athens is caused by the position of the city that is surrounded by mountains to the north-west and east, ...

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Crete climate: when to go to Crete

The Samaria Gorge, Crete, Greece. Author and Copyright Luca di Lalla

The climate of Crete is in a large part of the island a temperate Mediterranean climate, with very hot summers and winters not too cold. Only a small area which includes the island’s southern coast, the plain of Mesara and the mountains of ...

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Rhodes climate: when to go to Rhodes

Anthony Queen Beach, Rhodes, Greece. Author Cristian Ghe. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The island of Rhodes is located in the south-eastern part of the Aegean Sea near the coast of Turkey. The island is characterized by a typical Mediterranean climate, hot and dry in the summer months and mild and rainy in ...

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Berlin climate: when to go to Berlin

Berlin, Germany. Author Bleppo. No Copyright

The city of Berlin is characterized by an oceanic climate which tends, in part, to become a continental climate, with cold and relatively rainy winters, while the summers are mild and rainy. Berlin has three months of frost per year, the city in ...

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Normandy climate: when to go to Normandy

Etretat, Normandy, France. Author Donarreiskoffer. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Normandy, lying in the northwestern part of France, has a maritime-oceanic type of climate humid and rainy for most of the year, with a marked variability, very windy, especially along the coast, with heavy rains in every period of the ...

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Paris climate: when to go to Paris

Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Paris, France. Author Quadell. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Paris is characterized by a climate halfway between the oceanic and continental climate. Paris generally has warm summers and cold winters with rainfall well distributed throughout the year, but overall rather scarce. Paris usually has short, mild and rainy winters, when blow ...

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How to get to France. Flights to France

Airport Paris Charles de Gaulle. Author PaulTPT. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

AIRPORTS AND FLIGHTS TO FRANCE France has international airports in many of its big cities and regional airports in almost all parts of the country. The main airport in France and among the most important airports in Europe is the ...

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