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Romania climate: when to go to Romania

Turda Gorges (Cheile Turzii), Romania. Author Cristian Bortes. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Romania, due to its location in the south-eastern Europe, has a temperate continental climate of transition, with four distinct seasons, where temperatures vary significantly on a seasonal basis, but such changes will mitigate approaching the sea. The climatic seasons of ...

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Romania tourist attractions: what to see in Romania

Sibiu, Romania. Author Stefan Bichler. No Copyright

Romania is a country with many attractions for tourists interested in art, history and cultural traditions of the peoples who make up the country, the nature plays an important role for the tourist not in a hurry. The Roman occupation, ...

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Romania: mountains, Roman ruins and beaches on the Black Sea

Bran Castle, Brașov, Romania. Author Dobre Cezar. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Romania (România) is a country of South-East Europe that has the particularity of possessing a Romance language based on Latin. It is surrounded by Slavic-speaking countries. Thus Romania is the only country of South-Eastern Europe, which has retained a language ...

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Portugal climate: when to go to Portugal

The Algarve coast, Portugal. Author Had01. No Copyright

The Portuguese climate is a Mediterranean climate, relatively wet due to the presence of the Atlantic Ocean, the rains are more frequent in autumn and winter. The climate varies significantly from region to region, influenced by the altitude, latitude and ...

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Portugal tourist attractions: what to see in Portugal

Óbidos, Portugal. Author Waugsberg. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Portugal is a country rich in history that has had its golden age at the time of Discoveries when Portugal controlled the spice trade from Asia and extended its commercial and military control in Brazil, the African coast and Asia. ...

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Portugal: old colonial empire facing the ocean

Torre de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal. Author Daniel Feliciano. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Portugal (República Portuguesa) is located in the western part of the Iberian Peninsula. In addition mainland Portugal there are the two Portuguese archipelagos of Madeira and the Azores in the Atlantic Ocean. The capital is Lisbon, while the other major ...

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Poland climate: when to go to Poland

Długie Pobrzeże, Gdansk, Poland. Author Nikater. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Poland has a moderate continental climate, with short warm summer and rigid winter (from October to April) with minimal temperatures around -20°C, with snow precipitations and long ices periods. The climate is uniform across the country with the character of ...

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Poland tourist attractions: what to see in Poland

Krakow, Poland. Author FotoCavallo. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The tourist attractions in Poland are constituted from the rich history of the country, that reflected both in the majestic Polish castles and palaces and in the beautiful historical cities (Krakow, Paczków, Zamość, Wrocław (Breslau), Toruń), but also in the ...

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Poland: vast plains, historic cities and the Nazi concentration camps

Chełmno, Poland. Author Margoz. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Poland (Polska Rzeczpospolita) is a parliamentary republic, located in eastern Central Europe, bordered to the northeast by Lithuania and the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad, to the east by Belarus and Ukraine. To the south-west the Sudeten Mountains separate it from ...

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Norway climate: when to go to Norway

Lofoten islands, Norway. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

In Norway climate is subpolare as to latitude, but with mild temperatures thanks to the warm Gulf Stream, a branch of which extends along the entire Norwegian coast, and means that surface sea water never freezes. Temperatures due to the ...

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Norway tourist attractions: what to see in Norway

Geirangerfjord, Norway. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Norway is a picturesque country with many natural beauties. Norway for tourists usually means spectacular fjords and islands, among the most popular fjords are the Sognefjord, over 200 km length and 1244 m depth, the Hardangerfjord at the foot of ...

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Norway: fjords, glaciers and wildlife

Bergen, Norway. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Norway (Kongeriket Norge/Noreg) is a constitutional monarchy. It is not a part of the European Union. It occupies the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula, bordering the North Sea in the southwest and the Skagerrak inlet to the south, the ...

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Netherlands climate: when to go to the Netherlands

Fields of tulips, Netherlands. Author Alessandro Vecchi. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The Netherlands are in the area affected by the Atlantic climate, but the inland areas of the country are also influenced by the continental influences from the heart of Europe. The influence of the Atlantic Ocean results in a climate ...

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Netherlands tourist attractions: what to see in the Netherlands

Windmills, Kinderdijk, Netherlands. Author Lidia Fourdraine. No Copyright

The Netherlands is a country where the arts and culture have experienced their heyday during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, when the country ruled over a commercial empire that extended to all the seas of the planet, and when such ...

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Netherlands: dams, canals and historic towns

Nieuwe Kerk, Delft, Netherlands. Author Taks. No Copyright

The Netherlands (Koninkrijk der Nederlanden) are a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system, which includes the Caribbean islands of the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba. The country is bordered to the east by Germany and to the south by Belgium, to ...

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Montenegro climate: when to go to Montenegro

Sveti Stefan, Montenegro. Author Igycg. No Copyright

The climate along the coast of Montenegro has the typical characteristics of the Mediterranean climate, while just a few kilometers from the coast has features typically of the continental climate, in the higher mountain ranges the climate becomes Alpine with ...

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Montenegro tourist attractions: what to see in Montenegro

Budva (Budua), Montenegro. Author Markus Bernet. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

In the small territorial extent of Montenegro, the tourist will find along the coast, historic towns of clearly Venetian origin, with forts, buildings and medieval churches, and a sea with beautiful beaches. While the interior of the country will be ...

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Montenegro: rugged mountains, a spectacular fjord and a beautiful coastline

Bay of Kotor (Cattaro), Montenegro. Author Janusz Recław. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Montenegro (Republika Crna Gora), became an independent nation after its separation from Serbia in 2006. This small country, which had previously only been independent from 1878 to 1918, is located in the southern part of the Balkan peninsula, which overlooks ...

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Monaco: one of the smallest states in the world

Monaco Monte-Carlo, Monaco. Author R Meehan. No Copyright

The Principality of Monaco (Principauté de Monaco) is a small European country. Its importance is greater than other sovereign states of similar size. Only the State of the Vatican City is smaller. The principality is located along the coast between ...

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Moldova: the former Bessarabia

The fortress of Bender (Tighina), Moldova. Author Richardfabi. No Copyright

The Republic of Moldova (Republica Moldova) is a republic of South-Eastern Europe, which was part of the Soviet Union until 1991. In that year the country was declared independent. Its eastern section, the so-called Transnistria, has not signed the declaration ...

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Malta climate: when to go to Malta

Comino island, Malta. Author Picman. No Copyright

Malta is an island located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, which has a mild and warm climate, typically Mediterranean, the main features of the Maltese climate are the long dry summers and the short and humid winters. The ...

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Malta tourist attractions: what to see in Malta

Azure Window, Gozo, Malta. Author David Sim (victoriapeckham). Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Malta, due to its location, has always been a bridge between the European and African cultures, the island has exceptional prehistoric monuments and medieval fortifications, and interesting natural attractions, but the main tourist attraction is due to its sea. The ...

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Malta: fortifications, prehistoric remains and sea

Ggantija, Gozo, Malta. Author David Sim (victoriapeckham). Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution.

Malta (Republic of Malta/Repubblika ta’ Malta) is a parliamentary republic located in the central Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily between 36° and 35° north latitude. The country is made up of an archipelago, which consists of the islands of Malta, ...

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Macedonia climate: when to go to Macedonia

Mount Korab, Macedonia. Author Don Macedone. No Copyright

Macedonia has a pronounced continental climate with cold winters, pronounced variations in temperatures and temperatures that can drop to -15 degrees, the summers are hot with temperatures that can reach 40 degrees. The dry air makes, however, tolerable the extreme ...

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Macedonia tourist attractions: what to see in Macedonia

Frescoes Church of St. Pantaleon in Nerezi, Macedonia. Author Yorck Project. No Copyright

The Republic of Macedonia has a rich cultural heritage of art and architecture. Its churches and mosques contain many fine examples of art and architecture of the Byzantine and Ottoman periods. The cultural and natural heritage of the Ohrid region ...

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Macedonia: Orthodox monasteries and mountains

St. Panteleimon Monastery in Ohrid, Macedonia. Author Apcbg. No Copyright

Macedonia (Republika Makedonija) is a small parliamentary republic located in the southern Balkans. The country has common boundaries to the north with Serbia, to the east with Bulgaria, to the south with Greece and to the west with Albania. Macedonia ...

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Luxembourg: a small but rich Grand Duchy

Vianden Castle, Luxembourg. Author Vincent de Groot. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (Grand-Duché de Luxembourg/Großherzogtum Luxemburg/Groussherzogtum Lëtzebuerg) is a constitutional monarchy, which is part of the European Union. The state is divided into the three districts Diekirch, Grevenmacher and Luxembourg, which in turn are divided into 12 ...

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Lithuania climate: when to go to Lithuania

Vilnius, Lithuania. Author Halfwit Sock. No Copyright

The Lithuanian climate is a type of climate mixed between the maritime climate and the cold climate, the maritime climate prevails only along a narrow strip of land located on the Baltic Sea, while the rest of the country is ...

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Lithuania tourist attractions: what to see in Lithuania

Trakai Castle, Lithuania. Author Karmen. No Copyright

The cities of Vilnius and Kaunas are the main tourist destinations in Lithuania. The capital Vilnius, whose historical center is part of the UNESCO World Heritage, is a city full of buildings of various styles, from Gothic to Renaissance, from ...

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Lithuania: the largest of the Baltic States

Kaunas Castle, Lithuania. Author Creative. No Copyright

Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika) is a parliamentary republic, which lies along the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. It borders to the north with Latvia, to the east and southeast with Belarus, to the south-west with Poland and Russia (the Russian ...

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