Weather forecast for Europe, Paris, France
Spring time is great to visit, as the city is pleasantly warm but not too hot. The southern regions are nicer in the summer time as you want to hit the beaches. Autumn can get cooler and there can be a bunch of rain. The Alps and Pyrenees offer great skiing and January till February are usually the best times if you like the sport.
Netherlands - Amsterdam
Amsterdam! Who cares when you go, it's always fun. Nevertheless, summer is most popular, and if you want to see the tulips go in spring.
Spain - Madrid, Barcelona
The best months to visit are May, June and September. Winter times in the South are very nice and mild, but exactly beach weather. If you are looking for a cultural trip, this is probably the best time to go. If you want to do beaches as well, the choice is summer.
Italy - Venice, Rome, Florence, Milan
Spring is just beautiful in Italy. April and May generally offer mild temperatures for culture trips. In order to hit the beaches, you want to go from May to September. Autumn can be a bit rainy and not as pleasant and lasts from October to November. The ski season usually lasts from December to March.
Greece - Athens, islands
The best time to visit is definitely spring, June being pleasantly warm. Mid-June to end of August usually gets very hot and also a bit crowded, and again better conditions from end of August to mid-October.
Turkey - Istanbul, Gallipoli
Spring and autumn are the best times to visit, similarly as in Greece, the summer season gets a bit touristy and a bit too hot for most of us. Autumn is great for visiting the coastline as you get some pleasant temperatures and yet the cooling breezes of the sea.
Russia - St Petersburg, Moscow
The winter times get very cold. The best times are probably July and August but are generally a bit humid.
Eastern Block - Czech Republic, Hungary
You can enjoy a very nice spring in Budapest and Prague, there are not many tourists and the weather is already nice. The summer is also very nice and hot.
Austria - Vienna, Salzburg
Summertime is the high season, but because of the great skiing, the winter time is also very popular, but leaves the cities free of tourists. For skiing trips go between December and March.
Germany - Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich
May to September are generally the best travel months. Autumn and spring can be very nice but is not very predictable. It can be absolutely gorgeous but at times horrific as well. The summers are pleasantly hot and dry.
Switzerland - Lucerne, Zurich
Summer lasts from June to September and is rather mild, skiing season in the Alps opens from late November to early April.
Sweden - Stockholm
The days get quite long between May and July and the temperatures are usually pleasantly warm. August is usually pleasantly hot but humid. It is still the most popular time to visit.
Norway - Oslo
The best times to travel is May to September, with long days and pleasant weather. From mid May to end of July the sun actually never goes down below the horizon.
Finland - Helsinki
There is some nice weather in the months from May to September. Afterwards great for skiing and cross country skiing, there is plenty of snowfall from November.
Things about Paris you may be interested in
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Recommended Paris Guide
Paris has a very deep and rich history, most of its must-visit sights have a story to tell, and they are widely known all over the world. Paris is a very compact place which makes it easy for tourists to walk through all the sites in a number of days. Eiffel Tower This was built to commemorate the French Revolutions in 1889. Widely known around the globe, it was once the highest manmade structure until 1930 with a height of 300 meters. It’s worth 7000 tons of steels, requires 40 tons of paint and takes 1652 steps to reach the top and was built during a period of more than two years by hundreds of workers. ... Read more »
Recent reviews for Paris
You will need a lot of time in Paris - Aug 27, 2009, by erato
Paris is just as beautiful as they say. The whole city, the streets, the buildings. Although, I didn't like the contrast between the old buildings and the very modern ones next to each other. The city was also extremely crowded, there... Read more »
What to know about the Notre Dame Cathedral - Apr 30, 2009, by cipristb
The Notre Dame Cathedral is one of the most recognized historic monuments in France. It is located on Ile de la Cite, its construction began in 1163 and lasted until 1250. The Notre Dame Cathedral is considered the darkest gothic style... Read more »
Getting around in Paris - Dec 18, 2008, by Wazling
At that time, when i've been there, it was really nice, 'cause you could find at every corner a bar, restaurant or coffe bar, where you could eat and drink something. I had pleasant experiences with the Chinese restaurant and bar next to... Read more »
Quick facts about the Louvre Museum - Apr 30, 2009, by cipristb
Louvre is the largest museum of history and art from France and one of the most important museums in the world. It is located in the heart of Paris in a former royal palace, Louvre Palace. It includes a wide variety of works of art... Read more »
Visit the Eiffel Tower - Apr 30, 2009, by cipristb
The Eiffel Tower is considered the symbol of Paris and one of the most nonconformist architectural piece of art in the world, even if at first it was met with skepticism. It was designed by Gustave Eiffel and inaugurated in 1889. The tower... Read more »
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