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Albania

Spring and autumn most comfortable, whether at the coast or exploring the country.

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Balearics

Sunny skies most of the year. So there’s plenty of options here to miss the summer peak.

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Bosnia & Herzegovina

Comfortable temperatures for much of the year, but winters can get snowy.

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Corsica

An island bathed by the warm Mediterranean Sea.

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Czech Republic

Chill winters, warm summers and most days stay dry.

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Finland

It’s Scandinavia so it snows. But sometimes in summer it feels like the Med!

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Gibraltar

It’s a warm climate but the Rock offers a microclimate of its own.

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Hungary

Weather as varied as the culture. It’s a destination for all seasons.

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Italy

Another varied. but mostly warm or hot country, but it can be cold in northern winters.

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Liechtenstein

Cold up the mountain, warm at the bottom - and beautiful all year-round!

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Madeira

Mild and mellow in mid-Atlantic. Warmest and sunniest July to September.

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Monaco

High-end weather for a royal principality.

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North Macedonia

Hot summer sunshine but winters can be cold and snowy.

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Portugal

A haven for summer sun-worshippers and a great year-round base for golfers too.

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Sardinia

Hot sun and refreshing sea breezes, but watch out for winter storms across this unique Mediterranean isle.

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Slovakia

It’s a country of varied scenery and big seasonal swings in weather.

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Sweden

Clear seasons further north but relatively mild in southern cities.

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Turkey

Summer heat is no surprise but winter days may be colder and snowier than some might imagine inland.

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Vatican City

Housed in the Eternal City - so any time’s good! Mild to warm with showers scattered through the year.

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Andorra

Mountain climate of winter snows and fresh summer sunshine.

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Belarus

Thick layers in winter and sunscreen in summer. Minsk does seasons!

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Bulgaria

Cold winters and warm summers. Different seasons - very different packing needed.

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Croatia

Warm summers and mild winters along the beautiful Adriatic coast.

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Denmark

Gateway to Scandinavia but it’s milder than you might think.

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France

Summer warmth and a winter chill further north but the climate’s mild and agreeable - like the culture!

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Greece

Warm seas and even warmer sunshine. Dry for much of the year but gusty winds at times.

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Iceland

Pack your camera - as well the windproof, waterproof and sunscreen!

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Kosovo

Typical Balkan weather - warm summers and cold winters.

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Lithuania

Where east meets west and cold meets warm.

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Malta

An all-year destination. Just choose if you want warm or hot.

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Montenegro

Adriatic warmth meets a mountain chill.

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Norway

A hugely diverse country from the ice-bound north to the milder south.

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Romania

Mediterranean warmth in summer, but a touch of ‘Russian’ cold in winter.

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Serbia

Spring and autumn best for mild comfort between hot summers and winter cold.

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Slovenia

A climate for green meadows, lush forests and nearby winter sports

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Switzerland

A mixed and moderate climate where mild weather can be found at lower levels but winter sports abound in the Alps.

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Ukraine

Warm summers and cold winters. Spring and autumn offer a more comfortable feel but expect showers at any time of year.

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Austria

A varied country with a rhythm of warm summers and chilly winters, perfect for mountain sports.

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Belgium

Most things in moderation. It’s a climate of few extremes

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Canary Islands

Year round warmth and refreshing breezes. Summer’s driest.

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Cyprus

Think ‘dry and sunny’ and you usually won’t go too far wrong.

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Estonia

Coats required as winter bites hard but, from late spring to early autumn, the layers come off!

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Germany

In the heart of Europe, a Continental climate to match.

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Greenland

Greenland welcomes summer visitors!

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Ireland

Not too hot, not too cold. ‘Goldilocks’ weather (to go with the Guinness)!

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Latvia

No bad time to visit this gem. Just pack according to the season.

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Luxembourg

Cool and comfortable in the middle of Europe.

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Moldova

From frosty winter days to summer heat and scattered showers through the year.

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Netherlands

No dramas. It’s a mild climate - seldom too hot or cold.

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Poland

A year-round destination. Avoid December to February for a milder visit.

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San Marino

Warmth and sunshine but a freshness to the mountain air.

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Sicily

Hot and sunny summers and cloudier mild winters.

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Spain

Heat pervades across the country, but there are huge differences on this vast landmass.

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The Channel Islands

Bright, breezy and very mild, and Jersey is the sunniest place in the British Isles!

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United Kingdom

Forget all the clichés: Fog is rare! Sunshine and showers more typical.