COVID-19 (Coronavirus) may impact your travel plans and the data on our site. Stay safe, and always check official travel advice before you book.

Best time to visit Europe

Our verdict

The best time to visit Europe is April-June

Are you looking for the best time to visit Europe? Well, you’re in the right place! Although Europe is a great destination to visit almost all year round, April-June is the best time to go due to its perfect climate conditions. Around this time of year, flights and accommodation can also be cheaper as it is outside of key peak holiday seasons if you book well enough in advance.

During the peak of the warmer months, temperatures in London, Europe can rise to a maximum of around 27℃ (80℉). In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 2℃ (36℉). Temperatures often differ in other areas of Europe though so you can find out more information about this below.

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Europe, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Europe in June. Head there in April instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

To learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to go to Europe, keep reading below. Plus, you’ll find tools to help you get the best deals on travel and hotels too!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

July

Europe seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Europe is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Best time to visit the top destinations in Europe

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
TiranaSeptember
9℃
3℃
11℃
5℃
14℃
7℃
18℃
10℃
21℃
13℃
26℃
16℃
29℃
19℃
30℃
20℃
25℃
17℃
21℃
13℃
16℃
10℃
11℃
5℃
Andorra la VellaJuly
2℃
-6℃
2℃
-7℃
5℃
-4℃
8℃
-1℃
13℃
2℃
18℃
6℃
21℃
9℃
21℃
9℃
16℃
6℃
13℃
3℃
6℃
-2℃
3℃
-4℃
HallstattSeptember-October
-2℃
-9℃
-1℃
-9℃
3℃
-6℃
9℃
-1℃
13℃
3℃
17℃
6℃
19℃
8℃
20℃
8℃
15℃
4℃
10℃
1℃
5℃
-2℃
-0℃
-7℃
InnsbruckMay
-2℃
-10℃
-1℃
-11℃
3℃
-7℃
8℃
-3℃
12℃
2℃
17℃
5℃
19℃
7℃
19℃
7℃
14℃
4℃
10℃
1℃
5℃
-4℃
-0℃
-8℃
SalzburgMay
1℃
-5℃
2℃
-6℃
7℃
-1℃
13℃
2℃
16℃
6℃
20℃
9℃
22℃
11℃
22℃
11℃
17℃
7℃
13℃
4℃
8℃
0℃
3℃
-3℃
St Anton Am ArlbergMarch
-3℃
-11℃
-3℃
-12℃
1℃
-8℃
6℃
-4℃
9℃
0℃
15℃
5℃
17℃
6℃
17℃
7℃
13℃
3℃
8℃
-1℃
3℃
-5℃
-2℃
-10℃
ViennaMay-June
2℃
-3℃
4℃
-1℃
10℃
3℃
16℃
6℃
19℃
9℃
24℃
13℃
27℃
15℃
27℃
16℃
21℃
12℃
15℃
7℃
9℃
4℃
4℃
-1℃
Zell Am SeeSeptember
-2℃
-10℃
-1℃
-10℃
2℃
-6℃
8℃
-2℃
11℃
2℃
16℃
6℃
18℃
7℃
18℃
7℃
14℃
4℃
10℃
1℃
5℃
-3℃
-0℃
-8℃
MinskApril-May
-4℃
-8℃
-2℃
-6℃
3℃
-3℃
12℃
3℃
18℃
8℃
22℃
11℃
24℃
13℃
23℃
13℃
17℃
9℃
9℃
3℃
4℃
0℃
-1℃
-4℃
AntwerpMay-June
5℃
2℃
7℃
2℃
11℃
4℃
15℃
6℃
18℃
9℃
21℃
12℃
23℃
14℃
23℃
14℃
19℃
12℃
15℃
9℃
10℃
5℃
7℃
3℃
BrugesApril-May
6℃
3℃
7℃
3℃
10℃
4℃
14℃
7℃
16℃
9℃
19℃
12℃
21℃
15℃
21℃
15℃
19℃
13℃
15℃
10℃
10℃
7℃
8℃
5℃
BrusselsApril-June
5℃
1℃
7℃
1℃
11℃
3℃
15℃
6℃
18℃
8℃
21℃
11℃
23℃
14℃
23℃
14℃
19℃
11℃
15℃
8℃
10℃
5℃
6℃
3℃
GhentApril
6℃
2℃
7℃
2℃
11℃
4℃
15℃
6℃
18℃
9℃
21℃
12℃
23℃
14℃
23℃
14℃
20℃
12℃
15℃
9℃
10℃
6℃
7℃
3℃
MedjugorjeSeptember-October
8℃
2℃
9℃
3℃
12℃
5℃
16℃
8℃
20℃
11℃
25℃
15℃
28℃
18℃
29℃
18℃
24℃
15℃
19℃
11℃
14℃
8℃
9℃
3℃
MostarSeptember-October
5℃
-2℃
6℃
-1℃
10℃
2℃
15℃
5℃
19℃
8℃
23℃
11℃
27℃
14℃
28℃
14℃
22℃
11℃
17℃
7℃
12℃
4℃
6℃
-0℃
SarajevoApril
2℃
-5℃
3℃
-4℃
7℃
-1℃
13℃
3℃
17℃
6℃
22℃
9℃
24℃
11℃
25℃
11℃
19℃
8℃
15℃
5℃
10℃
2℃
3℃
-3℃
SofiaJuly
2℃
-5℃
5℃
-3℃
9℃
1℃
15℃
4℃
19℃
7℃
23℃
10℃
26℃
12℃
27℃
12℃
22℃
10℃
16℃
6℃
11℃
3℃
4℃
-3℃
VarnaMay-July
5℃
0℃
7℃
2℃
10℃
5℃
14℃
8℃
19℃
12℃
24℃
17℃
27℃
19℃
28℃
20℃
23℃
17℃
17℃
12℃
13℃
8℃
7℃
3℃
DubrovnikApril-May
9℃
6℃
10℃
6℃
13℃
8℃
16℃
11℃
20℃
14℃
24℃
18℃
27℃
21℃
28℃
22℃
23℃
18℃
19℃
15℃
15℃
12℃
11℃
7℃
HvarApril
11℃
8℃
11℃
8℃
13℃
10℃
16℃
13℃
19℃
16℃
24℃
21℃
27℃
23℃
27℃
24℃
24℃
21℃
19℃
17℃
16℃
14℃
12℃
10℃
PulaApril-June
9℃
6℃
9℃
6℃
12℃
9℃
16℃
12℃
19℃
15℃
24℃
20℃
27℃
22℃
27℃
23℃
23℃
19℃
18℃
15℃
14℃
12℃
11℃
8℃
RovinjApril
8℃
6℃
9℃
6℃
12℃
8℃
16℃
12℃
19℃
15℃
24℃
20℃
26℃
22℃
27℃
23℃
23℃
19℃
18℃
15℃
14℃
11℃
10℃
7℃
SplitJune-July
9℃
5℃
10℃
5℃
13℃
8℃
16℃
11℃
20℃
14℃
25℃
18℃
28℃
21℃
28℃
21℃
24℃
18℃
19℃
14℃
15℃
11℃
11℃
6℃
ZagrebApril-May
3℃
-2℃
5℃
-1℃
11℃
3℃
17℃
7℃
20℃
9℃
25℃
13℃
27℃
15℃
28℃
15℃
21℃
11℃
16℃
7℃
11℃
4℃
5℃
-0℃
LarnacaSeptember-October
15℃
11℃
16℃
11℃
18℃
12℃
21℃
15℃
26℃
20℃
30℃
24℃
33℃
26℃
33℃
26℃
30℃
24℃
27℃
22℃
22℃
18℃
18℃
14℃
PaphosSeptember-October
15℃
12℃
16℃
13℃
17℃
13℃
19℃
16℃
23℃
19℃
26℃
22℃
29℃
25℃
29℃
25℃
27℃
24℃
25℃
22℃
21℃
18℃
17℃
15℃
Cesky KrumlovOctober
1℃
-4℃
2℃
-4℃
8℃
0℃
14℃
4℃
17℃
7℃
21℃
10℃
23℃
12℃
24℃
12℃
18℃
9℃
13℃
5℃
8℃
2℃
3℃
-2℃
Karlovy VarySeptember
0℃
-5℃
1℃
-5℃
6℃
-1℃
13℃
3℃
16℃
6℃
20℃
9℃
22℃
11℃
22℃
12℃
17℃
8℃
12℃
4℃
6℃
1℃
2℃
-3℃
PragueSeptember-October
1℃
-3℃
3℃
-2℃
9℃
1℃
15℃
5℃
18℃
8℃
22℃
11℃
24℃
14℃
25℃
14℃
19℃
10℃
13℃
6℃
8℃
3℃
3℃
-1℃
CopenhagenApril-August
3℃
1℃
3℃
0℃
5℃
2℃
10℃
5℃
14℃
9℃
18℃
13℃
20℃
15℃
20℃
16℃
17℃
13℃
12℃
9℃
8℃
6℃
5℃
2℃
TallinnMay-June
-2℃
-5℃
-2℃
-5℃
1℃
-3℃
8℃
2℃
14℃
7℃
18℃
10℃
21℃
14℃
20℃
14℃
16℃
11℃
9℃
5℃
5℃
2℃
1℃
-2℃
<- Swipe to see more ->

Top FAQs

Europe is in Europe.
You can check out the full list of awesome destinations and hidden gems to explore in Europe here.
The warmest month of the year in London, one of the most popular places to visit in Europe, is July.
The driest month of the year in London, Europe, is usually around April each year.

Europe map