Expect to encounter a variety of languages, but many Europeans speak English, especially in tourist areas.

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Although languages may vary, many are proficient in English.
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The Euro is the most widely used currency across Europe, but some countries retain their own currency.

Where can I pay in Euro?

Counries like Switzerland and the UK have their own currency.
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For many travelers around the world, entering the European Schengen Area requires a visa.

Visa Requirements

Depend on the country you enter from, or your home country.
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A Continent Rich in History and Splendor

Customs and etiquette

Europe beckons with its intricate mosaic of history, art, and cultural diversity. Each country within this compact continent offers travelers a unique palette of experiences, from the cobbled alleyways of medieval towns to the avant-garde vibrancy of its contemporary cities.

  • Greetings Etiquette varies; some countries favor a handshake, while others prefer a kiss on the cheek. Observing locals can be a good guide. But note it is never a good idea to kiss a stranger.
  • Dining: Meals are often leisurely, particularly in Mediterranean countries, with a strong emphasis on enjoyment and socializing. But unknown to Americans, it’s pretty common to spend the afternoon sipping on a drink a watching people walk by on a central town square.
  • Punctuality: Northern and Western European countries generally expect punctuality, whereas Southern Europe may have a more relaxed approach.


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