The warm Mediterranean sunshine. The colorful scenery along the Adriatic. The sparkling lights of Christmas markets. Throughout the year, the many different sides of Europe come to life. Every season brings the chance to experience something new, as nature's colors change and local traditions are celebrated. The best time to visit Europe depends on your interests. We've collected some of our favorite seasonal moments across the continent, so you can find out what's in store no matter when you travel.

Florence four ways

The Renaissance City is one locale we love at any time of the year.

Find out why