WHEN TO GO WESTERN EUROPE
Traveling during the off season (mid-Sept. to June) brings cheaper airfares and accommodations and frees you from the tourist hordes. The flip side is that many attractions, hostels, and tourist offices close in the winter, and in some rural areas local transportation dwindles to a trickle or shuts down altogether. Most of West ern Europe’s best festivals also take place during the summer months.
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