The Schengen area was born when five EU (European Union) states decided to abolish internal border control. The united European countries flourish leaps and bound by discarding visa formalities among these countries. The Schengen area countries are weaved with harmony as they do not conduct border checks at their internal borders and allowing journey with free movement. The present Schengen area includes 26 European countries of which 22 are European Union states. These countries are Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
Non-EU members have a pre-requisite to apply for visa to enter into any of the Schengen area countries. If you wish a European beach holidays, then you should apply for a visa at the consulate of the EU or at the embassy where you will stay the maximum number of days. In case, your stay in the different Schengen states are equally distributed, then you should seek visa for the consulate of the state of entry into the Schengen area. Such single Schengen visa for Indians will authorize you to travel freely amongst these Schengen area countries without any limitation of boundaries. It will give you the freedom to tour Europe beach holidays at multiple places of Schengen area.
Usually, the embassy consulate takes around ten working days to reply after the date of your application for Schengen visa for Indians provided all the documents and formalities are in order. Therefore, it is recommended to apply for Schengen visa for Indians two to three weeks prior to your Europe beach holidays.
Spain is globally synonymous to football. However, captivating Spain’s famous islands make great locations for a Europe beach holidays. Beach of La Concha, As Catedrais beach, Playamar beach and Cala del Senyor Ramon beach are some of the world’s best European beach holidays.
Just like tempting Italian food has become a global treat, the Italian beaches will be equally irresistible to travel fanatics who want to roam about on Europe beach holidays. Sink your feet in the sands of Forno beach, Levanto beach, Baia delle Zagara, Cefalù beach, Spiaggia del Fornillo beach and many more.
Those who thought that France was just about iconic Eiffel Tower, the stunning beaches will prove them wrong. France is surrounded by Atlantic Ocean in the southwest, Mediterranean Sea in the south, and English Channel in the North which offers variety of beaches. To name a few – Biarritz to Arcachon beach on the Atlantic coast; Corsica beach on the Mediterranean Sea and Normandy beaches on the coast of English Channel.
Portugal has all the ingredients for Europe beach holidays since it runs parallel along the Atlantic coastline with several beaches to its credit. Praia da Marinha, Praia do Castelo, Praia Grande and many more.
Apart from the dazzling white structures of Greece, the beguiling beaches will knock you out. Plan Europe beach holidays either on the south coast of Mediterranean Sea or the west coast of Ionian Sea. Myrtos, Navagio, Balos, Lalaria beach are just a few names of Greece paradise.