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Revision as of 12:50, 12 May 2014

The Schengen Agreement makes things both easier and harder. The good part is that a tourist visa for one the many member states is valid for all of them. The bad part is that you will have to leave for 90 days after 90 days. The durations don't seem to be enforced extremely strictly, but it could be better to

Countries

Except Ireland and the UK all EU countries are to implement the Schengen Agreement. Norway, Iceland and Switzerland are not members of the EU but have implemented the Schengen rules. As of July 2009 the following countries are participating:

Austria, Belgium, Czech, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

dark blue - no visa required, Schengen area; light blue - no visa required, special territories of Schengen member states; dark green - no visa required (annex II), red - visa required (annex I); brown - visa required (annex I), transit visa required; pink - passport not recognized; gray - no information.

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