Atlantic Coast, Europe

This destination area in the eastern side of the North Atlantic includes the North Sea, the English Channel, the Irish Sea, and the Bay of Biscay to the Straits of Gibralter, including the Atlantic coasts of Norway, Denmark, the UK, Ireland, Germany, the Netherlands, France, Spain and Portugal. Islands included are the the Faroe Islands, the Hebrides, Orkny Island, Shetland, the Isles of Scilly, Guernsey & Jersey, and Madeira. The Bay of Biscay (off the west coast of France and north of Spain), and the North Sea, (located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France) can be rough in fall and winter storms, but are usually calmer in the summertime.