Consultants / Your Guide to Europe


Consultants / Your Guide to Europe

Looking for a role in mainland Europe? Relocating to a new post and want to know more about your new home? Welcome to our interactive guide to working in Europe.

Our map provides useful insights into the European countries best known for their SAP and change management opportunities. Click on the capital cities to view key information on each country, including tips on travel, hotels and restaurants recommended by our consultants. If you can’t find the information you need here, contact us.

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Worked in Europe and got a tip to share?  Whether it’s advice on where to live in Paris, the easiest way to get around Brussels or recommendations on great restaurants in Frankfurt, tell us and we will share it on this page. A bottle of champagne will go to the top tip submitted each month, with our compliments.

Belgium

Denmark

Finland

France

Germany

Ireland

Country

Belgium

Capital

Brussels

Other Main Cities

Antwerp, Gent, Liege, Charleroi

Currency

Euro

Time Zone

CET

EU Member

Yes

Travel Tips

  • Train link from Brussels airport connects with city centre
  • Brussels Airport Expresses links the airport to Antwerp
  • Royal Dutch Coach links from airport to Rotterdam and The Hague

Hotel Recommendation

Restaurant Recommendation

Country

Denmark

Capital

Copenhagen

Other Main Cities

Aarhus, Billund

Currency

Danish Krone

Time Zone

CET

EU Member

Yes

Travel Tips

  • Kastrup Airport - Cheap frequent and quick service to central station
  • Fly to Copenhagen for working in South Sweden (Malmo, Lund)
  • Billund - best airport for working in Jutland or Aarhus
  • Some operators fly into smaller airport of Aarhus

Hotel Recommendation

  • Hotel Twentyseven, Longangstraede 27, Copenhagen

Restaurant Recommendation

Country

Finland

Capital

Helsinki

Other Main Cities

Turku

Currency

Euro

Time Zone

CET

EU Member

Yes

Travel Tips

  • Helsinki-Vantaa Airport is located 15km from Helsinki city.
  • Terminal 2 for international flights
  • Half hour taxi journey to the city from the airport costs approx. 48€
  • Finnair bus €6.30, travelling time 30 minutes (depends on the traffic), runs every 20 minutes. Bus 615, €5.00, travelling time 42 minutes (depends on the traffic), runs every 15 minutes.  Or Bus 615, €3.88 with prepaid travel card, this (or monthly travel card) is what most local people use.
  • Train (begins 1 July 2015) costs the same as bus 615, travelling time 27-32 minutes depending on the route selection.  It is a circular railway, both ways go to Helsinki and runs in daytime every 5 minutes and other times every 10 minutes.
  • Easy route guide at https://www.hsl.fi/ (in English too)

Hotel Recommendation

Restaurant Recommendation

Country

France

Capital

Paris

Other Main Cities

Lyon, Marseilles, Lille, Toulouse

Currency

Euro

Time Zone

CET

EU Member

Yes

Travel Tips

  • Paris Airport also known as Charles de Gaulle Airport, 26km NE of the centre of Paris
  • Links from Airport to city by train network
  • Charles de Gaulle Etoile station – good for connections particularly to La Defense and Clichy

Hotel Recommendation

  • Hotel Belfast and Hôtel Du Bois – both on the Champs-Elysées and both fairly close to the RER and metro station

Restaurant Recommendation

  • Les Ferdinand – near Porte Maillot

Country

Germany

Capital

Berlin

Other Main Cities

Hamburg, Munich, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Cologne, Stuttgart, Hanover, Bremen, Leipzig

Currency

Euro

Time Zone

CET

EU Member

Yes

Travel Tips

  • Berlin airport is known as Tegel Airport

Hotel Recommendation

Restaurant Recommendation

Country

Ireland

Capital

Dublin

Other Main Cities

Cork

Currency

Euro

Time Zone

CET

EU Member

Yes

Travel Tips

  • Dublin airport is 10km north of Dublin close to the M1 and M50 motorways
  • Dublin airport does not have its own rail service – the nearest stations are in Dublin City

Hotel Recommendation

Restaurant Recommendation