List of countries which use the euro currency

Want know which countries use the euro? Find the European countries that do, the European countries that don’t and even the non-European countries that do…

Discover who's in and out of the euro

Discover who’s in and out of the euro

We’ve also included a look at the cheapest and most expensive places to visit once you’ve sorted out your currency.

Simply check out our list below detailing the various combinations of countries and what currency they’re using.

EU countries using the euro

Countries from within the EU that use the euro as their currency.

Austria
Belgium
Cyprus
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Portugal
Spain
Slovenia
Slovakia
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Non-EU countries using the euro

Non-EU countries that use the euro as their currency

Kosovo
Montenegro

Microstates using the euro

Small sovereign states in Europe that use the euro currency.

Andorra
Monaco
San Marino
Vatican City

EU countries that don’t use the euro

List of currencies used by EU countries that do not use the euro. 

Country and currency

Bulgaria – Lev
Croatia – Croatian Kuna
Czech – Republic Koruna
Denmark – Kroner
Hungary – Forint
Poland – Zloty
Romania – Leu
Sweden – Krona
UK – Pound

Non-EU countries that don’t use the euro

List of currencies used by non-EU countries that do not use the euro. 

Country and currency

Albania – Albanian Lek
Armenia- Armenian dram
Belarus – Belarusian ruble
Bosnia-Herzegovina – Konvertibilna Marka
Georgia – Lari
Iceland – Króna
Kazakhstan – Tenge
Liechtenstein – Swiss Franc
Macedonia – Denar
Moldova – Leu
Norway – Norwegian Krone
Russia – Russian Ruble
Serbia – Serbian Dinar
Switzerland – Franc
Turkey – Lira
Ukraine – Hryvnia
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Simply check out our list below detailing the various combinations of countries and what currency they’re using.

COUNTRIES USING THE EURO CURRENCY

Euro-Currency Countries (in the EU)
Austria
Belgium
Cyprus
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Portugal
Spain
Slovenia
Slovakia

Non-EU Countries using the euro
Kosovo
Montenegro

Micro States using the euro
Andorra
Monaco
San Marino
Vatican City

COUNTRIES NOT USING THE EURO CURRENCY

Non Euro-Currency Countries (in the EU)

Country and currency
Bulgaria – Lev
Croatia – Croatian Kuna
Czech – Republic Koruna
Denmark – Kroner
Hungary – Forint
Lithuania – Lithuanian Litas
Poland – Zloty
Romania – Leu
Sweden – Krona
UK – Pound

Non Euro-Currency Countries (non-EU)

Country and currency
Albania – Albanian Lek
Armenia- Armenian dram
Belarus – Belarusian ruble
Bosnia-Herzegovina – Konvertibilna Marka
Georgia – Lari
Iceland    Króna
Kazakhstan – Tenge
Liechtenstein – Swiss Franc
Macedonia – Denar
Moldova – Leu
Norway – Norwegian Krone
Russia – Russian Ruble
Serbia – Serbian Dinar
Switzerland – Franc
Turkey – Lira
Ukraine – Hryvnia

Switzerland…

Note that the Euro is a foreign currency in Switzerland, but will be accepted. However, change will be in Swiss francs.

Top 10 best-value European destinations for 2016

Here’s where your euros will go the furthest as you head to Europe this summer. Find the average cost for a basket of holiday essentials – such as coffee, beer, suncream and an evening meal. Click each destination for a full breakdown of the costs as supplied by Post Office Travel Money.

10. Kefalonia, Greece — £68.49

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Cup of coffee: £1.64
Bottle of local beer: £3.28
Bottle/can of Coca-Cola: £1.48
Glass of wine: £2.46
1.5 litre bottle of mineral water: £0.59
Suncream: £3.28
Insect repellent: £2.46
English tabloid newspaper: £3.28
2-course lunch for 2: £20.51
3-course evening meal for 2 with a bottle of wine: £29.53

9. Porec, Croatia — £65.19 ($92.47)

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Cup of coffee: £1.14
Bottle of local beer: £1.70
Bottle/can of Coca-Cola: £1.70
Glass of wine: £1.70
1.5 litre bottle of mineral water: £0.45
Suncream: £6.25
Insect repellent: £3.41
English tabloid newspaper: £3.41
2-course lunch for 2: £13.63
3-course evening meal for 2 with a bottle of wine: £31.80

8. Zante, Greece — £64.65

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Cup of coffee: £1.23
Bottle of local beer: £1.44
Bottle/can of Coca-Cola: £1.23
Glass of wine: £1.44
1.5 litre bottle of mineral water: £0.25
Suncream: £7.38
Insect repellent: £2.05
English tabloid newspaper: £2.05
2-course lunch for 2: £21.33
3-course evening meal for 2 with a bottle of wine: £26.25

7. Crete, Greece — £63.16 ($89.59)

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Cup of coffee: £1.64
Bottle of local beer: £2.05
Bottle/can of Coca-Cola: £1.80
Glass of wine: £2.46
1.5 litre bottle of mineral water: £0.25
Suncream: £5.58
Insect repellent: £1.80
English tabloid newspaper: £1.64
2-course lunch for 2: £19.69
3-course evening meal for 2 with a bottle of wine: £26.25

6. Costa Blanca, Spain — £62.29

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Cup of coffee: £0.66
Bottle of local beer: £1.80
Bottle/can of Coca-Cola: £1.23
Glass of wine: £1.64
1.5 litre bottle of mineral water: £0.33
Suncream: £9.84
Insect repellent: £5.27
English tabloid newspaper: £2.30
2-course lunch for 2: £14.77
3-course evening meal for 2 with a bottle of wine: £24.61

5. Gijon, Spain — £61.01

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Cup of coffee: £0.98
Bottle of local beer: £1.80
Bottle/can of Coca-Cola: £1.64
Glass of wine: £1.80
1.5 litre bottle of mineral water: £0.41
Suncream: £7.38
Insect repellent: £5.25
English tabloid newspaper: £1.80
2-course lunch for 2: £10.66
3-course evening meal for 2 with a bottle of wine: £29.29

4. Costa del Sol, Spain — £52.65

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Cup of coffee: £0.98
Bottle of local beer: £1.64
Bottle/can of Coca-Cola: £0.98
Glass of wine: £1.44
1.5 litre bottle of mineral water: £0.31
Suncream: £4.06
Insect repellent: £2.26
English tabloid newspaper: £1.60
2-courselunch for 2: £14.77
3-course evening meal for 2 with a bottle of wine: £24.61

3.Limassol, Cyprus — £51.82

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Cup of coffee: £2.05
Bottle of local beer: £1.44
Bottle/can of Coca-Cola: £1.44
Glass of wine: £2.46
1.5 litre bottle of mineral water: £0.27
Suncream: £5.73
Insect repellent: £1.39
English tabloid newspaper: £1.76
2-course lunch for 2: £13.95
3-course evening meal for 2 with a bottle of wine: £21.33

2. Algarve, Portugal — £47.04

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Cup of coffee: £0.62
Bottle of local beer: £0.98
Bottle/can of Coca-Cola: £0.82
Glass of wine: £1.23
1.5 litre bottle of mineral water: £0.30
Suncream: £5.88
Insect repellent: £4.31
English tabloid newspaper: £1.72
2-course lunch for 2: £13.95
3-course evening meal for 2 with a bottle of wine: £17.23

1. Sunny Beach, Bulgaria — £41.55

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Cup of coffee: £0.87
Bottle of local beer: £0.65
Bottle/can of Coca-Cola: £0.87
Glass of wine: £1.74 ($2.47)
1.5 litre bottle of mineral water: £0.39
Suncream: £3.92
Insect repellent: £2.18
English tabloid newspaper: £2.18
2-course lunch for 2: £6.97
3-course evening meal for 2 with a bottle of wine: £21.78

Top 10 best-value travel global destinations for 2016:

 

ITEMS

Portugal, Algarve Bulgaria, Sunny Beach South Africa, Cape Town Spain, Costa del Sol Turkey, Marmaris
Bottle of local beer/lager £0.91 £0.60 £0.91 £1.52 £1.94
Glass of wine £1.14 £1.41 £1.45 £2.29 £2.43
1.5l bottle of mineral water £0.28 £0.36 £0.64 £0.29 £0.49
Suncream (200ml SPF 15) £5.46 £3.42 £4.99 £3.77 £4.85
3-Course evening meal for 2 £16.77 £20.09 £23.61 £22.87 £24.27
TOTAL COSTS £29.32 £29.49 £34.55 £35.61 £38.83

 

ITEMS Hungary, Budapest Czech Republic, Prague Indonesia, Bali Cyprus, Pathos Greece, Corfu
Bottle of local beer/lager £1.36 £1.18 £1.12 £1.91 £2.29
Glass of wine £0.91 £1.47 £2.65 £1.91 £2.29
1.5l bottle of mineral water £0.25 £0.26 £0.29 £0.22 £0.34
Suncream (200ml SPF 15) £7.56 £6.03 £4.28 £5.33 £4.57
3-Course evening meal for 2 £24.69 £26.46 £29.01 £24.96 £26.68
TOTAL COSTS £39.40 £40.19 £40.35 £41.58 £43.42

Source: Post Office Travel Money

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