On the last Sunday in March, the clocks are set forward by one hour at 2 a.m.. This heralds Central European Summer Time, which should make better use of daylight. Daylight saving time will accompany us until the last Sunday in October, when the clocks will be set back by one hour to winter time – correctly standard time.
In which countries the clocks are changed from winter time to daylight saving time and what to consider when traveling is the subject of this article.
In which countries is the clock changed?
Daylight saving time was introduced in Germany and Austria-Hungary as early as 1916. It was not until 1996 that the time changeover was standardized throughout the EU and the time period was fixed: Daylight saving time applies from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October. This affects all time zones in Europe.