Also known as: CEDT – Central European Daylight Time, ECST – European Central Summer Time
Central European Summer Time (CEST) is 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a Daylight Saving Time time zone and is used in: Europe, Antarctica.
Where and When is CEST Observed?
European countries using CEST in the summer and CET in the winter:
- Czech Republic
- Denmark (mainland)
- Holy See/Vatican City
- Macedonia, Republic of
- San Marino
- Spain - except Canary Islands, which are on WET/WEST
Locations in Antarctica using CEST in the winter and GMT in the summer:
Other Time Zones in UTC +2
Some time zones exist that have the same offset as CEST, but can be found under a different name: