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Practically speaking, while most Schengen countries are quite lax about visas, some are extremely picky. For example, there are lots of reports that the Finnish consulate in St. Petersburg systematically reprimands local applicants for 'illegitimate' usage of Finnish ME visas for traveling to Europe instead of Finland - sometimes by issuing a warning, ...


I had a multiple-entry Schengen visa issued by the German embassy. My first port of entry by air was Switzerland. I was admitted to enter the Schengen states through that port of entry. I once travelled by road from London to Germany. I had a German Schengen visa too. My first port of entry was France. I was admitted into the Schengen states through France ...


I have never been asked for that on European Airports Check points. They usually ask you Where you're going What you're going to do How long you will stay. Sometimes they even ask you to show them your returning back tickets or reservation. I once saw a police asking a person to show him how much money this person got. It really depends on how the ...


According to Timatic you don't need a visa to transit through (picked Austria as a transit point). TWOV (Transit Without Visa): Visa required, except for Holders of onward tickets in transit. *Note: TWOV is not possible when arriving from a non-Schengen Member State AND departing to a Schengen Member


Short answer, No. I did almost the exact same thing in the past. I had a French long stay visa and entered the Schengen Region thru Amsterdam and then traveled to France via Train. As long as you have a valid Schengen Visa, you should not have a problem at any Schengen port of entry.

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