Summer is an amazing time to get the best out of many European destinations. The warm weather, bright sun and relaxed lifestyle are perfect for a summer vacation. Get your bathing suit packed and prepare for fun days and even more exciting evenings! We have curated the six best places in Europe to visit during the summer to help you plan your next adventure.
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There is nothing better in summer than to take advantage of the abundance of beach friendly days. Head on down to Lagos, Portugal for some of the best beaches in all of Europe. Most of the golden sand beaches of Lagos are secluded by the vast cliff edges. What else could you ask for this summer?
With its many green parks and open air attractions Seville is the perfect Spanish destination to spend some summer days. Stroll along the Plaza de España where you can rent a rowboat in the surrounding moat. Make sure to climb atop the Metropol Parasol for amazing views over the entire city!
During summer the sun never sets over the island of Fire and Ice. It is the perfect time to enjoy the vast green landscapes and countless majestic waterfalls. If you do need some snow in the summer you can always climb one of the many Icelandic glaciers. Depending on how long you have in the country you can complete the one day Golden Circle or week long Ring Road.
4. Greek Islands
There are thousands of islands to explore in Greece and dozens of them easily accessable by plane or public ferry. While there is never a bad time to visit Greece the warm sun and bright flowers make summer the perfect time for a visit. The two best islands to visit are Santorini and Mykonos, where you will be met with bright white buildings, winding cobblestone streets and the iconic blue-topped churches.
5. Dubrovnik, Croatia
You might recognize the backdrop of Dubrovnik as King’s Landing from Game of Thrones, but rest assured it is a real destination, with plenty to offer its visitors. The warm summer along the Dalmatian Coast is an amazing time to enjoy the historic stone city and its nearby beaches.
6. Positano, Italy
The colorful cliffside village of Positano is a prime destination to enjoy the relaxing Italian lifestyle along some beautiful beaches. Spend the day on the beach and enjoy a glass of wine at one of the endless cafes in the evening. Get your camera ready for Instagram worthy shots around every corner.