The world is your oyster and with this thought, you totally deserve to visit your dream destination for relaxing in Europe whether with family, or friends. If you’re planning to enjoy your summer in Europe, then this list of destinations in Europe will surely make your trip worth every penny.
Paris – The city of love (France)
The city of love is one of the top destinations in Europe for everyone, especially for couples. The city is filled with attractive boutiques, medieval architecture, and authentic cuisine. A visit to the Eiffel Tower is a must experience to take in the beautiful scenery of the city. It provides a view that you will never forget.
Portugal’s southern region, the Algarve, is known for its Mediterranean beaches and golf resorts, along with mild and sunny climate throughout the year. The region of Algarve boasts of beautiful golden beaches, blue waters, along with hidden beaches of Benagil caves. For accommodation, you have the option of staying in hotels, apartments, villas, and guesthouses. Algarve is also known for dolphins watching throughout Europe.
Considered among the most beautiful regions of Europe, Brittany is known for its fresh air and stroll-worthy beaches. Some of the things to do –
- For a perfect relaxing time, visit Dinard.
- To enjoy the best taste of macaroons of France, go to Quimper.
- Visit Quiberon for thalassotherapy where seawater is used in cosmetics and health treatment.
Visit Athens for a family holiday and learn the roots of history and civilization. You can also relax by taking a full-day cruise to Hydra or a full-day trip to Meteora filled with cultural activities. There are hotels, guesthouses, villas, apartments, and resorts to stay in Athens.
Another part of Greece, the Greek island of Corfu lets you enjoy summer sunshine almost throughout the year with temperatures around a comfortable 30 degrees. The island of Corfu offers the most unique flora and fauna in Greece. You can also treat yourself with private wine tasting as one of the best activities in Corfu.
Rome was once the unofficial capital of the world. Today, it is a cosmopolitan city and the capital of Italy with almost 3000 years of art, architecture, and culture to look at and experience. Visit the Colosseum (symbol of Rome) and learn about its long and bloody history. You can also visit Piazza Navona, which is one of the most popular public places for visitors filled with restaurants, gelaterias (sells mouth-watering gelato) and souvenir shops.
Known for being the most romantic destination in Europe, Vienna is also considered to be a great destination for a family holiday. The Schonbrunn Palace is one of the most enjoyable palaces in Vienna and is a must-visit. If you’ve got kids then visit the Prater amusement park to experience fun fair and a giant Ferris wheel (Symbol of Vienna).
Georgia (Intersection of Europe and Asia)
Georgia in Europe is a lesser known destination for travelers, but once you visit Georgia, you’ll be amazed by adventures and mysteries it has to offer. One of the most famous attractions of Georgia is Mt. Kazbek, which offers breath-taking views once you reach the top. Gergeti Trinity Church is another attractive place to visit, which is settled just below Mt Kazbegi, at a height of 2160m above sea-level. Another major attraction is Batumi, a sea-side town in Georgia. From pebbled beaches, shops, restaurants, sea-facing bars, and sparkling paths, there is plenty to do here.
Switzerland is one of the most beautiful countries in Europe with plenty of fun-filled activities. Mainly known for its cheese – be it during your breakfast, lunch or dinner, you can enjoy various delicacies of cheese available in the country. If chocolate is what you love then visit The Funky Chocolate Club for short chocolate-making workshops. For sight-seeing, head over to the city of Chur; the oldest town of Switzerland built around 5000 years ago. German is the town’s official language, but the main spoken language is the Alemannia Swiss of the German dialect.
Malta is known for its family-friendly, affordable hotels and sunshine weather. Malta also consists of historical treasures of La Valletta and island of Gozo to experience the wild nature along with the beautiful town of Mellieha.
Dalmatia in Croatia is one of the most beautiful regions covered with beautiful landscapes. In Croatia, you can also discover Plitvice Lake, Korcula (Croatian island), and Trogir (An old Croatian town consisting of baroque architecture and older-style buildings). Dive into the blue waters of Croatia to experience bliss and set about on a unique journey of discovery of history, sumptuous landscapes, and gastronomy.
Taking a summer trip to Europe is always treasured by many as their dream holiday destination. Just don’t expect the weather to be always sunny during the summer because European weather is known to be unpredictable sometimes. However, it is one of the best places in the world to have a memorable summer.