Europe is a popular summer travel destination because of everything it has to offer. From the rolling hills of Ireland to the beaches of Ibiza, Europe can fulfill any traveler’s needs.
It can be tough deciding where to travel to in Europe and this year there are some great destinations that are becoming wildly popular. Will you travel to one of these European hotspots this summer?
With one of the wildest music festivals taking place on its beaches in early August, Croatia is a can’t miss travel stop. This country is quickly rising in popularity and it’s not hard to figure out why. From its pristine beaches to its mountainous terrain, Croatia has everything you could want in a European vacation.
Although Italian cuisine can be enjoyed any time of the year, the summer brings the best temperatures and exploring conditions. Venture around the shadowy alleys of Venice and enjoy freshly caught seafood or head over to Rome for a large dose of history.
This island nation is comprised of over 400 islands and is home to some of the most photogenic seaside towns. Known as one of the safest countries in Europe, Denmark is home to brightly colored houses, quaint cafes and quiet streets to mosey around.
Ireland’s landscape is perfect to explore on foot, therefore summer is a much more desired time to descend on this country. Hike to an overlook for the cliffs of Moher and then grab a pint of Guinness to cool down. Renting a car to explore the island is an awesome opportunity to explore small towns and all that Ireland has to offer.
Iceland is full of some of the most spectacular natural wonders on the planet. Although the landscape is a bit more dramatic in the winters, it is easier on your body during the slightly warmer months of summer. The huge glaciers will still be there for hiking and blue hot springs will still feel great in slightly warmer temperatures.
Step into the scenes from the Sound of Music and feel like you’re stepping back in time during a visit to Austria this summer. Here, children still laugh at marionette shows, and people take their time at quaint cafes sipping coffee.
Known for its frigid winters, Germany is a great place to experience on a summer visit. Its medieval towns are littered with timbered buildings and baroque palaces.