If you don’t already have an idea of where to travel to this season, we’ve got some amazing ideas. The USA can become too small for some people, but that’s why Europe never gets boring. These days, you can find so many cheap flights that it’s hard to resist them. Plus, the Old Continent has some of the best beaches in the world. If you are not that much into sun and sea, we also have the other half covered. Take a look at these amazing European destinations that will provide you with the best summer vacation ever.
This Greek gem deserves at least one week of your summer vacation. You’ve probably already seen the craze that goes around over Santorini. If you are lucky you might still be able to find a free room or apartment. Everyone is obsessed with this Insta-friendly island. It is all about mesmerizing views, great food, and plenty of parties. The thing that makes it so special is the unique architecture. You will instantly fall in love with the small white houses with black roofs, romantic restaurants decorated with colorful blooms, and luxury villas with infinity pools. There is always something going on in Santorini. Even if you don’t have a whole week to spare, you can still make it work. There are several surrounding islands that you can visit during the same trip. They are all connected with a ferry ride, so you can do one to two days per place. Santorini is literally one of the most gorgeous places I’ve ever seen, you won’t go wrong if you start looking for a hotel to stay in.
The capital of fashion is another must-visit European destinations. Everyone that has already been to Milan desperately wants to go again. There are so many alluring things about this city. First of all, you will be amazed by the architecture. The Duomo is one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world. Everywhere you turn, you’ll be surrounded by gorgeous buildings, great restaurants and a lot of luxury stores. Another thing you have to know is that Switzerland’s magical place Lugano is a short train ride away from Milan. While you’re there you can also visit Como with its beautiful lake and sights.
The whole country of Portugal is so amazing, that is becoming more popular every single day. There are a number of places that you have to visit while you’re there, but Lisbon is on top of the list. For all the travelers who want to both explore and go to the beach, this European destination is the right choice. There are so many tourist attractions that you have to visit, that you’ll need more than one week. Lisbon is also surrounded by many small towns with great beaches and seaside views that are a great way to take a day off.
Malta is slowly becoming one of the most sought-after tourist attractions in Europe. This small island is a real gem. Malta’s capital Valletta is an old town, with unique buildings, and cute small restaurants on every step. The whole island is literally on your reach. You can travel from one side to the other very easily. The public transportation is well connected, but during summer it can be a bit crowded. If you are also interested in going to the beach, there are so many breath-taking ones in Malta, that you’ll want to visit again. The magical island of Gozo is only half an hour ride away with a ferry.