The summer is meant for travelling, and several locations in Europe allow you to soak up the sun to its fullest. Whether you choose to enjoy luxury beach holidays with your significant other or enjoy luxurious villas with your family, there are experiences for everyone. With that said, here are 6 of the best summer destinations in Europe for unique luxury experiences.
If you want to be able to relax on the white-sand shores of bright blue waters and party hard later that evening, then Mykonos, Greece, is where you want to be this summer. Mykonos and other islands in Greece are known for some of the best sunsets you can ever see. The great architecture complements the beauty of the natural landscape. You’ll be sure to find clean, white buildings on the island. In addition to its breathtaking views, you can also choose to explore more islands with a private yacht.
Lake Como, Italy
If you want to switch up your luxury travel experiences, you can head to Lake Como, Italy, with your family or significant other. You can rent several villas for your trip to have a lovely place of your own for a few days. In addition, you can also stay at a 5-star hotel, Mandarin Oriental, Lago Di Como, situated just by the lake. If you’re in Lake Como, visit Villa Carlotta, a museum and botanical garden, to view some brilliant works by various artists.
When planning your Europe trip, you’ll see that many luxury travel companies recommend Paris, France, and do so for a good reason. Paris will be your paradise with places like the Louvre, the Musee d’Orsay, and the Centre Pompidou to visit for those of you who love art and culture. You can appreciate several forms of art from various legends that have lived before us. There are also a number of luxury accommodations to pamper yourself. The great thing about Paris is that it’s a wonderful summer destination even if you’re travelling alone.
- Majorca, Spain
If a memorable beach experience is all that you’re looking for this summer during your Europe trip, then Majorca, Spain, is the place to be. The summer offers the perfect weather—hot and dry—making it extremely soothing the moment you head into the water. What’s great about this destination is that there are several beaches that you can visit on your luxury trip.
While Majorca may be an excellent beach destination, it also offers travellers a lot to satiate their desire to explore historic areas with great cultural significance. You can check out the ruins of Pollentia, a Roman city, or the Arab baths in Palma. There are also talaiots to check out, which are Neolithic ruins.
Edinburgh is the right choice for travellers who want to immerse themselves in history and culture this summer. Travelling to Scotland in the summer is great because the weather is comfortable and ideal for long days of exploration and adventure. If you go around August, you can also experience the world’s largest arts festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
During your luxurious summer trip, you can take in the splendour of British architecture by visiting palaces, castles, and museums. When you need a break, you can enjoy scrumptious foods at some of the best restaurants in the region.
- Dalmatian Coast, Croatia
The Dalmatian Coast in Croatia is a popular summer destination with various activities to partake in, including swimming in the beautiful sea, exploring old palaces, and walking through gorgeous cities. You can also choose to get on a boat and explore the various islands in Croatia if you’re feeling particularly adventurous. You can also find guides to help you with said exploration. Consider exploring the Island of Hvar to learn more about the culture and history of the place. To see mussel farms and enjoy exquisite seafood, Dubrovnik is where you need to be.
Last Few Words
Travelling through Europe, whether luxurious or not, can truly help you appreciate just how diverse the continent is, especially as you cross borders or even cities. Nevertheless, despite where you choose to vacation this summer in Europe, you can be sure to create some memories that will stay with you forever.
If you’re looking for a UK-based company to help you plan and book your itinerary, check out SevenTravel. This company is known for promoting a more environmentally-responsible form of travel without compromising your experiences. It’s safe, secure, and plans trips so that you spend less time in transit and more time on the ground, experiencing different cultures and beautiful landscapes in this world.
Author Bio: Rhodri Andrews
Rhodri Andrews is the Head of Content at SevenTravel, a luxury travel company based in Mayfair, London, that specialises in once-in-a-lifetime experiences. SevenTravel is all about the kind of travel that forges deeper connections with the countries you visit, encouraging you to linger for longer with trips that last ten or more days. Rhodri manages all of SevenTravel’s content, bringing to life the countries, regions and unique tailor-made experiences its clients will discover as well as all the useful information SevenTravel clients need to know before they head off on a luxury holiday of a lifetime. He crafts content for all SevenTravel’s luxury holiday destinations, whether it’s the Arabian charm of Oman to the Amazon jungle of Peru and everything in between. Through his natural curiosity and passion for travel, he also brings SevenTravel’s one-of-a-kind experiences to life, from trekking through the Patagonian wilderness to exploring Morocco’s souks and medinas. Whether you’re a couple, honeymooners or a family embarking on an exciting luxury holiday, the experiences are crafted to suit your personal preferences.