After visiting one of the exotic destinations, it is easy to forget that some of the best beach destinations may lie a short distance from home. Europe boasts long miles of pristine coastlines, forgotten coves, Caribbean-style beaches, forgotten beautiful islands or picturesque fishing villages. The number of interesting destinations and amazing holiday spots you can choose is overwhelming. Still hesitant about where to spend your holiday?
Check out these interesting destinations for holidays in Europe
Ibiza – Spain
The Spanish Ibiza, an island in the Balearic Archipelago in the west of the Mediterranean Sea, is a centre and an important tourist centre. Ibiza is a large club scene and is the wildest island in the Mediterranean. But there’s much more to it than the exuberant nightlife. There are long beaches, hidden coves such as Cala Blanca, where you can sunbathe or try diving. Cala d’Hort Crescent-shaped beach offers a perfect view of the cliffs of Es Verde and invites you to relax on its golden sandy beach.
Hvar – Croatia
Another place where you can perfectly combine activities such as swimming and sunbathing with history, culture and good wine is Croatia. One of the most popular destinations in the Adriatic Sea is the small island of Hvar. Admire its scenic beaches, secluded coves surrounded by pine forests and cliffs. These places offer the perfect opportunity for perfect relaxation. Admire the rich history, enjoy local cuisine and wines in many restaurants and cafes, stroll the winding streets. These are just some of the things you can fill the time with when you’re not on a sunny beach.
Sardinia – Italy
The second largest Mediterranean island. Italian Sardinia is another tropical destination you’re closer from home than you’d expect. The seductive Costa Smeralda, (Emerald Coast) will take you to the coast from granite rocks washed by turquoly clear seawater. But the coastal beauty of the island does not end there, discover other hidden coves and beaches in Budelli, for example, which will give you plenty of places for countless photos. Beaches aside, Sardinia also awaits with tourist spots, wild beauty, picturesque villages and excellent culinary delicacies.
Sicily – Italy
Another scenic destination with a slow pace of life in Sicily, but it offers much more than some of the best beaches in Europe. Its history dates back several millennia and has impressed the preserved Greek and Roman ruins. On the mainland, there are stunning beaches, beautiful cities and the most active European volcano Etna. Taormina, Trapani or Syracuse and are just some of the most beautiful seaside towns on the main Mediterranean island. If you do not want to experience boredom, you can visit the Sicilian Aeolian Islands.
Corsica – France
Under the control of France, the fourth largest island in the Mediterranean is the amazing Corsica, but it is often neglected and rightly ranks among the interesting holiday destinations. Unspoilt golden sand beaches, dazzling views and charming coastal towns and villages await you. Corsica can be an ideal place if your idea of a summer holiday lies in relaxing on peaceful beaches.