Summer destinations are all about having adventures and enjoying the sun on beaches. European countries have the right combination as fabulous summer destinations with their moderate climate conditions. Although Europe’s size is about the quarter of Asia’s size and the third of Africa’s, Europe is a major tourist attraction. One reason is the adoption of the Euro in 1999 which facilitates moving around European countries with ease. As summer is the busiest tourism season in Europe, book your hotel room beforehand. Then prepare your sunglasses and sunscreen for blocking harmful UV radiation and looking awesome.
Do you want to enjoy a summer destination with Mediterranean climate, lots of fun and all of it at an affordable cost? Greece is the European country of choice for many tourists who are stunned by the beauty of this ancient land that is young at heart. Beaches of Greece are advantaged by having silky white sands and by being located on the sapphire blue waters of the Aegean, Ionian, Mediterranean Seas and the Sea of Crete. While in Greece, you’ll get to savor its delicious cuisine while watching or even participating in the sirtaki dance. For enjoying marvelous scenery, visit the volcanic island, Santorini, and observe the spectacular sunset.
Turkey might not be a part of the European Union; however, Turkey represents a an ideal summer destination with its pretty beaches and historical sites. Turkish coastal region on the Mediterranean is home to prominent summer resorts, as the Black Sea region includes a choice of untouched beaches and fishing villages. The most unique place to visit in Turkey is Istanbul as it is the only city that lies both in Europe and Asia. Istanbul merges beauty of the East and the West. Turkish mouthwatering cuisine is distinguished from other European cuisines by having dishes such as doner, kebab and kofte.
The European Union recently let Croatia join it. Croatia is gaining a high popularity among European tourists as well as American ones. The beaches of Croatia are rocky but that doesn’t stop tourists from jamming them up. Beaches of Croatia, like Dubrovnik, are the major attractions for those looking for a summer destination. However, the country is filled with other attractions such as ancient churches, medieval and ancient Greek architecture.