With the passing of Labor Day, one thing is for certain. Summer has been left in the rearview mirror, and now we all begin the “shorter than you think it will be” descent into the winter months. But, while the weather may be turning colder and drearier, that doesn’t mean that our thoughts should stray from the summer months. Far from it, in fact! Instead, we should all be starting to think about next summer, and where in the world we might like to visit.
If you’re like many other travelers, you might be thinking about taking a vacation in Europe next summer. No doubt, the many locales of Europe make perfect places for you and yours to take in the summer months and the summer weather. But, just as with any other region in the world, there are some places in Europe that really come into their own during the summer months.
What are these places, and why do they become so special when the calendar hits the middle of June? That’s exactly what we’re going to be taking a look at as we explore the 20 best places to visit in Europe next summer. See what we’ve pulled together, and start making your arrangements now. These places fill up quickly!
While it doesn’t come first to the minds of money travelers, Croatia’s popularity is increasingly exponentially by the month.
2. Dubrovnik (Croatia)
A big reason for this is Croatia’s capital city, which is home to some truly amazing sites, cultural centers and restaurants.
3. Budapest (Hungary)
The incredible mix of European cultures one finds at Budapest often leads many to believe that this city has become the continent’s cultural center.
4. Riga (Latvia)
Those looking to get a flavor for art-nouveau architecture on their summer European vacations will be best served in Latvia’s capital city.
5. Copenhagen (Denmark)
With a beautiful climate during the summer months, this walkable and bikeable city really comes alive… Foodies will definitely want to make the trip here.