Top 30 travel destinations in july
Here are the most popular destinations to visit in july 2020 with a weather forecast that is consistently good and conducive to a successful holiday.
Where to go in july 2020: worldwide destination map
Use this find to see all the destinations with good weather in july 2020.
Holidays in july: where to go according to your preferences?
It's the start of the summer holidays! All over Europe, good weather is an incentive to enjoy the sea. In the Indian Ocean, the climate is also very pleasant for a holiday for two people, with family or friends. In contrast, opportunities are much more limited in the Caribbean, Asia and the Americas. In any case, if you are still looking for a destination to go to in July, discover our selection.
Where to go in July to enjoy the sun and rest at the beach?
The sun, the heat, the temperature... everything indicates that it is time to pack your bags for a stay by the sea. You don't have to go very far to enjoy the sun and the beach! The South and West of France offer excellent seaside destinations where you can combine relaxation, swimming and cultural visits. One thinks for example of Biarritz where the Basque Coast reveals miles of preserved beaches that combine charm and tranquility. The climate is also favorable in Nice, La Rochelle and on the island of Ré.
In the Mediterranean basin, temperatures are rising and the heat can become unbearable for some people. But the conditions are ideal to enjoy the sea while of course making sure to apply a sunscreen with a high protection factor. In Spain, you can relax on Barcelona beach or stay in one of the charming resorts on the Costa del Sol in Andalusia. With its ideal climate and the sea breeze that refreshes the atmosphere, the Balearic Islands are also an ideal destination for a holiday by the sea. The beach of Ses Illetes in Formentera is one of the most beautiful sites in the archipelago. In the Canary Islands, people also enjoy relaxing on the coast, far from the hustle and bustle of the continent. Tenerife, La Gomera, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura... each island is a journey in itself and an invitation to idleness.
If you prefer to head for Italy, you will find real corners of paradise in Sicily. On the other side of the sea, Croatia unveils an impressive landscape between land and sea on its islands, such as Brac, Hvar and Korcula. The weather conditions are also ideal in Greece where its sun-drenched islands will satisfy your desire to escape. For a stay focused on seaside pleasures, the island of Mykonos, Crete and Samos offer splendid creeks and bays. Still in this quest for a little paradise in the sun, you will also find your happiness in Djerba in Tunisia, Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, Reunion Island, Seychelles and Mauritius.
Visits and culture in July: where to go?
Where to go in July for a weekend or a long cultural stay? The choice is very wide in Europe alone. It is indeed one of the most pleasant periods in the northern hemisphere. If in the Mediterranean basin (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Greece), it is possible to combine a stay by the sea with sightseeing tours, those looking for a more original destination will take advantage of the summer heat to go a little further north. In Scandinavian countries such as Norway, Sweden and Denmark, the temperatures are particularly mild, perfect for discovering some of Europe's most beautiful capitals, such as Copenhagen and Stockholm.
In July, several countries live to the rhythm of many cultural or musical festivals. This is the case in Germany where the stay will not only be limited to rock festivals and other good deals. Visit Berlin, Bavaria or Munich. On the other side of the Channel, the climate is just right in London, but for lovers of England, the weather is perfect for a short getaway to Guernsey where a large number of attractions await them: museums, lush gardens, historical and ecological sites, etc. In Belgium, we will focus mainly on cities that offer a favorable climate, such as Bruges, Liège and Oostende.
Those who are thirsty for discovery and want a new cultural approach for their summer holidays will prefer countries that are still little known to the general public, such as Bulgaria. Mysterious, enigmatic, this Eastern European country nevertheless contains real treasures, including the city of Varna, known as the Pearl of the Black Sea. Belarus also has some nice surprises in store in its key destinations such as Minsk, where you should not miss the Dudutki Folk Museum.
And France in July, where to go for a stay combining culture and history? Good news, the climate is favorable throughout the country. You can take advantage of the pleasant temperatures in Alsace to discover Strasbourg and its historic city center classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or book a hotel in Vichy, in Auvergne, to enjoy the virtues of its thermal waters and admire its architectural gems, such as the Saint-Louis church and the Vichy opera house.
Outdoor and hiking holidays in July
It is an excellent season to hike, as long as you choose a destination where the heat is not suffocating. In France, the ideal is to follow the coast to enjoy the marine atmosphere which is both toning and refreshing . On foot, on horseback or by bike, Brittany can be discovered in different ways. In addition, there are hikes accessible to families and people with reduced mobility. Other regions offer very good climatic conditions for those who want to take the time to admire the landscapes. This is the case of the Greek islands where the mild Mediterranean climate is ideal for trekking and donkey rides. You can choose between the island of Corfu, Crete with the famous Samaria Gorge, and the island of Naxos.
The Maghreb is also a favorite place for adventurers at heart. Go on a 4x4 to the Tunisian desert, ride a camel to discover the pyramids of Egypt or go trekking in Morocco. We don't always think about it, but Canada is another hiker's paradise thanks to its preserved nature and its very varied terrain. In fact, it has the longest hiking trail in the world: the Trans Canada Trail. The climate is favorable throughout the country, except in Resolute. It is also a good time to travel to the United States. The Appalachian Trail, Yosemite National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park are all sites to discover during a hike in the country.
The Indian Ocean enters the southern winter. The sun is shining; the temperatures are mild... all the conditions are there to enjoy a sporting stay focused on hiking on Reunion Island and Madagascar. Mauritius also offers superb landscapes and panoramas that can easily be discovered during a long walk: the 7 waterfalls, Black River Park, etc. And for those who want to be amazed, go to Kenya where the safari and trek can end with a relaxing day in Mombasa, by the sea.
Where to spend a sporting holiday in July?
Looking for an active holiday in the sun, but you don't know where to go in July? If you have a taste for adventure, choose distant destinations such as Kenya, which offers a long list of activities at this time of year: skydiving, paragliding over the Rift Valley, bungee jumping, rock climbing, golf, diving, kite-surfing, walking or cycling safari... thrills guaranteed! Still in Africa, you can enjoy mountaineering and sport fishing in Madagascar, canyoning and mountain biking in Reunion Island, or scuba diving in Tanzania. Other African countries enjoying a favorable climate in July include South Africa, Namibia and Mozambique.
Europe offers so many opportunities. In Madeira, the seaside pleasures are undeniably on offer, with diving, surfing and body-boarding. Diving and water sports enthusiasts will also be captivated by the quality of the waters of the island of Milos in Greece, the Azores, the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands. In Croatia, the water temperature encourages you to spend beautiful days at the beach to enjoy a variety of water activities. And for those who prefer land sports, Paklenica Park offers many climbing sites. With nature waking up, France also has incredible surprises in store for holidaymakers looking for adrenaline and thrills. In Auvergne, the climate is pleasant everywhere, from Aurillac to Montluçon. Hiking, white water sports, mountain biking, quad biking... there is something for everyone! The adventure also extends its arms to the Midi-Pyrénées, Aquitaine and Corsica.
Where to go with your family in July?
Family holidays in July are the time to relax for the children, and especially to have fun. From this point of view, it is advisable to privilege seaside destinations, such as the Algarve in Portugal, Catalonia or Andalusia in Spain, or one of the many Greek islands. What do they have in common? You will find superb family beaches where children can swim safely. The Balearic Islands are also among the most beautiful destinations for a family getaway, especially Mallorca, which has zoos, aquariums and theme parks in addition to its countless idyllic beaches. Another family destination by excellence, the Canary Islands archipelago has a lot to offer to families looking for a change of scenery. Meharee, boat trips, water parks, meeting exotic animals... the list is long, and children often benefit from a discount at the entrance of the sites.
For some, a family trip in July is an opportunity to experience something new. In this case, it is better to choose a distant and little-known destination, such as Madagascar where the stay will go hand in hand with adventure and discovery. Visiting national parks with a large number of chameleon and lemur species will certainly appeal to young and old alike. And if you are planning your first trip to Asia, choose large cities with an ideal climate, such as Beijing or Tokyo.
Those who prefer to spend more weekends will find their happiness all over Europe. Why not take a tour of the most beautiful European capitals? This is a great opportunity to introduce children to history and culture. London, Rome, Krakow, Amsterdam, Dublin and Lisbon will take you back in time in their own way. In France, even for a short stay, Puy du Fou, Futuroscope, Parc Astérix and Disneyland Paris remain sure values, especially since the climate is favorable in July.
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