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The Ultimate Guide To Planning A Europe Road Trip

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A Europe road trip is on most people’s bucket list, and why not? The experience of a road trip is enchanting, liberating and unforgettable. Sometimes the road is a way to reach the destination; other times it is the destination.
Europe is home to stunning landscapes, diverse cultural history and unforgettable experiences. Whether you’re an adventurer craving the adrenaline rush, a sun-seeker longing for golden sands or a cultural nerd seeking to discover historic towns and stories, Europe has a destination for you.

Here, we’ll help you plan the perfect Europe road trip, guiding you through five majestic mountainous peaks, five pristine beaches and five enthralling cities and towns. We'll highlight the best activities and attractions in each place, and offer suggestions on who to visit with – be it family, partner, friends or a solo journey.

Buckle up, take it slow and enjoy the journey as you will every destination.

🏔️ The Swiss Alps, Switzerland

Best For: Adventure Seekers
Visit With: Family | Friends | Partner
Must-See: The Matterhorn | Jungfraujoch | Interlaken | Zermatt | Lauterbrunnen Valley

Zermatt, Switzerland - Europe Roadtrip

The Swiss Alps are a paradise for nature enthusiasts and thrill-seekers alike, with an abundance of unmissable scenery, exhilarating activities and picturesque villages.

Activities & Attractions:

  • The Matterhorn: This iconic spot is perfect for hiking trails in the summer and skiing and snowboarding in the winter.
  • Jungfraujoch: Take a train ride to the “Top of Europe” at 3,466 m, for spectacular views and snow sports.
  • Interlaken: Situated at the crossroads of two lakes, there’s a plethora of outdoor activities to engage in.
  • Zermatt: This car-free zone is a popular spot for hiking in the summer and skiing in the winter. It also offers one of the most idyllic views of the Matterhorn.
  • Lauterbrunnen Valley: Best known for its waterfalls, including the Trummelbach Falls, which are inside a cave. Also take the train ride to the picturesque village of Wengen at 1,274 m.

🌆 Paris, France

Best For: History & Culture Lovers | Aesthete (a lover of art & music)
Visit With: Family | Partner
Must-See: Eiffel Tower | Louvre Museum | Notre Dame Cathedral | The Catacombs of Paris | Père Lachaise Cemetery

Paris, France - Europe Roadtrip

Paris, the capital of France, is one of the most influential cities in the world. Packed with iconic museums and monuments, the Parisian lifestyle also includes other local delights such as biking around the city, becoming a flâneur (a person who strolls about a city to experience it), eating lunch at the boulangerie (local bakery that bakes fresh on its premises, everyday) and shopping at local boutiques to blend in with the fashion capital of the world.

Activities & Attractions:

  • Eiffel Tower: This iconic landmark needs no introduction. Soak in breathtaking views of Paris from different levels of the Eiffel Tower: The esplanade | First floor | Second floor | The top.
  • Louvre Museum: A former fortress and royal palace, the Louvre Museum is home to Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous portrait - the Mona Lisa. Wander through the treasure trove of history, art and culture from the 7th century B.C. to the mid-19th century.
  • Notre Dame Cathedral: One of Paris’s most visited monuments, this cathedral is a symbolic representation of Paris’s spirit and its sheer magnificence inspires all those who visit it.
  • The Catacombs of Paris: A labyrinth in the heart of Paris, the Catacombs is 20 m underground and in its maze of galleries it contains the remains of several million Parisians, serving as a remembrance of their history.
  • Père Lachaise Cemetery: The largest cemetery in Paris, this is the final resting place of many famous people including Oscar Wilde, Jim Morrison, J.R.D. Tata and Sir Richard Wallace, amongst other notable figures.

🏖️ Costa del Sol, Spain

Best For: Beach Bums | Party-Goers
Visit With: Family | Friends | Partner | Solo
Must-See: Playa de la Malagueta | Playa de la Caleta | Playa del Cañuelo | Playa de Burriana | Playa de Maro

Costa del Sol - Spain

Located in the Southern region of Spain, the Costa del Sol is a place where you can forget about your troubles and just enjoy the simple things in life - swimming and sunbathing during the day, partying all night long or simply relaxing in a quiet beachside town. To experience the best of Spain, head to Costa del Sol as part of your Europe road trip.

Activities & Attractions:

  • Playa de la Malagueta: A popular beach in the city of Málaga, Playa de la Malagueta is a long (1200 m) sandy beach with clear water, gentle waves and a palm tree-lined promenade. The beach is well-equipped with amenities, including sunbeds, umbrellas and showers.
    Things to do: Swimming, sunbathing, playing beach sports and visiting nearby attractions like Real Club Mediterráneo de Málaga (Spain’s oldest yacht club), the Picasso Museum and the Alcazaba.
  • Playa de la Caleta: With its golden sand, clear waters and lively atmosphere, this beach in the heart of Torremolinos is a popular tourist destination.
  • Playa del Cañuelo: A small, secluded cove beach in the Nerja, it has crystal clear waters and fine sand. Nestled in the shade and privacy of cliffs and pine-trees, the only sound is the occasional cry of a seagull overhead.
  • Playa de Burriana: Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and head to Playa de Burriana to relax, rejuvenate and reconnect with nature. It is less crowded than most other beaches in Costa del Sol, so enjoy the secluded experience here.
  • Playa de Maro: Known for its seclusion, this 500 m long stretch of deep greyish sand mixed with occasional pebbles is a virgin beach, untouched by development. If you’re looking to escape the large crowds of Costa del Sol, head to Playa de Maro to enjoy the sea for swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving.

🏔️ The Dolomites, Italy

Best For: Adventure Seekers | Photographers
Visit With: Friends | Partner
Must-See: Tre Cime di Lavaredo | Val Gardena | Cortina d'Ampezzo | Sella Pass | Lago di Braies

Dolomites, Italy

The Dolomites is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with 19 peaks rising about 10,000 feet. The magnificence of the Dolomites can only be experienced by visiting it, any time of the year. With a variety of landscapes: vertical walls, sheer cliffs, and long, deep and valleys, the Dolomites are a ski haven in winter and a hiker’s paradise in summer.

Activities & Attractions:

  • Tre Cime di Lavaredo: The most photographed peaks in the Dolomites, hiking the Tre Cime di Lavaredo (three peaks of Lavaredo) is iconic for the views it rewards you with and for the windflowers in summer.
  • Val Gardena: Home to some of the most mesmerising views in the Dolomites, Val Gardena has plenty of hiking and biking trails and ski slopes to explore.
  • Cortina d'Ampezzo: Known as a top destination for mountain and nature enthusiasts, the Cortina d'Ampezzo is known as the “Queen of the Dolomites” and makes up part of the Dolomiti Superski circuit (covering 758 miles of slope).
  • Sella Pass: This mountain pass offers stunning views of the surrounding peaks of Sassolungo and the Sella Towers. This pass is a popular spot for hikes (for every level of difficulty) in summer and for skiing in winter.
  • Lago di Braies: A crystal-clear, aquamarine, stunning lake surrounded by pine trees and snow-capped mountains, the Lago di Braies is a popular spot for swimming and boating.

The thrill of an Italian adventure doesn't stop here! Check out our blog on 8 beautiful road trips in Italy to explore more. 

🌆 Prague, Czech Republic

Best For: History & Culture Lovers | Architecture Admirers
Visit With: Family | Friends | Partner
Must-See: Charles Bridge | Prague Castle | John Lennon Wall | The Museum of Alchemy | Petrin Hill

Prague - Czech Republic

One of Europe’s most intriguing capitals, Prague is a city famous for its Gothic and Baroque architecture and a vibrant lifestyle, steeped in history and culture.

Activities & Attractions:

  • Charles Bridge: A popular tourist destination in Prague, this iconic stone bridge was previously an important trade route between Eastern and Western Europe. A UNESCO World Heritage site, this bridge has stood the test of time in age, quality and beauty.
  • Prague Castle: Spread over an area of 18 hectares, Prague Castle is the largest castle complex in the world and the largest ancient castle in the world, as per the Guinness Book of World Records. Visit the castle, explore the gardens, marvel at its stunning architecture (Gothic & Romanesque) and climb to the top of the tower to get a panoramic view of the city of Prague.
  • John Lennon Wall: A symbol of love, freedom of speech and the non-violent resistance of the Czech youth, this wall was started shortly after the murder of John Lennon in 1980.
  • The Museum of Alchemy (Speculum Alchemiae: Dedicated to the history of alchemy, this museum is situated in one of the oldest houses in Prague. Walk an unusual journey through Prague’s occult journey with a visit to the museum where unusual experiments were conducted, hidden from the eyes of the inquisitive.
  • Petrin Hill: Petrin hill is one of Prague’s top attractions which towers 130 m above Vltava river (Czech Republic’s longest river - 430.3 km). From atop the hill one can witness stunning views of the city, enjoy a scenic walk through Petřín gardens and also visit Stromovka to explore walking and biking trails. Enjoy the outdoors on this hill!

🏖️ Amalfi Coast, Italy

Best For: Luxury Vacationers | Economical Vacationers
Visit With: Family | Friends | Partner | Solo
Must-See: Marina Grande | Spiaggia dei Conigli | Marina di Praia | Cala Cipolla | Fornillo

Amalfi Coast - Italy

A stretch of coastline in Southern Italy, the Amalfi coast is renowned for its stunning beaches, picturesque towns and dramatic cliffs. The beaches are a major tourist attraction and offer activities ranging from swimming and hiking to snorkelling and deep water diving. Whatever your budget is or interests are, you're sure to find a beach on the Amalfi Coast that's perfect for you.

Activities & Attractions:

  • Marina Grande: It is the main port of Positano, a cliffside town on the Amalfi coast. It is a fishing village with a picturesque harbour lined with colourful boats, offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
    Things to do: Take a swim in the clear mediterranean sea, a boat ride to nearby islands or hike to the top of the cliffs for stunning views of the town below.
  • Spiaggia dei Conigli: A truly magical place, this is a small and secluded beach located on the island of Capri and is well known for its white sand, clear waters and surrounding cliffs. Be prepared to share your holidays with a colony of wild rabbits that live here.
  • Marina di Praia: This is a pebbled beach set between two rock ridges, with clear waters and stunning views of the surrounding cliffs. Hike, swim and try out the local cuisine when visiting this beach.
  • Cala Cipolla: Located in the town of Atrani, this beach gets its name from being onion-shaped. Off the beaten path, this beach is a perfect getaway to enjoy swimming, hiking and snorkelling.
  • Fornillo: Located in the town of Minori, Fornillo beach is known for its crystal-clear waters, fine sand and serene atmosphere. It is surrounded by majestic cliffs and pine trees, offering shade and privacy.

🏔️ The Pyrenees, France And Spain

Best For: Hikers | Backpackers | Nature Enthusiasts | Snow Sports Enthusiasts
Visit With: Family | Partner | Solo
Must-See: Cirque de Gavarnie | Pic du Midi de Bigorre | Pont d'Espagne | Vallée d'Ossau | La Route des Cols


Stretching between France and Spain, this mountain range homes charming villages, lush meadows and panoramic viewpoints that offer glimpses of both countries. This serrated chain of peaks is also home to some endangered species such as the griffon vulture, izard (a type of mountain goat) and the brown bear.

Activities & Attractions:

  • Cirque de Gavarnie: It is one of the most popular hikes in the French Pyrenees and is a large natural amphitheatre formed by a high cliff, surrounded by various waterfalls cascading on the cliff sides.
  • Pic du Midi de Bigorre: One of the most majestic summits of the Pyrenees, Pic du Midi de Bigorre is renowned for the beauty of its landscape and its astronomy observatory at an altitude of 2,877 m.
  • Pont d'Espagne: At the heart of the Pyrenees is a stone-bridge which was built back in the day as a trading route between France and Spain. Today, it serves as a gateway to the protected Pyrenees National park, an expanse of forest, rivers, waterfalls, lakes and breathtaking scenery.
  • Vallée d'Ossau: This is one of the three valleys in the French Pyrenees, best known for its stunning scenery and traditional villages.
  • La Route des Cols: This 900 km scenic route winds through the Pyrenees, offering stunning views and allowing travellers to discover more than 30 hill and mountain passes and visits to several traditional villages.

🌆 Venice, Italy

Best For: History & Culture Lovers | Architecture Admirers
Visit With: Family | Friends | Partner
Must-See: Grand Canal | St. Mark’s Square | Rialto Bridge | Bridge of Sighs | Murano


The unique charm of this floating city is one to be experienced on your Europe road trip. Built on a fairytale lagoon in the Adriatic Sea, the city is linked by a network of 400 bridges. Also renowned for its art and architecture, Venice is a magical, yet fiercely fragile city facing unique challenges owing to the high footfall it receives every year.

Activities & Attractions:

  • Grand Canal: Also known as Canalazzo, this is the most important waterway sweeping through and splitting the city of Venice in two sides. From watercraft escorting people to bedecked gondolas taking travellers, this route is never idle.
    Good to know: Glide on the Grand Canal at sunset and experience a soulful sight with cotton candy sky in the backdrop.
  • St. Mark’s Square: One of Venice’s largest and most important piazza, St. Mark’s Square is an incredible and inspiring landmark to learn about architecture and history. Famous buildings in the piazza include - St Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, the Museo Correr, the Campanile and Torre dell’ Orologio.
  • Rialto Bridge: This is the oldest and most renowned bridge in Venice, famous because of its peculiar history and design.
    Things to do: Visit the rialto market, take a gondola ride and enjoy a night walking tour.
  • Bridge of Sighs: Located next to the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs is an enclosed limestone bridge which was built as a pleasant solution to a grim problem.
    Good to know: The sigh in the name comes not from ‘sighing in love’ but from the sighs of prisoners who crossed the bridge on the way to their prison cells for detention and eventual death.
  • Murano: The second largest island on the lagoon (after Venice), Murano is home to the famous Venetian glass-making since the 13th century. Dotted with artisan workshops and glass factories, visit them to learn about the history of Venetian glass making. There is also a glass museum you can visit.

🏖️ Algarve, Portugal

Best For: Beach Bums
Visit With: Family | Friends | Partner
Must-See Praia da Marinha | Carvoeiro Beach | Salema Beach | Praia do Martinhal | Faro Beach

Algarve - Portugal

The Algarve is a region in southern Portugal known for its beautiful beaches - golden sand, clear waters and stunning cliffs. The Algarve is a popular tourist destination but it is still possible to find secluded beaches and unspoiled villages. If you are looking for a relaxing beach vacation or an active holiday for your Europe road trip, the Algarve is the perfect place for you.

Activities & Attractions:

  • Praia da Marinha: One of the most famous beaches in Algarve, it is known for its spectacular setting and turquoise sea waters and is ideal for snorkelling and swimming.
  • Carvoeiro Beach: Golden sands, clear water and a lively atmosphere is what best describes Carvoeiro beach. Soak up the sun, enjoy some water sports and visit the charming town of Carvoeiro.
  • Salema Beach: The crystal clear waters are perfect for swimming, kayaking and snorkelling.
  • Praia do Martinhal: This is a beautiful, sheltered beach well-known for its stunning limestone islets just off the beach. The water here is calm for swimming, windsurfing, scuba diving and snorkelling.
  • Faro Beach: It is the main beach in the capital city of the Algarve region of Portugal, Faro. It is a long sandy beach with clear waters and a relaxed atmosphere, which makes it ideal for swimming, sunbathing, water sports, bars and restaurants (local cuisine).

🏔️ The Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom

Best For: Nature Enthusiasts | Adventure Seekers
Visit With: Family | Friends | Partner
Must-See: Glencoe | Eilean Donan Castle | Loch Ness | Ben Nevis | The Isle of Skye

Scottish Highlands - United Kingdom

Voted as one of National Geographic’s “Best of the World” destinations for 2023, the Scottish Highlands make for the perfect backdrop for your Europe road trip adventure. Explore the mysterious Loch Ness, marvel at ancient castles and allow the misty landscapes transfer you to a realm of myth and legend.

Activities & Attractions:

  • Glencoe: The mountains of Glencoe were formed over milleniums of shifting glaciers and volcanic eruptions. With stunning views and a tragic history, Glencoe should be a must-visit in the Scottish Highlands.
  • Eilean Donan Castle: Located on a small island in Loch Duich, this is one of the most visited castles in the Scottish Highlands. Surrounded by majestic scenery on the outside, the walls within take you on a journey through time and history.
  • Loch Ness: This beautiful loch located in the Scottish Highlands is the most voluminous lake in the UK.
  • Ben Nevis: One of Scotland’s most iconic mountains, Ben Nevis offers adventures with a stunning view. Hiking to the summit is one of the most challenging and rewarding activities, followed by mountain biking, rock climbing, snow sports and wildlife watching.
  • The Isle of Skye: 50 miles long and a cluster of notable villages, The Isle of Skye is a great destination for wildlife watching, walking, climbing, glamping (luxurious camping), boat trips, bus tours and landscape photography.

🌆 Barcelona, Spain

Best For: History Lovers | Architecture Admirers | Epicures
Visit With: Family | Friends | Partner | Solo
Must-See: La Sagrada Familia | Park Güell | Picasso Museum | Montserrat | Barceloneta

Barcelona - Spain

The enchanting seaside city of Barcelona with its mythical architecture, historic museums, urban beaches and vibrant lifestyle is a must- visit on your Europe road trip.

Activities & Attractions:

  • La Sagrada Familia: Intended to be a Roman Catholic church dedicated to Jesus, Mary and Joseph, this unfinished marvel by architect Antoni Gaudí ultimately became a symbol of Catalan Modernism. Divided into four main sections - the basilica, school building, Gaudí museum and the towers, the La Sagrada Familia is a must-visit for any Architectophilia (one with a fascination for architecture and interior design).
  • Park Güell: Yet another architectural marvel by Anotni Gaudí, this public park is a reflection of what Barcelona as a city is like - creative, cosmopolitan and Mediterranean.
    Things to look out for: Whimsical architecture (the Hypostyle Hall, the Dragon Staircase, and the Gaudí House), colourful mosaics and stunning views of the city.
  • Picasso Museum: Dedicated to the work of Pablo Picasso, this museum houses over 4,200 of his paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints. Founded in 1963 by Picasso himself, he donated 5,000 of his works to the museum and it has been growing since.
  • Montserrat: A mountain located about 19 miles (30 kms) from Barcelona, it is a popular destination for rock climbing and hiking, offering stunning views of the city. Another tourist attraction is a Benedictine monastery which houses the Black Madonna of Montserrat (a statue of the Virgin Mary that is said to have miraculous powers).
  • Barceloneta: A classic neighbourhood of Barcelona which developed from a fishing village to a beach resort, it is best known for beaches, seafood restaurants and a vibrant lifestyle. Whether you are looking to unwind on sandy beaches or let your hair loose at a nightclub, Barcelonetta has something for everyone.

🏖️ French Riviera, France

Best For: Luxurious Vacationers
Visit With: Family | Friends | Partner
Must-See: Pampelonne Beach | La Croisette Beach | Èze Beach | Juan-les-Pins Beach | Plage de la Garoupe

French Riviera, France

Globally known for its glamour and beauty, the French Riviera is a truly magical place. With its beautiful beaches, stunning scenery and vibrant lifestyle, it has something for everyone. The Riviera contains several cities (Nice and Cannes among them), 14 natural parks, Roman ruins, mediaeval villages and whale watching just off shore.

Activities & Attractions:

  • Pampelonne Beach: A long stretch of white sand and turquoise waters, this beach is a hot party spot for celebrities. Often referred to as a gem in the crown of Saint Tropez’s beaches, the Pampelonne Beach is a great location to relax, jog or even take a casual evening stroll.
  • La Croisette Beach: Best known for the Cannes Film Festival, this beach is not just the place to experience glamour but is also great for swimming, sunbathing and shopping.
  • Èze Beach: Along the village of Èze is Èze beach, which offers stunning views of the Mediterranean sea from its cliffside location. Owing to the difficulty in accessing this beach, it is less a crowded and more secluded holiday location. In addition to swimming, hiking and sunbathing, add a visit to the mediaeval village of Èze to your itinerary.
  • Juan-les-Pins Beach: Known for its spirited atmosphere and trendy bars, the Juan-les-Pins beach is a long stretch of white sand and clear blue waters.
    Things to do: Swimming, sunbathing, water sports (windsurfing, jet skiing or parasailing), boat rides and visits to trendy bars and restaurants.
  • Plage de la Garoupe: This is a secluded beach located in the commune of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat and is best known for its pink granite rocks and clear waters. Owing to accessibility by a steep path only, the beach is less crowded and more exclusive than most beaches in the area.

🏔️ The Julian Alps, Slovenia

Best For: Hikers | Nature Enthusiasts | History & Culture Lovers | Snow Sports Enthusiasts
Visit With: Family | Friends | Partner
Must-See: Triglav National Park | Lake Bled | Vintgar Gorge | The Soča Valley | Predjama Castle

Julian Alps, Slovenia

Mighty peaks with a verdant landscape, the Julian Alps are an inspiring setting which offer incredible views with crystal-clear waters and tranquil surroundings. Triglav, known as the ‘King of The Julian Alps’, is Slovenia’s highest peak and the symbol of the Slovenian nation.

Activities & Attractions:

  • Triglav National Park: Home to some of the highest peaks in the Julian Alps, the landscapes in this national park are phenomenal. The highest point is the Triglav mountain at 2,990 m. Hiking, sightseeing and cycling are the top favourite activities to do.
  • Lake Bled: A picturesque lake surrounded by mountains and forests, Lake Bled is an ideal getaway in Slovenia.
    Things to do: Hike to Mala Osojnica for a good view of the lake, stand up paddle boarding and definitely indulge in bled cream cake to satiate your sweet tooth cravings.
  • Vintgar Gorge: A narrow gorge carved out by the Radovna river and flanked by the hills of Hom and Boršt on either side, this gorge is a great spot for hiking and sightseeing.
  • The Soča Valley: A popular spot for hiking, rafting and kayaking, the Soča Valley is home to stunning scenery and the river Soča, which is considered to be one of the most beautiful rivers in Europe.
  • Predjama Castle: Perched high up on a 123 m high cliff, this castle is a magnificent picturesque site with a Guiness World Record for the highest cave castle in the world.

🌆 Vienna, Austria

Best For: History & Culture Lovers | Music Enthusiasts
Visit With: Family | Friends | Partner
Must-See: St. Stephen’s Cathedral | Hofburg Palace | Natural History Museum | Naschmarkt | Staatsoper

Vienna - Austria

The capital of Austria, Vienna, is located on the banks of Danube river and is best known for its Baroque architecture, the famous wiener schnitzel (food), rich history and exquisite works of art. Called the “City of Music”, Vienna is home to classical composers such as Schubert, Mozart and Beethoven.

Activities & Attractions:

  • St. Stephen’s Cathedral: One of Vienna’s culturally significant landmarks, the design of this cathedral is an amalgamation of Romanesque and Gothic architecture styles. The cathedral is famous for its intricate red tiled roof and 97 m (318 ft) tall steeple. When visiting, climb to the top of the steeple for stunning views of the city and try to attend a mass/concert at the cathedral.
  • Hofburg Palace: This grand palace complex was the seat of the Habsburg monarchy for centuries. Visitors today can catch a glimpse of Hofburg Palace’s Imperial past; the richly decorated Imperial apartments, the Sisi Museum and the lavish silver collections are all open to guests who want to understand the palace’s rich history.
  • Natural History Museum: One of the largest and most important natural history museums in the world, it houses a collection of over 300 million objects, including dinosaur skeletons, meteorites, mammoths and fossils. The museum is divided into four sections - Geology (houses rocks, minerals and fossils) | Botany (houses plants, flowers and trees) | Zoology (houses animals, including dinosaurs, mammals and birds) | Anthropology (houses human artefacts, tools and fossils).
  • Naschmarkt: Vienna’s best known market, it has around 120 stands and restaurants offering a colourful culinary range from Viennese to Indian, from Vietnamese to Italian.
    Insider Tip: There is a flea market held every Saturday.
  • Staatsoper: The Vienna State Opera is a must-visit for any fan of opera or ballet. It is a beautiful and historic building that hosts world-class performances.
    Things to do: Watch a ballet/opera performance, visit the opera museum and take a guided tour of the opera house, which gives you a glimpse of ‘behind-the-scenes’.

🏖️ Greek Islands, Greece

Best For: Laid-back Vacationers
Visit With: Family | Friends | Partner
Must-See: Elafonisi Beach | Navagio Beach | Mykonos Beaches | Sarakiniko Beach | Foki Beach

Mykonos island, Cyclades, Greece

The Greek Islands are home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Whether you are looking for a secluded cove to unwind and relax or a lively beach resort to let your hair down, Greek Islands is the place to be. The bright mediterranean sunshine, with a captivating scenery and a dazzling palette of colours enchants visitors from all over the world.

Activities & Attractions:

  • Elafonisi Beach: Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands, with gorgeous beaches including Elafonisi beach, renowned for its pink-tinged sandy shoreline and clear turquoise waters. Attractions include - hiking and a range of water sports.
  • Navagio Beach: Zakynthos is an exotic island which boasts of spectacular scenery, beaches and villages. The Navagio beach (Shipwreck cove) is the most famous beach of this island known for its secluded location (accessible only by boat) and the shipwreck that sits on the beach.
    Things to do: Swimming, sunbathing, hiking, visiting the shipwreck and enjoying the local cuisine.
  • Mykonos Beaches: As an island, Mykonos is known for its summer parties and vibrant nightlife. If you’re looking to party, go to: Paradise, Super Paradise or Paraga Beaches; if you’re looking to unwind with your family or partner, Ornos and Platis Gialos are great beach choices.
  • Sarakiniko Beach: Milos is a volcanic Greek island and boasts of a colourful landscape and a coastline that counts more than 40 exotic beaches. Sarakiniko beach has a lunar landscape with smooth white rocks and plenty of horizontal layering. There are also numerous caves to be explored.
  • Foki Beach: Foki beach is an ideal location for a laid-back holiday, away from the city hustle-bustle, which provides a unique bathing experience in its crystal-clear turquoise waters.
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