TOP 10 FAVORITE AND BEST EUROPEAN COUNTRIES FOR SUMMER HOLIDAYS

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TOP 10 FAVORITE AND BEST EUROPEAN COUNTRIES SUITABLE FOR SUMMER HOLIDAYS

In the top 10 summer villages, including 9 European countries.  in addition to Europe (among others France, Italy and Germany), Europe has many more countries that are very suitable for a summer holiday. Below they are in a row. These are 10 original summer Holiday countries in Europe. 

10. Macedonia

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Macedonia is part of the Balkans, it is north of Greece. This country is not bordered by the sea, but is rich in mountains and forests. In the south-west of Macedonia are two large lakes: Ohrid and Prespameer Lake, where you find beaches to sunbathe. The lakes are also known for the special fish species swimming around. Skopje is the capital of Macedonia. This city is very rich in history (until over 2500 years back in time). The country has many churches and monasteries. There are many in the city of Ohrid. Some of the monuments of this country are listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. This country is also known for the brown bear, a protected animal still living here.

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9. Iceland

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This island state is located northwest of the mainland of Europe. The country has a huge area, but few people live. Flying in the capital Reykjavik is possible from many locations. From here you can visit many nature parks with nature spots, such as glaciers, geysers, volcanoes, huge waterfalls, mountains and rugged coastal areas. The Blue Lagoon, a hot spring and spa, is a popular attraction. The Glacier Lake Jökulsárlon is also a beautiful sight. And then Iceland also has whales, beautiful birds and husky’s with whom you can take a trip. And, it’s a country where the northern lights sometimes appear. In short, a country where many spectacles can be seen and experienced. Enough to dedicate an entire top 10!

8. Poland

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This country is located in eastern Germany, not so far away from the Netherlands. In Poland you will find a lot of variation for a summer holiday. The country has a wide coastline (on the north side) with many beautiful beaches. The Polish Scheveningen is the place of Sopot. Here you will find many nice cafés and nightclubs next to the sea, beach and (with a bit of luck) sunshine. Poland also has many lakes, only 1,000 lakes in Mazuria. The lakes are often surrounded by beautiful forests and other nature.Here you can go sailing, canoeing and fishing. Then Poland is also rich in mountains and beautiful cities, including the very popular Krakow. Warsaw, Poznan, Gdansk Wroclaw are also worth a visit.

7. Ireland

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Ireland is the island that is located west of the United Kingdom. In the sparsely populated country you will find greenish, rugged mountains, green rolling hills, high cliffs and wild waves in a blue sea. Ireland also has cozy cities, including the capital Dublin and Cork with of course the popular Irish pubs. Ireland is rich in ancient castles with a special history. And on the west coast there are many islands, from large to small, that you can visit by boat. In short, Ireland is a country with many possibilities.

6. Slovenia

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TOP 10 FAVORITE AND BEST EUROPEAN COUNTRIES FOR SUMMER HOLIDAYS

It is one of the smallest countries in Europe, but certainly very suitable as a holiday country. Slovenia is located between Austria (north) and Croatia (south). The sparsely populated country has mountains, blue rivers and picturesque towns. It also has the vineyards and a small stretch of the Adriatic coast with the most famous place Piran. The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana, is also worth a visit. Do you like peace and nature? Then Slovenia is a good choice as a holiday country.

5. Norway

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For warmth you do not have to go to Norway. Although in the summer (with some luck) it may be hot in this most western Scandinavian country. In this vast country you can enjoy a beautiful nature with many mountains, fjords, gorges, waterfalls and rough nature. But also the capital of Norway, Oslo, is worth a visit. Most people drive around in a car around here. On the way there are plenty of possibilities to stay: hotels, guesthouses, hostels, cottages, cabins and mountain huts. The country also has many hiking trails, where you can walk and climb. Are you going for adventure? Then choose for Norway.

4. Switzerland

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The country of the mountains, that is (next to Austria) of course Switzerland. It is also described as a paradise for nature lovers, where there is a lot of rest. In addition to huge mountains, the country also has dark gorges, picturesque lakes, green forests, waterfalls and marshlands. Here you can enjoy hiking and mountain climbing. Switzerland is a rich country, everything is well maintained and luxuriously furnished.

3. Portugal

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Next to Spain is Portugal. This country has a long coastline, but is famous for its southern coast, the Algarve, with golden beaches, rock formations and many seaside resorts with Faro as the most famous place. This allows you to fly from many locations for an all inclusive beach holiday. But Portugal has more to offer than sun, sea and beach. The capital Lisbon and the northern city of Porto are also worth a visit, both located at the sea and with a lot of atmosphere, history and culture. And then there is the Sintra (north of the Algarve) with its many fairytale-like palaces and the Serra da Estrela (north-east) with immense ravines.

2. Croatia

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Croatia, the country in Eastern Europe with the longest coastline and most islands, located on the Adriatic Sea (opposite Italy). Here you will find picturesque villages and a hilly interior with impressive waterfalls next to many beautiful bays (and seaside resorts). Also a visit to the capital Zagreb is worth it, but even more beautiful is Dubrovnik , also called the Pearl of the Adriatic Sea, an old town with breathtaking views. Croatia is the perfect country to travel with a camper (from the Netherlands or rent a car). It features plenty of camping facilities. A visit to the islands, often with clear blue water, is worth the effort. A beautiful country, with lots of sunshine and affordable prices. Do not forget to bring water shoes and beach chairs, as it has many sandy beaches and few sandy beaches.

1. Denmark

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Do you want to travel on holiday but not too far? Then Denmark is a good choice. The country is located north of Germany and southern Norway. It belongs to Scandinavia. Denmark is becoming more and more popular as a holiday destination and it is not for nothing. The first thing many people think of in Denmark is ‘LEGOLAND’. This is a family park, which not only consists of 60 million colored LEGO building blocks, but also of 55 attractions, the largest LEGO store in the world, a cinema and live shows.Denmark has a very long coastline with dunes and plenty of seaside resorts. Here you can sail, surf and sport fishing. The island of Bornholm, which is more eastern, is also part of Denmark. The capital Copenhagen is beautiful. Denmark has a rich history full of traces of the Vikings. Do you feel more modern? The Danes are known for their beautiful design.

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