Whether you’re treating you and your partner to a chilled city break or fancy a relaxed beach holiday with the family. Europe is an endlessly eclectic continent when it comes to potential vacation destinations. But whilst everyone and his dog has spent a weekend in Barcelona or a week in Florence. There are so many more relaxing that rarely get mentioned in the same sentence. Here, we’ll examine just a few of these hidden gems.
A modest population, slow pace of live. Beach access and an abundance of cycle lanes has made the Danish capital one of the most liveable cities in the world. It’s also an incredible destination for tourists. With an endearingly amongst locals and excellent and clear public transport links. It also helps that the locals speak spectacular English. We would, however, always recommend visiting Copenhagen in the summer. As it can get very cold in the winter months.
The capital city of Estonia is often overlooked. But it could offer an incredible and alternative for those who fancy the idea of Copenhagen but might be put off by the cities notoriously high prices. The city is a burgeoning tech hub perfect for young couples and groups of friends. With excellent public transport, hip cafes and bars. It’s also a relatively short ferry ride away from Helsinki in Finland. Another top spot for relaxed tourism.
Known by locals and vacationers alike as the “unvanquished city”. Porto is a historic city with some truly exceptional architecture, culture and gastronomic delights. As a city on the sea, the beaches share prime real estate with that exceptional architecture as well as the bustling markets and thriving nightlife of a city that has something to offer holidaymakers of all ages. If you really want to lavish yourself in luxury whilst holidaying in Porto, meanwhile, there can be few more relaxed holidays than a villa holiday and the Portuguese villas offered by are amongst the most well-equipped and cost-effective on the market.
The French seaside town is a truly stunning turquoise spectacle surrounded by strong stone architecture, limestone caverns and clear blue seas. Whilst the hustle and bustle of Paris might suit some holidaymakers, but Marseille truly has something for everyone. From the stunning to the gentle hikes offered by the Mount Puget trail – leave your phone at the hotel and take some time to truly find yourself amidst the perfect beauty of Marseille.
One of the most glorious of all and one a world away from the noise of Rome – Sardinia is the perfect location for beach bunnies. You’ll find some of the quietest and most beautiful beaches in the world. And they will be all but deserted at the right time of year!