Europe undoubtedly has the best vacation spot in the world, and after nearly two years of not being able to travel, I would have thought of more than one holiday in 2022.
With Europe having a wide variety of options available in just a few hours we have included the top 10 countries that you should consider visiting for the first time OR visiting for new experiences there. From Italian romance, the splendor of France and the beautiful Mediterranean beaches. Belfast Telegraph has partnered with the Department of Tourism to help you reconnect with Europe by 2022 and here are our top ten destinations to visit on holiday in Europe.
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Italy has it all – amazing places, exciting history, amazing art, amazing weather and great food. There are so many places to unwind on holiday in Italy and there is something for everyone wherever you go. From the beautiful Lake Garda to the Tuscan countryside, to a city vacation in Rome to the relaxing rest of the Italian sun on the shores of Sorrento. Certainly one of the most popular places in Europe, it is worth mentioning that we are in love with Italy.
Located in central Eastern Europe between the Alps and the Mediterranean Sea, Slovenia is a land of stunning natural beauty, fascinating coastline and beautiful cities and towns. You can take a short break to Slovenia to see its most famous view, Lake Bled, located in the Julian Alps, surrounded by the natural beauty of the mountains; The picturesque Slovenian capital Ljubljana is easy to explore on foot.
A vacation to Croatia brings a fascinating combination of history and culture along the Adriatic coast. Croatia is one of the most beautiful countries in Europe and is one of our top solar panels. Dubrovnik has beautiful buildings, amazing views, beautiful weather and delicious food.
The land of civilization began with its many treasures and many tourist attractions in Greece. Athens, one of the oldest cities in the world, has historical sites such as the Acropolis, the Pantheon, and Delphi that need to be explored in this lifetime. The largest island in Greece, Crete, is known for its beautiful climate, beautiful beaches, beautiful cities, and mountainous terrain. Santorini, also known as Thira, is part of the Cylades island group and is famous for its whitewashed buildings with blue doors and a blue roof, which are associated with the Greek national flag. Many tourists visit Santorini to watch the beautiful sunset, which is considered one of the best in the world.
Malta has a unique charm; its colorful history and influences from the Mediterranean neighbors have led to a fusion of cultural, food, language, and national magic. The country has many historical treasures such as the Casa Rocca Piccola, the 16th Century grand palazzo and the UNESCO listing St John\’s Cathedral in the capital Valletta. The Ggantija temples at Xaghra in Gozo are the oldest buildings in the world, dating to 3600 BC. Worshipers of the sun will be pleased to hear of a land with a golden coast with sandy beaches and warm, clear waters; perfect for those looking for a relaxing Maltese holiday.
Montenegro offers beautiful scenery, fascinating history, rich culture, and delicious food! Active travelers will enjoy water sports and fun hiking trails through its vast limestone mountains, while historical monuments will love the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kotor and the medieval streets of Budva. Sun-seekers on a Montenegro vacation have everything they need, with beaches with a blue flag full of sunny resorts and bars near the sea.
Cyprus, the birthplace of Aphrodite, is perhaps best known for its spectacular sandy beaches and lush green plains and clear blue waters. Located in one of the warmest regions of the Mediterranean, Cyprus has 320 hotter days a year. It also focuses on history, where various sites are found throughout the country, such as the tombs of the Kings, the UNESCO World Heritage site of the 4th century BC and the ancient city of Salamis. On a guided tour of Cyprus you can visit Nicosia, the only city in the world. When you visit the capital, it will look like you have explored two countries instead of one.
Discover Portugal for that unforgettable holiday – fascinating history, beautiful cities and towns, beautiful weather and beautiful beaches. The Algarve, one of Portugal\’s most famous landmarks, has an abundance of attractive sandy beaches to choose from. Porto is one of the oldest cities in Europe, located on the Douro River in Northern Portugal, and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1996. Found, and it\’s a meal paradise.
France is home to an amazing collection of amazing historical sites, pristine beaches, and fascinating country. Cannes is a great choice for those interested in a warm climate and beautiful beaches. Take the Seine River Cruise to experience highlights in France in a unique way, where you can visit the cities of Paris and Rouen. It is a country where interest and culture can be found wherever you go and it is easy to see why France is the most visited country in the world.
From the many beaches, the various cities, to the most beautiful places, it is not surprising that tourists take a vacation in Spain every year. Spain is a land of breathtaking natural beauty and breathtaking plains, such as Mount Teide in Tenerife, the world\’s third-largest volcano, and the Cave of Nerja near Malaga. Spain has more than 3,000 miles [5,000 km] along the coast and thousands of beaches, and sun worshipers are corrupt by choice! One of our top proposals would be Costa de la Luz, located in the Andalucía region, near the Portuguese border. Seville is another amazing Spanish city, offering visitors a rich cultural experience, from flamenco dancing to architectural heritage.
The Department of Tourism is one of Europe\’s leading tour operators with more than 25 years of experience in designing well-chosen, inspiring roadways around the world, all in line with local expert guidelines. They offer a variety of guided group holidays from City Breaks or Solo Travel to Irish Homegrown and even Active & Adventure (including Walking, Yoga and Photography holidays).
In Northern Ireland you can fly from Belfast, or if more appropriate they have a choice from Dublin (and Cork).
The atmosphere is pleasant, friendly, and not easy-hearted with conversation, storytelling, and sometimes even a little singing and dancing until late at night. It creates a fun, cohesive group where everyone feels welcome.