The time has come to start planning your summer holiday. There are so many places in the world with picture-perfect scenery and beautiful architecture that it can seem almost impossible to choose where to go. Here are 6 beautiful destinations in the world for your summer holiday.
Rome is one of the most visited cities in the world because of its stunning architecture and beautiful art. The Colosseum and the Roman Forum were built more than 2,000 years ago and you can still visit them today. Visit the Vatican and see St Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, and the Vatican museums. Make sure that you also explore The Spanish Steps, throw a coin in the Trevi fountain and stroll along the Tiber before leaving this memorable city.
Iceland has glaciers, volcanoes, geysers, waterfalls and lakes. Visit the Blue Lagoon which is a geothermal spa with an outdoor lagoon. You can visit Gullfoss, Seljalandsfoss, Goðafoss and Svartifoss to watch spectacular waterfalls. Jökulsárlón, Askja and Skaftafell are popular locations to see glaciers. Explore the massive river canyon Fjaðrárgljúfur that is known for its breathtaking scenery.
Russia has a diverse landscape from the tundra to the subtropical beaches and forests. Visit the city of Moscow and view the Kremlin, Red Square, Saint Basil’s Cathedral, and the Ostankino Tower, an open air observation tower with a breathtaking view the top. Take a river cruise from Moscow to St. Petersburg where you can see Peterhof Palace, Winter Palace, and Saint Isaac’s Cathedral. Hop on the Trans-Siberian and take a trip to Lake Baikal in the Siberian region which is popular for wildlife and trekking. Mount Elbrus in the southern region and is a popular destination for snowboarding and mountain climbing.
Croatia is a stunning country in the Adriatic Sea that has stunning parks, beautiful cities and more than a thousand islands that you can explore. Wander through the fortified city of Dubrovnik where you can see Dubrovnik Cathedral, Fort Lovrijenac, and the Old Town. Visit the city of Split to see the Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and Diocletian’s Palace. Take a trip to Plitvice Lakes National Park and Krka National Park to see waterfalls and scenic views. You can also enjoy water activities such as kayaking, sailing and windsurfing.
If you are travelling with someone who loves golf, then a holiday to the Dominican Republic could be the perfect way to keep everyone happy. The Dominican Republic is a stunning place to visit in the Caribbean if you are looking for coral reefs, golf and beautiful beaches. You can indulge in several water activities such as scuba diving, snorkelling, whale watching and swimming in caves. Take a trip to the Dominican Republic National Aquarium that is devoted to marine life conservation. You can visit the Lake Enriquillo which is popular for iguanas and crocodiles. You can also take part in outdoor activities like trekking in the Pico Duarte.
Vancouver is a stunning city on the west coast of Canada. The temperatures are moderate during the summer months and there are many things to do. Stanley Park is one of the largest city parks in the world and it is filled with stunning views of the mountains, the ocean and the stunning skyline of Vancouver. You can walk along the seawall, go hiking in the woods, and enjoy a fun day with the family at the Vancouver Aquarium. Robson Street, Granville Street, and Gastown are great areas to go for shopping and fantastic restaurants. Visit Chinatown and go for dim sum and then explore the unique shops.