When thinking about going on holiday in the summer, the daunting school holidays also arrive which results in many holiday destinations are swarmed with the crowds and families looking to enjoy their annual trip away. Despite this, you shouldn’t avoid travelling to Europe for a quiet holiday away this summer. TravelUp have provided the top quiet holiday destinations so you can avoid the crowds and enhance your relaxation.
Croatia always has been a secret paradise and is surprisingly quiet during summer so you can easily avoid the crowds here. It is known for being one of the most well-preserved medieval cities and charms travellers with its stunning beaches and botanical gardens. Dubrovnik is a big hit with Game of Thrones fans as the town is home to one of the filming sites & if you’re searching for the best sunsets in Europe, this is definitely one of the best! Book your flight to Dubrovnik and enjoy your quiet holiday.
Another underrated quiet holiday destination is Moscow in Russia that is full of interesting history and an illuminating personality. It inspires travellers in the most unexpected ways with its unique bike paths, ping-pong clubs and its active lifestyle that locals boast. The city accommodates for all and is named one of the best places to visit in Europe for 2017 by Lonely Planet. Start by booking your flight to Moscow to unveil its incredible atmosphere.
Whilst Reykjavik is well-known for boasting stunning sights of the Northern Lights, it is a quiet holiday destination in Europe that boasts plenty of fun. With many excursions available you could be enjoying some of the city’s most incredible sights including the famous Blue Lagoon. Enjoying the peaceful landscape and enjoying revitalising spa treatments are just a few travellers’ favourites in Reykjavik.
This destination is extremely quiet and often not on the radar for travellers, but boasts a huge personality that leaves you without words. Bergen offers incredible hikes that are equally as fun and rewarding as the rest of the city, where you’ll be charmed by the peaceful landscape. If hiking isn’t your chosen path, the colourful houses will convince you to explore more. The city is very homely and you’ll want to enjoy the hearty fish soup whilst curling up in this wonderful quiet destination. Start thinking about booking that flight to Bergen and you’ll be off, thank us later.
You don’t have to go far to enjoy a quiet holiday away without the crowds, so swap out your European holiday for a trip to Ireland. You’ll be greeted with outstanding landscapes, charming pubs, and historical castles and much more for you to discover. Game of Thrones fans will also love Ireland thanks to many of the locations being shot for the series, check out the Game of Thrones Ireland tour here.
Whilst this is not technically in Europe, we just couldn’t miss it off our list. This culture-infused city continues to go unknown by many making it a truly remarkable adventure for all that choose to discover Marrakech. From mosques to palaces to gardens, the city boasts an amazing culture that you will fall in love with. Whether you wish to shop your heart out or explore the valuable symbols that are displayed throughout Marrakech.
There are many more hidden gems where you can avoid the busy crowds of the summer holidays so you don’t have to put your travels on hold.