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These are the 7 best European destinations this summer according to the locals


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American travelers are ready to explore Europe this summer, just like Europeans!

And there is so much to see and do and so many fascinating cities to visit that a traveler’s vacation time is often never enough to see it all.

The continent is so vast and interesting that European travelers are also eager to see the best destinations this summer.

Buildings in the city of Manchester in England, United Kingdom

According to a new report Shared by the online travel agency Trip.com, the registration of the European market has increased significantly: 72% more reservations have been registered through the platform in 2023 compared to the same period of the previous year.

But where will Europeans travel this summer? Here is a list of the 7 best destinations for local travelers:

7) Manchester

One of the main cities is Manchester. During the summer, travelers can explore top attractions like the Barrio Norte with its bohemian bars and restaurants and enjoy great festivals and events.

Manchester also offers great museums, spectacular parks and, of course, football stadiums and museums.

Crowded restaurants on the Shambles in Manchester, England

6) Rome

Italy is never boring and trying a delicious Roman-style pizza with a crispy crust and tasty mozzarella is just one of the thousands of attractions.

In addition to visiting traditional sights like the Colosseum, Pantheon, Trevi Mountain, or Vatican City, Italy’s capital offers great off-the-beaten path activities like Archeorunning.

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St. Peter's Basilica in Rome along Via della Conciliazione

5) Milan

Of course, those seeking glamorous experiences should visit Milan, the fashion capital of Italy and the world.

Here travelers can visit the most fascinating boutiques and luxury brands, as well as great museums, taste traditional food – such as the famous risotto alla Milanese – and visit other impressive buildings.

Sforza Castle (Castello Sforzesco) with beautiful fountain at night, built by Sforza, Duke of Milan.

4) Paris

Despite recent events, Paris continues to be at the top of the minds of European travelers.

This city is home to the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum and what travelers consider one of the best tourist attractions in the world: Disneyland Paris.

During the summer, Paris has a party atmosphere, especially with big summer festivals like the Fête de la Musique (Music Day) in June.

It is also a great opportunity to experience the best rooftop bars and restaurants.

Young woman enjoying beautiful riverside landscape view from tourist boat during sunset in Paris

3) Madrid

Beautiful Madrid offers travelers a wonderful nightlife. Great terraces open late into the night, and there seem to be plenty of bars and restaurants.

Summer is a good time to spend a pleasant afternoon in the famous El Retiro park, enjoy the weather under the shade of its trees and also explore the fascinating museums such as El Prado or the new Museum of Royal Collections in Madrid that will open its doors. in June.

In neighborhoods like La Latina, the traveler can taste the best tapas and drink wine and beer in different bars while strolling through the city.

tourists eat churros in madrid

2) Barcelona

This city draws visitors from all over the world because it has it all: great beaches, delicious food, impressive buildings—old and modern—fascinating museums, and vibrant nightlife.

Travelers can’t get enough of Barcelona, ​​and while tourist spots like La Barceloneta can get very crowded, there are other areas where travelers can enjoy a quiet experience.

And there is so much to do! From touring the Gothic Quarter to visiting the Ciutadella Park or the Parque del Laberinto de Horta, to playing volleyball on Bogatell Beach or visiting the Joan Miró museum.

sunset barcelona

1) London

And first place goes to London!

European travelers love this city, especially during the summer.

In addition to visiting the historical monuments or enjoying a sunny day in Hyde Park, visitors also opt for special experiences for this time of year, such as taking a boat trip on the River Thames or attending one of the many events and festivals .

London’s unpredictable weather can make a traveler’s holiday experience exciting. But during this time of the year, the weather is usually very pleasant and ideal for exploring the city.


Trip.com’s report shows that Europeans are booking their holidays in some of the continent’s most popular cities, as well as coastal destinations. Other prominent destinations on the list were Athens and Palma de Mallorca.

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