Summer in Europe – Nature and peace instead of crowded beaches



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As travelers continue to put pressure on crowded in Saint Tropez, Mallorca and Ibiza beaches each summer, many people have discovered hidden refuges of unspoiled nature, to avoid the crowds at all costs. Unlike the Americans (and, increasingly, Asian and South American), see the sights, history and culture as key elements of their summer in Europe, Europeans are interested in B hotel, good food and cheap shopping. If you do not fall into this group, take a look at these 10 lesser-known European destinations in summer.

Summer in Europe - Jurassic and the Three Lakes in Switzerland

Summer in Europe - Nature and peace instead of crowded beaches

Nobody likes more secrets than the Swiss. But people like St. Moritz and Gstaad more wealthy Russians, Americans and British who participate in parts of skiing. But the spectacular Jura northwest remains robust, underdeveloped region, which is an anomaly in the mountains crowded station.

Summer in Europe - Bornholm, Denmark

Summer in Europe - Nature and peace instead of crowded beaches




The phenomenon of "New Nordic" cuisine has created a new invasion, and anxious to get a table in one of the excellent restaurants in Copenhagen. Fortunately, sensible Danes know when enough is enough. A quick getaway out of town offer beautiful islands like Bornholm and Samsø, where they can get the simple pleasures of life.

Cavtat, Croatia

Summer in Europe - Nature and peace instead of crowded beaches

Summer in Europe - Nature and peace instead of crowded beaches

Although Dubrovnik is the jewel of the Adriatic coast and the proportion of British, German and American tourists each year increases, many people spinning 30 minutes south. For Green, Cavtat grown, which has long been a secret haven for rest easy.

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England

Summer in Europe - Nature and peace instead of crowded beaches

Green pastures, less crowded in an idyllic landscape. Hills and sweet cider. You know why the charming villages of the Cotswolds are particularly popular.

Fiskebäckskil, Sweden

Summer in Europe - Nature and peace instead of crowded beaches

Many Swedes go to the west of the "coast of crime fiction" romantic, where renowned authors describe places like the stormy Marstrand Väderöarna rock and charming country Fiskebäckskil islands. He was the former summer residence of Ingrid Bergman and a source of inspiration for the author Camilla Läckberg, whose novel "The Ice Princess" was written there.

Grignan, Drome, France

Summer in Europe - Nature and peace instead of crowded beaches

Nobody wants to avoid mass tourism, more than the French, who have a six-week vacation. You sacrifice popular destinations such as Normandy and Provence for lesser known but just as beautiful as Morbihan and Loire-Atlantique.

Lofoten Islands, Norway

Summer in Europe - Nature and peace instead of crowded beaches

Most tourists prefer cruises to the Norwegian fjords. But many Norwegians go to the Lofoten Islands, where they enjoy the peace and unspoilt nature.

Panarea, Aeolian Islands, Sicily, Italy

Summer in Europe - Nature and peace instead of crowded beaches

Known as the setting of "L'Avventura" painting by Michelangelo Antonioni, Panarea remains a closely guarded for the jet set yachts and tourists party secret. The smallest and smartest of the Aeolian islands are home to rich Sicilians, and hosts a VIP list regulars such as Anish Kapoor, Princess Caroline, Prince William and Roberto Cavalli.

Serra de Tramuntana, Deia, Mallorca, Spain

Summer in Europe - Nature and peace instead of crowded beaches

Summer in Europe - Nature and peace instead of crowded beaches

Mallorca could be a secret, but Serra de Tramuntana, with its mountainous northwest coast is a world that offers no crowded beaches and cheap hotels. The seaside village is home is abandoned and the picturesque pine forests. Artists and people come here to get away from the madness of the high season.

Sylt, Germany

Summer in Europe - Nature and peace instead of crowded beaches

Summer in Europe - Nature and peace instead of crowded beaches

This sand island in the North Sea located three hours north-east of Hamburg and is often referred to as the Hamptons in Germany.







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