Best Places to Travel in August

Georgina Willcox | 27 June 2024

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Experiencing a new holiday destination in August can be a delightful experience, as the peak summer season provides optimal weather conditions for outdoor activities, visiting must-see attractions, relaxing on the beach or by the coast and and you can enjoying alfresco dining well into the evening time. Check out our recommendations on the best holiday destinations to go in August.

Best August Holiday Destinations

1. The Austrian Alps

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At this time of year it can be very hot in southern Europe, so a trip to the Austrian Alps is a great time to enjoy outdoor activities without the extreme heat or cold. It offers a serene escape with breath-taking scenery and the weather is perfect for leisurely walks and exploring alpine villages like Innsbruck. In August, it's also the best opportunity to take a scenic drive through the Austrian Alps, as the roads are usually clear of snow and offer stunning views of the surrounding peaks and valleys. 

2. Sicily, Italy

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If you travel to Sicily towards the end of August, the temperatures are milder and you can experience the beauty of this Mediterranean island with fewer crowds. This Italy holiday destination has an impressive history and has been home to various empires, including the Ancient Greeks, who left their mark in architecture, traditions and food for Sicilians to this very day. The island is filled with stunning landscapes, such as the iconic Mount Etna, it has a rich history and boasts charming towns like Taormina and Syracuse, where you can explore ancient ruins and beautiful beaches.

3. Montenegro

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If you take a holiday in Montenegro in August, the weather is warm and inviting, making it perfect to experience its picturesque bays, medieval towns, and pristine beaches. One of the top excursions in Montenegro is taking a boat trip to the Bay of Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

4. Costa de la Luz, Spain

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Taking a Costa de la Luz holiday in August offers a delightful blend of golden beaches, cultural experiences and traditional Andalusian charm. This region boasts an impressive history, the town of Niebla has impressive medieval architecture and in province of Huelva is where Christopher Columbus planned his voyage to the new world. You can easily take a day trip to Seville, where highlights of this vibrant city include the impressive Alcázar Palace, Seville Cathedral, and the Giralda Tower.

We have a range of incredible options to help you find your ideal holiday. Browse our website now to discover a variety of fantastic travel destinations for August.

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