Best Places to Travel in July

Georgina Willcox | 11 June 2024


July is a wonderful time to travel in Europe it's the summer time and the longer days means you can spend more time exploring top attractions. Plus there are sometimes unique cultural events and activities that can only be experienced at this time of year. Check out our recommendations on the best holiday destinations to go in July.

Best July Holiday Destinations


Visit Tuscany in July.webp

If you visit Tuscany in July you could experience the famous Palio horse race in Siena and the Puccini Opera Festival in Lucca. At this time of year Tuscany boasts warm temperatures and sunny days, perfect for exploring the picturesque countryside, vineyards, and historic cities such as Florence, Siena, and Pisa. Tuscany is famous for its wine production, particularly Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino. July is a great time to visit the region's vineyards and wineries, where you can sample a variety of wines, learn about the winemaking process, and enjoy the scenic views of the rolling hills and vineyards.

Lake Garda

Explore Lake Garda in July.webp

July is a great time to explore Lake Garda, which is known for its stunning landscapes consisting of vineyards, olive groves, and mountains. From medieval castles to museums, there are plenty of attractions to discover around the lake. Experience a relaxing boat trip to visit the various towns in Lake Garda, take a leisurely stroll along the lakefront promenades or explore the beautiful gardens, relish in dining outdoors and savouring delicious Italian cuisine whilst taking in the scenic views of the lake.


Sorrento in July.webp

A Sorrento holiday in July offers clear skies and sunny weather, perfect for enjoying the stunning scenery. One of the top excursions to do is exploring the Amalfi Coast, known for their breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea, dramatic cliffs, and picturesque villages. Discover Sorrento's beautiful gardens, such as Villa Comunale and Villa Fiorentino, which offer stunning views of the Bay of Naples. July is a month filled with festivals and events, including music concerts, food festivals, and religious celebrations. 

Lake Como

Discover Lake Como in July.webp

The perfect opportunity to visit Lake Como would be in July as the surrounding hills and mountains are at their greenest due to the summer season creating  a beautiful backdrop for the lake and its picturesque villages. Also the gardens in several historic villas like Villa del Balbianello and Villa Carlotta will be in full bloom.

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 July.

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