Holiday 2023: Best Summer Holiday Destinations

Summer 2023, where to go? What are the best destinations for summer 2023? It is still not too early to peek at the trendy destinations and holiday packages 2023.

What are the best destinations for summer holidays and the best destinations for young people? You don’t have to go far, there are plenty of close and cheap destinations (even in Italy) to go to this summer.

If you are looking for the perfect place, we have put together a list with the best destinations: here are some ideas for planning your summer holiday 2023.


Holiday 2023, yes, but where? What if we told you Montenegro? The little wonder of the Balkans awaits you with spectacular beaches, villages where time seems to stand still and spectacular nature. On the list of coolest destinations to visit this year is Portugal and its most authentic region the Alentejo, Slovenia perfect for those who love trekking and hiking and the Azores, the wild archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic

If you are planning your big trip, take a look at the year’s top destinations and best cities to visit according to Lonely Planet. Favourite destinations include Seville, Matera and Hamburg. You can find the guide with the best holiday offers 2023 here.

Usually when one thinks of Portugal for a summer holiday, the first destination that comes to mind is the Algarve but if you are looking for uncrowded places, the Alentejo offers quieter beaches. This beautiful region lies across the Tagus River in southern Portugal, in the stretch from Lisbon to the Algarve.

Here you can travel on the road through a vast stretch of Atlantic coastline along which you can see beautiful beaches and sleepy villages.

The Alentejo is also an important region for wine production. If you prefer an active holiday, take the Rota Vicentina, a path through the South West Alentejo Natural Park to Cape San Vicente.

If you are looking for the perfect Greek island, make a note of this name: Elafonisos in the south of the Peloponnese, there is a place that seems to come straight out of a dream: Elafonisos, an exotic island of just 19 square kilometres that we could call a long strip of paradise.

If you want to forget modernity this summer and want to enjoy wonderful beaches, all you need is a beach towel, lotion and a hat. Awaiting you are stretches of white sand, dunes surrounded by cedar trees, turquoise waters and blue skies: an uncrowded paradise that is hard to forget.

Overlooking the Mediterranean in southern France, Sète is a historic city also known as the ‘Venice of the Languedoc’, a nickname given to it by French writer Paul Valéry. The old harbour and the city centre seem like places suspended in time.

The arrival of the Worldwide Music Festival in July and Convenanza in September have made the city a favourite destination for music lovers in Europe.

If beach and sea are not your thing, Lake Bled in Slovenia can be a great starting point for hiking or cycling.

Surrounded by the Julian Alps and the Karavanke, the surroundings of this emerald green lake offer mountain biking trails, water sports spots and hikes through truly epic scenery. Here is a selection of the most beautiful places to visit on a trip to Slovenia.

An archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Get to one of the islands that due to their isolated location are still an unspoilt paradise perfect for those looking for an adventurous holiday. Here you can go whale watching or canyoning. The volcanic landscape of the islands is home to tea plantations and vineyards. Here you will also find some of Portugal’s most beautiful nature parks. Here you will find a photographic voyage of discovery of the Azores.

Stoupa is a still secret and little-visited destination in Greece and is located on the south-western coast of the Mani peninsula in the Peloponnese. Surrounded by olive trees and mountains, the town is steeped in history and surrounded by beautiful, unspoilt beaches. Here you will find charming medieval villages, fishing villages, wild beaches, turquoise bays and mountains for trekking routes.

If a summer holiday in the Baltic Sea might seem a little strange to you, try asking any Dane on the island of Bornholm and you will find out why it is so popular.

Officially, the island is the sunniest place in Denmark and is famous for its fine sandy beaches. In many smokehouses you can find mackerel and smoked herring.

Over the last fifteen years Croatia has become a popular summer destination, famous for its scenic beaches and lively nightlife. The island of Hvar is a favourite destination for those looking for beautiful beaches and fun, but if you venture further north of the island you will luckily manage to find beaches and scenery that are still quiet and uncrowded.

Not just the French Riviera. The small island of Noirmoutier lies just off the coast of Brittany and is connected to the mainland by a road that disappears at high tide. The landscape is perfect for touring the beaches by bicycle as the average temperatures during the summer season are not excessively hot, hovering around 23-24 °C.