7 Drop Dead Gorgeous Destinations You Have to Visit in 2021
Spring fever is over and summer is almost here, finding the perfect summer travel destination can be very stressfu. We at Sedunia Travel understand and have done our research and come up with a list of summer destinations; from charming towns of culture to sun-kissed Mediterranean coast, scenic road journeys to a vibrant purple sea in the Provence. Read on to get some inspiration.
THE FRENCH RIVIERA, FRANCE
The French Riviera or d'Azur coast is one of the most alluring regions in France, it’s the best destination for those who seek unique gourmet experiences mixed with charming history and culture.
Situated between the Southern Alps of France and the Mediterranean, it is known for some of the world’s most famous beaches and destinations, including Monaco, Nice, Cannes and Saint Tropez.
During summer, the weather is just perfect for unwinding along the sandy beaches, getting lost in the picturesque village surrounded by lush vineyards. Strolling along the famous boulevards of Cannes, hunting for a Brocante bargain or spend a day shopping the food markets
THE AMALFI COAST, ITALY
Italy’s Amalfi Coast boasts a classic Mediterranean landscape, a gorgeous blend of natural, culinary and cultural wonders. Get lost in Italy’s most charming sun-kissed Mediterranean coastal towns.
It all starts with pizza. The region’s capital is the culinary delights of Almafi Coast. Naples is a mecca known for its of Italian pizza, homegrown fresh tangy San Marzano tomatoes, creamy buffalo mozzarella and rustic wines run it all down.
Cetara is a hidden gem to be discovered in Amalfi Coast, this picturesque little town filled with pastel-coloured mansions, terraced vineyards and cliffside lemon groves. Immerse in the scent of lemons, savour tasty Mediterranean pasta and irresistible pastries.
ARIZONA, THE USA
The Grand Canyon of Arizona has plenty to offer for nature-lovers and adventure seekers. The state is full of natural wonders and towns that you can embark on a road trip adventure for a summer getaway. One of the best value destinations making it quite affordable in its many arts and food scenes.
Take in the mind-blowing landscape as you pass along the famous Route 66, Saguaro National Park, the majestic Lake Powell and explore the picturesque town of Sedona. Boasting as one of the most staggering settings in the state where red rocks line the area.
THE COUNTRYSIDE OF IRELAND
Located to the west of Great Britain, Ireland is an island rich in history, culture and natural beauty. Enjoy the best of the Emerald Isle when it’s at its greenest and sunniest.
Ireland has an abundance of beaches to offer, as well as prominent music, art, and food festivals throughout the summer.
There are plenty of magical spots in Ireland, which are known for its rolling hills, green landscapes, and picturesque waterfalls, and summertime is the best time for a drive, hike, or a bike ride through the Irish countryside.
KOMODO ISLAND, INDONESIA
Indonesia’s Komodo islands are ideal for adventurous families and travellers who would rather have the experience all to themselves, away from heavy crowds. Best explored via traditional wooden sailboat, these remote islands offer the perfect balance of adventure and relaxation.
You can hike volcanoes, enjoy diving lessons in coral atolls, unwind on the pink beach, try paddleboard yoga, swim with whale sharks, visit villages to witness traditional weaving and even get up close to mighty Komodo dragons.
Provence has always been identified as a scenic charm and French fairy tale like region. All flourishing rolling vineyards, stunning sunflowers fields, hand-whipped cheeses and fertile earth, framed by dramatic cliff-top drives, lavender blooms, Roman ruins and idyllic seaside towns.
Think baskets full of fresh olives, tomatoes, garlic, orchard fruits and fresh lavender products, chowing down on an elevated French cuisine. Lavender is a huge part of Provençal culture. It’s been used for hundreds of years in the cuisine for making honey, sorbets, ice cream and cosmetics products.
Unwind along the hilly, cobbled streets in Provence when the markets are at their finest. Provence’s bloom abundance in July, where the hills are covered with the sweet scent of lavender. Immerse yourself in the vibrant purple seas of lavender blooms on the famed High Plateau de Valensole, the hilltop villages of Sault, and the Abbaye de Sénanque in Vaucluse.
A summer holiday to Budapest will be easy on your bank balance, with a beer or a glass of wine in a bar or restaurant costing less than €1 and a meal costing around €4. Not only is Hungary’s capital one of the prettiest in Europe, but it’s also one of the least expensive.
There’s plenty to do for the curious traveller, soak under the stars in the Széchenyi Baths, the biggest natural thermal spring complex in Europe. When you’re on the Buda side of the river, do not forget about the neo-Gothic Fisherman’s Bastions.
While on the Pest side you’ll find upscale restaurants and captivating street sculptures along the Danube river (look out for the Little Princess), The Danube Promenade remains one of the best strolls in the city.
Alongside runs yellow trams, you’ll pass the ornate Vigadó theatre, Buda Castle with its turquoise dome towering over the Buda bank and the neo-classical Széchenyi chain bridge which rises out of the Danube linking Buda and Pest.
With summer just around the corner, it’s time to pack your sunglasses, summer outfits along with your best camera and start working your way through our list of summer destinations. Glance through the itineraries we have and book now at https://seduniatravel.com for Asian, Oceania destinations and Western destinations.