Where To Go For The Rest of 2022?


Got some use-it-or-lose-it trip days weighing in your thoughts? Or a severe case of wanderlust? Here’s our greatest recommendation on the place to go for the rest of 2022.

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September sees a few of the most nice climate throughout Europe – summer season heatwaves have handed, for coastal locations, the water remains to be heat, and within the cities, cultural occasions are plentiful. For the coast, head to Albania and Turkey. For cities, the Central Europe quartet of Prague, Vienna, Budapest, and Krakow at all times has a lot to supply. It’s additionally the final month of nice climate within the Baltic area, and Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania make for a superb three-country journey.

This is an aerial view of the red rooftops in the medieval heart of Tallinn.
The rooftops of Tallinn’s medieval outdated city


Throughout October, you’ll be able to nonetheless stay up for first rate climate in Croatia and the Balkans, or in Turkey. Want to go off the crushed path? Wine-lovers mecca Georgia and its Caucasus neighbors Azerbaijan and Armenia are nicely price a glance. As fall takes maintain in Central Europe and days get shorter, it’s the right time for a visit that focuses on the humanities. Spend huge on opera in Vienna, or keep budget-friendly in Prague and Budapest.

This is a panoramic shot of Hvar in Croatia. In the foreground, there's a castle that overlooks the red rooftops of the seaside town below.
Hvar Town, Croatia. Calm after the summer season rush.


Traditionally one of many quietest months for journey in Europe, November could be very a lot a off-season. Many coastal and island locations wind down, with eating places and inns taking a well-earned break. But in case you’re extra occupied with historic, meals, and cultural experiences within the cities, it may be a good time to reap the benefits of low-season charges virtually in every single place.

This image shows Piazza Duomo in Siracusa, Sicily, on a sunny day. There are people walking around the square.
Piazza Duomo in Siracusa, Sicily, the center of the historic heart

The crowds in Italy and Greece subside by mid-October, and although we will’t promise you’ll have locations to your self, it’ll be lots much less busy than May via September. Paris and southern France could be fantastic right now of 12 months too. Late November can also be when Europe’s Christmas markets come roaring into life. You gained’t even miss out on Thanksgiving turkey in case you’re someplace like Prague, the place the massive expat group ensures there are at all times just a few locations to rejoice.


Many cities throughout Europe are trying ahead to lastly welcoming again Christmas Markets to their squares in full drive. Germany and Austria are the celebs, however Prague, Budapest, and Krakow are price your time too. Further north, there’s extra likelihood of a white Christmas within the Baltic States and a assure in case you embody Santa’s hometown in Lapland, north Finland, in your Baltic winter tour.

This is the image of an ice-skating rink from above. The skating rink is situated in the heart of a Christmas market. There are quite a few people skating and a lot more watching.
Skating rink at a Berlin Christmas Market

Planning for 2023?

If all of your 2022 journey is squared away and also you’re wanting to discover Europe as soon as extra in 2023, there’s no higher time than the current to lock in your dates for subsequent 12 months.


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