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Best places to visit in

June

June is the perfect time for a mid-year break away from it all. It is a time when many countries around the world are at their grandest and most gorgeous. Summer is warming up the northern hemisphere, creating the perfect backdrop for a European adventure or road trip across the USA. And in many countries in the southern hemisphere, the busy tourist season is yet to begin, which means you get to enjoy some of the most interesting countries in the world without the hefty costs and crowds. So, whether you want to run away to the beaches of Mexico or indulge your senses in India, we have some destination ideas for your June vacation.

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Europe

Popular High Season Destinations in June

  • Greece
  • Live out your Mediterranean dream as summer turns Greece into a picturesque paradise. Enjoy a family vacation in Athens, a romantic getaway in Chios, or beach break in Rhodes. If an exotic holiday is what you are after, Greece is the place for you.

    Go island hopping on the Greek Islands

    Tour the iconic Acropolis of Athens

    Visit an olive and olive oil farm

    The beach is calling at 28°C

  • Iceland
  • Iceland is one of the most beautiful places in Europe. Get lost in the mystical charm of Hafnarfjordur, let the nature lover in you explore the natural attractions surrounding Kopavogur, or head to Reykjavik to experience the cosmopolitan soul of Iceland.

    Experience the surreal midnight sun

    Try local food on a Reykjavik Food Walk

    Go searching for the natural hot springs

    Pack a jacket for a chilly 9°C

  • Turkey
  • Turkey is a country for the senses. Indulge your body on the Mediterranean beaches of Antalya, follow the exotic aromas through the romantic streets of Istanbul, or treat your eyes to the ancient magnificence of Ankara’s historical attractions.

    Arouse your senses at the Grand Bazaar

    Go on a hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia

    Try as many local delicacies as you can

    Experience a Turkish summer at 23°C

Popular Budget-Friendly Destinations in June

  • Germany
  • Germany is a country where there is always something to see and do. Whether you are there for the food and beer in Hamburg and Munich or the cathedrals and clubbing in Frankfurt and Berlin, a trip to Germany is one you will not regret.

    Ramble along the spectacular Romantic Road

    Treat yourself to some authentic German food

    Drink Riesling beside the legendary Rhine

    The summer heat is on its way at 22°C

  • Italy
  • If there is one place you need to go at least once in your life it is Italy. Famous for its food and breathtaking cities, an Italian holiday is about indulgence. Go shopping in Milan, relax on the beaches of Sicily, eat and drink in Venice, and relish art in Rome.

    Soak up the summer sun along the Amalfi Coast

    Head to Naples for authentic Italian pizza

    Stroll through the romantic streets of Florence

    Summer has arrived in Europe at 27°C

  • Portugal
  • A trip to Portugal is one you won’t be able to stop gushing about. Enjoy the good life in the charming towns of Funchal and Faro, delight your senses with food and wine in Porto, or head to Lisbon to feel the beating heart of beautiful Portugal.

    Explore the mysterious Quinta da Regaleira

    Catch a fado (Portuguese folk music) show

    Spend your days on the beaches in Algarve

    The country is blissfully warm at 26°C

Events in June

England – Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival is one of the most famous music and performing arts festivals in the world. Stretching for miles across the English countryside and spanning five days, Glastonbury is a once-in-a-lifetime journey through dazzling performances, legendary music, and a whole lot of shenanigans.

25°C daytime temperatures

The last weekend of June

Somerset

Turkey – Cappadox Festival

Cappadox is the coolest festival in Turkey. Lasting for five days, it intertwines music, art, food, and activities with the otherworldly valleys and fairy chimneys of Cappadocia, one of the most strange and magical places on earth. Cappadox is defined as a festival of freedom, rejuvenation, and new experiences.

27°C daytime temperatures

14-19 June
(dates may change)

Cappadocia

Amsterdam – Taste of Amsterdam

For one weekend in June, some of the best chefs and restaurants in the city come together for a culinary extravaganza of tastings and demonstrations. Taste of Amsterdam is considered the ‘Greatest Restaurant Festival’ in the world and an important social event for foodies, restaurant lovers, and chef groupies.

19°C daytime temperatures

The first weekend of June

Amsterdam

Africa

Popular High Season Destinations in June

  • Malawi
  • Famous for its friendly people, Malawi is the warm heart of Africa. Start your journey in Blantyre, which is the doorway to some of the most exquisite attractions in the country, or head to Lilongwe to feel the bustling energy and culture of Malawi.

    Go tea tasting in the Mulanje Mountain

    Sail across the tranquil waters of Lake Malawi

    Hike through the mysterious Zomba Plateau

    Enjoy the African sun at 21°C

  • Swaziland
  • There is no hurry in Swaziland. It might be small, but this is a slice of authentic Africa you do not want to miss. Manzini will steal your heart with its humble charm and experiences, but be sure to wander far and wide to get the true Swazi experience.

    Get close to nature at a game reserve

    Go rafting down the Great Usutu River

    Immerse yourself in the local culture

    Things are going to be cool at 19°C

  • Zambia
  • Zambia is a country of peaceful rhythms and magnificent natural beauty. From the buzzing streets of Lusaka and Livingstone to the sleepy streets of Ndola, Zambia is a country where taking it slow and easy never felt and looked so good.

    Embark on a guided walking safari

    Cruise along the Lower Zambezi River

    Marvel at the beauty of Victoria Falls

    The sun is out at 23°C

Popular Budget-Friendly Destinations in June

  • Morocco
  • Sensual and exotic, a holiday to Morocco is guaranteed to be delightfully out of the ordinary. Immerse yourself in the alluring charm and energy of the country in Marrakech and Casablanca or take it easy in the coastal towns of Rabat and Essaouira.

    Feel the electric atmosphere of the Fes medina

    Wander through the blue streets of Chefchaouen

    Spend a night camping in the Sahara Desert

    The weather is perfectly warm at 24°C

  • Egypt
  • Surreal landscapes and ancient treasures make Egypt one of the most interesting and exciting travel destinations in the world. Discover ancient civilisations in Cairo and Luxor or experience paradise in the desert in Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada.

    Ride a camel through the desert

    Go scuba diving in the Red Sea

    Watch a sunset on top of Mount Sinai

    Get ready for desert weather at 34°C

  • Nigeria
  • Nigeria is a country that will surprise and seduce you. The energy of Lagos is like nothing you have ever experienced, while Enugu and Calabar boast lush scenery and an irresistible easygoing charm. Nigeria is the African experience you never knew you wanted.

    Explore the Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove in Osogbo

    Go shopping at Idumota Market and Kurmi Market

    Swim in the springs at Yankari National Park

    Don’t forget your hat and shades at 28°C

Events in June

Morocco – Gnaoua World Music Festival

Touted as the Woodstock of Morocco, Gnaoua World Music Festival is a musical celebration like no other. The city of Essaouira transforms into a musical, artistic, and cultural hub over three glorious days, creating an unforgettable soundscape for culture vultures and lovers of world, jazz, blues, and funk music.

24°C daytime temperatures

21-23 June
(dates may change)

Essaouira

Robertson, South Africa – Wacky Wine Weekend

Vino connoisseurs and devotees converge in the lush Robertson Wine Valley to celebrate all things wine during Wacky Wine Weekend. Winemakers open up their cellars for tastings and their estates for grand dinners and food pairings. This beloved festival is one of the most anticipated wine events in South Africa.

18°C daytime temperatures

7-9 June
(dates may change)

Robertson

Morocco – World Sacred Music Festival

The biggest arts festival in South Africa, the streets of Grahamstown come alive with colour and excitement every year in July. Performances take place in every available space, from rehearsal rooms and street corners to conservatories and theatres. Get your slice of culture with drama, cabaret, jazz, opera and stand-up comedy filling the town over two weeks in July. Tickets should be booked in advance, but can also be bought at the door. Aside from the performances, there are lots of craft markets, food stalls and beer tents to keep you busy.

31°C daytime temperatures

14-22 June
(dates may change)

Fes

Asia & Oceania

Popular High Season Destinations in June

  • China
  • China is an immense country with endless opportunities for adventure and unforgettable experiences. From the glittering cities of Hong Kong and Shanghai to the lantern-lined streets of Beijing and Guangzhou, China is the trip of a lifetime.

    Walk along the legendary Great Wall of China

    Visit the ethereal Forbidden City

    Be awed by Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

    Get ready for some sun at 30°C

  • Jordan
  • Jordan is a country of extraordinary beauty, exotic culture, and humble people. Head to Amman to experience the unique cosmopolitan energy of the city or head down to Aqaba for a soothing escape on the coast of the Red Sea.

    Visit the astonishing lost city of Petra

    Indulge in traditional Jordanian food

    Float effortlessly in the salty Dead Sea

    Prepare for toasty weather at 32°C

  • South Korea
  • South Korea is a country where culture and history meet futuristic modernity and quirky experiences. Seoul and Incheon are cities of bright lights and cultural soul, while Jeju Island and Busan are places with easygoing charm and gorgeous landscapes.

    Wander around Bukchon Hanok Village

    Explore the colourful streets of Seoul

    Try the weird and wonderful street food

    No need for a heavy jacket at 26°C

Popular Budget-Friendly Destinations in June

  • India
  • There is no place in the world quite like India. From the chaotic streets and culinary delights of Delhi and Mumbai to the exotic beaches of Goa and famous temples of Chennai, this is a country that will overwhelm your senses and ignite your soul.

    Spend some time in the holy city of Varanasi

    Visit the Taj Mahal in Agra, Uttar Pradesh

    Get an Ayurvedic spa treatment in Kerala

    Things are going to get heated at 37°C

  • New Zealand
  • The allure of New Zealand is irresistible. It is made up of two islands: North Island is famous for its Māori cultural experiences and the cosmopolitan cities of Auckland and Wellington; South Island is famous for its mountains, lakes, and glaciers.

    Be amazed by Wai-O-Tapu thermal wonderland

    Seek adventure in Abel Tasman National Park

    Enjoy the food and nightlife in Queenstown

    The winter chill has arrived at 12°C

  • United Arab Emirates
  • The United Arab Emirates is a glittering oasis in the Arabian Desert. The city of Dubai is a hub for lavish living and a shopping paradise, Abu Dhabi will seduce you with its architectural magnificence and outdoor adventures, and Sharjah is a hotbed of culture.

    See Dubai from the top of the Burj Khalifa

    Go on desert adventures in the Liwa Oasis

    Wander around the Sharjah Heritage Area

    Endless sunshine and heat at 39°C

Events in June

Bali – Bali Arts Festival

The Bali Arts Festival is an enchanting fiesta that showcases the best of Balinese and Indonesian arts and culture. For a whole month, locals offer a glimpse into the culture of the islands with grandiose displays of dance, music, food, and colour. The Bali Arts Festival is an event you do not want to miss.

27°C daytime temperatures

Mid-June to mid-July

Denpasar

Australia – Melbourne International Jazz Festival

For the last 25 years, Singaporeans and foodies from around the world unite to celebrate Singapore’s exotic food culture. This month-long festival is a true feast for the senses where authentic food, fine artistic presentations and modern interpretations of traditional flavours are on display for all to savour. See the best talents and Michelin-starred chefs whip up a smorgasbord of delights all around the island.

15°C daytime temperatures

1-10 June
(dates may change)

Melbourne

Malaysia – Gawai Dayak

Gawai Dayak is one of the most captivating events in Malaysia. Locals dress up in elaborate traditional costumes and celebrate the indigenous cultures of the country. Some highlights of this festival are poetry recitals, blowpipe demonstrations, ngajat dancing competitions, and drinking rice wine with local families.

27°C daytime temperatures

1 June

Sarawak

North & Central America

Popular High Season Destinations in June

  • Canada
  • Canada is a dream destination. Chase the bright lights and cosmopolitan energy of Vancouver and Toronto. Experience a slice of Europe in Montreal. Or lose yourself in the natural wonderlands of British Columbia and Grand Prairie.

    Go searching for art and good food in Toronto

    Paddle through picturesque Banff National Park

    Fall in love with romantic Old Quebec City

    There outdoors are calling at 19°C

  • Dominica
  • Dominica is the tropical paradise nobody is talking about. Lush rainforests, natural hot springs, beautiful beaches, gushing waterfalls, charming island cultures, and endless adventures. Dominica has everything you need for an unforgettable holiday and more.

    Go snorkelling or diving along Champagne Reef

    Explore Morne Trois Pitons National Park

    Hike the Waitukubuli Trail

    Embrace the Caribbean sun at 33°C

  • USA
  • America is a place you need to experience at least once in your life. From the iconic cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco to the Hawaiian city of Honolulu and sultry streets of Orlando, the USA is a place where bright lights beckon and dreams come true.

    Get lost on the streets of New York City

    Listen to live music in jazzy New Orleans

    Let your wild side run free in Las Vegas

    The weather is perfect at 25°C

Popular Budget-Friendly Destinations in June

  • Cuba
  • Cuba is a rugged Caribbean paradise where the music never stops and the idyllic valleys and beaches will take your breath away. Havana is iconic with its vintage cars and old cobbled streets, while Camagüey and Santiago de Cuba abound with culture and rum.

    Get lost in Trinidad

    Drink a real mojito

    Learn to roll a cigar

    Rainy but warm at 31°C

  • Mexico
  • Mexico is a quilt of mysterious ruins, tropical beaches, and towns that bristle with unexpected wonder. Mexico City hides an unmissable art and food scene, Cancún is a Caribbean paradise, and San Miguel de Allende is considered the most beautiful city in Mexico.

    Learn how tequila is made in Tequila

    Visit the Aztec and Maya ruins in the Yucatan

    Chill out on one of the gorgeous beaches

    Prepare for warm rainy days at 24°C

  • Jamaica
  • Jamaica is all about reggae rhythms and kicking back on a beautiful beach under the Caribbean sun. The capital city, Kingston, is the heart and soul of the island, but venture further out and you will find a place of boundless beauty and unforgettable experiences.

    Go bamboo rafting

    Tour a rum estate

    Dance to live reggae

    Summer weather at 32°C

Events in July

United States – Chicago Blues Festival

The Chicago Blues Festival is one of the biggest blues festivals in the world and one of the most beloved. It debuted in the 80s and has become the beating heart of the blues scene in Chicago, a city famous for its musical history. The festival happens over three days and celebrates both old and new musicians.

25°C daytime temperatures

8-10 June
(dates may change)

Chicago

Belize - Lobster Festival

The Lobster Festival is a seafood celebration not to be missed. It marks the beginning of lobster season and is one of the best ways to experience the food and culture of Belize. You will get to experience beach parties, live local music, street fests, and of course, delicious lobster prepared every way you can imagine.

28-30°C daytime temperatures

15-24 June / 22-24 June
(dates may change)

San Pedro / Placencia

Panama - Festival of Corpus Christi

The Festival of Corpus Christi is a religious celebration with a twist. Its Catholic roots are bound together with local folklore to create a unique festival of pagan dances and bewitching costumes. The theme of good versus evil is acted out in the streets with costumed devils dancing and battling it out in the streets.

28°C daytime temperatures

20 June
(or 40 days after Easter)

Chitre / Los Santos

South America

Popular High Season Destinations in June

  • Bolivia
  • Bolivia is a paradise for travellers wanting to experience the rugged heart of South America. It is a country bursting at the seams with indigenous cultures and landscapes that seem like something out of fairytale. Bolivia is a place you won’t be able to help but fall in love with.

    Walk across the striking Salar de Uyuni

    Witness a sunset over Valle de la Luna

    Visit the witch market in La Paz

    The weather is hot and humid at 30°C

  • Ecuador
  • Ecuador is for the adventurous. It is a small country with boundless beauty and immense soul. Be awed by the wildness of the Galápagos Islands, sleep in a jungle lodge in the Amazon, or head to Quito and Guayaquil to experience its urban rhythm.

    Go mountain biking down Cotopaxi volcano

    Swim through The Cracks on Isla Santa Cruz

    Explore the ancient Inca ruins of Ingapirca

    Not too hot and not too cold at 25°C

  • Peru
  • It might be famous for its ruins and rainforests, but there is so much more to Peru. Drink pisco sours and eat strange and wonderful food in Lima, roam through the mesmerising city of Arequipa, hang out on the beaches of Máncora, or explore the local culture in Cusco.

    Explore the real Amazon in Manú National Park

    Trek through the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu

    Eat adventurously by trying the local food

    You should probably pack a jacket at 20°C!

Popular Budget-Friendly Destinations in June

  • Argentina
  • Argentina will take you on a journey of fantastic wine, heavenly scenery, delightful cities, and sultry dancing. Be charmed by Argentinian culture and food in Buenos Aires, step back into the past in Córdoba, and disappear into nature in El Calafate and Bariloche.

    Learn how to tango

    Stroll through La Boca

    Drink wine in Mendoza

    A crisp 16°C awaits you

  • Brazil
  • A trip to Brazil is the great love affair you’ve been waiting for. The old cobbled streets of São Luís and Salvador will charm your soul, the electric rhythms of Rio de Janeiro will seduce your senses, and the beaches of Ilhéus and Fortaleza will steal your heart.

    Laze around on Copacabana Beach

    Follow the call of the wild in the Amazon

    Learn how to samba in Salvador

    Sunny weather welcomes you at 25°C

  • Chile
  • Chile is a dream come true for nature and culture lovers. From the artsy city of Santiago to the awe-inspiring glaciers of Torres del Paine in Patagonia and stilted village of Castro, Chile is a place of unique experiences and unbelievable beauty.

    Take a trip to the mysterious Easter Island

    Spend a night in the dreamy Atacama Desert

    Visit the unusual and edgy city of Valparaíso

    It is winter in South America at 15°C

Events in June

Peru - Inti Raymi

Inti Raymi is a festival that honours Inti, the revered Incan sun god, and celebrates the harvest season. It was an important event during the ancient Inca Empire and continues to be one of the most sacred festivals in Peru. Thousands of visitors flock to the city each year to witness this colourful spectacle.

21°C daytime temperatures

24 June

Cusco

Brazil - Festas Juninas

Festas Juninas (or June Festival) is one of the most important folklore festivals in Brazil. It is a celebration of several saints and the new plantation seasons, and usually involves bonfires, dressing up as rural folk, dancing the quadrilha, eating traditional food, and drinking quentão (basically Brazilian gluhwein).

22°C daytime temperatures

13 / 24 / 29 June

Many of the northeastern cities

Mexico – Día de los Locos

Día de los Locos (Day of the Crazy People) is a festival that is all about letting your freak flag fly and having a good time. The exact origins are unknown, but that doesn’t stop locals and visitors from dressing up in outrageous costumes and going loco on the beautiful baroque streets of San Miguel de Allende.

27°C daytime temperatures

Third weekend of June

San Miguel de Allende

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