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Europe In July: Your Guide to a dreamy vacation in Europe
Written by Arundhati Toshniwal on July 14, 2021 Share on

Europe in July – Your Guide to a Dreamy Vacation in Europe

It is time for a trip to the continent with rich history, well-preserved cultural heritage, safety and efficient infrastructure. Being the world’s second-smallest continent, Europe attracts a lot of tourists worldwide. Europe is full of sensational and diverse landscapes. This continent’s 44 countries with delightful cities and unique attractions make every tourist’s dream vacation come true. Europe in July is magnificent, why? So, here I will let you know the reasons why you should plan your Europe trip in July. So, let’s get started.

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Weather in Europe in July

July is the perfect month to visit Europe as it is the warmest month. The average temperature in the night of July is 12°C (53.6°C) and in the daytime is 21°C (69.8°F). The rain is normal in July which is around 59mm (2.3in). Long days, shining sun and cheerful nightlife turn Europe into a powerful magnet that attracts a lot of tourists. The only thing you would have to take care of is – Crowd!!!!

Top 5 Places to visit in Europe in July

Although Europe is amazing throughout the year but visiting Europe in July has its unique charm. There are several places and reasons to visit Europe in July. Here are the places you should visit on your next vacation.

Also read – A Quick Checklist for your first Europe Trip

1. Lisbon – Portugal

A beautiful capital city in July offers you long days to explore cultural heritage, festivals, concerts, many beaches, outdoor activities and so much more. Being the oldest city in the world, it is Europe’s second-oldest city after Athens, it means so much culture and history in the city. The Castle of Sao Jorge with an amazing view of the city, the Sanctuary of Christ the King monument, Parque Eduardo VII park, and much more fascinating historical heritage. However, this hot weather gets the benefit from the northern sea and cools you off in the afternoon.

Castle of Sao Jorge, Lisbon, Portugal Places to visit in Europe in July
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  • Average July Temperature (High) – 28°C
  • Average July Temperature (Low) – 18°C

2. Barcelona – Spain

Barcelona is a great place to visit in July and is one of the popular celebrity destinations. You can visit museums with illustrious collections, witness the impressive architecture of the city, parks, and eating “Tapas”. One example of the unique architecture found in the city is – “La Sagrada Familia” truly picturesque structure with various architectural styles. Barcelona has many other famous places to visit like – famous Camp Nou – the FC Barcelona stadium, Casa Milà (Pedrera), Park Güell, Cal Pep – Restaurant and many more.

La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain, Places to visit in Europe in July
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  • Average July Temperature (High) – 28°C
  • Average July Temperature (Low) – 19°C

Also read – 8 Amazing Reasons to Visit Barcelona – The Architectural City of Spain


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3.Santorini – Greece

One of the popular island destinations in the Mediterranean and iconic for its whitewashed blue-domed structure. Greece is one of the loved locations by Bollywood directors and blockbuster movies like Bang Bang and Wanted are shot in Santorini. It is a fantastic place to visit due to its culture and natural beauty as you can Lay on the beach, explore its culture, go for a hike or watch the famous Santorini sunset which people usually come from all over the world to see.

Oia, village in santorini, Greece - sunset picture, Places to visit in Europe in July
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  • Average July Temperature (High) – 29°C
  • Average July Temperature (Low) – 23°C

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4.Reykjavik – Iceland

Reykjavik is the world’s northernmost capital. Colourful wooden buildings and amazing art make Reykjavik a city full of gems. Hallgrimskirkja, Harpa, Perlan, colourful streets with magnificent art and food give you so much to explore. The weather in July here is wonderful and easy to travel to. So, what are you waiting for?? and yes, do remember to pack up your raincoats because it can rain there anytime!

Reykjavik by day, Places to visit in Europe in July
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  • Average July Temperature (High) – 13°C
  • Average July Temperature (Low) – 08°C

Also read – 10 Best Places to Eat In Reykjavik, Iceland


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5.Amsterdam, Netherlands

The best way to explore Amsterdam is to take a bike and woof! Amsterdam is warm and a bit humid in July but no worries as this city offer you wonderful food and music festivals this month, for example – North Sea Jazz Festival, it is known as the world’s largest indoor music festival.

Amsterdam, Places to visit in Europe in July
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  • Average July Temperature (High) – 22°C
  • Average July Temperature (Low) – 13°C

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Top 5 Things to do in Europe in July

Europe is full of picturesque landscapes and monuments to visit, festivals and events to attend and it may take a lifetime to experience them all in just one lifetime but here are some top 5 activities to do in Europe in July which can make your trip wonderful.

  1. Colours of Ostrava
  2. Relax in Blue Lagoon, Iceland
  3. Have a gelato, all day in Italy
  4. Visit Underbelly Festival Cavendish Square in London
  5. Explore the magnificent Belfast Castle

1. Colours of Ostrava

It is a unique multi-genre music festival that happens around July. It has more than 350 programs including, films, concerts, theatre, workshops and much more. This event has received many awards and you definitely won’t regret picking this up in your itinerary. So, get ready for some lifetime memory.

  • Location – Ostrava, Czech Republic‎
  • Upcoming event dates – 13th Jul to 16th Jul – 2022
  • Ticket cost – Around 125.00 EUR

Also read – Czech Republic Visa For Indian Residents – An Ultimate Guide


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2.Relax in Blue Lagoon, Iceland

It is an astounding spa in Iceland which is very famous among tourists. The water is rich in minerals which helps you to relax and is amazing for your skin. Experiencing Blue Lagoon in July is such relaxing! Above all, you will have some delightful experiences to share with your friend and family.

  • Entry fees – around 5990 ISK
  • Timing may vary
Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Iceland, reykjavik, Iceland, Things to do in Europe in July
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3.Have a gelato, all day in Italy

Even if you are not a foodie, still you will love this amazing Italian origin frozen dessert. It is much like ice cream but with a different texture and amount of ingredients. During a hot month like July, this refreshing one scoop on waffle cone will make your day.

Gelato, Rome ,Things to do in Europe in July
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4.Visit Underbelly Festival Cavendish Square in London

It is a highly entertaining cultural-pop event with lots of food, music, circus, cabaret, theatre and so on. It is United Kindom’s top summer festival that you should experience and Starts around July and ends in September, and is a fun way to spend your day. You can book tickets for different shows at different prices

  • Location – Cavendish Square, London W1G 0PU, United Kingdom
  • Ticket costs may vary according to the show
  • Time may vary according to the show

Also read – 10 Best Things to Do in London in Summer for a Fantastic Trip


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5.Explore the magnificent Belfast Castle

This picturesque castle is 400 ft above sea level which offers an amazing view of Belfast city and is built in a Victorian structure. Belfast is a hidden gem with many more places to explore. so,

  • Location – Antrim Rd, Belfast BT15 5GR, UK
  • Time – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Belfast castle, things to do in Europe in July
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Are you planning a trip to Europe this July? Check out our Pre-packaged Europe Tour Packages offered at Pickyourtrail and choose the one that suits you best or customise your own Europe itinerary according to your likes and preferences. Go and have a fantastic Vacay! Hoping to see you soon.

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