Borders of some European countries are opening to travellers now like Greece, Italy, Portugal,…but you wonder where to go on holiday in Europe for safe holidays in countries and regions less affected by coronavirus?
Most airlines have resumed their flights and offer safety measures such as masks, disinfected cabins between each flight and fresh air filtered every 3 seconds.
Some destinations have been less affected than others and have implemented strict safety and hygiene measures for tourist accommodation, hotels and restaurants to ensure people a safe holiday; Greece, Georgia, Portugal and Poland have been very little affected by Coronavirus and are destinations that tourists seem to prioritize in Europe.
Here is a list of destinations less affected by Coronavirus and where safety and hygiene measures have been taken.
Corfu – Greece
For your next holidays, choose nature, discovery and relaxation while staying in Corfu. Air quality is up to three times higher in Corfu than in central Paris and the population density on this Greek island is 23 times lower than the population density in London.
The beach of Paleokrastritsa and its monastery, the nightlife of Sidari and the beach of the “Canal d’amour”, the seaside resort of Agios Georgios or the old town of Corfu and its rich Byzantine heritage await you this summer. The best time of the year to visit Corfu is certainly spring (from May) and summer (until late August). April and September are quite rainy but not as much as November and December that should be avoided. Be that as it may, all this rain that falls in winter makes Corfu one of the greenest and most beautiful Greek islands. The island is the perfect destination for an unforgettable holiday under the sun . It was marked by the Venitian, English and British cultures as it was under their control for centuries.
Come discover this rich historical past, stay at its paradisiacal beaches, enjoy its wine, its virgin olive oil and offer yourself a private Corfu full-day wine tasting tour or a 5-hour private Corfu & Achillion palace tour.
The Algarve – Portugal
With 90 inhabitants per square kilometre, the Algarve is one of the least dense regions in Europe.
Destinations like Lagoa, Lagos, Aljezur are among the destinations with the purest air in Europe. Forests of eucalyptus trees, pines, sea air are beneficial for the respiratory tract. Imagine that the air on an Algarve beach is 100 times less loaded with germs than on the streets of London. Sun-drenched, this region is perfect for outdoor sports, golf, surfing, trekking.
Would you rather go to the mountain ? Enjoy a hike on the heights of Monchique or a trekking along the 7 hanging valleys: the most beautiful hiking trail in Europe. There is room for everyone along the gigantic Algarve beaches and you will not be stuck like sardines unlike other destinations in the world.
Only 60 kilometres from Aktion / Preveza airport, Parga is a beautiful fishing village with a beautiful cove and beach. On site you can get around by rental car or taxi. Treat yourself to the best by booking your hotel in Parga, your tours and activities in Greece such as a “full-day boat cruise” to explore the beautiful old town of Parga .
Cork is ideal for lovers, families and friends who want more than just a common city break: Cork has it all. Do you fancy a holiday by the sea? Would your wife rather go hiking or biking with the children? Are you a gourmet? Is she looking for a wellness destination? Would the children like kayaking and windsurfing? Look no further, Cork is for you. Cork city and county offer visitors history, heritage and landmarks, accompanied by artisan food and drink and a strong cultural, musical and artistic vibe. This is a place of dramatic natural landscapes, riverscapes, harbours, bays and seascapes, a place of mountains, river valleys and coastlines.
Budapest – Hungary
The city setting is stunning with a rich architectural and historical heritage: it offers an unmatched combination of culture, blooming gastronomy and the advantages of thermal waters and world heritage sights. The pearl of the Danube is not only the best European destination, it is also one of the most beautiful and safest cities in the world. Budapestoffers the elegance of Paris, the architectural heritage of Vienna, the charm of Porto, Stockholm’s gentle way of life.
Wroclaw – Poland
Wroclaw is an amazing city, the “waaaaw” effect is guaranteed! Wroclaw has the energy of Berlin, the youth of Lisbon or Barcelona, trendy bars like Amsterdam’s, an exceptional architecture that could make you think of Bruges or Vienna, … but in fact, Wroclaw is incomparable, Wroclaw is Wroclaw and that’s all.
Azores – Portugal
In the middle of the Ocean, the Azores is a perfect choice for a holiday in the great outdoors, away from the crowds, close to nature.
Not to miss: Facing the island of Sao Miguel, the main island of the Azores Archipelago, the Islet of Vila Franca do Campo will be the icing on the cake of your stay in the Azores. Only 1 kilometre from the coast, this small island is actually the visible part of an incredible underwater volcano. Crystal clear waters and a small beach await you in this little corner of paradise unique in the world.
Prague – Czech Republic
Prague has been considered as one of the most beautiful cities in the world since Middle Ages. Adjectives such as “golden“, “city of a hundred spires“, “the crown of the world“ were attributed to Prague, which is located right in the heart of Europe. And how to get the city into your heart? Try with us to wander not only in the Historic Centre of Prague that has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1992 and with its 866 hectares is the largest historic city centre on this list in the world, but also in the vibrant cultural metropolis.
The Lofoten Islands – Norway
The Lofoten Islands are a dream destination for many travellers from all over the world. This archipelago offers one of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe. It is a quiet and peaceful place inhabited by a few fishermen who enjoy the fishy waters of Lofoten.
Barra – Outer Hebrides
With its mild and oceanic climate, Barra is a perfect destination from April to October. With its white sandy beaches, its wild nature, the crystal clear waters, Barra is a good alternative to a noisy and crowded holiday. With its low population density but also the purest air in the UK, the outer hebrides is a perfect choice for a holiday away from the hustle and bustle. The ions will have a positive effect on your mood, your health, your mind.
Riga – Latvia
Riga has a glamorous city centre as well as a hipster republic. It’s possible to arrive in Riga via all three classic means of transportation – air, land and water – and the city can be observed both from above and from a SUP board on the water. Like any city full of creative energy, it vibrates, pulsates and astonishes at any time of year.
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