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The 10 Best Places To Visit in June

June is the perfect time for a break. In the Northern Hemisphere, it marks the beginning of summer, the flowers are in full bloom and it's a great opportunity to grab some sunshine, but avoid the crowds and lofty prices of the peak tourist season.

Whether you want to relax on a beach, spot some big game on safari, or take in a litany of attractions on a city break, the options are endless, read on to discover our 10 Best Places To Visit in June

The Amalfi Coast

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This captivating stretch of southern Italian coastline is, without doubt, one of the most beautiful on the planet, 50 kilometres of dramatic cliffs, small beaches, and pastel-hued fishing villages, looking out over sun-kissed Mediterranean waters.

In June, average daytime temperatures sit in the mid-20s, and you'll enjoy plenty of sunshine, plus, though a popular time of year for visitors, you'll avoid the throngs that congest the winding coastal roads during the peak summer months.


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A truly tantalising place, Zambia boasts breathtaking natural beauty that goes well beyond Victoria Falls (one of the largest waterfalls on earth), home to vast lakes and rivers, savanna grasslands and verdant plateaus, along with some of the richest and most diverse wildlife in all of Africa.

There's no better time of year to visit Zambia than June when the weather is dry and warm, but the scenery remains lush and green thanks to the recent tropical rains.
It's also a great time for a safari. Parks like the Lower Zambezi, Kafue and North and South Luangwa, are teeming with all manner of wildlife, and the crowds won't descend until July.


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It might not be one of Europe's largest capitals, but Copenhagen has a whole lot to offer!

The city's gastronomy is renowned the world over, and for good reason. Of course, it's home to world-beating restaurants like Noma, but if you're after something a little less pricey, there are plenty of outstanding eateries for all budgets.

In June, the city enjoys Spring-like weather, with mild temperatures and plenty of sunshine. Hop on a bicycle, and enjoy a craft beer or coffee at the waterfront. Or if you fancy a quick trip to Sweden, the vibrant city of Malmo is just a 20-minute train ride away!


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For Brits, Croatia was once a little known Balkan nation located on the peripheries of more familiar European haunts, but recent decades have seen it become one of the hottest destinations on the continent and for good reason!

Stunning beaches, rugged coastal cliffs, paradisiacal islands, dramatic waterfalls, and some of the most beautiful towns and cities you'll ever visit, Croatia is an enchanting place, that boasts history, culture, and natural beauty in abundance.

With plenty of sunshine and average daily highs of 27°C, June is a great time to visit this Adriatic Gem. Whether you want to dance the night away at a festival or nightclub; explore historic landmarks, or take in the Dalmatian coast from on board a yacht, the possibilities are endless!


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Situated in the Java Sea the island of Borneo is vast, and intoxicating, fringed by miles of untouched beaches and carpeted in endless pristine rainforest brimming with a diversity of wildlife.

Clouded leopards, tigers, elephants, and rhinos are just some of the incredible animals you can spot in Borneo, whilst is it also one of only two countries on earth (the other is nearby Sumatra), where you'll find Orangutans. June is a great time to spot these amazing creatures, as thousands venture out into more accessible parts of the forest to forage the newly-born fruit, plus, it's also a great time to see turtles hatching on the tiny islands off the northern coastline.

South of France

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Visit Southern France anytime between April and October and you're pretty much guaranteed a wonderful time. In June however, the weather is perfect, with bright sunny days, and temperatures in the mid-20s.

Conditions are equally great for exploring charming mountain villages, or the picturesque towns (like Cannes and St.Tropez to name but a few) as for enjoying the beaches of the famed French Riviera. Provence's world-famous Lavender fields are at their most vibrant, whilst later in the month, you might just catch a glimpse of bright yellow sunflowers. What's more, with peak tourist season not kicking off until July, you'll avoid the throngs of visitors and astronomical prices!

Yosemite National Park, USA

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The US' most famous national park, Yosemite embodies the rugged beauty of eastern California.

May and September might be the best times to visit California, but you can't beat June if you're heading to Yosemite. The stunning Tioga Pass driving route is inaccessible between November and late May, but the snow has cleared by June, plus the park's eponymous falls have yet to be dried up by the summer sun. On top of that, the meadows are carpeted in colourful wildflowers, and temperatures hover around the mid-20s, perfect for exploring the dramatic landscapes on foot!


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Comprised of over 300 stunning islands, the remote South Pacific archipelago of Fiji is renowned for its palm-fringed beaches, azure waters, tropical forests, and verdant mountains, as well as for the warmth and hospitality of its residents.

June marks the start of Fiji's main tourist season, but things don't really peak until July & August so you won't pay through your nose for flights and accommodation. Conditions are perfect, with temperatures in the high 20s, relatively low humidity, and plenty of sunshine.

Whether you fancy hiking, zip-lining, scuba diving, or surfing, sampling delicious local cuisine, and culture, or simply relaxing on one of the many pristine beaches, there is an endless array of activities to suit all tastes, plus June also marks the beginning of whale season, and is a great time to spot these amazing mammals.

Cappadocia, Turkey

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A spectacular fairytale-like complex of lunar-style rock formations, valleys, underground cities, and rock-hewn churches, Cappadocia is truly like nowhere else on earth!

Situated in the Anatolia region of Central Turkey, in June, with bright sunny days and temperatures hovering around the mid to high 20s, ideal conditions for sunset hot air balloon rides or exploring the dramatic scenery on foot or horseback. What's more, though it can get busy in June, the crowds won't truly descend until July, and with some luck, you might just grab yourself a good deal on accommodation (we recommend a cave hotel!)

Edinburgh, Scotland

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Nicknamed 'The Athens of the North' due to its wealth of stunning historic architecture and landmarks, (which have earned it a coveted place on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Cities) Edinburgh boasts fairytale charm in abundance!

The city's world-famous Fringe Festival, which takes place in August, is certainly exciting, but, predictably, it brings with it, incredibly high prices, and difficulty snagging reservations. In June however, there is plenty of festivities to whet your cultural appetite (such as the excellent Leith Festival), and conditions are generally mild; on occasion, temperatures might even venture into the low 20s!


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