3 of the Most Beautiful Coastal Destinations in Europe

Cinque Terre

Are you looking for a holiday with a little bit of surprise and originality? You should consider some of the coastal cities of Europe which has a lot of local character and offers a culture that is different from others. Some of these coastal cities are highly underrated but boasts of modern art museums, prehistoric caves and almost everything that a modern European city offers.

We suggest that you start packing your bags to visit some of these beautiful coastal cities. But where will you start? Fret not; we have compiled a list of the 3 most beautiful coastal cities in Europe that you must visit on your next vacation.

Mykonos, Greece

There are only a handful places in this world that is probably more charming than Mykonos. My buddy at www.h2flowplumbing.co.uk recommends if you are looking for a beach destination, then you simply cannot ignore this stunningly beautiful coastal city in Greece. Every beach in Mykonos boasts of crystal clear waters and golden sands; no wonder tourists say that all beaches look straight out of paradise. Mykonos is a luxury destination and, not surprisingly, its accommodation options are no different. The Myconian Ambassador is one of the best hotels in the world although the room charges will create a dent in your bank balance.

The city of Mykonos can be explored just by walking and anyone would fall in love with the white-washed houses and the odd blue dome of the church that sticks out in the distant horizon. But do you know why all the houses in Mykonos have white-washed walls? Well, the trend started many centuries ago to reflect the harsh rays of the sun. Want to learn more about this magical place? Then do come here on your next vacation trip to have a perfect holiday.

Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Italy

The Cinque Terre in Italy is made up of 5 coastal villages but the most romantic one is Vernazza. This is a colourful cliffside town that was built around 1000 AD. The small harbour on one side is dotted with vibrant buildings in different hues of sky blue, sun yellow and brick red. On the other side of the town, the 11th century old Tower of Doria Castle look \s out to the sea thereby creating a picture postcard image of this beautiful coastal town of Vernazza.

You can get to Vernazza by hopping on a train from Levanto or La Spezia. And if you are looking to appreciate the beauty of coastal town right from the sea then you can just take a ferry boat from Monterosso which is located north of Vernazza.

Algarve, Portugal

The coastal city of Algarve draws loads of tourists every year and is regarded as an extremely popular vacation spot. The city enjoys 300 days of sunshine and has a spectacular rocky coastline that gives the city a rugged feel. Algarve is easily accessed from anywhere in Europe. The coastal city spreads over the entire Southern coast of Portugal and this historic place lots of architectural attractions, yummy dining places and great surfing opportunities.