8 sunny cities to explore in August

Pack your shades and escape to sunnier shores this August.

1. Valetta

Topping our list of sun-drenched cities is the Maltese capital, Valetta. While you’re there, don’t miss out on the beautiful Baroque architecture and stunning natural attractions such as The Blue Lagoon.  

 

 

Flights to Malta

 

 

2. Seville

Seville

 

With its fiery flamenco,  mouth-watering tapas bars and orange-laden trees, sizzling Seville provides the perfect summer getaway. Offering glorious year-round sunshine as well as enough good music, art and food to guarantee a perfect August weekend to remember. 

 

 

Flights to Seville

 

 

3. Naples

Marseille

Naples offers sensational archaeological and historical attractions – the Archaeological Museum, the three huge castles, the royal palace and the catacombs are among some of the great attractions in Naples that are worth a visit. August is one of the hottest months in Naples, you can expect temperatures reaching into the 30s. So, what are you waiting for?

 

 

 

Flights to Naples

 

 

4. Alicante

alicante
Alicante

Located on Spain’s busy Costa Blanca, Alicante has long been the destination of choice for sun-starved Europeans. And rightly so. This Mediterranean city is home to all the sandy beaches, seafront promenades and incredible sunsets.

 

 

               

Flights to Alicante

 

 

5. Lisbon

Lisbon

Wave bye-bye to miserable weather at home, lovely Lisbon has turned up the heat, the volume and the sunshine – all that’s left for you to do is turn that frown upside down this August. 

 

 

Flights to Lisbon

 

 

6. Athens

Athens

Get your fix of vitamin D while you cross the city’s ancient wonders off your bucket list.  To get a real sense of the Greek capital, explore the city by foot.

 

 

Flights to Athens

 

 

7. Madrid

Madrid

Kick back with a coffee on the light-filled plazas, stroll the beautiful El Retiro Park and when culture calls, wander indoors to see colourful masterpieces by Picasso, Miro and Dali in the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

 

 

Flights to Madrid

 

 

8. Barcelona

Barcelona

Bright, bold and buzzing, Barcelona is a feast for the senses. The beachside city’s mix of bohemian charm and surreal Gaudi-designed buildings will have a smile on your face in no time. 

 

 

Flights to Barcelona