Top 5 Beaches in Europe to Explore

Europe has been always the top destination for tourists to explore. Whether it is exploring the ancient architectural work, the lifestyle or the bylanes of the cities, European countries offer many things that are worth exploring. From beaches to islands, there is no dearth of places to explore in European countries. If you love exploring beaches and have chosen Europe then there are some top 5 beaches you should not miss to explore.


Sicily, Italy: This is the largest island in the Mediterranean and is blessed with some amazingly designed Greek Temples, Norman Churches, and Baroque Palazzos. Also known as the Riserva di Toree Guaceto, the beach has protected marine life and is the most active nature reserves. This clean beach has diving center, hiking excursions and snorkelling. Bike rentals are also offered to explore the place around.

Ramla I-Hamara- Gozo: Also called as Red Beach, it is located in Malta and is the largest sandy beach in Europe. It has bright orange-red colored sand and is blessed with crystal clear beach. The entire region is virgin with having beautiful looking curving bay with rocky cliffs. The place is widely known for snorkeling and other water adventure. In the year 1981, the statue of Virgin Mary was erected which still stands high. If you love hiking, then visit Calypso Cave which is located on the cliffs. Standing on this cliff, one can get the best view of the beach and surroundings.

Vik, Iceland: Visit Reynisfjara shore close to Vik, Iceland and get enthralled with the beauty it offers. The beach is famous for its black pebble sand and features some amazing cliff which is naturally made up of basalt columns. Along with this, there are some amazingly looking basalt sea stacks and is blessed with rich birdlife that makes this place worth visiting. One has to be careful while visiting this place as the waves are quite strong and unpredictable.

Praia da Cova Redonda- Portugal: This is the real paradise that attracts tourists towards it. The bay here is not the large one but has enough space with full of sheltered nooks and crannies. Its quite extraordinary shape that has been formed in the cliffs due to the erosion looks amazing. Tourist coming from far countries do enjoy visit this place. There are flights from all countries flying down here. Tourists can enjoy cheap tickets offered to fly down to Portugal and get blessed with this amazing beach view.

Virgin Island's Creek- Brittany, France: There is no doubt that France is the top tourist destination and is blessed with some amazing beaches. One of the worth visiting is the Virgin's Island that has Mediterranean beach like setting and has natural cave of lle Vierge which is known as Point of Saint Hernot. It is also the most unusual place in Brittany. There are a number of water sports activities including snorkeling and kayaking that can be enjoyed.

There are many more beautiful beaches in Europe that attract tourists from across the world. If you're planning for long Europe trip then make sure that you visit any of the above-mentioned beaches and enjoy the best moment.

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