5 Top Destinations in Europe for a Solo Summer Travel Adventure

Looking for inspiration for a solo summer adventure? Even for well-seasoned travellers, picking the perfect solo destination can be overwhelming. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite spots in Europe for a sunny solo escapade. From off-the-beaten-path islands to quaint villages, these destinations promise tranquillity, charm, and unforgettable experiences.

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1. Menorca, Spain

Why Go: Often overshadowed by its Balearic neighbours Mallorca and Ibiza, Menorca offers stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and a relaxed atmosphere.

Highlights: Explore the historic town of Ciutadella, hike the Cami de Cavalls trail, and enjoy the island’s pristine coves.

Solo-Friendly Tip: Rent a scooter to easily navigate the island and discover hidden beaches and local eateries.

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2. Vis, Croatia

Why Go: Vis is one of Croatia’s more remote islands, perfect for solo travellers seeking tranquillity and to immerse themselves in the country’s natural beauty.

Highlights: Visit the mesmerizing Blue Cave, relax on secluded beaches, and enjoy fresh seafood in the charming fishing village of Komiža.

Solo-Friendly Tip: Stay in a guesthouse in Komiža to experience the local hospitality and get insider tips on the best spots to visit during your time there.

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3. Kotor, Montenegro

Why Go: Nestled on the Bay of Kotor, this picturesque town combines beautiful coastal scenery with rich history.

Highlights: Wander through the medieval old town, hike up to the fortress for stunning views, and take boat trips around the bay.

Solo-Friendly Tip: Join a guided walking tour to learn about Kotor’s history and meet fellow travellers.

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4. Ischia, Italy

Why Go: Located in the Tyrrhenian Sea, Ischia is often overlooked in favour of nearby Capri. This volcanic island boasts thermal springs, lush gardens, and scenic beaches.

Highlights: Visit the impressive Aragonese Castle, relax in the island’s renowned thermal spas, and explore charming villages like Sant’Angelo.

Solo-Friendly Tip: Book a thermal spa day to unwind and rejuvenate while enjoying the island’s natural hot springs.

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5. Parga, Greece

Why Go: A picturesque town on the mainland, Parga is known for its colourful houses, beautiful beaches, and historic Venetian castle.

Highlights: Relax on Valtos Beach, take a boat trip to the nearby islands of Paxos and Antipaxos, and stroll through the town’s narrow, charming streets.

Solo-Friendly Tip: Explore the local tavernas to taste authentic Greek cuisine and get to know the town’s friendly locals.

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