Life is much more pleasant in the sun. In order to better prepare you for a memorable new summer, we have drawn up a list of the best cities to spend these paradisiacal months. From stylish seaside resorts to bustling coastal metropolises, we’ve listed some great destinations, where to enjoy the sun while enjoying the pleasures of the city.
1. Miami, United States
Who has not dreamed of lazing on the beaches of Miami Beach ? Few cities in the world can compete with Miami, especially in the summer, when the nights are getting longer and the holidays are in full swing. Boasting sublime beaches and world-class nightlife, Miami is truly one of a kind. She is as glamorous as the big screen portrays her and as diverse as any other city in the world. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with the tranquil stretch of Virginia Key white sand, or experience what’s called “Magic City” in Miami: a stroll along the waterfront, Miami Beach to the Art Deco District of Ocean Drive – meeting point of Latin America and the United States.
2. Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona is one of the first seaside destinations in the world, but make no mistake, the Catalan capital is not only famous for its sandy beaches – it is also a city with a capital V. Explore the sun-drenched Mediterranean streets of the city and treat yourself to a memorable culinary adventure by visiting the tapas bars of Ciutat Vella’s historic district. After admiring the sunset from Guell Park or Mount Tibidabo, go to Passeig del Born or Plaça de sol, popular places near bars and clubs. And, of course, do not forget the beach, ideal for a morning dip after a sleepless night.
3. Nice, France
Barcelona is not the only beautiful seaside city in Europe. Nice, nestled in the heart of the Côte d’Azur in the south of the country, spreads its pristine beaches and boulevards lined with elegant palm trees under a resplendent sun. Slightly less glamorous than its neighbors, Cannes and Monaco, Nice enjoys a more relaxed and authentic atmosphere, combining the charm, traditional cuisine and seaside life of the French Riviera. The Promenade des Anglais is the heart of the city: clouds of people walk, jog or just relax on this walk that is among the most famous in the world.
4. Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town is a city that combines natural beauty with modern cityscapes. To discover the vast panorama of this seaside jewel, go to Table Mountain summit on a bright summer day. From Table Mountain, you’ll be able to see Cape Town’s rugged coastline and bustling downtown area, where shopkeepers and shopkeepers engage in bargaining for the best deals in the neighborhoods of St George’s Mall and Greenmarket Square. The white sand of Camps Bay is the perfect place to sit after a day spent exploring this energetic city. Do not forget to taste the delicious “surf and turf”, served in the restaurants overlooking the bay.
5. San Diego, United States
San Diego is full of world-class beaches and enjoys mild weather almost all year round. After a lazy time on the iconic Mission Beach and a rollerblade ride along the boardwalk, like an authentic American, you’ll be able to dive into Wreck Alley’s wrecks of deliberately sunken ships. the waves of Pacific Beach or discover the seabed off the coast of La Jolla Shores. For an energetic getaway, you will be treated to the delicious delicacies of San Diego’s legendary street food. From classic American hot dogs and hamburgers to fish tacos, you’ll find something to eat until late at night. Our tip for a memorable evening: a ride to Gaslamp Quarter.