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Longer days, blue skies and warm sunshine… dreaming of a summer getaway? With Trafalgar, you’ll experience the wonders of summer from the sizzling beaches of Spain to the lush fjords of Scandinavia. Whether you want to go walking through the magical forests of the USA or cruise the dreamy islands of Greece, our summer holidays let you chase the sun all over the world.
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Scenic Scandinavia and its Fjords

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Highlights of Spain and Portugal

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All you need to know about Summer Holidays

What is the best time to book a summer holiday?

Summer holidays in June, July and August, or the peak of summer, are best booked months in advance since this is one of the most popular times of year to travel, especially in Europe and North America. Hot tip: Try taking your summer holidays in September, as you’ll travel with fewer crowds but still get the balmy weather.

Where should I go for summer holidays?

There’s no shortage of amazing destinations for your summer holidays. Some of our favourite places in Europe to soak up the sun are Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, Croatia, Greece, Slovenia and Scandinavia, and we also love chasing the sun across North America in the USA, Canada and Mexico, and Asia including Thailand and Vietnam.

Which is the best country to visit in the summer?

If you’re looking for the very best country to visit in summer, you can’t go past Europe, especially Italy, Greece, Croatia, Spain and Portugal. North America dishes up plenty of stunning countries too including the USA and Costa Rica, while Australia and New Zealand are also perfect summer holiday destinations.

What is the safest tropical vacation destination?

It doesn’t get much better than kicking back on a tropical island. Looking for the safest tropical destinations? We love Phuket in Thailand, Penang Island in Malaysia, Zanzibar in Tanzania, the Bay of Islands in New Zealand, and all the beautiful islands of Hawaii including Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island.

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