Best European Beaches for Lazing this Summer

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If you wish to spend beach vacations lazing on white sandy beaches and swinging palm trees, with crystal clear blue water to soothe your eyes and a gentle warm breeze to hug you, there are beaches found in European countries that can do just that. Here are some Europe's beaches that have glistening sands and sparkling waters; alluring coastal getaways that line the edges of Europe. 

Porto Vecchio, France 
Porto-Vecchio is a town in Corsica recognized for easy access to enchanting beaches and beautiful mountain scenery. However, people are greatly drawn for luxury vacations in this town because of several stunning beaches in the bays. Fine sandy beaches accompanied with the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean embellished by pine forests are the true elements of wondrous holidays. Located south of Porto Vecchio is Palombaggia, one of the many beaches positioned there that is renowned internationally for its beauty and child-friendly features. There is also the Santa Gulia beach where you can laze about, or enjoy beach activities at Cala Rossa, Saint-Cyprien and Pinarellu, located to the north of the Corsica. 

Rugen Island, Germany 
Rugen Island has managed to attract tourists from centuries to holidays on glittering sands, one of the best place to sleep on the sand. Rügen, which has many romantic seaside resorts and spas with spectacular landscapes, is famous for luxury retreats. This mile long beach dons leafy vegetation with lush canopies of chestnut, oak, elm and poplar trees. Spend your time by exploring the national parks or nature reserves. 

Gotland, Sweden 
Reach this island 500 miles of stunning Baltic Coastline through ferry or plane. Gotland in Sweden is positioned 120 miles south east to Stockholm and gained popularity amongst visitors for summer coastal vacations where you can indulge in activities and visit attractions; boasting more than 100 nature reserves that refresh your senses. Visby, capital of Gotland is accredited as a world heritage site by UNESCO. Other entertaining features at Gotland that contribute to make luxury adventure holidays are boat tours, glass blowing, cycle tours, fossil safaris, fascinating rock stacks, historic guided tours, underground caves, steam trains, canoeing / kayaking, horse adventures and sea fishing.

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  1. Yes, there are many fine beaches in Corsica. The ones you mention are truly the best and they're not that far from the main highway, route N198, just south of Porto-Vecchio.