RU  UK  EN
Articles  >  Visit  >  Pleasurable vacation of places to relax in peace and quiet

Pleasurable vacation of places to relax in peace and quiet

Summer is up to come very soon which means that it is time to plan a vacation, pack your bags and make up a list of must visit destinations. We understand that in a busy city it is hard to find a place where absolute silence reigns. It is natural for all humans to search for tranquillity sometimes. If you are one of these people, then breath out with relief.

We have selected for you 8 end-of-the-world getaways: 3 secluded little-known corners of the most beautiful countries in Europe, and purest and the most deserted sandy beaches.

Let's start with the lurking beaches.

VIVEIRO

Country: Spain

Why? There are unspoiled secluded beach coves framed by hills covered in eucalyptus trees, accessed by comfortable paved paths. The reason is that this place is quite crowded, but all visitors are true connoisseurs of beauty, who know how to relax without disturbing others. The undoubted advantage is the active sincere desire of local residents to arrange your holiday paradise. But, if you still want to be alone, do not be lazy to drive to Portonovo beach. Here you will find a blue crystal clear water, sandy bottom and stone estuaries at the foot of the mountain.1491594427828.jpegPhoto travelchannel.com

BANYULS-SUR-MER

Country: France

Why? Organizers of leisure in this city ensure that your stay will be memorable. In the best way. To get started, go up to the observation deck the Col de Banyuls. Banyuls-sur-Mer is famous for its sweet wines. Near the coastal town there is a cliff, offering beautiful views. Do not miss the opportunity to enjoy a picnic with your family.beaches-france-Les-Calanques-de-Cassis-GettyImages-526977327.jpgPhoto cntraveler.com

KAMENJAK

Country: Croatia

Why? The territory of the cape is a home to 30 species, subspecies and hybrids of orchids. In summer it is quite hot, so it is advisable to go to the lagoon, where you can swim in the warm, turquoise, crystalline waters, sunbathe on the rocks and sand, and then have a cup of coffee under shade of olive grove.croatia_shutterstock_brela-makarska-riviera-medium.jpgPhoto classic-collection.co.uk

ES GRAU

Country: Spain, Menorca

Why? Again, Spain, as the country is famous for its beaches. This bathing spot is very special, because it is situated next to the nature reserve, which means that this inlet is carefully preserved. Here the beach is not the most upmarket one, but people are attracted by opportunity to come to a small village with many parking spaces and only a couple of pubs. The best place for wine, water activities and books.Photo kingofwallpapers.com

KABAK

Country: Turkey

Why? This town is soaring at an altitude of 800 m above sea level. The road up is narrow and steep, but up there you will see ascetic bungalows, Gurus walking around, lunch of fish fried on the fire and hot bread straight from the oven. Instead of crowded seaside, there is a quiet strip of white sand and pebbles hidden between rocks. Have you read The Lost World by Doyle? If not, take this book with you.

Further, we are enhancing our selection with a few cosy villages in Europe, to wash away sea salt and enjoy tranquillity.Photo static.panoramio.com

ANNECY

Country: France

Why? Annecy is a cult destination for admirers of the Middle Ages. Here you will find a small islet in the middle of the limpid canal, with a medieval castle rising dramatically directly out of the water - the most popular place in town (cover photo). Other key attractions are the Château d’Annecy (Castle of the Counts of Geneva), the Pont des Amours (Lovers’ Bridge) and Jardins de l'Europe (Garden of Europe). And, of course, a lot of decent places where you can order a croissant for breakfast.France-Annecy-Iles-des-Cygnes-Lake-Annecy-1440x954.jpgAnsi lake. Photo encirclephotos.com

SINTRA

Country: Portugal

Why? Hop on a tourist bus in the city centre which, overcoming steep climbs and slopes of the Serra de Sintra, takes you to mist-enshrouded ruined castle of the Moors. This precipitous castle was built by the Moors in the 9th century to protect the fertile lands of Sintra, but could not repel the Crusaders.Photo drscdn.500px.org

BONIFACIO

Country: Corsica

Why? Port, yachts, beer, Lower Town. Staircase leads from the harbour up to the limestone plateau where the Upper Town is nested. The Montee Saint-Roch is a place located on a very (southern) edge of the plateau, it offers dramatic sea scenery, from this side this natural stone terrace steeply goes down to the sea, and to Sardinia which is 12 km away. Bonifacio harbour is the starting point for sightseeing ships to sail along the coastal cliffs. They move in the bay, go by the Madonetta lighthouse and enter into the sea, then sail by the rock on which the Upper Town is anchored. Thus, this place has more than enough allure to seize you for days.Photo visitfrenchwine.com

Cover photo kompas.trekksoft.com

It will be interesting:
World ghettos: Asian District of Paris
Paris is rightfully considered one of the most interesting megacities in the world, since any city is not only about architecture, but it is also about inhabitants. Speaking specifically about the capital of France, it is incredibly colorful and atmospheric, since probably all the nationalities of the world live there. Today we will talk about the amazing 13th arrondissement which is called Asian.
Flamenco: guitar crying and fierce stomping
What most people know about flamenco, is that this dance is manifestation of neither love and affection, nor entertainment and revelry fun. Fiery expressive flamenco is reflection of suffering and pain of an individual within nation, always persecuted and deprived of home. The dance itself, which has become a global symbol of Spain, is not only its national heritage...
Turkey: The country of natural wonders
A jewel-case of Turkey is full of pure wonders provoking an inspiration for fairy tale writer. When people first see blindingly white mountains in the midst of warm country, they experience various desires: someone wants to fall into white drifts and make a snow angel, as some people imagine that white cliffs taste sweet just like cotton candy...
Belleville: Paris Babylon
Probably, every person on Earth knows the myth about the famous Babylon Tower that different peoples were destined never to build. Surprisingly, what failed in fiction occurs before our eyes: tens of various peoples peacefully reside in Belleville, neighborhood in Paris, and erect Tolerance Tower, for everyone to see.
History of the street: Las Ramblas
The capital of Catalonia, Barcelona is not only a resort area, but historically rich city with its own unique style, lively atmosphere and southern temper. Probably every visitor is sure to enjoy a leisurely promenade on Las Ramblas - a broad pedestrian boulevard, which is our topic today.
Open Day at French Institute with participation of French ambassdor to Ukraine Etienne de Poncins
Saturday morning started brightly in Kyiv, at O. Honchar Street 84, where the French Institute welcomed its guests.
Azulejo: Story of tiles
You often got convinced that skilful hands of a master who puts life into his creation, can transform humble tree stump into a charming violin, piece of plaster becomes an ancient sculpture, and even clay tile looks like a work of fine art.
Palma de Mallorca: The capital of paradise islands
Our today's city is the capital of four islands: Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera. Together they form the Balearic archipelago which is an autonomous community and a province of Spain. Palma de Mallorca is the heart of Balearic Islands that beats in quite different rhythms: both jumping at vibrant beach parties, and rhythmically following play of the Mediterranean waves.
Don’t get lost: The most interesting markets of Istanbul
Eastern cities are hard to imagine without a huge number of the commercial places. It is in the genes of the local citizens to sell and buy regardless their age and status. Despite the fact that Istanbul is semi-European city, the metropolis has prominent oriental features. So as to know exactly where to go and what to buy, OUTLOOK talks about the most spectacular markets after returning from Istanbul.
Alfama: Moorish heritage of Lisbon
Today we are inviting you for a walk in the oldest neighbourhood in the city of Lisbon, the famous Alfama, an emblematic quarter we often see in the movies and works of popular culture when it comes to the Portuguese capital.
Between Heaven And... Water: World’s 5 smallest inhabited islands
Each of us wants to escape rush of a city from time to time and lie low somewhere far from everything and anything. And it better be a place where one can listen to whisper of waves, feel light breeze and forever make friends with inimitably loud silence that muffles every disturbing thought…
Minorca State of Mind
Dwellers of this island whiten their houses like crazy, treat every plant with love and can watch birds of passage for hours. Emerald valleys get shifted with desert landscapes there and precipitous cliffs border with azure and ruby beaches. Minorca is like the most precious stone in the neckless of Balearic Islands.
The brightest places in Croatia: Gateway for aristocrats
Croatia is dubbed the pearl of the Adriatic coast. This country in the south of Central Europe recently became a member of the European Union. Now its beauty sites are much visited: every year more than 10 million tourists come to enjoy it, that is even more than population of the country. Let’s find out what attracts travellers so much.
Ambassador Anica Djamić: "The numerous ties have linked the Croatian and Ukrainian peoples for centuries, and in the new time they connect our two countries - Croatia and Ukraine"
Diplomatic reception on the occasion of Croatia Statehood Day took place in the capital of Ukraine. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Croatia to Ukraine, Anica Djamić, welcomed colleagues from the diplomatic corps, government officials and embassy partners.
We were there: Portugal is a place for romantics
Elena Shikita, a graphic designer, having once visited friends in Portugal, fell in love with this wonderful country so much that she decided to go back and spend the winter there. Staying in the small town of Cascais, she enjoyed the beauty, delicious food and, of course, the gentle sun of this South European pearl. Lena shared her impressions with us...
From the screen to reality and back: places where famous movies were shot
How many kinds of tourism are there? Gastro, ecotourism, shopping — there are probably as many varieties of them as travelers themselves — everyone choose what they want. Today we talk about people visiting places that have become locations for shoting famous movies.
Bairro Alto: Fado in full swing
After a trip to a warm and welcoming Portugal, we are eager to share a lot of stories about cities, people and architecture of this amazing country. Today OUTLOOK will tell our readers about one of the most exciting neighbourhoods of Lisbon, a vibrant Bairro Alto.
The most stunning flower fields in the world
Flower fields and valleys are impressive and attract attention of the most discerning connoisseurs of beauty. Multi-coloured deposits of fragrant plants adorn vast valleys of almost every country, in the most distant parts of the world. We offer several options for such floral carpets for every taste.
Montserrat: Visiting Angels
Should we have a look at notes of those who plan their trips to Spain, next to the darling of all hearts, Barcelona, Montserrat is bound to rank second. Also, the mountain of the abbey is a must-visit spot for local dwellers, too – they believe it necessary to visit Catalonia’s religious heart at least once a year.
Dubrovnik: The city where time stands still
If you feel that you are living in the wrong time, and you are constantly looking for your epoch in books and around yourself, then you absolutely need to visit Dubrovnik. It looks exactly as on tourist booklets and photos, even if your grandmother or great-grandmother, or great-great-grandmother brought them, and it was not a photo but a painted picture. Today everything is exactly the same...
Close
Outlook facebook page