This July, make the most out of your summer trip after attending Affiliate World Europe 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. We’ve put together an amazing list of European getaway destinations that are the most Instagram-worthy places to jet off to, regardless if you are with your friends, family, or solo!
For those of you who prefer to stay in Spain, Málaga is just 1.5 hour plane ride away from Barcelona and is located within the beautiful Andalusia region. It lies on the Costa del Sol or “Coast of the Sun” of the Mediterranean, a coastline that is blessed with some of Spain’s finest beaches.
Fill your lungs with fresh sea air on the quays, go shopping on the marina or sip on some refreshing drinks at an array of trendy rooftop bars. For a view from above, hop on the Grande-Roue or climb to the top of the Gibralfaro Castle for a panoramic view.
Málaga is one of the oldest cities in Europe and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. It’s a unique destination that is a perfect mix of modern and traditional.
Flight time from Barcelona to Málaga: 1 hour & 30 minutes
Nice is the fifth largest city in France, both elegant and simple, it attracts people from all over the world. With an exceptional climate of year-round sunshine, vibrant street life, and a stunning seaside location – it offers a variety of sights and activities.
Take a tour of the old town of Nice to enjoy its colourful facades, iconic Mediterranean shutters, and refreshing Italian ice cream with homemade cones.
If you’re feeling more nautical, head over to the beach for some parasailing, stand up paddling, tubing, and more.
For those who’d prefer to stay dry, rent a bike or roller-blades to make it through the entire 7km of the world-famous Promenade des Anglais, which also happens to turn into a bustling and pumping party scene from night until the early hours.
Flight time from Barcelona to Nice: 1 hour & 20 minutes
Another iconic destination within Spain, this is definitely one of Europe’s favourite nightlife playgrounds with over 100 miles of coastline, some 50 beaches, plus plenty of restaurants, bars, water sports, and clubs.
In the summer, the cream of the world’s DJs are on the island, making it the ultimate destination for clubbers.
However, for those of you looking for a more chill getaway, Ibiza offers a quieter and classier side too. In the areas of Portinax, Cala Llonga, Puerto San Miguel, and Santa Eulalia, you will find a mixture of bohemian vibes, secluded beaches, classy bistros, green scenery, and stylish marinas perfect for a rest and recharge kind of vacation.
Flight time from Barcelona to Ibiza: 55 minutes
A stunning European destination, Lisbon is one of the most charismatic and vibrant cities out there. Blessed with a glorious year-round climate that will make you never want to leave. During the day, check off rich and varied attractions from your list.
Try out the best Portuguese food at Time Out Market Lisboa, soak up some local culture at the National Museum, or head over to the rooftop bar at Park to enjoy some cocktails while watching one of the most Instagrammable sunsets you will ever see. When the night hits and if you are looking to party, there’s no shortage of bars and clubs to hop.
Flight time from Barcelona to Lisbon: 1 hour & 55 minutes
A must-see destination is the beautiful Mallorca, one of Spain’s Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean, it has a sunny personality thanks to its ravishing beaches, azure views, remote mountains, and soulful hill towns. The landscape of the island is full of coves, beaches and cliffs on the coast, and inland you will find typical towns and mountain ranges up to 1,500 metres high.
For a dose of the local nightlife, head over to Palma, which is the city’s capital. La Lonja specifically is a popular area filled with restaurants, bars, and live music. Overall, Mallorca has a variety of the landscape, culture, and experiences that invites visitors from all ends of the spectrum.
Flight time from Barcelona to Mallorca: 45 minutes
The world’s second smallest country, Monaco is 200 hectares worth of upscale casinos, yacht-lined harbours, and the home to the annual Formula One Grand Prix.
Give your luck a try at the Casino De Monte Carlo, or enjoy many of the luxe hotels, boutiques, nightclubs, and restaurants that this small but proud location has to offer.
If you’re looking for a quick change of scenery, there is also the option to hop over to Nice, France – just a 45-minute drive away.
Flight time from Barcelona to Monaco: 1 hour & 20 minutes
Probably Greece’s most famous cosmopolitan island, travellers from over the world fly in to experience its incredible atmosphere, beaches, and water activities.
The north beaches offer more secluded vibes and equally beautiful resorts for those looking to kick back for a more relaxing holiday.
The south beaches are home to legendary nightclubs that hold some of the most wild parties you’ll ever experience. With an amazing community, it is an especially welcoming destination for single travellers looking to connect with new people.
Flight time from Barcelona to Mykonos: 4 hours & 20 minutes
There you have it! These are the top seven getaway destinations that we highly recommend you check out after attending Affiliate World Europe. Whether you are thinking of going on a solo trip, partying the summer away with friends, or taking a break to spend time with your family – all of these places are a quick plane-ride away and have something for everyone. Where will you choose to recover from AWE19?