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With its delightfully long, bright days, holiday spirits are fit to burst in June. There are so many options for beach holidays - both in Europe and further afield - ensuring a promising start to your summer glow. With travel companies offering all their summer routes, but school holidays still yet to arrive, you should be able to score some excellently priced flights. A perfect time for a romantic, child-free getaway, perhaps?
Reliable for its almost guaranteed sunshine, Spain is simply glorious in June. It’s a brilliant time to explore attractive cities such as Barcelona and Seville, before the weather becomes too hot. Go beach-hopping along the two lovely coastlines in Andalucia, rejuvenating at one of the many plush resorts, or kick back with a cocktail in Ibiza, home to some incredible scenery and delectable beaches once you step away from the party strip.
Croatia has become a firm favourite among jetsetters in recent years, and it’s not difficult to see why. The Dalmatian coastline is the real jewel of the country, with a string of charming islands that are packed with secluded coves and turquoise seas. Try starting in Split and take an island-hopping sailing cruise to see its hidden treasures. Don’t miss Dubrovnik either, with its charming, cobbled-street old town and iconic red-roofed cottages spilling down the hillside.
It’s dry season in Peru’s eastern rainforests and Andean Highlands, making it an excellent time for trekking the famous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Use beautiful Cusco as your base, which also offers direct access to the ancient Sacred Valley, peppered with historic Inca Towns and offering a wealth of adventure activities, such as trekking, mountain biking or rafting down the Urubamba River. You’ll also arrive in perfect time for the spectacular Inti Raymi, the annual Incan Festival of the Sun, which takes place in Cusco and is an impressive celebration of the winter solstice.
There’s no better month for a classic California road trip down Highway One. Drive in style along the breathtaking stretch of coast between San Francisco and Los Angeles, taking in quirky Venice Beach, the incredible Big Sur, stylish Santa Monica and inimitable Hollywood. There’s so much scenery to see in California: step inland from the coastline and you’ll find the sun-drenched wine regions of Napa and Sonoma, along with the magnificent landscapes of Yosemite National Park.
As dry season begins in Borneo, June is a great time for a wildlife holiday here. Head to the Danum Valley and Tabin Wildlife Reserve, where there will be plenty of animals such as rhinos, the endangered pygmy elephant, orangutans and proboscis monkeys. The hot weather will also mean fruiting season, so you can look forward to lush rainforests and up-close views of orangutans foraging for fruit as you walk across a network of rope bridges high up in the forest canopy.
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