Unveiling Europe’s Hottest Destinations for 2024

Embark on a journey through Europe in 2024, where ancient charm meets the pulse of modern allure. Discover hidden gems and lesser-trodden paths across the continent. From sun-soaked landscapes to historic streets, we unveil the hottest European destinations that promise an unforgettable adventure.

#1 Puglia, Italy: A Sun-Kissed Haven

Sunset at Cala Paura gulf with Bastione di Santo Stefano and Lama Monachile beach in background. Polignano a Mare, Apulia, Italy, province of Bari.

 Polignano a Mare, Apulia, Italy

Escape the ordinary in Puglia, Italy’s best-kept secret. With its whitewashed trulli houses and crystal-clear waters, Puglia invites you to unwind in a Mediterranean paradise. Indulge in local cuisine and explore the region’s rich history—a tapestry woven with ancient olive groves and historic coastal towns. Start planning your Apulian discovery with our best-selling 8-day Puglia Tour here.

#2 Sintra, Portugal: A Fairytale Escape

Sintra, Portugal. National park with Palace of Pena. 

Dive into the enchanting landscapes of Sintra, Portugal, where castles and palaces rise amidst lush forests. Lose yourself in the magic of Pena Palace and Quinta da Regaleira. Sintra beckons those seeking a fairytale escape, where every corner reveals a story waiting to be told.
Stay in one of the most exquisite hotels – Tivoli Palace – on our Portugal Tour here.

#3 Andalusia, Spain: The Soulful South

Granada. The fortress and palace complex Alhambra.

Journey to the soulful south of Spain—Andalusia. Embrace the rhythmic pulse of flamenco, wander through the Alhambra’s intricate architecture, and savour tapas in hidden alleys. Andalusia’s vibrant culture and warm hospitality await those ready to be captivated by the region’s timeless allure. With our range of Spain tours an itineraries, you can plan your magical Spanish cultural immersion with ease.

#4 Switzerland by Train: A Scenic Odyssey

The beautiful Interlaken valley and Thunersee lake

Embark on a scenic odyssey through Switzerland by train, where panoramic views unfold at every turn. Traverse the majestic Swiss Alps, cruise along pristine lakes, and explore charming villages. Experience the epitome of travel luxury as you embark on a seamless rail journey through Switzerland’s breathtaking landscapes.

#5 Croatia & Slovenia: Adriatic Jewels

Panoramic view of the Old Town of Dubrovnik, Croatia

Discover the Adriatic jewels of Croatia and Slovenia, where azure waters meet medieval charm. Sail along the Dalmatian Coast, explore ancient Dubrovnik, and lose yourself in the picturesque landscapes of Plitvice Lakes. Slovenia, with its enchanting Lake Bled and Julian Alps, promises an off-the-beaten-path adventure. Join our back to back journey through Croatia and Slovenia and discover these Adriatic gems.

Panoramic morning view of Pilgrimage Church of the Assumption of Maria. Lake Bled, Slovenia.

Unleash the adventurer within and make 2024 the year you explore Europe’s hidden treasures. Whether it’s the sun-kissed landscapes of Puglia, the fairytale allure of Sintra, or the soulful rhythms of Andalusia, your dream European escape awaits. Contact the European travel experts at Ormina Tours to craft a bespoke journey that transcends the ordinary and unveils the extraordinary. Get your free brochure and a quote today.

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