8 favorites from our travel experts for your June vacation

Want to go on a weekend in June to attack a new destination without knowing which one to choose? Discover our 8 favorites!

As the sunny days return little by little as the sun prolongs our evenings, and as the smiles appear on their faces, the urge to go to the open sea is felt. After all, why not take advantage of a holiday in the sun with your loved ones, for a weekend in June or, for the lucky ones, a long holiday week? You must then choose your destination, depending on your budget, your wishes for landscapes or even after the travel time …

For this reason, Generation Voyage invites you to discover its 8 favorites across Europe to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life. Spain, Italy, Portugal or the French Atlantic coast are on the program for this selection. So do not hesitate any longer and head to one of these favorite destinations with The Offline, an advanced travel agency specializing in bespoke travel. As a bonus, you get a -5% discount on your booking with the code GENERATIONVOYAGEXTO!

1. Mallorca, Spain

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Probably the most famous island in the Balearic Islands, Mallorca is a perfect blend of southern villages with colorful alleys, walks by the sea and swimming in turquoise waters. If it turns out to be perfect for a week’s vacation, it will also be able to welcome a weekend in June. You can then visit the small villages of Deià and Valldemossa, and take the opportunity to have lunch with Spanish flavors.

The activities are also numerous on the island. Thanks to The Offline, you can start by renting an unlicensed boat to discover the coast out of sight and encounter small coves with immense charm. Then experience the caves of the Drach or the caves of Hams before heading to Cap de Formentor to admire a beautiful sunset. Finally, in the evening, you can go for a walk and eat in Palma de Mallorca, to the rhythm of the music that is present throughout the city.

2. Puglia, Italy

Puglia's gorge - June weekend

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By choosing the Puglia region as your next getaway for a weekend in June, treat yourself to a total change of scenery! Discover a wide range of towns and villages typical of Italy, each with its own specific strengths and peculiarities. The capital of the region, Bari, for example, will offer you a charming historic center where you can enjoy local gastronomy, as well as a rich architecture, such as the Basilica of San Nicola.

If you want to make the most of natural spaces, Gargano Park will offer you a wealth of walks. Otherwise, you can always set off to attack the Tremiti Islands, which reveal a majestic view of the Italian mountains plunging directly into the Mediterranean. Finally, you can visit the Caves of Castellana, the largest complex of caves in Europe, by offering you a long boat trip for a day.

3. Berlin, Germany

Panoramic view of the Berliner U-Bahn with the Oberbaum bridge in the background in golden evening light at sunset with retro filter effect on Instagram style, Berlin Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg

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Changing atmosphere and direction Berlin, the capital of Germany, an ideal destination for a holiday in June. The city will open its doors to you regardless of your travel style: cultural, festive or family! In fact, the largest capital of Europe with its 891 km² (8 times as large as Paris) is a city with many facets.

Thanks to the stays offered by The Offline, you can enjoy a very special architecture by visiting Alexanderplatz, the famous central square in Berlin, and observing the remains of a bygone era by taking a detour on the side of the Reichstag. On the cultural side, you can choose a getaway on the museum island that brings together 5 world-class museums. Finally, after dark, the Prenzlauer Berg district welcomes you for a tour of the city’s symbolic bars.

4. Rome, Italy

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To satisfy your desires for a weekend in June, we are now taking you to another capital: Rome. According to legend, the Italian capital was founded by the brothers Remus and Romulus in the 8th century BC. The one that runs along the Tiber River will offer you a stay with the theme of discovery and historical immersion, thanks to an architecture made from remnants of the great Roman era.

Thus, you can admire the famous Colosseum in Rome and give you an idea of ​​the shows that were given by the gladiators a few centuries earlier. Then take a detour to the ruins of the Roman Forum before visiting the Pantheon, which has now been converted into a church. You can also take advantage of your stay in Rome to discover Michelangelo’s paintings by getting lost in the Vatican City.

5. Porto, Portugal

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Porto has long been overshadowed by Lisbon and has for several years been considered one of the most pleasant cities in Europe. It must be said that there are many reasons to visit Porto and that is why The Offline has made it one of its top destinations! The city exudes an absolute serenity, where one drags on with pleasure, getting lost in the old quarter with open eyes in the middle of all its small streets that are typical of Southern Europe.

The Douro, which runs along the city, in no way destroys this constant sense of calm. You can also choose to go on a long boat trip, especially romantic, and where you will generally be offered the opportunity to taste the region’s best wines. Finally, continue your escapade one weekend in June to visit the Douro Valley, which will offer you exotic hiking trails.

6. Ajaccio, France

Ajaccio - June weekend

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With its 300 days of annual sunshine, flamboyant sunsets, beaches and crystal clear waters, Ajaccio is one of the star destinations in our selection of the best resorts in Europe for a June weekend. Napoleon’s birthplace will offer you a host of visits to be sure to occupy your stay as it should be. So start by visiting the Sanguinaires Islands by the sea, and enjoy swimming in crystal clear water, ideal for an unforgettable snorkeling session. You can then admire the marine cemetery, also known as Canicciu, which contains more than 45,000 tombs, including the tombs of Tino Rossi.

After a sunset at sea, come back to the dry land and stroll through the heart of the old town. You will find local restaurants that will offer you to taste the local gastronomy, one of the best in France. The next day you will have the choice between a day of idling on the beaches bordering the city, or a more sporty program by taking advantage of the best walks in the region, such as the Douaniers Trail.

7. Ploumanac’h, France

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Choosing Ploumanc’h as a destination for a weekend in June means, above all, choosing the Côte de Granit Rose! The latter is without a doubt one of the most exotic destinations in France. Its copper shore, its granite blocks that hang out over the ocean, and its trails that offer a sense of freedom and tranquility will know how to disorient you on a short vacation. In addition, you can take advantage of a sea excursion to discover the 7 islands located along the coast of Brittany.

When you return from these excursions, you can revel in the charm of Ploumanac’h, which was recently named France’s favorite village. Then take a bike ride through the narrow streets and discover typical Brittany houses before stopping to taste the region’s specialties.

8. Hossegor, France

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It is with one of the most famous and well-known places on the Landes coast that we end this selection of the best places for your holiday in June. Located in New Aquitaine, Hossegor is an ideal city to slip into for a weekend and see yourself alone facing the ocean on your surfboard. Although the bustle is to take and feel in the summer, the length of the beaches will always allow you to find an isolated corner where you can spend some quiet time with family or friends.

But the beaches are not the only activities in Hossegor, as the seaside resort also gives you access to the large surrounding forests. Landes stretching over several acres will be perfect for a stroll after lunch, sheltered from the scorching sun during the hottest hours of the day.

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