Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Where to stay in Lonely Planet's top 10 European destinations for summer (including a UK spot)

Still stuck for a holiday destination?

Lonely Planet has released its guide to the top 10 European spots to visit this summer, combining buzzy destinations with overlooked gems and perennial favourites.

Including Greece, Croatia, France and one in our very own homeland, these are the hot tickets for a jaunt within Europe. And to make it extra easy for you, we asked Airbnb for its top recommendations in each destination, taking in beautiful country houses, sweeping sea views and cute island cabins.

Click through our gallery below for some travel inspo from the experts.

For more information on Lonely Planet's Best in Europe 2016, visit lonelyplanet.com and download the free e-book, Secret Europe 2016

Images: iStock

Related

roam 5.JPG

Seven reasons you should work from a global co-living house

84CCASTEL-TRI15-078245.jpg

Bask in a belle époque retreat in Brittany

megan and tocco airbnb 2.jpg

Meet the couples who fell in love on Airbnb

Courtroom Bar Apr 15 4.jpg

Britain's most exciting new hotels

iStock_000087484245_Large (1).jpg

Ten ways to master the art of solo travel

8 Bell Tent.JPG

Britain's most desired Airbnb property is not what you'd expect

iStock_000018027543_Large.jpg

The definitive guide to the UK’s best luxe camping spots

The Pool House.jpg

Book a getaway in one of Britain's best sheds

ThinkstockPhotos-200321167-001.jpg

Airbnb now offers entire tropical islands for rent

Comments

More

This magical treehouse is the most popular Airbnb listing ever

Featuring a bed under the stars and swinging bridges bathed in fairy lights

by Anna Brech
20 Jul 2017

Three flying secrets that airlines don't want you to know about

“We don't tell you that we're flying this plane half-awake because we don't want to scare you”

by Anna Brech
19 Jul 2017

Mermaid wannabes, you need to visit this incredible underwater winery

Life is the bubbles under the sea…

by Megan Murray
18 Jul 2017

Explore Europe's unsung wine region in the Douro Valley

Stylist jets to Portugal to experience a tranquil spa hotel in the unspoilt region of the Douro Valley

by Lucy Foster
18 Jul 2017

These fantastic UNESCO heritage sites are right on your doorstep

How many have you visited?

by Jasmine Andersson
13 Jul 2017

TfL drops the term “ladies and gentleman” in gender-neutral move

“This is so awesome and about time.”

by Sarah Biddlecombe
13 Jul 2017

Scared of flying? This trick curbs your take-off and turbulence fears

Try it to dial your anxiety down a notch

by Anna Brech
13 Jul 2017

Tinder sends near-miss couple on epic date to Hawaii

“It's time you got together IRL”

by Anna Brech
13 Jul 2017

Embrace Stockholm Syndrome

Stylist discovers Sweden's capital is a city to savour for distinctive culture

by Amelia Trevette
11 Jul 2017

There's a new UNESCO World Heritage site – but women are banned

So we won’t be visiting this Japanese island any time soon

by Nicola Colyer
10 Jul 2017