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

Someone is crowd-funding to create the world's first vagina museum

It would be a place dedicated to celebrating vaginas.

by Hayley Spencer
25 Apr 2017

This Japanese restaurant has covered its ceiling in real blossom

And its about to be all over your Instagram feed.

by Hayley Spencer
25 Apr 2017

Meet the woman walking 2,500 miles in memory of her best friend

"It's a love letter to Harriet from me, because I couldn’t tell her myself."

by Sarah Biddlecombe
21 Apr 2017

Everybody (yeah), are you ready for the Backstreet Boys cruise?

Backstreet’s back – and, this time, they’re on a boat

by Kayleigh Dray
20 Apr 2017

Jet lag could be cured by eye drops, study finds

There's hope for shift workers too...

by Anna Pollitt
18 Apr 2017

Why everyone’s calling Barack Obama an “Instagram husband”

A picture of the former POTUS taking a photo of his wife on holiday has gone viral.

by Moya Crockett
18 Apr 2017

Dream internship: get paid to party in Ibiza and Cancun this summer

by Anna Brech
17 Apr 2017

Behold Europe's cheapest destination for a beach break this summer

Have your passports handy

by Anna Brech
14 Apr 2017

Biker ignores her ex's patronising advice for epic global road trip

He told her, “You couldn't handle it”

by Anna Brech
14 Apr 2017

These gorgeous views have been voted the 20 best in Britain

From wild mountain vistas to dreamy cityscapes

by Moya Crockett
13 Apr 2017