The broiling sun and the searing heat are getting unbearable. You need to break the spell of the scorching heat and a getaway from this harsh sun won’t be bad. We have compiled a list of places for a pleasant getaway from this brutal Indian summer. Take a look and plan a summer getaway right this moment.
Temperature between 7-15℃
A mesmerizing town of Husavik nestles on the north coast of Iceland, settled along the eastern front of Skjálfandi bay and is befitting to dodge the searing heat. A multi-hued picturesque town with verdant and snow-capped mountains in the backdrop and tranquil beaches on the front is famously known as ‘Whale Watching Capital’ of Europe.
Board a conventional oak fishing boat and get a visual treat with epic pictorial scenarios as observe the whales diving and swimming in solace. Husavik houses some elusive species like humpback whale and the blue whale, largest living animal on the planet. Gasp in awe in this breath-taking town and stand on the lush green headlands and simply gaze…witness a rich birdlife and a plethora of botanical gardens, sleep under the bare sky littered with stars at the campgrounds or indulge in relaxed sports like that of golf during the day, the place has plenty to offer.
Waiheke Island, New Zealand
Temperature ranging from 9℃ to 18℃
With the turquoise ocean marking the periphery and small verdant hills embodied on the Island, the 20-km Island is loaded with lush greenery and emerald vineyards. Castaway the scorching temperature as you lay assuaged in Waiheke, basking under the sun on the serene, sandy beaches. With just 8,000 permanent residents, the place is one of the less crowded on the planet and let’s you unwind and rejuvenate.
Explore the Island and take delight in the splendid views conspicuous from everywhere. Hike around the vineyards and savour the freshly brewed wine at the tasting rooms and grab a local cuisine at the adjoined restaurants, all accompanied by mesmerizing vistas. Also, behold the vibrant culture and heritage of the Island while you’re there.
Temperature ranging from 17℃ to 25℃
Placid turquoise waters leading to the city dwelled with plethora of houses consisting tawny marquee and the superstructure daubed in white hues, Lausanne hosts splendid panoramas and pleasant weather. Astonishing mountains in the backdrop juxtaposed with the lake marks the facade of the place. Second largest city on Lake Geneva, it falls in the French-speaking part of Switzerland and affirms an abundance of art and culture.
The infamous Olympic Committee is nestled in the city since 1914 and majestically overlooks the lake. Vineyard-covered slopes, Art Brut, rambling along the lakeshore of captivating Ouchy, sprinkled with world-class cathedrals and the delectable native cuisine adds other feathers in its cap.
Temperature ranging from 9℃ to 18℃
Thin sheets of snow wrapping the mountains; sapphire hued rivers crawling, crevices permitting astonishing waterfalls down the verdurous hills, lush green sheets of grass encasing the land and a paradise for sunshine admirers, the beauty of Akaska cannot be defined in words. Encircling more than 41 million acres, the majority of land lies unexplored here, providing with an opportunity to traverse, hike and reconnect to the nature.
The land encompasses species of some of the giant bears like Kodiak Brown Bear as well as more than 100,000 glaciers, availing surplus of spontaneity. Housing ‘Denali’ the highest peak of US, the land also offers unique and challenging fun activities such as kayaking excursions, heliskiing adventures and world class fishing, thus, making it perfect for a getaway.
Temperature ranging from 15-25℃
Pleasing temperatures amalgamated with rich culture portrayed in the city of Chamonix draws a unique excursion experience. Ramble along the tree shaded avenues and do pay a visit to some of the 350 ancient buildings and monuments. Wine lovers can savour delightful wine at one of the 10,000 wine chateaux producing some 700 million bottles each year. Also, know some astonishing facts at La Cite du Vin, the world’s first wine museum of its kind.
Stroll along Rue Saint Catherine, Europe’s longest pedestrian shopping street or go biking and relish the car-free zone. If you are mad about chocolates, plunge in some ecstacy at the chocolate capital of France and witness its gleaming night life. While you are where, do not cannot miss the legendary châteaux, Gothic churches and splendid beaches.
Don’t let the summers exhaust you. Let loose in these stunning locations of mother earth.
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