Where's Hot In July

 Norway - Land of the Midnight Sun

Norway - Land of the Midnight Sun

Average Temperature8-16°C
Hours Of Sunshine11 hours
Flight Time From UK1.5-2.5 hours

July is the warmest time to experience the natural phenomenon of 24 hour days of light, when the sun doesn't set, in the Land of the Midnight Sun above the Arctic Circle. In northern Norway, the spectacular scenery of fjords and mountains, the wildlife sightings and the remoteness of the North Cape is unforgettable. The vibrant and cultural city of Tromso gives you access to a wealth of outdoor activities from hiking to kayaking, to the wilderness of Svalbard Islands or, to the picturesque Lofoten Islands where you can play golf all night long. One of the easiest ways to see the most memorable sights and take advantage of the greatest adventures is a Norwegian cruise. To see the northern lights (aurea borealis), take your trip in September.

 Bali

Bali

Average Temperature24-30°C
Hours Of Sunshine11 hours
Flight Time From UK16-17 hours
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Bali maintains high temperatures all year round but, the months with the lowest levels of humidity and minimal chance of rain are July and August. This small island is easy to explore and rewards you with a diverse range of scenery and activities. From tranquil palm lined beaches and turquoise lagoons to surfing beaches and lively nightclubs; lush paddy fields and tropical rain forests to serene temples and beautiful architecture. Whether your idea of adventure is scuba diving or white water rafting, dolphin watching or sightseeing at, say, the Sacred Monkey Forest; you can't leave without experiencing the dramatic Bali dances and a traditional Balinese massage.

 Morocco - West Coast

Morocco - West Coast

Average Temperature22-28°C
Hours Of Sunshine11-13 hours
Flight Time From UK3.5-4 hours
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If you're going to visit Morocco in July, the west coast is the coolest option as it is extremely hot inland. From the Mediterranean port city of Tangiers to the Atlantic beach resort of Agadir (both of which are a conveniently short transfer from the airport), the west coast of Morocco enjoys long days of warm sunshine during July with an all but guaranteed zero chance of any rain. Agadir is a modern city with 10km of sheltered sandy beach, stretches of which are backed by the tropical landscaped gardens of luxury all inclusive hotels, complete with a modern marina and an array of leisure activities from golf to surfing. For a taste of traditional Morocco, you can visit the Souk el Had and take excursions to Imouzzer, Tiznit, Essaouira or the Souss Massa National Park which include scenic journeys through palm and almond groves and, views to the Atlas Mountains.

 Balaeric Islands - Majorca

Balaeric Islands - Majorca

Average Temperature22-30°C
Hours Of Sunshine11 hours
Flight Time From UK2.5-3 hours
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July is the hottest month in Majorca when this Spanish island has the least chance of rain and boasts 11 long hours of sunshine per day. Families will appreciate the sandy beaches and shallow waters of Puerto de Alcudia and Puerto Pollensa, both of which also have a good choice of boat trips running from their harbours and; being well established with British holidaymakers, home from home food and products are easy to find. For peace, scenic walks, boutique hotels and secluded coves you might choose to stay in Cala San Vicente, Aucanada, Soller or Deya. Or, for upmarket marinas with trendy restaurants and designer shopping you might prefer to holiday in Portal Nous, Port Adriano or the capital city of Palma.

 Greek Aegean Islands

Greek Aegean Islands

Average Temperature25-28°C
Hours Of Sunshine13 hours
Flight Time From UK4 hours
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July is a particularly busy month to visit the main tourist islands of Greece, but it is also the easiest time to discover some of the quieter Aegean islands, as this is when transport links and holiday accommodation is the most accessible. With a general theme of relaxing beaches, picturesque scenery and traditional villages; we have holidays to Thassos and Kavala, Lemnos, Lesvos and Samos with hotels catering to all budgets. A perfect opportunity to discover the real Greece, delicious seafood restaurants, welcoming tavernas and natural scenic landscapes.

 Alaska

Alaska

Average Temperature18C
Hours Of Sunshine18 hours
Flight Time From UK8.5-9.5 hours

July is the peak season for cruises to Alaska and with 16-20 hours of daylight per day, you will have plenty of time to enjoy the sights. The still, glass-like fjords, majestic mountains and incredible glaciers are impressive at any time of year, but July is one of the best times to see calving glaciers and humpback whales. In addition to endless outdoor adventures, such as fishing and rafting, there are ample opportunities to see wildlife (including bears, moose, puffins and eagles) in its natural habitat and discover the rich history of the Gold Rush and, the old towns of Skagway, Ketchikan and Juneau.

 Spain - Costa Brava

Spain - Costa Brava

Average Temperature25-28°C
Hours Of Sunshine13 hours
Flight Time From UK2.5-3 hours
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Cooler than most other parts of Spain in July, the Costa Brava offers a far more comfortable heat with 13 hours of sunshine a day and, July is also the month with the lowest chance of rain. The short flight times and established, family friendly resorts of the Costa Brava, make for an easy and relaxing beach holiday. Mile upon mile of sandy beaches connect the resorts of Callela, Pineda, Santa Susanna and Malgrat. The liveliest resort is Lloret de Mar boasting 5 beaches, trendy clubs, a theme park and an aqua park or, you could choose the more traditional town of Tossa de Mar for it's authentic tapas bars, nearby golf courses and blue flag beaches.

 Canary Islands - La Palma

Canary Islands - La Palma

Average Temperature22-25°C
Hours Of Sunshine13 hours
Flight Time From UK4-4.5 hours
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Being cooler and more prone to rain that the other Canary Islands, the duty-free island of La Palma is best visited in July, when you are almost guaranteed a rain-free holiday and will also benefit from warm sunshine for around 11 hours a day. Known as 'the pretty island' (la isla bonita), the island features 20 protected nature reserves and a landscape of lush forests and banana plantations; over 1000 kilometres of sign-posted hiking paths and a coastline of pristine beaches. La Palma is an island of endless leisure activities ranging from lazing on the beaches to shopping in the colourful old town of Santa Cruz; pot-holing to mountain climbing, paragliding to horse-riding and from deep sea fishing to leisurely boat trips, dolphin and whale spotting.

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