St. Mary's Basilica in Krakow at sunset; where to holiday in August?

update: June 1, 2023

4 best places to travel in August. Recommended destinations to fly to in August

Not sure where to go on holiday in August? Don't worry, we've got you covered! August is a great time to travel around Europe thanks to the long summer days, perfect for sightseeing! This month is also brilliant for an exotic trip to fabulous Krakow or to the capital of Lithuania, Vilnius. Read on to discover where the best places to go on holiday in August are.



Where to go on holiday abroad in August?

1. Spend August in Chisinau

If you're wondering where to fly for a vacation in August, Chisinau in Moldova may be an interesting option. A place full of culture, history and picturesque nature, it offers many opportunities for an unforgettable vacation. Visit the vineyards, see the capital's symbols (including the Triumphal Arch and the Nativity Cathedral), stroll through the charming city center and discover local treasures at the Central Market.

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Want to learn about Moldova's history and culture, don't skip a visit to the National Museum of History and Ethnography. There you will find rich collections of artifacts that will bring you closer to the fascinating history of the region. From ancient artifacts to traditional folk costumes, the museum offers a wealth of valuable information about Moldova's culture and heritage.

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 
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Chisinau is famous for its parks and gardens, ideal for summer strolls and picnics. Dendrariu Park is one of the largest recreational areas in the city, where you will relax among lush vegetation and a variety of trees and flowers. Visit the Stefan cel Mare Central Park, where you'll find even more picturesque alleys, ponds and resting places. As you can see, Chisinau offers you plenty of opportunities for relaxation, so book your flight tickets to Moldova and spend a blissful vacation in beautiful natural settings!

Where to fly in August for your holiday? An aerial view of a park in Chisinau

2. August in Amsterdam

If you're asking yourself where to go on vacation in August, Amsterdam is your answer. The city combines a great urban experience with plenty of outdoor activities, such as cycling and sailing on the surrounding waters. Amsterdam is also home to a wide array of Europe's best nightclubs. Want to party until dawn? Plan a vacation in Amsterdam in August!

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However, the Dutch capital is much more than the red-light district, coffee shops or canals. Discover Amsterdam's interesting museums, which attract tourists from all over the world every year. Art lovers will especially delight in the rich collections of famous painters, including Rembrandt and Van Gogh.

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 
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In addition, in Amsterdam you will appreciate the charm of the unique architecture, the ever-present laid-back and positive atmosphere. After an intensive tour of the capital, check out the other attractions of the Netherlands! You probably no longer have any doubts about where to vacation in August, right?

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3. August holidays in Vilnius

Dreaming of an unforgettable vacation full of history, architecture and culture? Take a trip to charming Vilnius! The capital of Lithuania, with its historic center, picturesque streets and rich history, is the perfect place for a summer getaway. Spending your August vacation in Vilnius, you'll experience a fascinating journey back in time as you stroll through the historic (and UNESCO World Heritage Site!) Old Town. Admire the Gothic Vilnius Cathedral, discover the mysteries of Gediminas Hill, and stroll through the colorful streets of Kaunas.

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Did you know that Vilnius is a real paradise for art lovers? If you, too, are interested in what is beautiful, visit the National Museum with its rich collection of Lithuanian art. From spending time in the museum, do you prefer outdoor festivals? In August, Vilnius hosts many festivals and cultural events, such as the International Summer Christopher Music Festival.

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 
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After a day full of sightseeing and cultural activities, immerse yourself in Vilnius' atmospheric restaurants and cafes. Try traditional Lithuanian dishes, such as cepelinai (dumplings with meat) or kugelis (potato pancakes), or local wines and craft beers, a hallmark of the capital.

Trakai Castle at sunset; where to go on holiday in August?

4. Krakow in August

Dreaming of a fascinating vacation in August? Head to the very heart of Poland, Krakow! Beautiful Old Town, impressive monuments, pulsating energy.... Cracow is just the perfect place for a summer getaway!

How about a stroll through one of the largest medieval squares in Europe? The Main Square is at your disposal! Also visit the famous Wawel Cathedral with the tombs of Polish monarchs or discover the secrets of the famous Wieliczka salt mine.

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Krakow is an undeniable center of cultural events. If listening to music outdoors is your connoisseurship, attend the 28th Summer Jazz Festival Krakow, the Summer Cheap Konobranie, the 3rd Krakow Dance Festival or the Men's Play. And these are just a few of the many events you'll find during your August vacation in Krakow!

After a busy day of sightseeing, relax in Krakow's charming cafes and restaurants. Try traditional Polish dishes such as pierogi, borscht or pork chops, and to drink.... Polish liquor!

Wawel Royal Castle from a bird's eye view, Krakow, vacation in august in krakow

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 
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Where to go on vacation in August? You already know our recommendations! So, where will you fly to this year? Get inspired and take a look at our travel blog!


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