Looking for the best and top beaches in Europe to visit for your next vacations? The Top Beaches In Europe is your source for all of the top beaches in the Europe from coast to coast. We’ve been to every single beach listed here, make recommendations as to why you should visit each one, and tell you the best times to go and places to stay. Despite the high prices across Europe, some of these beaches are some of the most beautiful in the world. With good planning, and booking in advance you can reduce your costs and enjoy some of these top beaches in Europe during your next holiday or on your trip around the world.

Of course everyone has their own criteria for what makes a great beach but here at the Top Beaches In Europe we focus on moderately popular beaches that you can enjoy for a budget. Some of these beaches are very popular but by moving a bit away from the main boardwalk or touristic areas you can avoid many of the larger crowds. Top Beaches In Europe will show you where to go to get more or less people, partying, and bang for your money at these beautiful locations. We also didn’t forget to mention that we’ve selected the most beautiful beaches and locations across continental Europe, from the Baltic Sea to the balmy Mediterranean coasts of France, Spain, Italy, and more.

Top Beaches In Europe By Nation

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Ibiza Beach Clubs

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Ibiza has been a long time favorite for young beach goers looking to party in the sun. A small island located off the coast of Spain, Ibiza is known for its never ending beach parties and laid back atmosphere. Beach clubs on the island used to be exclusive to the “it” crowd, but now there […]

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The Most Unspoilt Beaches in Europe

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Some of the most beautiful and pristine beaches can be found in the most unlikely places, far from the madding crowds and tucked away like Mother Nature’s secrets. Europe has an incredible abundance of wonderful beaches; some sweeping stretches of sand, some tiny little shelves in rocky inlets and others hidden away on headlands or […]

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3 Great Nudist Beaches In Europe

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Nude beaches are not hard to come by throughout Europe, and some beaches have reputations that precede them. While some beaches are officially nudist beaches, others are just nudist friendly. These beaches are best for sunbathing and have plenty of entertainment for when you are off the sand as well. From Spain to France to […]

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Paradise Beach in Mykonos, Greece

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Located in the Aegean Sea, Mykonos is arguably the most popular of Greece’s many islands. Along with its popularity among tourists comes higher prices than on other Greek islands and even more than on Greece’s main land. However its vibrant lifestyle and beautiful beaches make the visit well worth your while. After you’ve searched for […]

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Top Nude Beaches In Europe

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Plage de Tahiti Nude beaches are not uncommon in France , and Plage de Tahiti is one of the top nude beaches in the resort town of St. Tropez. Tahiti Beach is clothing optional and you may even run into some celebrities while sun bathing. Be sure to mind your manners and follow nude beach […]

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Top Five Best Beach Destinations In Europe

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If you’ve scored a deal on cheap flights to London, don’t forget to pack your bathing suit. Especially if you’re visiting in summer, Europe’s beaches offer enough scenic beauty, recreation and cultural attractions  — as well as sand and sun — to keep any traveler busy. For the best in Spanish beaches, head to La […]

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See the Turtles at Girne’s Alagadi Beach

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The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is somewhat of a hidden treasure in the Mediterranean. The large island of Cyprus has been divided since 1974, with a Greek south and Turkish north. The northern half is only recognized by Turkey, whereas Cyprus, referring to the southern part of the island, is a recognized part of […]

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Top 10 Beaches In Europe

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1. San Vito Lo Capo, Sicily, Italy Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, and an autonomous part of Italy. Due to its size and location, Sicily has a unique culture that differs even from mainland Italian culture. Its diverse history, ranging from being ruled by the ancient Greeks to being part of […]

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Taormina, Sicily

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Taormina, on the very eastern edge of the Italian island Sicily, is an easily accessible beach that is incredibly popular with Italians. Visitors and tourists can reach the beach by using a series of suspended aerial tramways, that are used to carry thousands of visitors each year. In addition to the beautiful beaches of Taormina, […]

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Algarve, Portugal

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Located on the very tip of southern Portugal, Algarve boasts beautiful white sand beaches surrounded by rolling hills protecting the beach from winds and leaving it only with a soft breeze from the ocean. This part of Portugal is an eclectic one, influenced by Portuguese, Spanish, and Arabic culture from the century or so of […]

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Myrtos, Greece

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Myrtos beach, located on the northern tip of one of Greece’s western islands is seated in between two mountains. The Agia Dynati and Kalon Oros nestle Myrtos protecting it from excessive wind and temperature shifts. The climate is hot in the summer and moderately humid, with few rainy days during the long summer season from […]

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Tuscany, Italy

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Known as Toscana in Italian, the Versilla coast on the Mediterranean is where you’ll find the Tuscan beaches. There are several beaches along this popular coastline that are all connected by highway. It’s easy to move between the beaches or just settle in on one during your trip to the Tuscany coast. Some of the […]

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