Schools out for summer! July is hot, action packed, and we flock to our home-from-home territories such as Spain and Greece. But what places do Classic Collection most recommend for this peak summer month? Let’s take a look…
See our where to go, when guide for destination recommendations throughout the year.
Mid-summer celebrations of fireworks and military parades for Bastille Day and the climax of the Tour de France: Paris in July is truly the City of Light. Its priceless museum collections, rich architectural style and soaring monuments never fail to delight, but it’s in the details of the summer streetscape that Paris exceeds all expectations. In this patchwork collection of quartiers and arrondissements, there are local cafés, bars, restaurants and shops which allow you to discover hidden corners of this city at every turn. Perfect to fit into a long weekend, alongside your main summer holiday. Mais pourquoi pas?
L'Hotel du Collectionneur
Facing the very chic Parc Monceau and a mere 10 minute walk from Champs Elysees and Arc de Triomphe, L’Hotel du Collectionneur is a superbly glamorous Art Deco style hotel offering luxurious accommodation, impeccable service, one of the largest hotel gardens in ParisFind out more
July is Croatia’s hottest month and so it’s the perfect time to visit for any would be sunbathers. It’s the perfect time of year to enjoy island hopping in and around Dubrovnik, swimming, cliff jumping and relaxing on the beach. However if busy sunny beaches aren’t your thing, secure a quieter spot on the water aboard one of our motor cruisers. With spacious, super comfy cabins, sun deck, and swimming platform for easy access into the sea, you can soak up all the Adriatic has to offer from a more exclusive setting.
The most vibrant country of Central America is also its most visited. Costa Rica is also the most biodiverse country in the world. With over 800 miles of coast bordering the Caribbean Sea to the east, and the Pacific Ocean to the west, there’s a tempting choice of 300 black, pink and white sand beaches, rugged rainforests, cloudforests, protected jungle, volcanoes and wildlife. July is great on the Caribbean side and good for birdwatching. Rain can fall at any time of year although sharp showers are always interspersed with warm sunshine. The national parks are quieter May to July.