Morning view of Positano cityscape on coast line of mediterranean sea, Italy
European Beach Destinations You Should Avoid When Planning Your Next Trip
While Nice is great to pass through, there are many more budget-friendly Mediterranean cities that have bright buildings, great food, and non-pebble beaches.
Nice, France
Dubrovnik is a haven for "Game of Thrones" fans, with unique architecture and viewpoints. However, it is always full of visitors, especially during cruise season in the summer.
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Since Ibiza is an expensive party island, accommodations, clubs, cabs, and meals can be steep for the average holiday goer. You can relax at better beaches elsewhere in Spain.
Ibiza, Spain
Water quality concerns and algae issues have been raised here recently. It’d be better to soak in Budapest's world-famous baths, full of health-promoting minerals, instead.
Lake Balaton, Hungary
Surprisingly, as a beach vacation, you can do better. Amalfi beaches are overrated, overpriced, and overcrowded in the summer, and transportation can be a nightmare.
Amalfi Coast, Italy