Where to go on Holiday for July Sun

Whether you want to avoid the crowds and price hikes that come with the end of the school academic year, or if you are waiting for the schools to break up to take the kids on a family holiday, we have our top 4 picks for a holiday in July for you. From mountains and lakes, to cities and beaches, there’s something for everyone here!

Annecy, France

Annecy | Book FHRAverage daily high: 27°C

Hours of sunshine: 8 hours

Average flight time from the UK: 1.5 hours to Geneva airport, then 45 minute transfer by road

Time difference: +1 hour

The outdoors climate and water temperature of Lake Annecy in July, is ideal for thrill seekers and lovers of water sports. With its beautiful landscape and crystal clear waters, this stunning location has so much to offer. From mountain biking to water skiing, canyoning to paragliding, there is plenty to try! A visit to the cultural, historic town of Annecy is a must. Relax at one of the quaint restaurants in the medieval lanes – which are intersected by small canals – and watch the world go by!


Budapest | Book FHRAverage daily high: 26°C

Hours of sunshine: 10 hours

Average flight time from the UK: 2.5 hours

Time difference: +1 hour

If you’re looking for a city break in July, Budapest is a great choice. The long days at this time of year give you more time to fit in sightseeing. A lovely way to see the landmarks, is by taking a cruise on the River Danube. The Hungarian Grand Prix takes place at the end of July, and the Vajdahunyad Castle Summer Music Festival runs from 2nd July 2018 to 2nd August 2018.

Orlando, Florida

Disney Orlando | Book FHRAverage daily high: 33°C

Hours of sunshine: 13 hours

Average flight time from the UK: 10 hours

Time difference: -5 hours

For big kids and little kids, Orlando, Florida is the destination for you in July. Visit the famous, magical theme parks, and make sure you don’t miss the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando. If you’re feeling brave, a trip to Gatorland, the Alligator Capitol of the World is a must, or take a cruise through the Central Florida Everglades. Due to the subtropical climate, this is the rainy season, so take an umbrella – but rest assured the rain comes in short bursts (albeit heavy ones!).


Zanzibar Beach Boat | Book FHRAverage daily high: 26°C

Hours of sunshine: 9 hours

Average flight time from the UK: 12 hours

Time difference: +2 hours

An archipelago situated near Tanzania, on the eastern coast of Africa, Zanzibar is perfect in July. July is actually one of the cooler months here, with average highs of 26°C, lows of 22°C, and sea temperatures sitting at 26°C. If you want a break from strolling one of the many beaches, soaking up the rays and dipping into the warm blue seas, visit the Zanzibar International Film Festival, usually held in the 2nd week of July.

Remember to book your airport parking with us as soon as you book your holiday. We also offer airport hotels and airport lounges at great prices!

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