Perfect summer destinations are often a reflection of our own personalities which can be greatly influenced by our zodiac signs. Whether you are an adaptable Pisces or an adventurous Sagittarius, it can say miles about where you like to travel and what you like to do while you are there. To offer up a little inspiration, here are some amazing summer destinations based on your star sign.
For the fierce and energetic Aries, the perfect destination for your next vacation is Vancouver, British Colombia. An outdoor enthusiasts playground, you can spend your days hiking up the famous Grouse Grind where you will be taken 850 m up through the alpine or you can cycle around the beautiful Stanley Park where you can visit ancient Aboriginal village sites and get up close with sea lions and pacific dolphins.
Try ocean kayaking in Deep Cove (one of the best and safest places to kayak in Canada) and afterwards stroll into Chinatown for some amazing Dim Sum! Whatever your plans, Vancouver will surely be able to satisfy your active and adventurous spirit.
Perfect summer destinations for a Taurus are often wherever they can relax, eat well, sleep peacefully and enjoy life. Which is why the compact city of Lucerne in Switzerland is an amazing destination for any indulgent bull. Known for its preserved medieval architecture, this city sits amid snow-capped mountains on Lake Lucerne and is home to the covered, medieval Chapel Bridge, considered to be one of the oldest wooden bridges in Europe.
Enjoy the scenic beauty of the lake by taking one of the many cruises offered or stroll down to the Culture and Convention Centre of Lucerne which unites a large concert auditorium and the art museum. Indulge in this food lover’s paradise by checking out some of the stylish new restaurants or instead some well loved old taverns for the ultimate traditional comfort food.
Summer destinations for Geminis should cater to their ever changing moods and stimulate their ever-running minds. A great destination for them would be Melbourne, Australia, the coastal capital of the state of Victoria.
With much to offer, this curious sign can start with a visit to the cities laneways, bustling alleys that lead to some of the best bars, eateries and boutiques followed by hot air balloon tours to discover the surrounding areas. Don’t forget to stop by the National Gallery of Victoria which has an expansive collection on display, from ancient artefacts to the bleeding edge of technology.
For the empathetic and moody Cancer, summer destinations should be worth reminiscing about and what better place to reminisce than Amsterdam. Even though it is a metropolitan area, this dutch city will still make cancer feel like they are in their element (water) with the presence of the Amstel River flowing close to its cobblestone streets.
A great place for this crab to start feeling all the past feels is the Anne Frank House, a converted museum of the home where Anne Frank and her family hid during WWII. Follow up with a trip to the Van Gogh Museum, home of the largest collection of works by Vincent Van Gogh with more than 200 paintings, 500 drawings and 700 of his letters. Finally, with the Dutch being very proud of their clean water, spend a day at one of the local swimming spots to beat the summer heat.
Glamorous summer destinations are right up a Leos alley, which means the perfect spot for them to visit would be the capital city of Rome. With nearly 3000 years of global influential art, architecture and culture on display, its easy to see why the lion would feel right at home amongst all these important works of art.
They can spend their days visiting the classic sites like the Trevi Fountain or St. Peter’s Basilica, check out Campo De’ Fiori’s bustling daytime market and stick around for its convivial nightlife or try their hand at a cooking class and learn how to make delicious Italian classics.
Summer destinations for Virgos should allow them to unwind but not remain too idle, so a bustling city like Paris is a perfect holiday spot. With so much to see and always swamped with tourists, Virgos will enjoy methodically planning out their stay and creating various itineraries ahead of time.
From the plethora of renowned museums to it’s instantly recognizable landmarks, they will be able to take in every bit of information that comes their way and share their newfound knowledge with whomever they deem fit.
For the charismatic and diplomatic Libras, the perfect summer destinations need to be carefully deliberated before they book any flight or pack any bag. A great place for them to consider would be Vienna, the capital of Austria.
With their lives greatly enriched by art and music, they will definitely appreciate a city where its artistic and intellectual legacies were shaped by the likes of Beethoven, Sigmund Freud and Gustav Klimt to name a few. They can visit a number of visually stunning and historically rich Imperial palaces, grab a pastry at the famous Café Central and head over to the stunning Vienna State Opera for a guided tour of one of the finest Opera Houses in the world.
Summer destinations for the intense Scorpios are usually places that speak to their passion and bravery. A perfect spot for them to visit would be the capital of Papeete on the island of Tahiti. With plenty of activities on both land and sea, it is the perfect place for them to get in touch with their adventurous side and book a first time scuba adventure excursion or one of the various land tours.
It can also speak to their more emotional natures and have them partake in shared experiences, meals and relationships that happen between the guests and owners that can leave them feeling like part of an extended family.
The perfect summer destinations for a Sagittarius would be anywhere that isn’t where they currently already are. A great place for them to visit would be Praslin, an island in the Seychelles off the eastern coast of Africa. For these constant wanderers, exploring new places is what they were born to do.
With beautiful, palm-fringed beaches they can visit like Anse Georgette and Anse Lazio or the rugged, jungle covered interior that is home to Praslin National Park and Vallé de Mai Nature Reserve, there will never be a dull moment. Expect endless information and captivating stories from them upon return.
A Capricorns perfect summer destinations are often a reflection of their practical and grounded sides as well as their sensitive and creative sides. An interesting spot to visit would be the city of Oxford located in the central, southern part of England. Not as bustling or as crowded as London, this university city offers up plenty of history and prestige to satisfy any sea goats fancy.
Take a tour of the renowned Oxford University campus and see the Bodleian Library, the main research area for the university and one of the oldest libraries in Europe or visit the Oxford castle, a large, partly ruined Norman medieval castle on the western side of central Oxford in Oxfordshire. Finally, take a stroll to see the University of Oxfords Botanic Gardens, the oldest botanic gardens in Great Britain and one of the oldest scientific gardens in the world.
Perfect summer destinations for an Aquarius are usually places that stimulate their creative and intellectual juices. A wonderful spot for them to visit would be Buenos Aires, Argentina. This multicultural city is home to multiple ethnic and religious groups, making it one of the most diverse cities of the Americas.
The neighbourhood of La Boca is a great place to see with its cluster of attractions near the Riachuelo River. Steakhouses and street artists surround Caminito, a narrow alley bordered by brightly painted zinc shacks and the modern art museum Fundacion Proa offers many different temporary exhibits and views of the old docks.
The perfect summer destinations for the mystical and adaptable Pisces can be pretty much anywhere found on a globe. An amazing trip would be to Casablanca located in western Morocco. A city for travellers who like to feel like locals, this fish will have no problem blending in with the natives and being respectful of cultures and customs.
Visit a number of divers and fascinating buildings with various architectural styles that range from Art Deco to radically modern, the Hassan II Mosque which took more than seven years to build and is the largest mosque in Morocco or one of the refurbished Art Deco villas that now serve as galleries and museums to many different contemporary artists.
Where will you be heading this summer? Were any of these summer destinations on point with your star sign? Let us know in the comments!
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