If you’ve heard of the concerning issues related to health when it comes to European waterways. However, this statement in no way cuts your chance to visit the best holiday spots in Europe. That is, you can still travel to their city areas and enjoy time in their mesmerizing urban beaches. To make your vacation more comfortable, these best holiday spots arrange imported sand. You’ll also be greeted by busy streets that are decorated with beach huts and sun chairs. The creation of epic pools is just another add-on. Belos is given 5 best urban beaches that you can consider while choosing the best vacation spots in Europe.
1. Brussels’ Beach, Brussels
In case, you didn’t know that the banks of the Brussels channel are treated with imported sand, sun chairs, huts, and fountains to turn it into an actual urban beach. This is, in fact, a continuous process and every year you travel there, you’ll see the arrangement done afresh. Because it lasts during the summer, more precisely, from 15 July to 15 August. Here you can involve yourself in activities like rowing, playing soccer, climbing, and dancing. And all these are arranged for the benefit of enriching the tourism sector.
2. Paris Plages, France
Another place in Europe where imported sands are brought to make urban beach is Paris Plages, France. You can also visit the spot on your vacation to get the natural feel amidst its laid grass. In fact, some visits the place on their scheduled beach vacations during the summer to enjoy their time in the boardwalk-style cafes. Needless to say, you’ll also like the ice-cream shop there. other means of entertainment include free summertime concerts as well as sporting events. You’ll also appreciate the free entrance there.
3. Badeschiff, Berlin
Badeschiff has a distinctive feature that makes it a craving place to visit by the tourists. Yes, we’re talking about the old tugboat which is converted into a pool. Another special attention is – when you’ll be swimming, the Berlin skyline will simply make you spellbound. A wooden footbridge is used to join this floating pool. You’ll also find the hammocks great for taking rest. And when you’ll not be relaxing, you can play beach volleyball with your friends or other tourists there. You’ll get the sand court ready, of course. As for dining purpose, barbecued foods are available and you can complement it with a wide range of summer cocktails.
4. The Donauinsel (Danube Island), Vienna
When you come to see the Donauinsel, make sure you book a resort because you can hardly find enough time in 24 hours to enjoy all the opportunities available there. The variety of entertainment in this 42 kilometers beach ranges from bathing to cycling to jogging and walking. However, the main purpose behind the creation of this long narrow island was to protect from the flood. Visitors come in this Vienna Island for celebrating vacation by barbeque party. You’ll also thrill to see the fields for playing varieties of games, especially beach volleyball. Restaurants and shops are other prominent reasons of why guests return their visits to this island.
5. Blijburg Aan Zee, Amsterdam
Blijburg Aan Zee is the only beach on our list that is truly urban. This 250 meters long and 40 meters wide sandy beach has much where you can enjoy swimming to your heart’s content. You can’t visit the beach all through the year, there’s some particle season fixed for that. You can plan a tour to this place between June and September. Not 7 days a week as well, only the days from Wednesday to Sunday. If you’ve kids with you, try to come here on weekends as a lot of events for kids are arranged that time for kids only. You can hope to enjoy programs by DJ or want to see live bands, you have the liberty to visit any time of the mentioned months.