11 Amazing Sunset Spots in Europe

Our favourite places to watch the sun go down

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  • 20 June 2023
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Prepare to be mesmerized as we unveil Europe's top sunset spots. From picturesque coasts to iconic cityscapes, Europe offers a myriad of breathtaking locations where you can witness nature's captivating light show. Grab your camera and read on to discover the best sunset experiences Europe has to offer.

1. Santorini, Greece

Famous for its iconic blue-domed churches and whitewashed buildings, Santorini offers an idyllic setting to witness sunsets that transform the sky into a canvas of fiery hues.

2. Newquay, England

Whether you’re heading to Newquay for a surfing holiday or a coastal getaway, make sure you head to Fistral Beach to catch the stunning sunset views.

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3. Cinque Terre, Italy

This picturesque cluster of coastal villages provides a stunning vantage point to enjoy sunsets over the Mediterranean Sea, where vibrant colours blend with the pastel-coloured houses.

4. Dubrovnik, Croatia

Perched on the Adriatic coast, Dubrovnik boasts a captivating skyline that lights up during sunset, casting a golden glow on its ancient walls and charming Old Town.

5. The Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

Standing tall on the western coast, these majestic cliffs offer a dramatic setting to witness sunsets that paint the sky in an array of breathtaking colours, overlooking the vast Atlantic Ocean.

6. The Algarve, Portugal

Known for its golden beaches and rugged cliffs, the Algarve region offers mesmerising sunsets, as the sun dips below the horizon, casting a warm glow over the pristine coastline.

7. Paris, France

The City of Lights becomes even more enchanting during sunset, as the Eiffel Tower and other iconic landmarks are bathed in soft, golden light, creating a romantic and magical atmosphere.

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8. Edinburgh, Scotland

From atop Arthur's Seat or the historic Edinburgh Castle, you can witness stunning sunsets over the city's skyline, where the ancient architecture is beautifully silhouetted against the vibrant colours of the sky.

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9. Almafi Coast, Italy

With its sheer cliffs, charming villages, and sparkling azure waters, the Amalfi Coast offers a truly mesmerizing setting to experience sunsets that paint the sky in a breathtaking palette.

10. Reykjavík, Iceland

With its unique landscapes and ever-changing weather, Iceland provides an otherworldly backdrop for witnessing incredible sunsets, where fiery skies meet volcanic mountains and cascading waterfalls.

11. Barcelona, Spain

The cosmopolitan city of Barcelona offers a vibrant blend of urban charm and natural beauty, where sunsets along the city's beaches or from the hill of Tibidabo offer a stunning spectacle of colours against the backdrop of Gaudi's architectural masterpieces.

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