In July the whole area of the Mediterranean Sea is excellent for those wishing to take beach holidays in the holiday resorts of Spain, Italy, France, Greece, Turkey. You will not find the crowding that usually occurs in August and prices will be slightly lower. If you want to admire the lavender bloom in Provence the best time are the first two weeks of July. This month is also excellent for visiting the Azores, Madeira and the Canary Islands.
In Northern Europe beyond the Arctic Circle it is still possible to admire the midnight sun. Good destinations for the month of July are Iceland, Greenland, Russia, the Scandinavian countries and the Baltic countries. The other countries of Northern and Central Europe and the Balkan Peninsula are also suitable destinations in July, although sometimes you cmight find rainy days.
In Rio de Janeiro, the month of July is the least rainy month of the year. The Pantanal wetland in southern Brazil is great to visit in July. Also in this month the Amazon presents rains less intense than usual. The wilderness areas of the Rocky Mountains of the United States and Canada are a popular destination this time of the year. The wild north of Alaska is great to be visited in July. In the Andean highlands of Chile, Bolivia and Peru the climate is cool by day and cold at night but the days are dry and clear.
In this month the East African coast has a good dry climate which makes it pleasant to visit countries like Tanzania, Kenya and Mozambique. July is also the driest month and therefore among the best to visit the Seychelles, Zanzibar and Mauritius. Also for Madagascar this month is generally excellent. Even in the countries of Southern Africa (South Africa, Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, Mozambique etc.) the climate is excellent and dry.
For the high-altitude desert areas of China of the plateau of Tibet and Mongolia the summer months are best for a trip thanks to the less rigid temperatures. The Northern Territory of Australia and the islands of Indonesia are great to be visited in July. This month is also good for the South Pacific islands like Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia: July is one of the least rainy periods in this part of the planet.
English text correction by Dietrich Köster.
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