June is a great month to visit the countries that face the shores of the Mediterranean Sea for sea holidays. The sea starts to be warm and you can also visit the historic cities of Spain, Italy, Croatia, Turkey and Greece. In the second half of June lavender begins to bloom in Provence/Southern France.
June is the ideal month to visit the Arctic regions. In this time of the year you can observe the phenomenon of the midnight sun beyond the Arctic Circle. June is a good month to visit Iceland, Greenland, Norway, Finland and all countries of Northern Europe. Scotland and Ireland are also good destinations in this time of the year, due to long daylight.
In June the driest period begins on the islands of the Indian Ocean and it is good to visit Madagascar, Zanzibar, Mauritius and the Seychelles. June is also the driest month on the east coast of the island of Ceylon/Sri Lanka. June is great for visiting all the countries of Africa south of the Equator: From Angola to Zambia, from Namibia to Botswana and the Republic of South Africa.
In the Pantanal and on the Amazon in Brazil begins the dry season, which lasts from June to September. In Rio de Janeiro the months between June and September are the least rainy months of the year. In the Andean highlands (Bolivia, Chile and Peru) you have beautiful clear days with cool climate by day and cold climate at night.
In June the National Parks of the US West have an excellent climate: The days are long and sunny, but the temperatures are not too high as in the following months. June is therefore a great month to visit California, Arizona, Utah and other States of the western part of the United States. The Canadian Rocky Mountains are also ideal for a trip in June. Alaska and Canada are perfect destinations in June, because you will find long days and a mild climate.
This month is also great for visiting the South Pacific islands of Polynesia. The dry season of the Northern Territory of Australia also begins in June.
English text correction by Dietrich Köster.
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