Europe’s warmest, sunniest seaside destinations

Out with the dark cold days, bring on the sunshine! Here are the warmest places in Europe, that also happen to be quite the dreamy locations:

Canary Islands, Spain

This Spanish archipelago located off the coast of Africa is the warmest winter location in Europe. It boasts warm temperatures year-round, with temperatures ranging from 64°F to 75°F during the winter months.

Medium Brush Stroke

The sunny Costa del Sol located in the south of Spain enjoys mild winters with temperatures ranging from 50°F to 68°F, making it a popular destination for snowbirds.

Costa del Sol, Spain

Algarve, Portugal

This southern Portuguese region enjoys warm temperatures, with an average of 59°F to 68°F during the winter months. The Algarve also has over 300 days of sunshine a year.

Medium Brush Stroke

This Mediterranean island located south of Turkey enjoys mild winters with temperatures ranging from 54°F to 64°F. Cyprus is also known for its beautiful beaches and rich history.



Finding a financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free quiz matches you with fiduciary financial advisors in your area or who serve your area. If you are ready to be matched with financial advisors that can help you achieve your financial goals, take the quiz now.