5 Best Holiday Destinations for Father's Day in July on a Budget

May 25th, 2023

Celebrate Father’s Day with a memorable getaway! Unsure of where to travel in July? Make the most of your Flightgift and embark on a fantastic adventure. Discover five affordable and perfect destinations for a July escape that won’t strain your budget. Treat your dad to an unforgettable journey and explore the world together, guilt-free!

Best holiday destinations in July in Europe

Krakow, Poland

Cracow Poland

Krakow is great in July. Although it might be a little crowded due to the holiday season, the good weather will help you enjoy this city and the surrounding area to the fullest. It’s the largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland so every corner is rich in history.

The architecture and history are indeed some of the main reasons to visit. However, this city is filled with students and amazing places to eat local food, so you will be entertained at every point of the day.

What to do in Krakow?

With a rich cultural heritage and the city centre listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, visiting Krakow will introduce you to Central Europe and the traditions of Poland.

Here are the 7 things to do in Krakow:

  • Visit the Wawel Castle, located on the hill, it overlooks the old town.
  • The Jewish district of Kazimierz where you can see many synagogues and historical buildings.
  • The market square of the old town, also called The Rynek.
  • The former concentration camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau. A moving and dark place that will make you aware of the horrors suffered by Jews and other minorities during World War II.
  • The Wawel Cathedral is one of the most important Polish historical monuments.
  • The Planty Park that surrounds the Old Town is a great place to relax.
  • Explore the Wieliczka Salt Mines. The tour includes underground stairs, crystal chambers, wonderful salt monuments and fabulous lakes.

Istanbul, Turkey

If you’re after some sun, then Istanbul is for you. July and August are the hottest months in Istanbul with the average temperature reaching 35 degrees celsius.
To enjoy Istanbul you can indulge in Turkish food, go for a full day of sailing or watch the sunset (or sunrise if you’re an early bird).

Must-see places in Istanbul

Located on both continents, visiting the Turkish capital is always memorable. To help you plan your next trip, here are some ideas for places and activities to see in Istanbul:

Split, Croatia

Split en Croatie

Split is another affordable destination you could visit this July. It reflects the Mediterranean culture in the warmth of both its hospitality and weather. If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, Split is a must as it was actually a filming location for the show.

What to visit in Split?

Pretty, vibrant, historic and seaside city, here are the top 5 things to do in Split :

Best holiday destinations in July outside Europe

Quito, Ecuador


Ready to venture out a little further? Head to Quito – world’s first UNESCO World Heritage City. It’s got a huge amount of churches and cathedrals and is also a hot spot for amazing food and chocolate. Explore the Old Town and make sure the visit the Mindo Cloud Forest only two hours away from Quito.

Must-see things in Quito

The Ecuadorian capital surprises with its many buildings dating back to the 16ᵉ century. Here are the of the things to do:

Tel-Aviv, Israel

Tel Aviv

In Tel-Aviv make sure to visit one of the markets which are filled with fresh local produce. You can rent a bike to see the city or relax by the beach…or both! Check out the city’s art scene during the day and if you have any energy left from exploring and eating, head to one of Tel-Aviv’s parties at night.

What activities to do in Tel Aviv?

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