Best Beaches in Western Europe

These are the best beaches in Western Europe, based on average sunshine, sea temperature, rainfall and temperature. Though many factors can come into play when choosing your beach destination, the beach weather will often be a deciding factor. Here we list the top beaches based on the average weather conditions and sea temperature.

Best Beach Destinations in Western Europe

  • 21°
    18°
    7.3h
    6.5d

    The average maximum daily temperature is 21° which is typically warm and make sunbathing pleasant. The average water temperature is typically 18° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water. There are on average 6.5 days of rain per month and 7.3 hours of sun per day.

  • 20°
    17°
    7.3h
    8.4d

    The average maximum daily temperature is 20° which is typically moderate but sunbathing may be possible on some days. The average water temperature is typically 17° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water. There are on average 8.4 days of rain per month and 7.3 hours of sun per day.

  • 20°
    17°
    7.3h
    8.4d

    The average maximum daily temperature is 20° which is typically moderate but sunbathing may be possible on some days. The average water temperature is typically 17° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water. There are on average 8.4 days of rain per month and 7.3 hours of sun per day.

  • 22°
    17°
    7.3h
    8.2d

    The average maximum daily temperature is 22° which is typically warm and make sunbathing pleasant. The average water temperature is typically 17° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water. There are on average 8.2 days of rain per month and 7.3 hours of sun per day.

  • 20°
    17°
    7.4h
    7.6d

    The average maximum daily temperature is 20° which is typically warm and make sunbathing pleasant. The average water temperature is typically 17° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water. There are on average 7.6 days of rain per month and 7.4 hours of sun per day.

  • 18°
    18°
    5.5h
    11.4d

    The average maximum daily temperature is 18° which is typically moderate but sunbathing may be possible on some days. The average water temperature is typically 18° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water. There are on average 11.4 days of rain per month and 5.5 hours of sun per day.

  • 18°
    19°
    5.8h
    14.6d

    The average maximum daily temperature is 18° which is typically moderate but sunbathing may be possible on some days. The average water temperature is typically 19° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water. There are on average 14.6 days of rain per month and 5.8 hours of sun per day.

  • 17°
    18°
    5.2h
    13.0d

    The average maximum daily temperature is 17° which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The average water temperature is typically 18° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water. There are on average 13.0 days of rain per month and 5.2 hours of sun per day.

  • 14°
    17°
    4.9h
    11.4d

    The average maximum daily temperature is 14° which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The average water temperature is typically 17° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water. There are on average 11.4 days of rain per month and 4.9 hours of sun per day.

  • 15°
    17°
    4.9h
    15.6d

    The average maximum daily temperature is 15° which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The average water temperature is typically 17° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water. There are on average 15.6 days of rain per month and 4.9 hours of sun per day.

  • 14°
    16°
    5.2h
    16.7d

    The average maximum daily temperature is 14° which is too cold for sunbathing. The average water temperature is typically 16° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea. There are on average 16.7 days of rain per month and 5.2 hours of sun per day.

  • 14°
    13°
    5.2h
    16.5d

    The average maximum daily temperature is 14° which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The average water temperature is typically 13° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit. There are on average 16.5 days of rain per month and 5.2 hours of sun per day.