Spring is almost over and therefore, summer is not anymore a wish but reality. With the vacation and traveling season coming up, everyone has the same issue. Where should we go for summer holidays? With a resident in the south of Europe, this question will not appear anymore.
The south of Europe is the spot to be for the summer. Why not buy a nice home in the south, therefore, you can enjoy the summer as long and even better whenever you want. Up next are our top four locations in the European south. The following estates are listed with JamesEdition.

Portugal is a wonderful country. In the small coffee shops, you can order a bica and enjoy the warm breeze from the Atlantic Ocean. The first estate we would like to introduce to you it this magnificent house in Loulé in the south of Portugal.

Loulé, Portugal

This property combines the luxury of being situated at the Algarve but also the possibility to enjoy the privacy and peace of the rural environment. This stunning estate offers a one of a kind view of the ocean from its outdoor lounge. The beautiful Portuguese house offers 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms on 521 sqm. living area. The estate got completely renovated and is equipped to the highest standards.  If you love Portugal and enjoy the Algarve, we think this estate is worth a consideration. This property is offered by ABLOOM Mediação Imobiliaria Lda and has a listed price of €1,095,000. For more information about this estate, please click here.

From Portugal we are now going a bit north, to our next country we think is worth thinking about buying an estate. France is not only Paris, but the coastal side of France is a beautiful landscape to enjoy the warm months. The next estate we would like to introduce to you is located in Saint Jean Cap Ferrat.

Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France

This amazing villa is located in the south of France, close to Villefranche-sur-Mer. The property not only offers one but two villas. The first one, the which is more in a dominant position than the second one, contains 225 sqm. of living space. with ultimate luxury. The interior contains a lot of rare marble and architectural details and the whole first floor of the estate is determined by the master suite, where you have a stunning overview of the pool, the private park and the sea. The second villa of this property has a living area of 215 sqm. It is totally independent and separated from the first villa. Also, it is located a bit further within the private park. The second villa offers also a spectacular view of the pool, the sea and the private park. With this property, you can invite friends for holiday without losing your privacy in your own estate. For more information about this magnificent property, please click here. The property is listed by Riviera Hunt.

After two amazing countries, we are now heading to the next summer hotspot, more exactly to Greece.

Porto Heli, Greece

This beautiful house in Greece is just a 20 minute helicopter flight away from Athens. With the estate being located on a hill you have the best view from the infinity pool over the Greece cost. With 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, this house offers a lot of space for friends and family. Moreover, with an open room plan, from the living room to the kitchen until the terrasse and the BBQ area, summer nights with tzatziki, sirtaki and gyros are not only a possibility but a sure thing.  Porto Heli, where this stunning estate is located, is on the eastern side of the Peloponnese. This house is offered by Unique Estates. For more information, please click here.

Our last destination for the summer is Italy. Italy is always a good idea, the good food, the nice people and the huge historic background make Italy to one of the nicest places in Europe.

Lucca, Italy

This stunning villa combines everything you are looking for when thinking of buying a house in Italy. Located in Lucca, you can enjoy the perks of the Tuscany lifestyle. This magnificent property offers 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms spread over 5 floors. With a modern kitchen but also with marble elements and floors, this estate perfectly combines the old with the new. Three of the bedrooms have an ensuite bathroom, so the comfort standard of this house shouldn’t be underestimated. The private garden invites for long Italian nights, with wine and good food. If you are interested in this property, please click here. The villa is listed by Essegi Immobiliare Srl. and has a listed price of €4,300,000. 

Summer is almost there and we don’t want you to miss the opportunity to spend the most awaited time of the year in the south of Europe. Take your sun milk and we will see you in the south. 

By Frederike Müller-Elsner 

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