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Best Places to Visit in May

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Best Places to Visit in May

Best Places to Travel in May

May is the month of travels, the winter is just left and the summer started showing its charm, so this is the perfect time to pack your bags and to make a move towards your next travelling experience. Some major events such as Cannes Film Festival, Kentucky Derby, Indy 500 and Cinco de Mayo are also celebrated during the May. Further, it is not the peak time for travelling so you can enjoy the tour with low prices and peace. By taking the factors in count such as place, price and perfect planning you can make you may memorable.

Following are the best places to visit in the month of May.

1. Cancun, Mexico

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Cancun is known for white sand beaches and night culture, the numerous reports and restaurants. As the Cancun is tale of two cities you can have experience of both the traditional town and another one is the town about beaches, clubs and night culture. Further, during the month of May, the crowd is thin and the rates are comparatively low in spite of the perfect weather. The Cancun also offers many interesting things to do such as incredible coral reefs for snorkeling and scuba diving, fishing and jungle tours.

2. Canggu, Bali

Canggu is a coastal village and has 10 km long beach. It is the place for all those who are worshippers of the sun. The beaches with black and white sands are also famous for challenging surfing spots. The restaurants, music venue, art galleries and exciting surfing challenges accompanying by good weather offer you an awesome place to spend your weekends.

3. Lake Como, Italy

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Como is located in northern Italy's Lombardy region, and one of the famous Italian lacks. Lake Como is long (50km), slender and extremely deep. The lack has been popular as the resort in the time of British Empire. Blue waters, luxurious villa and nature's dramatic scenery are attracting visitors here. The towns around shores of the lake are the perfect place for the tourist, walkers, cyclist and swimmers. The hotels and spa facilities are available 24/7 for those who want to relax on their vacation.

4. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

It's located at the junction of 3 rivers in western Pennsylvania. Also known as the steel city, gained an attraction lately for the marvelous art scene. The Andy Warhol Museum or the Carnegie Museum of Art, both are the great places to visit. The awesome accommodations and delicious food restaurants make it an overall good place to visit.

5. Malta, Europe

Malta, Europe

Malta comprises an archipelago of five islands in the Central Mediterranean Sea, south of the Italian island of Sicily, east of Tunisia and north of Libya. It's known for the heritage site showing the succession of rulers. The places to visit are numerous fortresses, megalithic temples and the Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, a subterranean complex of halls and burial chambers etc.

6. Aarhus, Denmark

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Aarhus is one of the European capitals of culture. Further, it's the second largest city in Denmark located on the east coast of Jutland peninsula. The centers of attraction are North side festivals, Museums and art galleries, architecture, shopping sites, botanical gardens, Aarhus festival and much more. The place is the perfect destination for foodies. This an awesome places for summer vacations including endless sunny hours.

7. Louisville, Kentucky, USA

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May is the best time to visit Louisville because of The Kentucky derby, the event which is held in the beginning of the month. The Kentucky event is the eye candy for the visitors and tempts the spectators from the world. Apart from the event, the weather during the month is an ideal time to take a tour of the city. The twisted southern cuisine of the city made it one of the "10 Best New food cities ".

8. Lille, France


It's the town with the beauty of art. You can conclude the city as a group of indoor and outdoor art exhibitions, as well as a wonderful modern art museum. From the underrated town, the city has grown to glittering and self-confident commercial and artistic hub. The centre of attraction in town is the 3 renowned museums, excellent shopping places, delicious dining and nightlife, which is student driven.

9. Shanghai, China

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Shanghai is the biggest city and a global financial hub of the country. Its rapidly growing economic and trade centre, also one of the china's cultural centres. The bund, its heart and centre of attraction, is living museum of the colonial history of China. Shanghai has blend of western and eastern cultures, shopping paradises and colourful nightlife is perfect for any vacation plans.

10. Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA

It is located in US Massachusetts; the crescent-shaped peninsula has a spectacular appeal for appeal. This seaside destination beaches are empty and less crowded during the month of May. Apart from the beauty of the place, whale watching in Provincetown, fire & history museum and a trip to potato chip Company's factory in Hyannis are must visit places. The seafood of the place is the thing you can't escape.

11. Barcelona, Spain

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As the Spanish beaches are famous, this place is perfect for the beach vacations. But in a case you don't want a crowd around you, you can go for Castelldefels. Further, the city is also famous for its art and architecture. The hotels, restaurants, cafe, bookshops and shopping places are there to make your vacation good. The place also has some Roman archaeological sites.

12. Monaco, Europe

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Monaco is world’s second smallest country, an independent tiny –state in France. During May, Monaco is fully packed due to Formula 1 Grand Pix held every year during the month of May since 1929. Apart from the race which runs through the streets of Monaco, it’s also known for Monte Carlo’s famous casinos, Palais Princier, Monaco Cathedral, and Oceanographic Museum and Aquarium. It is also known for luxurious hotels, boutiques, nightclubs and restaurants in the city.

13. São Paulo, Brazil

São Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo is Brazil’s largest and world’s third largest city. Due to this, it becomes significant business place and also the pleasure for the travelers. Further apart from being the financial center of Brazil, it is a historical city. The city is known for its rich historical heritage, political and cultural values. Being a home for statue and museums it offers many places to visit. The city will give you an authentic and memorable experience of visiting an amazing city.

14. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Punta CanaPhoto by Ben Kucinski at Flickr

Punta Cana, the easternmost tip of the Dominican Republic, neighbors to the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The city has 32 km long beach so when you say Punta Cana you are saying about sun & beaches. The place is natural beauty which goes with deep blue waters and golden yellow sand beaches and gives you amazing atmosphere to enjoy your trip. Further, the all inclusive stay offered by the hotel is the cherry on the cake.

15. Montego Bay, Jamaica

Montego Bay, the capital of Saint James Parish on Jamaica’s north coast, is second largest city which owns a major cruise ship port. It is also known as ‘Tourist capital of Jamaica ‘. Numerous beaches and golf course is its commercial core. Doctor’s Cave Beach and Walter Fletcher Beach, home to an amusement park are centers of attraction over here. Apart from the sea the place also offers you hiking tours.

16. New Orleans, USA

New Orleans is located in southeastern Louisiana, straddling the Mississippi River. The city is named after the duke of Orleans. It is one of the most culturally and historically rich destinations in the America. The city is famous for Creole food, ample alcohol, and music. The 18th & 19th-century architecture, antiques, gay pride, streetcars, museums are the attraction over here. As the city get muggy and sticky during the pick of summer, may is the perfect time to visit.

17. Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City is capital and most populous city of the Mexico. The beginning of summer is warm though it’s good time to visit the town as the lodging and boarding are quite reasonable during this period. The Templo Mayor (a 13th-century Aztec temple), the baroque Catedral Metropolitana de México of the Spanish conquistadors and the Palacio Nacional, which houses historic murals by Diego Rivera are the center of attraction in the town. Apart from this, shopping places and street food is also good in the city.

18. Istanbul, Turkey

IstanbulPhoto by Pedro Szekely at Flickr

Istanbul is the most populous city in the Turkey, as well as the cultural and financial hub of the country. As the city is connecting the Asia and Europe both physically and culturally, the impact of the both culture is on the localization. It reflects the heritage and cultural influence of the many rulers who ruled it. Apart from this, museums such as Haghia Sophia, Topkapi museum, and Theodosian walls are must visit places.

19. Lisbon, Portugal


Lisbon is Portugal’s hilly, coastal capital city. It has the warm Mediterranean climate in spite of its place facing the Atlantic Ocean, which makes it perfect for the trip. Being a Europe’s second oldest capital, the city owns great historical heritage. The sunset at sandy beaches and resorts are there, also with one of the world's largest state-of-the-art aquariums. It also offers water sports like swimming, sailing, and surfing as well as a spot of fishing. May is not the high season for the travels so the prices are quite low during the month.

20. Athens, Greece

Athens is the capital of Greece. As its also known as the Historical capital of Europe, it has many splendid Monuments and places such as the colonnaded Parthenon temple, the Acropolis Museum, along with the National Archaeological Museum on the must visit list. Athens is the mix of the historical and Modern culture including some beaches. As the weather conditions are best during May, it makes it the best place to visit.