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Florence
Florence

Average temp.

20.1℃

Warmer by the day and not quite full tourist season makes May a perfect month for a trip to Florence. Head to Piazza Michelangelo for some breathtaking views of city rooftops with a blue-sky backdrop

Turkey
Turkey

Average temp.

26.0℃

The effects of impending summer are beginning to be felt, especially on the coast. Pleasantly warm in Bodrum and Dalaman: get out and visit ancient sites, then relax on white-sand beaches

Santorini
Santorini

Average temp.

20.2℃

Temperatures are high and climbing and rainfall is low. Slightly cooler evenings add some much-needed relief, and everything will be open so it won't be a struggle to find somewhere for souvlaki

Algarve
Algarve

Average temp.

24.9℃

Moderate warmth and reliably dry, it's not yet peak season so less crowded. You could try dipping your toes in the Atlantic by surfing at Costa Vicentina or just relax and enjoy the region's slow pace

Cape Verde
Cape Verde

Average temp.

22.5℃

A true windsurfing country with a chilled-out, "Caribbean-esque" vibe. High temperatures, little rain and white-sand beaches combine to make the island nation a perfect place for some May down time

Vancouver
Vancouver

Average temp.

16.0℃

A lovely time of year for sightseeing, temps are reasonable and showers are usually fairly short-lived. Try spotting migrating grey, minke and killer whales in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik

Average temp.

19.5℃

Beautiful pebbled bays and coves and tiny historic towns are reawakening as tourists head back for the summer season. The weather is getting warmer and drier; perfect for island exploring

Montenegro
Montenegro

Average temp.

18.0℃

Temperatures are increasing and the Tara River is in full flow thanks to the melting snow, making it perfect for rafting.

Barcelona
Barcelona

Average temp.

20.0℃

The increasing warmth of May is perfect for strolling along La Rambla and people-watching. Not swelteringly hot, but perfectly pleasant for relaxing in the cosmopolitan city centre or at the beach

Prague
Prague

Average temp.

17.9℃

The Czech beer festival is held for 17 days every May and is a must for beer lovers. Over 70 different brands can be sampled, although you may need to pace yourself. Na zdraví!

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