August holidays: Where to go, what to see, what to do

Hot desinations for your summer holidays this year

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Trying to plan a summer holiday? Stuck for ideas? We know it can be a full-time job scouring the internet for the perfect place. So we thought you might need a hand filtering through the thousands of different holiday destinations on offer.

Below is a list if fail-proof places to visit in August having considered their weather, attractions and local traditions.

If you're planning on long-haul travel, Singapore is an exciting place to be in August, with a whole host different festivals and celebrations during the month, including theatre, music and dance performances.

Rather stay closer to home and find something cheaper? Sofia in Bulgaria and Slovenia's Ljubljana may not be the first place to pop into your head but the balmy temperatures and crowd-free beaches grant the perfect opportunity for exploring the stunning landscapes and cities of these eastern European countries.

We've got lots more ideas besides. Take a look at our slideshow below to find out more about the perfect location for you this August.

Where do you like going in August? Tell us below.

Where to go in August

Where to go in August


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