Golf Breaks in Continental Europe


Portugal is a memorable golfing destination. Immaculate golf courses surrounded by beautiful scenery; cliffs, beaches and mountains. The Algarve and Lisbon coasts are extremely well known and have won awards for their courses, and also host numerous European Tour events. Read our guides to Oitavos Dunes, Vidago Palace, Vale Do Lobo, and Vilamoura



From Catalonia to the Costa De La Luz, golf holidays in Spain offer great value for money. The Costa del Sol offers glorious sun-drenched beaches, while nearby Murcia - home of the superb La Manga resort - is extremely popular with golf groups and families, and don't forget to visit Valderrama



France is home to some stunning golf courses, and will be hosting the 2018 Ryder Cup. A golf holiday in France couldn't be easier with the rail and ferry links from the UK. Book your golf trip today - read our guide to France, the top courses in France, a guide to the French regions, plus information about Chateau des Vigiers, Terre Blanche Hotel, Golf Du Medoc, Le Touquet, and St Malo



Cyprus has a year round Mediterranean climate, stunning scenery and a small but superb range of courses. Resorts like the InterContinental Aphrodite Hills and Amathus Beach are perfect for golfers and families alike, and provide an ideal base for those wanting to sample the fantastic golf available.



Golf holidays in Turkey have become extremely popular, attracting visitors from all around the world. Golf courses designed by famous names like Nick Faldo and Colin Montgomerie have given Turkey international credibility, and ensure your visit to Turkey will be a fantastic experience. Read our guide to Belek



Italy as an upcoming, new and innovative golf destination, thanks to traditions, history, cusine and last but not least, it's challenging and picturesque golf courses, is launching itself on the world scene.



The Canary Islands provide a popular base for golfers looking to escape the British weather in favour of some guaranteed short haul sunshine.



Thanks to a number of spectacular courses and resorts, as well as hosting a European Tour event, golf in Bulgaria is becoming extremely popular. Friendly English speaking people, 3 signature golf courses and very cheap food and drink are just a few atributes which make a golf holiday to Bulgaria an excellent choice. 



Golf is becoming evermore popular in Slovakia, proof of which is the growing number of golf courses. Slovakia offers a wonderful opportunity to play surrounded by beautiful scenery. 



Norway may be better known for its fjords and northern lights than its golfing stars but the Scandinavian country has enjoyed a long-term relationship with golf – something they are looking to develop even further in the near future.


Top 100

This ranking of 100 Continental European courses was compiled by Golf World Magazine, together with our panel of contributors, which includes, golfers, writers, Tour players, tour operators and administrators, and stretches to every country on the Continent.