Record drought in southern Europe – this is the fire and weather situation in popular holiday countries


With Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria, the last federal states started their summer holidays at the weekend. So for many, it’s time to go on vacation! But news about burning forests due to drought or heat waves in popular travel destinations spoils the joy of vacationing. While the situation in Spain and Greece has meanwhile eased, things continue to look critical in France, Portugal and Italy. How extreme is the drought in southern Europe at the moment? And what do vacationers have to be prepared for? TRAVELBOOK provides an overview.