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07/17/2014 07:47 am ET Updated Jul 17, 2014

10 Of The Most Crowded Beaches In Europe

You packed your blanket, bikini and bocce ball set... but nothing bites more than showing up to your beach vacation, only to find the spot is teeming with crowds.

Avoid a MAJOR mistake this summer by staying away from these crowded European beaches. This list is not based on scientific numerical counts, but when there are oh, say, a kazillion people on a beach, exact numbers become pretty irrelevant.

Where will you be beaching instead?

Samil Beach, Spain
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Biscarrosse Beach, France
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Bournemouth, England
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Gros Beach, San Sebastian, Spain
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Brighton Beach, England
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Beach of Durrës, Albania
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Magaluf, Majorca, Spain
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Scheveningen, The Netherlands
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Benirrás Beach, Ibiza, Spain
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Weymouth Beach, England
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15 Beaches For 2014
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