This article originally appeared in Travel+Leisure.

As some countries in Europe relax their entry requirements for vaccinated travelers and others make plans to follow suit, many people have an eye on the continent for a long-awaited summer getaway. But if you don't want to dive immediately back into the bustle of major European capitals, consider renting an off-the-beaten-path villa from a company like The Thinking Traveller.

The dreamy site lets you rents villas in peaceful Mediterranean settings, perfect for a relaxing getaway with (vaccinated) friends and family. A European villa vacation could be an excellent choice for travelers easing back into the outside world this summer.