Great getaway destinations for spring
Whether it be for just for a weekend break or a week long holiday, we love traveling in spring. That’s why we have put together a list of great travel destinations to get the most out of spring.
Perfect for weekend breaks:
Take a look at the below destinations which are perfect for a weekend break, each with plenty to do and with short travel distances so you can get the most out of your break:
London is a great place for a weekend break, boasting plenty of outside attractions and in the event of a few April showers there is plenty inside to keep you busy! Some of the most popular things to get up to in London include; visiting some of the many designer shopping centres, famous attractions such as; The London Eye, Madame Tussauds, Hyde Park or even St James’s park or to experience some of the nightlife and West End shows.
One advantage of visiting London is the fact that the city is well linked, making it a breeze to travel from one destination or attraction to another.
Paris is a spectacular destination for a weekend break or even a long holiday! During spring the weather can reach attractive temperatures and the romantic city is even more mesmerising while in full bloom. There is plenty do in Paris, a few activities to name include; visiting a number of tourists attractions, country parks, sidewalk cafes or simply taking a relaxing river boat tour across the River Seine.
The New Forest National Park
Make the most of spring by venturing to the glorious country side. The New Forest is a great for both families and couples wanting to take a relaxing or activity packed weekend break. While visiting the New Forest there are plenty of outside attractions and activities to get involved with, ranging from canoeing to visiting the deer sanctuary. After your first visit we’re sure you will be back for a summer holiday wanting more.
Great for a longer holiday: If you’re looking to take a slightly longer break take a look below at some of our top destinations to visit in spring, all great for families and couples:
Italy can be fantastic to visit during spring, with less tourists and warming temperatures you can sometimes bag yourself a bargain holiday at a much lower cost. During spring Italy is an exciting destination as there are a number of spring festivals and celebrations taking place, including Holy Week and Natale di Roma (the Celebration of Rome’s birthday). There are also a large number of attractions to visiting during your stay including the Coliseum, Greek Temples, The Grand Canal and Lake Como.
Spain like Italy celebrate a number of cultural festivals during spring including Holy Week, the April Seville and the Festival of De Los Patios (where all neighbours enter a competition to win best decorated patio). While visiting Spain there is plenty to see and do including taking a trip to the designer shopping malls in Madrid, enjoying a Spanish meal in one of the many restaurant’s or taking a relaxing trip to Parc Guell.
The Netherlands’s is an exceptionally picturesque location especially in spring, one of the highlights of visiting the Netherlands’s is being able to view the Keukenhof gardens while they are in full bloom. With the milder spring weather the canals are also a perfect spot to visit you might even be tempted for a romantic river cruise.
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Date Created: 31 March 2015 by Kim Coppins