Winter is on its way out, so why not celebrate by planning a spring holiday? There are lower prices in the spring, no crowds of tourists and there is plenty of sunshine. The beginning of spring is the perfect time for spring vacation! You can enjoy lockdown in all the best spring and Easter holiday destinations.
Enjoy spring holiday in the sun
Whether you want to enjoy hiking in Crete, so the sunshine in Morocco or relax in Majorca. Check out our list of the 9 best places for spring holiday!
Crete is an excellent tourist island destination and spring is perhaps the best time to visit it if you want to enjoy the beautiful trails in peace. Temperatures in February are very pleasant almost 20°C, in May they usually exceed 20°C and keep rising and there is a lot of wonderful sunshine. Major resorts such as Hersonissos are becoming lively from Easter, you can find a hotel in charming Chania or Rethymnon on the northern coast of the Greek island if you want to enjoy the nightlife. There will be no queues for the main tourist sights, including the Minoan ruins in Knossos, which you can explore without tourist crowds.
The largest of the Balearic Islands, Mallorca is a great destination for the spring holiday. There is plenty of sunshine and average spring temperatures in Majorca range from late February to mid-May around 20°C. Spring vacation in Majorca is an ideal time for long and slow lunches overlooking the sea. It is the perfect time to come for a holiday if you like hiking, cycling or golf, which is one of the most popular activities on the island. There are plenty of shopping opportunities and lively nightlife in Palma, mallorca’s beautiful capital.
The wonderful Mediterranean island of Malta is a great destination for spring break. Expect average February temperatures to be around 15°C, rising to 24°C in May, when the summer season starts in the summer season. The golden city of Valletta, the island’s charming capital, bathes in the sun, and sights such as megalithic temples are almost deserted. The fields and hills inland are full of wildflowers and birds singing. And this is the perfect time to enjoy one of the excellent trips to Malta and Gozo, the second largest island in the Malta Archipelago. Try one spring break in Malta.
Fresh and green, Corfu! It is a pleasure to explore it just in the spring. This beautiful Greek island is flooded with almond blossom already in February, and its gardens glow with colours until May. The main resorts are quiet and virtually empty, but Corfu town is lively practically all year round. Its charming cobbled streets lined with pastel houses. Temperatures are pleasantly springy and it is a pleasure to explore and walk the streets of the city, you will find a lot of pleasant cafes and boutiques here. Also head inland, visit traditional villages, walk panoramic hiking trails with castles known from postcards, all waiting for you. All of course in this period without traditional summer crowds.
The beautiful Costa Brava dazzles with its ochre cliffs and miniature coves with turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea. In spring, you can expect average temperatures up to 20°C. There is plenty of sunshine, you can walk around beaches, colonnades or explore coastal paths without having to deal with summer crowds. The main resorts, such as Lloret de Mar, are quite outside the high season, an ideal time for a day trip to nearby Barcelona.
The famous Costa Blanca beaches may still be a bit cold in February, but by May they are already approaching perfection. Inland, the hills are covered with flowers and wildflowers, springtime is perhaps the best time to enjoy the excellent hiking trails in the area. In the lively town of Benidorm, the start of the summer season begins at Easter, where you can visit many bars, clubs, restaurants and enjoy local specialities.
Seductive Seville is perhaps the most beautiful in spring when orange blossom and jasmine perfume the air. The weather is great during spring, already February temperatures are 20°C and you will enjoy a lot of beautiful sunshine. Perfect city stop, its narrow streets are full of tempting tapas bars and wonderful boutiques. You can climb to the top of the famous Giralda bell tower or explore the enchanting Royal Palace of Alcázar. During Easter, the streets of the city are usually filled with thousands of people in the traditional Easter procession, but otherwise, you will find peace for your spring break. Two weeks after Easter Holy Week, the Seven-Day Seville Fair is held in the Andalusian capital, Seville Fair.
Spring is beautiful in the Portuguese Algarve, with the sun shining brightly on green shoots and wildflowers. February is a bit early for swimming, but enjoy a refreshing stroll along the stunningly empty sandy beaches. May temperatures reach 20°C in mid-May and that’s warm enough to sunbathe and sit by the outdoor pool. It’s a great time to hit the golf course, take a trip around or explore the pretty inland villages shining in the spring sun.
If you are looking for some guaranteed sunny destination for spring break, then go to beautiful Morocco! Spring temperatures exceed 22°C in Morocco. For the best relaxation, you can book a hotel with a swimming pool, spa or wellness centre, sit down and relax. If you want a more active holiday, you can go trekking in the Atlas Mountains. If you want to soak up some traditional local culture, check out Marrakech’s souks or dazzling street theatre.