Best Travel Destinations For The Easter Holidays

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Best Travel Destinations For The Easter Holidays

Best Travel Destinations For The Easter Holidays

Spring has finally sprung and Easter is just around the corner. If you’ve yet to make plans for the long Easter weekend, there’s still time to head away on a break that will make it extra special. A trip away is the perfect way to make use of the extra days you’ll be getting off work in April. But where should you be looking when you’re searching for the perfect Easter destination? We’ve got nine ideas for you to consider.

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San Francisco

San Francisco has one of the biggest Easter parades in the US, making it a great place to head for the week, especially if you live within just a few hours via plane. The annual Union Street Easter Parade has been running for over 25 years and embraces the whole Easter vibe, making it guaranteed to be fun. Amid the cafes, restaurants, and attractions that make San Francisco so popular, you’ll be able to relax listening to music, try your hand at games, and take in the parade.

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Helsinki

Want to embrace the winter chill before spring finally arrives? Then heading to Helsinki, Finland, should be one of your consideration. The weather will still be on the colder side, but you can relax in a sauna when you want to warm up. Helsinki is a centre for design and modern art, so if you love to combine sightseeing with some modern culture, Helsinki should be on your bucket list and why not tick it off this Easter?

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If you want to experience to Easter tradition, Seville is a beautiful Spanish destination to visit. In the province in the southern part of the country, you can be part of the week-long celebrations that run for 11 days. You’ll be thrilled by the processions and marvel at the traditional religious dress. Of course, Holy Week isn’t the only reason to visit Seville, it’s a city filled with historic architecture, including the stunning Seville Cathedral, Alcazar of Seville, and landmark Plaza de Espana Seville.

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Taiwan

Tempted to use Easter for a chance to experience the delights of Asia? Taiwan is a perfect place to head. With Easter falling in early April this year, you might just get a chance to see the stunning cherry blossom season. The country is a riot of colours as spring gets underway. You’ll have a chance to experience another culture and there’s plenty of festivals to choose from too, it’ll be a once in a lifetime experience.

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Florence

As much of Southern Europe is religious, you can find vibrant Easter festivals in many of the cities. If you’re looking for specular tradition, Florence is a simply beautiful place to head. On Easter Sunday a cart filled with fireworks will be lit to make sure the trip has at last one memorable highlight, pick the right hotel room or place to sit back with a drink and you’ll be rewarded with incredible views.

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New York City

New York is a great place to head for a long weekend, making it a great choice wherever you’re based. As you’d expect the New York Easter parade is big, running from around 10am through to 4pm, you can even don your own bonnet and join in the celebrations. New York is the ultimate city break, whether you want to absorb culture or head out shopping, you can rest assured that you’ll find plenty to pack into your schedule here.

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The Canaries

If you’re travelling from Europe in search of some reliable sun to kickstart your 2018 tan, the Canaries are perfect. The different islands mean you can find exactly what you want, whether it’s traditional charm or a haven for families that love to keep busy. You can expect temperatures to be in the low to mid-twenties, ideal for exploring without it getting uncomfortably hot, ensuring your Easter break can be filled with the things you love to do.

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The Canadian Rockies

If you want to try something truly different this Easter, why not head to the snow. Staying at one of the resorts in the Canadian Rockies means you can strap on your skis and revel amid picturesque mountain views. There are some great deals to be had when you head to this destination, whether you’re based in the States or Europe.

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Vienna, Austria, is a stunning destination to visit year-round and it’s long been a top spot for travellers. But it’s ideal for Easter too. During Easter weekend you’ll be able to find lively markets spread out across the city, including Schonbrunn, Freyung, and Am Hof. As you stroll through the markets you can find beautiful hand-painted eggs, as well as a selection of arts and crafts and tempting Austrian cuisine to dig into.

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