Top 10 European destinations in the Easter holidays

 Saturday, March 5, 2022 


Easter is a Christian festival and cultural holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial following his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary. The holidays of Easter are good times to take a trip to countries across Europe.

It is a time of celebration in Europe where people celebrate it after the Good Friday. Eggs, bunnies and holiday cheer marks the celebration and all the European cities celebrate it in different ways. Here are the top 10 best places to visit during the Easter celebrations in Europe:

Skansen Museum in Stockholm is the best place to visit Sweden during the Easter holidays. An abundance of pickled herring will be a treat to the visitors. The Skansen Museum is an open air musem where history meets the modern day in a natural environment where one can also see various Swedish flora and fauna in its natural environment. Crops like rye and flax are grown in the field at Seglora. The Skåne Farmstead and Skogaholm Manor have historic kitchen gardens and every building has plants typical of the farmsteads and the nature of their time.

The Greek island of Crete is well known for its wildflower season that begins in April. The colourful wild orchids and poppies cover the island’s many hills making it a pleasant sight. The weather is also very pleasant and sunny days when temperatures hover around the 17°C- 20°C degree mark this time of year make it a beautiful time to visit the island.
The Venetian mansion Casa Delfino, is a wonderful villa with a stunning rooftop garden and an indulgent spa.


The towns of Madeira and Lisbon are wonderful towns to visit during the Easter Holidays.  The towns of Madeira and Lisbon are wonderful towns to visit during the Easter Holidays. The “Spanish invasion” is a tradition for the Spaniards to come to Lisbon on their Easter break, so no one in Lisbon loses their business opportunity. The traditional markets, independent shops, delicious pastries that will be open whole holiday. The blooming flowers, sweets, festive family meals, and the atmosphere of excitement are the main draws of the Madeira during Easter.

The town of Bristol in England is a quaint place to visit during the Easter vacations. The hot air balloons flying all over the city presents a rather dreamy and beautiful sight. Glasgow in Scotland is also another good place to visit the UK, during the Easters. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, with its 22 galleries and 8000 objects range priceless Renaissance art to a great collection of armours.

The city of Vienna in Austria is an open-air museum where history and culture meet. Golden Hall of the Muzikverein where one can enjoy Mozart’s piano concertos or discover the Schönbrunn Palace, The various Easter markets of the city are also very pleasant and quaint to visit during the Easter holidays.

The Easter Festival Buda Castle, Easter Cruises, Hungarian Folk Dance Festival are some of the best things that one can do in Budapest during the Easter. The terraces are the places where one can relax after a tiring day and enjoy the first sunny days in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.

A romantic city without peers romantic city par excellence in Europe but it is also a perfect destination for Easter holidays. Prague Easter Market on the Old Town Square is one of the most important Easter markets in Europe. It starts on April 1st and lasts for three weeks. Prague’s castle, the old town are very attractive vacation spots in Europe.

A very fashionable European destination Zagreb one can enjoy the beautiful terraces and parks at Easter. The huge decorated eggs of Zagreb are a very big tourist draw.

Visiting the island of Malta during the Easter is a must see event. Valletta is the perfect destination if one desires to celebrate Easter in the traditional way. The island of Gozo located a few kilometers offshore one can watch dolphins to celebrate Easter with one’s family.

Royal Botanic Gardens Easter trail is a good place to start the Easter in Scotland. Alba Puppets Easter Show at Edinburgh Castle is an interesting place to see mayhem ‘hatch’. One can also join the Fabergé  Family Fun event at the Palace of Holyrood, to hunt for the bejeweled eggs to solve a puzzle with the tunes of Scottish music.

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