The best destinations for Easter vacation

The best destinations for Easter vacation

Easter Holiday in Barcelona, Prague and Paris

Barcelona Santa Maria del Mar churchEaster is approaching and all European cities are getting ready to celebrate the Holy week. Book your air tickets from the 10th till the 16th of April and fly across Europe to witness unique customs and traditions!

Fly to Barcelona

Spend a spring holiday in Barcelona, a truly romantic destination. Check all the cheap flights to Barcelona and experience the “Semana Santa” (holy week) in the capital of Catalonia. See the Palm Sunday decorations and buy palmones and palmas (palm stalks) from Feria de Ramos markets outside Barcelona Cathedral, or on la Rambla de Catalunya. On Good Friday don’t miss the processions and the parades, “Viernes Santo”. Popular churches to celebrate Good Friday and Easter Sunday are the Santa Maria del Mar church, the Barcelona Cathedral and the Sagrada Familia. A great experience is the Easter processions of L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, southwest of Barcelona. A must-try is the traditional Easter cake “Mona de Pascua” or “monas”. Some interesting Easter festivals are held in the cities Tarragona and Giron, just an hour away from Barcelona.

Prague Easter painted eggs

Fly to Prague

Easter is the ideal time of the year to visit Prague. The flowers bloom, spring is in the air and the colorful traditions create a cheerful atmosphere. Check all the cheap flights to Prague and get ready to see the largest Easter markets in the country! The most famous is the one at the Old Town Square where you can buy painted eggs, pomlazka (willow twigs festooned with colorful ribbons), handicrafts, puppets and Easter decorations. More than 90 stalls sell traditional products, while folk music and dance performances, entertain the crowds. Some other popular squares are Republic Square, Wenceslas Square and Peace Squre. If you travel to Prague this period of year don’t miss the traditional Czech delicacies such as “trdelnik” pastry, “klobasa” sausage, roast lamp with bread stuffing “nadivka”, cakes “beranek” with chocolate icing and brioche-like bread “mazanec”. On Easter Sunday visit the historic cathedral St. Nicholas where you will enjoy amazing performances by the Prague Symphony Orchestra.

Fly to Paris

Celebrate Easter in Paris! Check all the cheap flights to Paris from 10th till 16th of April and spend the holy week in the city of lights. Early spring is beautiful in the capital of France and Easter weekend has many activities and festivities. Egg hunts are held at numerous attractions such as the Eiffel Tower, while Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte organizes the biggest Easter hunt in France, just 30 miles southeast of Paris. The religious services at Notre-Dame Cathedral, Sacre-C?ur Basilica and Sainte-Etienne-du-Mont Catholic Church, offer memorable experiences on Easter Sunday. As for culinary experiences… besides the traditional, multi-course lunches and dinners, the absolute must-try are the delicious Easter eggs, bells and chickens from the city’s world famous chocolatiers and patisseries.