Spring break is just around the corner, which means students from around the country will be taking over most of the popular vacation destinations around the country! Spring break is usually associated with parties and beachside lazing, but with the COVID-19 pandemic, partying with a crowd doesn’t seem like a great idea. But if you are someone who isn’t all that much into noisy parties and getting wasted, you should make the best of this spring break by going on a solo adventure in Europe, all by yourself! The solo travel experts at Leisure bring you the best destinations in Europe, where you can find exciting solo trip packages for your spring break adventure!
Solo adventures are one of the most exciting experiences anyone can have as the memories stay with you for a lifetime. A solo trip will allow you to explore your destination on your terms without having to worry about what the majority of people want to do. Solo travel teaches you to stand up for yourself, and that it’s okay to have an opinion that is different from most people. It helps you build your own unique personality and gives you confidence to get comfortable under your own skin.
The continent of Europe has cultural diversity like no other and weather which makes it one of the most popular continents to vacation at. Spring season is the perfect time to visit its beautiful patches of land on solo trip packages because you get to experience the best of everything. During the months of March and April, Europe offers different weather conditions to be explored at various destinations. From heavy snow to blooming spring flowers, or peaceful beaches, there is a wide range of options to choose from depending on the kind of adventure you’re looking for.
Another reason to pick Europe as your destination to enjoy your spring vacation here is that, in European schools, spring break falls around Easter. Since spring break in the US starts a couple of weeks early, you have the perfect opportunity to ditch the crowded locations in the country and travel to the beautiful cities in Europe, without the packed crowds or high prices of peak tourist season. This means you get to experience Europe on your terms, with fewer people, cheaper flights, lower room prices, and amazing weather before the summer heat comes in.
Starting the list off with one of the world’s best and most scenic skiing destinations, Zermatt. Situated in southern Switzerland, just along the borders of Italy, Zermatt is a popular skiing destination in the month of peak winter from November to February and a hotspot for hikers from around the world during the months of summer. Home to one of the most beautiful mountains in the world, the Matterhorn Mountain, Zermatt attracts a large number of tourists from around the globe, for its amazing snow-covered skiing slopes and breathtaking hiking trails. You can easily find solo trip packages to Zermatt from major cities in Switzerland, such as Geneva, Zurich, Bern, along with other major cities outside Switzerland, including Munich, Paris, Venice, Milan, and a few other cities in Italy.
The spring season is the perfect time to have your solo adventure in Zermatt, as during the months of March and April, the ski town experiences the lowest number of tourists, meaning you can take the benefit of cheaper hotel prices, lesser crowds, and empty slopes. You should look at solo trip packages to Zermatt during this time of the year, as it’s much cheaper, you will find it a lot easier to ski if you’re a beginner. The months of peak winter is the time to come if you want to slice through some fresh powdery snow.
This little town is one of Europe’s best-kept secrets. Bruges in Belgium is a town, which is straight out of a fairytale during the months of March and April. Spring season brings out the best in this city, as leafy trees and colorful flowers are blooming everywhere. In the months of March and April, the city fills up with yellow and white daffodils and bright red flowers on the trees along with dried old leaves on the lush green grass.
The city has served as an important port destination since medieval times. This is the reason, the city is full of clear water canals, and steep steep-roofed, which makes this city one of the most picturesque cities on this list. Solo trip packages for Bruges will take you on a boat ride tour through the canals in the city, you can check out some of the most amazing medieval architecture, and beautiful greenery, with narrow streets you can explore on your solo adventure. If that doesn’t make your mouth drop, don’t forget that the city is full of quaint little chocolate shops, where you can try some of the most amazing chocolates and other chocolate-based preparations.
Bruges experience cold temperatures for most of the year, with its peak in the winter season. This is why the spring season is the perfect time to experience this beautiful city along with its breathtaking architectures and Instagram-worthy locations.
Reykjavik is one hell of a city to enjoy your solo vacation. The city is most popular for its enormous geothermal spas where you can take a dip into the steamy pools surrounded by snow-covered lava rocks. It is undoubtedly one of the best experiences you can have and a must for your trip to Iceland. While looking for solo trip packages to Reykjavik, make sure to include this Blue lagoon into your itinerary along with various other amazing attractions such as the Tjornin Lake, Harpa concert hall, the 200 ft tall rocket-shaped church at Hallgrimskirkja, and the colorful architecture at the Old Town, and of course the Northern Lights.
The Spring season will offer your cheaper flights, lower flight rates, pleasant weather, lesser crowds, and a lot of fun activities to do with your solo trip packages to Reykjavik. Iceland is full of amazing natural landscapes and wonders, such as mountains, hot springs, volcanoes, geysers, lava fields, glaciers, large meadows and many more. One interesting fact about Reykjavik is that, since the country experiences extremely cold temperatures, the spring season actually begins from bid April, when temperatures are somewhat warmer but for the locals, it’s the beginning of summer as they’re used to much colder temperatures. If you’re a huge pop culture fan like us, then you should definitely make the best of your time in Iceland, by opting for solo trip packages to some of the locations where the filming of Game of Thrones took place. Venture beyond the wall, without the fear of ‘white walkers’ and ‘wildlings', and explore the beauty of Iceland, while getting references to numerous iconic scenes from the show.
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Granada is a beautiful town in Spain, which takes you back in time with its amazing architecture, and the beautiful Alhambra Fortress, and majestic views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Springtime is perfect for visiting this beautiful Spanish city because the city experiences high temperatures during summers. Springs offer moderate temperatures to explore the city, without the heavy winter crowds and peak prices.
Solo trip packages to Granada take you to popular tourist attractions such as the rustic gypsy quarters of Sacromonte, along the hillside, or the Carmen de Los Martires Gardens with blooming spring flowers, beautiful ducks, and green trees perfect for an outdoor picnic. If that doesn’t get you excited about this Adulasian city, you can also visit the residence of the famous poet, Federico Garcia Lorca, which has now been turned into a museum with his manuscripts and sketches.
Vienna, the capital city of Austria, is beautiful during the spring season. The city experiences low temperature and chilly winds throughout the year, but during the spring season, the temperature starts to rise and the sun shines bright all over the city bringing people out of their homes to soak in the rays. While looking for solo trip packages to Vienna, you will find some of the most amazing architectural marvels in the city and beautiful spring greenery.
You can get intimate with the city and explore its streets on your solo trip to Vienna. The city takes you back in time on its horse carts and markets, but also gives you a taste of modern amenities at its elegant hotels. Vienna is considered one of the most romantic cities in the world, because of its beautiful architecture and amazing view. But that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying an amazing solo vacation over here, which will make you fall in love with yourself.