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Sunny Easter destinations on a budget

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1st Dec 2021 Travel

Sunny Easter destinations on a budget

As the Easter holidays are fast approaching, families are beginning to plan their spring retreat and utilise the bank holiday weekend. Here, budget airline Wizz Air reveals the best purse friendly European destinations this Easter.

The average temperature in April is 22 °C with 8 hours of sunshine per day.

Perfect for: Everyone! From family holidays, romantic getaways, hen, and stag dos. 

The largest of the seven Canary Islands, Tenerife is one of the perfect places to get your vitamin D fix. With a subtropical climate, the temperature rarely drops below 20 °C all year. Tenerife boasts all year-round warmth making it the perfect place for some sunshine.

Tenerife also offers something for everyone, from resort towns and water parks for families to the strip that is full of countless bars and clubs for partygoers.  

The average temperature in April is 23 °C with an average of 9 hours of sunshine a day.

Perfect for: history buffs, party animals and foodies alike.

Rich in history and culture, Cyprus is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Famed for its white-sand beaches, all year-round sunny weather and historic sites dating back centuries, Cyprus offers something for history buffs and party animals alike.

As Cyprus is a culturally diverse country, with Turkish, Greek, and Middle Eastern influences in almost every aspect of life, tourists can immerse themselves in Ancient Greek ruins, Turkish mosques, and Venetian walls. Its cultural diversity can also be found in its cuisine, as Cypriots enjoy everything from Mediterranean seafood dishes to sharing meze platters.

The average temperature in April is 19 °C with an average of 8 hours of sunshine a day.

Perfect for: families and romantic getaways.  

A much-beloved destination for many, Spain offers something for everyone. Not only is it rich in history and culture but Spain is also a picturesque country with every town and city offering something different. For those in need of a well overdue beach getaway, the Costa del Sol offers golden sand beaches and beautifully warm weather all year round. For those who love exploring a new city, Barcelona or Madrid offer the perfect city and beach combination.

The average temperature in April is 20 °C with an average of 8 hours of sunshine a day.

Perfect for: culture vultures and foodies  

Birthplace of the Olympic Games, marathon running, great works of literature and some of the earliest medicines, Greece is one of the most historic countries in the world. Visit landmark ancient ruins and immerse yourself in the history of such a vast society.

As a small but mighty island, nowhere in Greece is more than 137 kilometres from water, meaning you will never be far from a relaxing beach getaway. Greece also boasts one of the healthiest and most delicious diets, in fact, the people on the island of Ikaria have the longest lifespans on Earth. Enjoy rich and healthy meals along the coast.

The average temperature in April is 18°C with an average of 7 hours of sunshine a day.

Perfect for: everyone! Italy is full of cultural differences, so it’s great for history buffs, foodies and those looking for a relaxing break.

Italy is a cornucopia of sights, culture and lifestyles which differ depending on where you visit. From Emilia-Romagna, aka the food valley, to the romantic canals of Venice, Italy offers something for absolutely everyone. Rome, aka the Eternal City, is home to the grand Colosseum and ancient ruins and is the perfect city to get lost in and be immersed in its history. If city life is something you want to avoid, then head out to Lake Como which is known for its dramatic scenery and set against the foothills of the Alps or for a more grown-up holiday, visit the vineyards of Lake Garda and spend your time in charming, traditional villages.

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