April has arrived: are you looking for relaxation, beautiful sea or adventure? Then this article about where to go on holiday in April is the right one for you: choose your destination, take advantage of low cost flights and pack your bags to go and explore Italian cities of art or more exotic destinations, the best in the world to discover in April!
Whether you prefer the beauty of Palermo or the frenzy of Barcelona or the charm of Athens, the beginning of spring is the perfect time to reach them. If you are wondering, then, what are the perfect destinations to go on holiday in April, continue reading: we have selected for you 10 perfect locations for April, where you can disconnect from the routine.
Amman is a treasure chest of wonders and treasures: mosques and souks, Roman ruins and testimonies of ancient civilizations. Jordan is not only Petra and here in Amman, the capital, everything has a charm that will enchant you: from the warmth of the people and the mix of different cultures and religions, which you can find in the architecture and sites of historical interest. Start with the Citadel: here you will see ruins from the Bronze Age onwards, imagine a bit… the temple of Hercules, the Roman forum, the amphitheatre, the thousand markets, the most interesting museums and Rainbow Street, the most famous street in the city. Here, in the many places, try to taste the typical Jordanian cuisine: mezzeh, hummus of all kinds, shorba and kufta. Perfect food for April!
We return to Italy to enjoy one of the most fascinating cities: we land in Palermo, the Sicilian capital, perfect to explore in April because of a mild and favorable climate. Greek, Roman, Arab, Swabian, Norman, but also French and Spanish influences: Palermo is a hymn to life. Try to live it as much as possible in all its facets, from markets to churches, from squares to restaurants, and let yourself be captivated by the ancient history of the city. Not to be missed are the Cathedral, the Theatre, the Martorana, the Palatine Chapel and a walk to the Quattro Canti.
The South of France is a spectacle and Marseille, capital of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region, is a city worth seeing especially in spring, with its multicultural and unique atmosphere. Visit the Old Port, the Church of Notre-Dame de la Garde, which dominates the entire gulf, the Cantini Museum and the Unité d’Habitation, a residential complex designed by Le Courbusier which is a cornerstone of 20th century architecture. Marseille is a city that knows how to tell beautiful stories: go and listen to them!
In the middle of the Indian Ocean, Madagascar is an Eden that you must explore in its entirety, if you have the time: April is the right month. Start with the Nosy Be archipelago and then head to the highlands and Antananarivo, the capital. Don’t miss the large rainforests or the desert and baobab regions. And more: the mangrove forests and plantations of vanilla, sugar and coffee, Ankarea and Nosy Komba, where the mysterious lemurs and chameleons live, or the coral reef of Nosy Tanikely…
Certainly Gaudi’s imprint characterizes Barcelona in a very strong way, and you’d better plan an itinerary that will let you discover the wonders of this architectural genius, but Barcelona is really a lot, a lot more: it’s a capital that has a lot to offer from every point of view. Here, fun and culture go hand in hand and, you’ll understand well, the mix is winning! The charm of the Mediterranean, the hectic Rambla, the fragrant Boqueria and the authenticity of the Gothic Quarter: this season, the capital of Catalonia is more beautiful than ever. And if you’re lucky, you’ll also find one of the many popular neighbourhood festivals, so numerous this season.