Easter Escapes: 5 destination you can't miss

Easter is right around the corner, falling on 31 March. In most European countries, it also means a few days off. So, the time for planning your Easter holidays 2024 has come. You can make the most of the bank holidays and have a wonderful long weekend away or enjoy a whole week full of sunshine and culture. Whether you’re looking for something for the family on the beach or a romantic getaway for two, here are the top 5 destinations for the 2024 Easter escapes.

Dutch flowers in full glory.

1Dutch flowers in full glory.


Easter perfectly coincides with the best time to see Dutch flowers in full glory! The fields in the countryside, known as the Flower Strip, bloom with crocuses, daffodils, hyacinths, and tulips.
The Amsterdam Tulip Festival takes place from the 1st until the 30th of April with a chance to see beautiful tulips blooming at over 85 locations across the city.

On Easter Sunday, local petting zoos often host special Easter parties with an egg hunt, egg decorating, festive treats, and fun activities. Around Easter, farms in the Amsterdam area also hold 'lamb days' where kids can cuddle and feed new-born lambs. So, lots of interesting activities for the little ones too.

The best flight deals to Amsterdam

Semana Santa in Seville.

2Semana Santa in Seville.


Easter week or Semana Santa is Seville's main fiesta. It is one of the most original and genuine celebrations in the world.

Religious devotion, art, colour, and music unite in acts in honour of a major Christian holiday. Some 50,000 people put on traditional robes to parade through the streets carrying religious statues to the sound of drums and music. There are more than 50 organised processions you can watch all around the city. It could be a bit crowded, but it is an unforgettable experience.

The best flight deals to Seville

Beautiful beach in Antalya.

3Beautiful beach in Antalya.

Turkish Coast

Turkey is one of the best Easter break destinations, especially if you pick the bustling city of Antalya.
The holiday season doesn’t get started until May on the turquoise coast – which is why in April you can catch an early dose of spring sunshine, before the crowds of tourists from all over the world arrive.

You can add a stop in vibrant Istanbul to see the parks and city gardens painted in colour as the infamous tulips are in full bloom just in time for Easter.

The best flight deals to Turkey

Looking for more tips where to travel in April? Check our special destination guide.

London in Spring.

4London in Spring.


A city break in London is just magic at any time of the year. But, in the spring London is really worth a visit. The pubs open up their gardens and the street food vans start popping up all over the place. You may even get lucky and catch a glimpse of the sun!

London has also some unique and fun traditions during Easter week! If you have the chance to extend your holidays, explore the beautiful British countryside - Easter is the time to do it! In Cornwall for example you can choose between lots of lovely cottages to spend some active days in the nature.

The best flight deals to London

Magical Dubai.

5Magical Dubai.


If the countryside is not for you and you prefer a more luxurious holiday, you can’t go wrong with Dubai in April. Dubai has something for everyone with its year-round sunshine, stunning beaches, and excellent tourist attractions.

There are plenty of activities for the whole family, from shopping and sightseeing in the city to camel rides and sandboarding in the desert. Kids will love the many theme parks, waterparks, aquariums, and the range of family-friendly restaurants and hotels.

The best flight deals to Dubai

Don't let the airport transfer ruin the start of your Easter holidays. Book GoOpti shuttle and embark on an unforgettable journey to one of these amazing destinations. Check these 6 tips to get the best deal on your next GoOpti transfer. Happy travels!

Sharing is caring. Just saying.