Spring is always magic. So, have you written a note for your best spring break destinations? We can see the blooming flowers and the warm sun. If the blooming flower represents the spring that you have to fill it with a smile, the warm sun represents the warmth of every moment you will pass during the spring.
So, here we go, 20 best spring break destinations in 2018 that you should put on your note, then scratch it which means you reached the place.
1. Douro Valley, Portugal
Douro Valley is one of the main rivers which comes from Iberian Peninsula. This place is a suitable spring break destination to be visited in order to get the coolness and peace of the soul. Its tributaries flow from the source that isn’t far from Duruelo de la Sierra in the Soria Province, and it is known that at this location there are 15 dams.
The dam’s function is regulating the water flow and discharges hydroelectri power. Traveling on the 3rd longest river after Ebro and Tagus on the Iberian Peninsula with a length of 897 kilometers will not disappoint you.
2. Grotta Lighthouse, Reykjavik
If you like a solitary place, Grotta Lighthouse is the best place for you to enjoy the outdoors, leisurely walks, or bird watchings. Besides there are many birds in the sky, you can also walk around the lighthouse when the air is receding, then you will smell the salt scent of the sea and the sound of the waves.
Travel from Reykjavik to the grotta lighthouse is not difficult, you can use a car or public bus, you even can walk. In addition, you see an aureole in the sky at night.
3. Maldives, Maladewa
Do you know one of the beautiful islands in the world? Yes, it is Maldives that has many coastal tours with clear blue waters, various marine life, and white sand beach. In addition, the surrounding panorama is also captivating.
There are many tour agents which provide any level of vacation facilities. Not need to worry about this place, Maldives is a humble place, maybe because Maldives is one of the most tourism destinations in the world. Plus, Maldives is suitable for the honeymoon and family recreation.
4. Santorini, Greece
Santorini is one of the volcanic islands from the Cyclades Islands where located about 200 km from the Greek mainland. This place has been becoming a dream destination for many people because of its beautiful white and blue nuances that captivate the heart since a long time ago.
Santorini has quite a lot of cities. Some of the most well-known cities are Oia which is the ideal location to see superb sunset views, and Fira which is the capital of Santorini and is situated on the edge of a stunning cliff.
5. Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu is a village located in the valley of Urubamba at an altitude of 2350 meters above the sea in Peru, South America. The Machu Picchu Village is often referred as “The Lost City of Incas”.
Every day, there are 2,000 tourists that coming from various countries who are vying to get to Machu Picchu. The beauty of Machu Picchu can be found on the clouds which makes its own charm.
Although there are only many old buildings from the Inca tribe, but when you reach on the top of the mountain surrounded by high cliffs and dense forest, you will feel how much The God’s power.
6. Cave House, Cappadocia, Turkey
Cappadocia is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Turkey. Usually tourists visit the place after traveling from Istanbul or Antalya. The distance from Istanbul to Cappadocia is about 12 hours by bus. While from Antalya, a city located south of Turkey, the required mileage is about 8-10 hours.
Cappadocia is a very unique and historic place. This place has residential buildings on the rocks that formed naturally where homes, restaurants, museums and hotels are hidden in the rocks. Tourists can stay in a ‘cave house’ by renting a hotel.
7. Holi Festival, India
Besides Taj Mahal, India is also famous with its Holi Festival which they usually celebrate in spring. Holi Festival is a cultural festival held annually in India. In a way, this is the festival that attracts most tourists from abroad to come to this Bollywood Country.
In the Holi tradition, the society throw a colorful powder to one and others. These colors has a religious, cultural, and mythological element.
8. Prague, Czech Republic
Bohemian and a fairy tale city atmosphere in Prague will make your holiday perfect. If you get bored with the beach atmosphere and want to dive into the culture, you can visit Prague by exploring Prazskyhrad (Prague Castle) and then enjoy a culinary tour by eating delicious meals at a typical Czech pub.
Take your time to explore the Old Town Square before visiting the Old Town Hall and the Astronomical Clock. You can feel the best bar in Prague underground, the historic pub which provides a place for drinks in the evenings.
Don’t forget to enjoy the beauty of St. Vitus (Chram svateho Vita) or visit the charming Lobkowwicz Palace.
9. Rome, Italy
Italy can not be explored in one day. The city looks like a gigantic outdoor museum exhibit with a large piazza, an open market with some incredible historical sites. Throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain and visit the Coliseum or the Pantheon.
Enjoy the delights of a cup of cappuccino coffee before afternoon shopping at Campo de ‘Fiori or Via Veneto. Eat a plate of fresh pasta and some delicious fried artichokes or soft oxtail soup for a fabulous dining experience. You also have to visit other sites in Rome such as Le Domus Romane in Palazzo Valentini or the amazing Borghese Gallery.
10. Budapest, Hungary
More than 15 million gallons of water a day flows into 118 springs and wells in Budapest. This spa town boasts a range of baths, from the luxurious Gellert Bath, the spacious and neo-baroque Szechenyi Spa from 1913, Rudas Spa, a beautiful 16th century Turkish pool with original Ottoman architecture.
The Travelers’ Choice destinations referred to as “Queen of the Danube” are also rich in history, culture, and natural beauty. Prepare your camera to take a photo of the ruins of Roman buildings at the Aquincum Museum, Heroes Square, and Sculpture Park, as well as the dome of St. Basilica. Stephen is 300 feet tall.
Don’t miss the beauty of Castle Hill (Varhegy), St Stephen’s Basilica (Szent Istvan Basilica) or the Chain Bridge (Szechenyi Lanchid) is very fascinating.
11. Paris, France
Enjoy your Paris holiday trip with chocolate bread at a sidewalk cafe while relaxing after a long walk along the Seine and admire the city icons like the Eiffel Tower or the Arc de Triomphe.
In Paris, you will find a holiday with a perfect atmosphere that combines excitement and excitement by tasting delicious dishes and seeing exhibitions at the Louvre. Feel the majesty of Notre Dame or enjoy cheap shopping at Marche Aux Puces de Montreuil.
For culinary lovers, you can visit Marche Biologique Raspail or see a show at Moulin Rouge. Don’t forget to go to the Museum d’Orsay or enjoy the sights of Paris from the Pont Alexandre III Bridge and Sainte-Chapelle.
12. London, United Kingdom
London offers a historical sights blended with art, fashion, culinary and brilliant British beers. In the UK you will also get the perfect holiday venue for cultural enthusiasts like visiting Tate Modern or the Royal Opera House.
While you’re shopping, you can explore the shops on Oxford Street. If you are a culinary lover, you can taste a cream tea at Harrod’s or a fried fish made from a tavern that offers a classic London flavor. If you are a fan of music and books, you can explore the Abbey Road and the Sherlock Holmes Museum.
Do not forget to visit the British Crown Jewel of Buckingham Palace or the Camden Market, British Museum, Churcill War Museum or St. Exotic James.
13. St. Basil’s Cathedral, Russia
St. Basil’s Cathedral was built between 1554 and 1561 in the center of Moscow. St. Basil’s Cathedral is among the best and most popular tourism attractions in Russia. The cathedral has artifacts and interior buildings that are very interesting as well as the typical architecture of this cathedral.
St. Basil’s Cathedral designed to resemble a full-fledged fireplace, the architecture of this building is not only unique in its construction period but also for every subsequent period. No other structure in the world that can resemble St. Basil’s Cathedral.
14. Las Vegas, United State
Las Vegas is a major US world city which famous for its casinos, luxury hotels, comedy shows, music production and shopping activities. Most of the city’s major attractions are all concentrated in an area known as the “Strip.”
Besides gambling, Las Vegas also presents luxurious performances of exotic dances and other performances, Las Vegas offers more tourist attractions to meet the satisfaction of people of all ages and interests.
15. Burj Khalifa, Dubai
Burj Khalifa is the tallest building with 153 floors. When you climb the tower, it will be presented via a monitor linked to Dubai’s history and the Burj Khalifa building.
In addition to its height, the Burj Khalifa design is also attractive and majestic. There are several other facilities such as office space, residential apartments, hotels and more. All facilities at Burj Khalifa are practically luxurious. Therefore, Burj Khalifa is a tourism attraction in Dubai that is suitable for tourists with a high income.
16. Sossusvlei, Namibia
There are many places where you can see the sand dunes in Africa, and Sossusvlei is one of them that featuring the stunning sand dunes. Sossusvlei is a desert of salt and clay surrounded by tall red sand dunes which located in the southern part of the Namib Desert.
The sand has been building around the place of a dry lake since long times ago that makes a magnificent view and is one of the most beautiful sand dunes in the world.
17. Ueno Park, Japan
Ueno Park is a place of great interest for tourists because in this park you can enjoy the beauty of cherry blossoms, especially in the spring that occurred in March to May. In this park, tourists usually do a hanami or picnic while enjoying blooming cherry blossoms.
This park is a public park located in Ueno. To the south of this park there is a Shinobazu Pool, during the summer, it will be filled with green leaves and pink sponges. In the winter, migratory birds use the Shinobazu Pool as a temporary shelter.
In addition to enjoy the beauty of the park, you can visit museums, zoos, universities, libraries, theater and office buildings, as well as temples and some other historic relics in the park.
18. The Keukenhof Flower Garden, Netherlands
The Keukenhof Flower Garden is a flower garden that is touted as one of the most beautiful parks in the world. The park is famous for the largest tulips field in the Netherlands. For your information, tulips from the Netherlands is the tulip flowers with the best quality in the world.
In March – May, the countryside in the Netherlands will turn into a vast and beautiful flower field that will certainly spoil your eyes. The types of flowers that are planted in the Garden of Flowers Keukenhof include Tulip, Sakura, Orchids, Roses, Lavender, and other subtropical plants.
19. Sydney Opera House, Australia
The Sydney Opera House has been regarded as one of the finest works of 20th century architecture built by architect Jørn Utzon. The building was built as a reflection of the image of a large sailing ship. The Sydney Opera House is the host of 1,500 exciting performances every year.
This place is surrounded by scenic views of Sydney Harbor and the Royal Botanic Gardens. The Sydney Opera House is one of Australia’s most famous landmarks.
20. Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Eastern Indonesia has its own way to captivate the tourists. The stunning green islands of Indonesia are not only interesting places to visit, but also hard to forget. Yes, the Raja Ampat Islands is indeed becoming an Indonesian tourist destination that becomes a world class holiday destination.
Pamper your eyes with a small group of coral reefs and overgrown trees in the Wayag Islands located in the West Waigeo Village.
As an Indonesian tourism attraction ranging from exotic scenery to culinary, you shouldn’t go home before enjoying the typical food that can be considered quite extreme. The inhabitants of Raja Ampat can serve you the dishes with sago-burned caterpillars such as satay or even invite you to snack an insonem (sea worms).