The 18 Best Easter Holiday Destinations For Students
By Rebecca Maher on March 21st, 2023
Study breaks are so important when you’re a student to take the time to rest and re-energise. Short getaways are one of our top tips to take the time and experience new things. With the Easter break fast approaching, here are some of our favourite Easter Holiday destinations to visit in spring.
One of Europe’s most romantic cities, Paris is home to some of the most beautiful architecture in history as well as countless works of art and museums dedicated to everything from fashion to history! You can spend days just wandering around admiring all its beauty – not to mention all its delicious food! For anyone into fashion or design this city will fulfil all your wishes with its unique style and elegant atmosphere.
April is the perfect time to visit, offering a variety of Easter-themed events including the Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival and the annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Central Park Zoo. Not to mention exploring some of the most iconic landmarks such as: Central Park, Statue of Liberty and more.
One of the most popular summer destinations and a great choice as an Easter holiday destination for students! Head to Palma and enjoy the Easter festival that takes place there. The island is also a dream for cyclists and hiking enthusiasts. You can even enjoy a day out at Hidropark Waterpark, go rock climbing or even paddleboarding.
A city that is always alive with hidden gems of bars and nightlife to explore and enjoy, Budapest has a bit of everything on offer. The spa baths are well worth giving a go for a relaxing time, along with a cruise down the Danube River.
A beautiful city to visit and a great option for a cheap student holiday. It’s split into two areas – the Old Town with the Wawel castle and Krakow Market Square and Kazimierz, both of which you should check out.
The perfect city break that offers a great mix of both sunbathing and culture. Home to some of the quirkiest architecture by Antoni Gaudi, exquisite paella, stunning art galleries, Park Guell, friendly locals, and you are never too far from the beach.
The Spanish capital is a popular destination all year round. In April, the days are usually sunny, perfect for discovering the city’s famous sights! Check out the stunning Royal Palace, visit the huge parks like the Casa de Campo and taste the local delicacies. The city is usually buzzing, especially in trendy neighbourhoods like Embajadores, which has lots of bars and lively nightlife.
Spring is a great time of year to visit one of Europe’s most exciting cities with something going on every day of the week! There are plenty of museums including Museum Island which includes five different museum buildings such as Pergamon Museum or Altes.
Rich in history, art, culture, bike rides and canals. Visit numerous museums and points of interest such as Anne Frank’s house, hire a bike to cycle around the city, sample numerous coffee shops and try some authentic stroopwaffel. April is the perfect time to visit and see famous tulips in full bloom. Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport is really easy to reach from our UK city locations.
A tour of the Guinness Storehouse is a must when visiting Dublin, with samples of Guinness to enjoy. Temple Bar in Dublin is the best place to soak up the friendly local Irish atmosphere. Best places to eat and drink are:
Why not take a trip somewhere in the UK this summer? If a change of scenery is what you need during the Easter holidays and you don’t want to travel too far, a short trip could be just what you need, with plenty of Easter Holiday destinations to explore.
A beautiful city to not only study in but to enjoy a perfect break away. If you have a night or two spare, you can spend the weekend exploring. The Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, Arthur’s Seat are some great destinations if you’re new to the city and want to explore. Likewise, Downing Students have put together a great list of 10 free things to do in Edinburgh.
A coastal town in West Wales ideal for the Easter holidays that has thousands of years of history, with so many things to see in do include: see the sun from Constitution Hall, explore Aberystwyth Castle and take the steam train to Devil’s Bridge.
Picture-perfect the English village the Cotswolds is beautiful, offering amazing countryside walks, cosy pubs, and villages. A few places you must visit are:
Just a 2 hour train ride away if you are studying in Exeter, Cornwall is about expansive moors and wind-swept beaches April is the perfect time to visit with the weather warming up. Some of the best things to do on a trip to Cornwall are:
Famous for its art deco architecture and beachfront promenade which has been used in many movies including The Italian Job starring Michael Caine. The beachfront is full of colourful beach huts which make it feel like you’re on holiday even if it’s only for a few days! Travelling time is just a 1-hour train ride away if you are studying in London. More hotspots to visit in Brighton during the Easter holidays are:
A great place to unwind and put the day-to-day of studying to one side for a moment, the Lake District is perfect for camping, comfortable stays at quaint B&Bs, strolls around the many magnificent lakes, and incredible scenery.
Considered one of the most beautiful places in Scotland, The Highlands is home to some of Scotland’s most iconic landmarks including Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles and Loch Ness, famous for the alleged monster. You can travel by train or car to enjoy a great outdoor camping trip, making the most of the outdoors.
A peaceful world away from busy university city life, make sure you visit top tourist attractions including:
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Going abroad is great, enjoying the sun and sea especially if you are tired of the rain and the cold. Just because it’s the Easter holidays, you don’t have to go abroad; there are plenty of Easter holiday destinations to visit in the UK.