Travel Top 10s

Spring Holiday Destinations

Hurrah for spring with all its splashes of yellow daffodils, bright purple crocuses and a bright sunny mornings.

But where’s good for spring blooms, sunny weather and bargain prices when it comes to holidays? Check out our suggestions below and get planning a blooming marvellous escape!



1 Turkey

Spring is a wonderful time to visit the Turkish Riviera as the weather is warm, the days are long, the mountains that line the beaches are a rich green, and the sea is warm enough for swimming. Did we mention the bargain prices?



2 Madeira

Madeira's hilly terrain comes to life in spring with a carpet of bright flowers. Visit Monte Palace Tropical Gardens, enjoy woven fields of colour from a bird's-eye view on the Monte cable car and head to the Madeira Flower Festival in April.



3 Northern Cyprus

Northern Cyprus has a hugely diverse range of plants and becomes ablaze with colour during spring. Unwind on beaches surrounded by green-hilled villages, head to the Besparmak Mountains for colourful birdlife and enjoy warm temperatures in the sunny 20s.

4 Algarve

Northern Cyprus has a hugely diverse range of plants and becomes ablaze with colour during spring. Unwind on beaches surrounded by green-hilled villages, head to the Besparmak Mountains for colourful birdlife and enjoy warm temperatures in the sunny 20s.



5 Tenerife

Warm weather means that Tenerife attracts many visitors during the winter, but in the spring the volcanic island has more flora and fauna. When you're not soaking up the rays beachside, spring is the ideal time for hiking, and with peaks galore you'll be spoilt for choice!



6 Gran Canaria

Pleasant sea temperatures and warm weather make Gran Canaria a great choice for a spring holiday. Head to the green and leafy north for friendly villages and scenic ambles or enjoy sandy beaches and sunbathing temperatures in the south of the island.



7 Sicily

Sicily's varied landscape makes a stunning backdrop for warm spring activities. Head to the beach at the mountain-fringed Golfo di Castellammare for islands and ample swimming opportunities. Or embark on a volcano walking tour for dramatic scenery and mud-pool dips!



8 Santorini

Spring in Santorini is great for sightseeing, savings and quiet seascapes. Temperatures are warm, and April brings quilts of flowers, illuminating the island's beauty further. Don't miss the sunsets - the orange glow that cascades across the mountains is breathtaking.



9 Malta

The island of Malta isn't renowned for its greenery - but during spring colours blossoms amidst the rocky landscape, creating a beautiful contrast. Weather is warm and balmy, with just a light cardigan needed in the evening and the coastline is less crowded than in summer.



10 Majorca

As one of the most popular islands in the Mediterranean, spring in Majorca offers some respite from the crowds with tranquil beaches and flower-filled towns. It's also a great time for activities, with the warm temperatures lending themselves to hiking, horse riding and watersports.



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