Easter weekend 2011 is coming up and it promises to be a fine weekend. The perfect occasion for a weekend break! During Easter there are lots of things to do all over Europe. Have a look at these tips, book a bed & breakfast with it and your weekend can’t go wrong.
Party in Rome
Natale di Roma is celebrated in the Italian capital on April 21. On this day, all the museums, archaeological grounds and monuments can be visited for free. There are also parades in the city and you can enjoy the fireworks at the Tiber. Despite the crowdedness, it’s wonderful to be in Rome on this day, because the party spreads all over the Eternal City. If you are fast, you might even be able to book a bed & breakfast in Rome through Bedandbreakfast.eu.
Easter market in Prague
In Prague you find two large Easter markets, on the Wenceslas square and the Old City Square. They are very cosy markets with dance performances and nice stands with souvenirs and hand-painted Easter eggs. Braided willow branches are also for sale, following a fun, playful tradition. Namely on Easter Monday, men use these branches to gently slap the women they like on the legs with. Would you like to experience Easter in Prague and are you looking for a place to spend the night? Book one of the numerous B&B’s in Prague.
Valentine’s Day in Barcelona
The Spanish Valentine’s Day, that is what the Dia de Sant Jordi is also called in Barcelona on April 23. On this day, Spanish men give their loved ones a rose and get a book themselves. Therefore on the Ramblas, there’s an abundance of books and roses for sale on this day. You can also enjoy the dance and music performances. Tip: Combine your stay with a day at the beach and don’t forget to visit the touristic hotspots of this city. A B&B in Barcelona can easily be found on Bedandbreakfast.eu.
Fair paradise in Aachen
Do you like fairs? Then you must come to the spring fair Öcher Bend in the German city of Aachen. This fair starts on April 23 and lasts until May 9, 2011. You can find attractions in all sorts and sizes and there’s live music to relax by. Enough ingredients for a lovely weekend break with the entire family, especially if you book a bed & breakfast in Aachen with it.
Surfing competition in the South of France
When the weather is nice it’s good to be in Biarritz in the South of France. From April 23 to 25, this coastal resort forms the décor for the surfing competition Biarritz Quiksilver Maider Arosteguy. Lots of surfers from all over Europe, among which are international champions, come to conquer the waves and measure their strengths here. A spectacular sight! Enjoy the competition and relax in a charming B&B in Biarritz at walking distance.