Reasons to explore Europe before the spring
Those of you who are thinking of heading off to Europe in the spring might want to know that there are several reasons to explore Europe before the spring sun starts to shine on the sky and we’ll be taking a look at them just now.
Off-season discounts and bargains
The Christmas and New Year rush has long subsided by now and there are tons of deals to be had in typical summer destinations because they’re in the off-season, when prices will be at their lowest and they will be glad for the business. In some of these destinations you might also find great sales and deals on clothes because most shops will be looking to get rid of their inventory before the new collection comes in.
The weather’s still find in southern Europe
There are quite a few destinations in Europe which don’t really see very low temperatures, places like the Mediterranean coast and the various islands in the Mediterranean. Places like southern Portugal (Algarve), southern Spain and France, Sicily, Cyprus and Crete. Of coruse Greece is always a great destination for warm temperatures and ancient history.
It is considerably less crowded
Barring those who love to travel to Europe in the winter – because of the wonderful photo opportunities of castles under a few layers of snow – you will still have to deal with a seriously decreased number of tourists. Despite the off-season, most of the attractions will still be open and much easier to attend because of the reduced, or nonexistent, lines which would usually exist during the warmer seasons.
Get a better sense of the locals
With not so many tourists around, this means that normal life returns to the usual tourist hotspots and this allows you to do some quality people watching, because there are many more locals to see while they go about their daily lives.