Europe's best spring events: plan a great trip with easyJet
Spring is getting closer! The season's fresh and sunny weather is the best time of year to join festivals, sports events and other activities all over Europe. With easyJet you can fly easily and directly to many of Europe's best springtime events!
Need some inspiration for a spring adventure? Here’s a selection of great experiences that are happening in the first half of 2016:
Celebrate King's Day in Amsterdam
Invite your friends to visit Amsterdam for Koningsdag (King’s Day), one of the most incredible days on the Dutch calendar. On April 27, the King's birthday, the Netherlands turns completely orange as everybody dresses in the national colour.
During this national holiday you will find flea markets, food stalls, live music, street parties, performances, party boats on the canals and - more than anything else - many, many happy people!
easyJet flies direct to Amsterdam from more than 35 destinations across Europe.
Run a marathon in Rome or London
Do you prefer sports activities? Is running a marathon one of your long term goals? Then make sure you're in Rome on Sunday, April 10!
The route of the Maratona di Roma starts at the Via dei Fori Imperiali and leads you along the most beautiful sights of Rome. Run past the Piazza di Spagna, the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, Saint Peter’s Basilica and Piazza Venezia.
easyJet flies direct from Amsterdam to Rome from €36,71 per person one-way. Book now!
Another well-known marathon is the London Marathon, on April 24. With more than 38.000 runners, 700.000 spectators and a course that passes many historic landmarks along the River Thames, the London Marathon has grown to become one of the city's most spectacular spring events.
easyJet flies direct from Amsterdam to London from €21,41 per person one-way. Book now!
Experience Karneval in Berlin
From May 13 - 16 it’s time for the Karneval der Kulturen in Berlin! Since its launch in 1996 this free, multicultural festival has been celebrating the diversity of the city, each year attracting hundreds of thousands of people to its parade and streetfest.
This four-day urban festival takes place in the neighbourhood of Kreuzberg, with hundreds of musicians, dancers, DJs and artists entertaining and inspiring the public with a wide variety of performances.
easyJet flies direct from Amsterdam to Berlin from €24,47 per person one-way. Book now!
Join the Festas in Lisbon
Another special and fun local festival is the Festas de Lisboa. For the whole month of June the Portuguese capital is transformed into a huge festival mecca, culminating in city-wide parties and a parade on June 12 and 13.
The month-long celebration, when Lisboners pay tribute to the city, its citizens and patron saint Santo António, is one of the most important festivals of the year.
The festas include parades, concerts, markets, street parties, fireworks and wedding ceremonies, all held in different local neighbourhoods around town. Don’t forget to eat some of the traditional sardines while you’re there!
easyJet flies direct from Amsterdam to Lisbon from €44,87 per person one-way. Book now!
See the UEFA Euro 2016 in France
And, of course, for the sports fans there is the 2016 UEFA European Championship, held from June 10 to July 10 in France. The 15th edition will see 24 national football teams battle it out to become this year's Euro champions.
Matches will be held at stadiums in 10 French cities, including Bordeaux, Lyon, Nice, Toulouse and Marseille. Attending games at the championship has never been so easy, with easyJet flying directly to many of the host cities.
easyJet flies direct from Amsterdam to UEFA Euro 2016 host cities Bordeaux, Lyon, Nice, Toulouse and Marseille.
Plan your spring adventure now!
With so many great events coming up, what are you waiting for? Look forward to a great value spring holiday and book early with easyJet!
Note: All flight prices include taxes and are based on two people flying on the same booking. Prices correct as of January 27, 2016.