There’s plenty to look forward to in Europe this spring – the following are just 6 of our top things to do in April in Europe…
The Feria de Abril (Seville Fair) rolls into town from 25th April - 2nd May. This extravaganza of Andalusian culture runs for 7 days on the city’s Real de la Feria site. Ole!
Think pink and hop on a flight to Cologne – April is the perfect time to see nearby Bonn in full bloom. Look forward to an extravaganza of pink flowers from early to mid April. Tip: Wander the confetti- covered streets of Bonn’s Heerstraße and Kölnstraße aka “Cherry Blossom Avenue” for the most picture perfect back-drops.
Bonn itself is a lovely city, offering plenty of other interesting attractions, not least The Beethoven House and museum where you can discover more about the life and works of composer Ludwig van Beethoven.
Don’t forget to explore Cologne too – check out these 11 great reasons to visit Cologne for inspiration!
Join one of Europe’s biggest street parties on 27th April, when Amsterdam comes out to play for King’s Day. Revellers dressed in orange fill the streets with music and celebrations in honour of King Willem-Alexander. Look out for the specially decorated boats in the canals too – grab a spot on one of the many bridges for the perfect vantage point.
Although King’s Day is traditionally a public holiday, a number of attractions including Anne Frank House, Van Gogh Museum, Stedelijk Museum and the Rijksmuseum remain open.
Before you go, check out Ryanair Tickets for great value tickets to events, tours and happenings in Amsterdam.
April 26th sees one of Poland’s most prestigious running events take place from Krakow’s Main Market Square, passing through some of the city’s most historic monuments and locations. Open to men, women, teams and athletes with disabilities from 55 countries, Krakow Marathon is regarded as the most international and inclusive marathons in Poland.
Plan ahead and search Ryanair Tickets for great value offers on tickets to museums, attractions and events in Krakow.
The annual Budapest Spring Festival is the city’s largest event, taking place from April 3rd - 20th. Take your pick from 120 jazz, opera and theatre events at 40 venues across the city including open-air performances in parks and squares. As always, there’ll be special concerts celebrating the works of local hero and composer Franz Liszt.
Get to know the city better while you're in town - read our Top Things to Do in Budapest
Fly to Liverpool and experience the thrill of the Grand National at Aintree on Saturday 4th April. While you're there, make the most of your time in the city with our guide to 48 Hours in Liverpool.