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Where to go on holiday in March in Europe

In March, winter begins to emerge. So what's better than a nice holiday in Europe? The Old Continent offers beautiful places to visit. We have selected some ideal for your holidays. Get ready for wonderful cities of art in Italy and Europe, but also for places with a mild and pleasant climate, where you can even take a bath with a little luck!

Here 15 destinations to go on holiday in Europe in March.



Post COVID19 travel advice
If you are planning a trip, make sure you are in line with safety measures. Follow government guidelines and only return to travel when the green light is given. Prefer natural and perhaps non-mass destinations, and in general promote local tourism: discover the wonders of your city, your region and your state. Try to avoid long-haul travel and at most choose destinations reachable with a few hours of flight.


1 - Rome (Italy)

Rome is undoubtedly a city full of charm and history, a real one open-air museum. Wandering around the city you will find excavations of enormous historical importance, buildings of incredible beauty, museums of international importance and unmissable shops, goldsmiths and artisans.
Furthermore, in Rome you can eat really well, especially the first courses, just think of some Roman and Lazio specialties exported throughout Italy, such as spaghetti "alla Carbonara", "alla Gricia", "all'Amatriciana", or "cacio e pepper".

In March, the climate is already mild and the city is not yet affected by the throng of tourists which instead grips her in late spring.

But that's not all, in the month of March the city is still in full swing, thanks to the large number of events and concerts organized. The theatrical and concert season is in full swing, the football championship is still in progress (with a little luck you could see live a home match of Rome or Lazio, in the Olympic Stadium, one of the most important in Italy. Italy).


Plan your trip: useful info and costs

  • Ideal for: young people, couples
  • Temperature: 7 ° / 16 °
  • hotel and b & b starting from € 61,00 per night -
  • Panoramic tour by tourist bus Rome City Card Tour of the Villas of TiFlights

2 - Athens (Greece)

To a hasty and inattentive traveler Athens can even appear ugly. Those who expect the glories of Rome in a Greek version can only be disappointed. But Athens is a city that hides a unimaginable urban charm.
In addition to the monuments and museums, such as the Acropolis and its museum, the Agora and Hadrian's library, you can enjoy a modern city, full of street art and a friendly population, who will be able to involve you in their drinking and his endless meals.

If there is one thing that will probably amaze you during your stay, it is the nightlife that the city offers. In the districts of Kolonaki, Psyri, Gazi and Syntagma there is no shortage of clubs, clubs and small disco bars that young Greeks call barakia.
But the experience not to be missed is an evening in one of the traditional Bouzoukia, traditional live music venues where you can drink, dance and smoke.

In March in Athens it is practically already full spring: enjoy the mild climate and if you want you can reach the sea in less than half an hour by tram.



Plan your trip: useful info and costs

  • Ideal for: young people, couples
  • Temperature: 10 ° / 18 °
  • starting from € 43,00 -
  • hotel and b & b starting from € 62,00 per night -
  • Alternative tour of Athens Sightseeing tour on tourist bus Night tour of the city

3 - French Riviera (France)

La Côte d'Azur it is the symbol of luxury and finding moments of fun and pleasant situations is really easy.
The advice is to reach Nice and then move from one village to another to admire the colors of the sea and the typical houses.

Among the nearest villages not to be missed, note Cagnes-sur-Mer (14 km from Nice), Saint-Paul-de-Vence (19 km from Nice), Antibes (23 km from Nice), Cannes (33 km from Nice). ), Monte Carlo (21 km from Nice).
To enjoy an unforgettable experience, don't forget to admire an unforgettable sunset over La Croisette in Cannes, or try your luck in one of the casinos in Monte Carlo.

In March, the weather can be quite variable: the exit from winter is effective but we are not yet experiencing full spring.
Among the events not to be missed, we point out the violet festival, an anniversary that has taken place for 60 years in the municipality of A Tourrettes-sur-Loup and which celebrates the arrival of spring.


Plan your trip: useful info and costs

  • Ideal for: Couples
  • Temperature: 8 ° / 15 °
  • Flights to Nice from € 55,00 -
  • Hotel and b & b starting from € 65,00 per room -
  • Tour of the French Riviera

4 - Milan (Italy)

Milan is one of the most beautiful and mistreated cities in Italy. There fashion capital not only does it offer lounge bars and shops for shopping but it has real artistic masterpieces to offer to its visitors. There Navigli area besides being the center of the young nightlife it is also very romantic and ideal for a walk in the company of your sweetheart, like the Sempione Park and the park of Villa Reale Comunale. Unmissable terraces of the Duomo, the Indro Montanelli gardens and the Brera district. If you want to take a leap into luxury, don't miss via Montenapoleone and via Della Spiga.

In March, temperatures begin to be mild: you can breathe the exit from winter. There is certainly no shortage of activities, including concerts, shows and social events; for example, you may decide to visit the city for a particular concert at the Assago Forum or at the Fabrique. Finally, remember that two of the most successful teams in Italian football play in Milan: Milan and Inter. Therefore you could take advantage of your stay to watch a home game at San Siro, better known as La Scala del Calcio.


Plan your trip: useful info and costs

  • Ideal for: Young people, couples, families
  • Temperature: 5 ° / 14 °
  • hotel and b & b starting from € 61,00 per night -
  • Entrance ticket to the Duomo. La Scala tour. Panoramic tour by tourist bus

5 - Tenerife (Canary Islands - Spain)

Located off the coast of Africa, the Canary Islands offer dense vegetation and a mild climate all year round. In Tenerife you can practice windsurfing, relax on the beach, discover the beauties of Santa Cruz, visit the volcano ... You will have many activities, extreme or not, to discover the island and to relax body and spirit.

March already has temperatures from late spring. You probably won't be on the beach for the duration of your stay, but with a little luck, days may be warm enough for a quick swim. For this purpose, the southern area of ​​the island is particularly recommended, as it is more sheltered and tends to be warmer (on some days the temperatures reach 23/24 °). In any case, there are several heated swimming pools on the island, such as those of Siam Park.

Plan your trip: useful info and costs

  • Ideal for: Young people and groups of friends
  • Temperature: 15 ° / 23 °
  • starting from € 78,00 -
  • hotel and b & b starting from € 59,00 per night -
  • Mount Teide by night Tour of the volcanoes

6 - Amsterdam (Holland)

Amsterdam is not alone coffee shop and red light district. The Dutch city is a tangle of narrow streets and canals: incredibly romantic, it offers a vast amount of interesting and high-profile museums and a unique landscape.

In March, the weather is still quite harsh but the days begin to be pleasantly long. The end of the month is certainly a great time to visit the city. In fact, the season of boat cruises opens from mid-March, a great way to admire Amsterdam from an extremely romantic point of view.

With the arrival of Spring, the doors of the Keukenhof open, a famous tulip park about 40 km from Amsterda. Also in the surroundings you can see the iconic ones windmills that made Holland so famous. By train you can reach the great dam to the north, which eats up land from the sea to give land to the Netherlands.

Plan your trip: useful info and costs

  • Ideal for: All
  • Temperature: 2 ° / 10 °
  • starting from € 49,00 -
  • hotel and b & b starting from € 55,00 per night -
  • night cruise bike tour visit to the windmills

7 - Tuscan villages (Italy)

Tuscany is probably the most beautiful region of Italy, not only for cities such as Pisa or Florence, but also and above all for the large number of small beautiful villages scattered between the Maremma or Val d'Orcia areas. So why not take advantage of the beginning of Spring to admire these wonderful areas just before the enormous flow of tourism sets in?

San Gimignano, Volterra, Montalcino, Pienza, Montepulciano and many others... There are many small pearls waiting to be found, perhaps taking advantage of a long weekend.
And if you feel tired of hiking between historic centers and colorful vineyards, do not forget to relax in the famous thermal baths of Saturnia and in the Cascate del Mulino.

As for the weather, March days are sunnier and the temperatures begin to rise even if the afternoon and evening are still very cool.

Plan your trip: useful info and costs

  • Ideal for: Young people, couples, families
  • Temperature: 5 ° / 15 °
  • Hotel and b & b starting from € 52,00 per room -
  • Wine Tasting: Montalcino, Pienza, Montepulciano From Florence: San Gimignano, Siena and Chianti tour Pisa, Siena and San Gimignano: Chianti wine lunch

8 - Munich (Germany)

Munich is a worldwide known for the October Fest.
But how would you react if we told you that there is another festival where much stronger beer is served? What if we add that this festival is held in the month of March?

We're talking about the Starkbier festival event dedicated to strong beers that lasts for 3/4 weeks, with beer stands open from 18:00 in the afternoon onwards. In this way you can take advantage of the first part of the day to visit the city, stroll through the streets and enjoy the typical Bavarian climate, hospitable and jovial. And then, in the evening, have fun dancing, singing and sipping delicious beer.
If you are passionate about engines, do not miss the visit of the BMW factory and its museum, just outside the center.

In March, temperatures are still low, but the rains are becoming more rare and the risk of ice and snow is almost averted.

Plan your trip: useful info and costs

  • Ideal for: Young people
  • Temperature: -1 ° / 9 °
  • starting from € 52,00 -
  • hotel and b & b starting from € 63,00 per night -
  • Tour of the Castles Visit to the concentration camp of Dachau Tour by tourist bus

9 - Brussels (Belgium)

The charm of the administrative capital of Belgium and Europe is undeniable: in Brussels, the mixture of infinite styles that blend together in a single district to be repeated in the city, makes it a melting pot of culture and history really inviting. In March, the city exudes culture from every alley, thanks to interesting events such as the Ars Musica classical music festival, the International Fantastic Film Festival or the Eurantica Art and Antiques fair.

But that's not all, even from a gastronomic point of view the city has something to offer: here the french fries were born, here you will find chocolate shops comparable to goldsmiths, here you can drink real quality beer.

The weather in March is still quite harsh but since the city is in the hills you won't feel too cold.

Plan your trip: useful info and costs

  • Ideal for: Couples
  • Temperature: 1 ° / 9 °
  • starting from € 29,00 -
  • hotel and b & b starting from € 58,00 per night -
  • City tour Visit of Gent and Bruges from Brussels Sightseeing bus tour

10 - Naples (Italy)

Naples is a thousand colors. The Campania capital is a concentration of culture, entertainment and food great. You can visit monuments and museums of immeasurable artistic value, go shopping in the city center, stroll on one of the most beautiful promenade in Italy, admire the splendor of the Vesuvius and eat one of the best cuisine in the world, including pizza. And of course, after having tasted the essence of the city, you can easily move to the other wonders of the province, such as the excavations of Pompeii and Herculaneum or the island of Ischia, famous for its thermal baths.

In March, the climate is already mild: spring is blossoming; also some interesting events are celebrated, such as the Napoli Jazz Winter, a review of jazz concerts that lasts from February to April.

Plan your trip: useful info and costs

  • Ideal for: Young people, couples
  • Temperature: 8 ° / 16 °
  • hotel and b & b starting from € 49,00 per night -
  • private city tour sightseeing bus tour Visit to Pompeii

11 - Seville (Spain)

The capital of Andalusia boasts 4 sites declared World Heritage by UNESCO: the Giralda, the cathedral, the Alcàzar and the Archive of the Indies. Seville is a real concentration of culture and entertainment: the spirit of the locals is engaging and will draw you to dance Flamenco in the square and enjoy Andalusian delicacies in the third largest historical center in Europe.
The weather in March is very mild and pleasant: spring is already here.

Plan your trip: useful info and costs

  • Ideal for: Young people, couples, families
  • Temperature: 8 ° / 18 °
  • starting from € 52,00 -
  • hotel and b & b starting from € 59,00 per night -
  • Private tour with priority access to the Alcazar. Sightseeing bus ride. Night tour of the city

12 - Porto (Portugal)

Porto was elected in the past Best European Destination: a real guarantee. Add to this that its historic center is a Unesco World Heritage Site and you will immediately understand why you cannot miss this city of Portugal. Let yourself be delighted by a thousand recipes based on cod and get involved with melancholy notes of Fado.

The weather in March is mild but still cool due to the Atlantic influence that could bring cold wind.

Plan your trip: useful info and costs

  • Ideal for: Young people, couples
  • Temperature: 8 ° / 15 °
  • starting from € 43,00 -
  • hotel and b & b starting from € 57,00 per night -
  • Tour on tourist bus day tour night tour

13 - Palermo (Italy)

If you think that Sicily is a purely summer destination, you are wrong. Palermo is a city that can be enjoyed at any time of the year, an exact representation of the infinite dominations of which Sicily was the protagonist. Even today, its strategic position and its population make it an interesting melting pot to discover and visit.

L'baroque architecture will surely leave you captivated and the food Palermo it will make you want to never leave Sicily again. March is the perfect time for a nice tour capable of combining the historical and cultural wonders of Palermo with the local gastronomy. From Quattro Canti to Piazza della Vergogna, from Palazzo dei Normanni to the Sistine Chapel, from the Cathedral to the Massimo and Politeama theaters: there are so many attractions not to be missed. And don't forget to admire the surroundings, such as the marine area of ​​Mondello and the fabulous Cathedral of Monreale.

The weather in March is mild and pleasant, tourists begin to invade the city but still the atmosphere is quiet.

Plan your trip: useful info and costs

  • Ideal for: Families, young people, couples
  • Temperature: 10 ° / 17 °
  • starting from € 29,00 -
  • hotel and b & b starting from € 48,00 per night -
  • Tour on tourist bus Tour to discover the Kalsa

14 - Prague (Czech Republic)

Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, boasts such a romanticism that it overshadows Paris. The historical center of Prague it can be easily visited on foot, reminding you that it is a hilly city and therefore the climbs can also be very steep. Don't miss the shops selling Bohemian crystal artifacts.

The climate is still quite harsh but the architecture of the city goes well with a visit with low temperatures, which enhance its shapes and dimensions.

In March some events and celebrations of great value are concentrated, starting with the Bohemian Carnival, which falls between the end of February and the beginning of March. Highlight of the festival is the Traditional Parade in Loretánské Square, where all the masks are accompanied by a traditional orchestra. But the carnival is not the only event, the film festival is also worth mentioning Febiofest and spring fair, with more than 120 attractions including swings, rides, bumper cars.

Plan your trip: useful info and costs

  • Ideal for: Young people, couples, families
  • Temperature: 1 ° / 9 °
  • starting from € 43,00 -
  • hotel and b & b starting from € 61,00 per night -
  • Visit of the castle cruise on the Vltava night tour

15 - Bucharest (Romania)

The capital of Romania will surprise you with its own sparkling architecture and its tasty cuisine.
Bucharest is a city full of life and colors, ideal to be visited even in winter when the atmosphere becomes Christmas and the lights make it magical.

March is still cold but the days are starting to get longer, rain becomes rarer and temperatures below zero are averted.

Plan your trip: useful info and costs

  • Ideal for: Young people, couples and groups of friends
  • Temperature: 1 ° / 12 °
  • starting from € 22,00 -
  • hotel and b & b starting from € 40,00 per night -
  • city ​​tour night tour Visit to the castles of Transylvania
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