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Europe in April
Written by Preetha Manivelan on October 12, 2020 Share on

Europe in April: A Complete Guide for a Fun Trip!

Europe holidays are always hyped. Most people call Europe their dream destination and trust me, this continent is worth all the hypes and talks. With the historical buildings, beautiful lakes, tall-standing mountains, cobblestone streets, amazing weather, restaurants and cafes and many more exciting places to visit, your Europe holiday would be way more amazing than what you think a dream holiday will be! Apart from all this, this continent stands as home to some hot countries and cities which you can choose for your winter and spring months in the UK. Excited? Let me now take you through the top 10 hot destinations in Europe in April where you can have the best holiday in Spring after the freezing winter.

Also read: Hot Places In March – Check Out Where Is Hot In Europe In March!

  1. Naples
  2. Amsterdam
  3. Crete
  4. Algarve
  5. Kos
  6. Lanzarote
  7. Bodrum
  8. Malta
  9. Cyprus
  10. Barcelona

1. Naples

Naples April weather: High – 18ºC, Low – 9ºC
Average Naples daily sunshine: 7 hours
Flight time from the UK to Naples: 2 hours and 40 minutes

Naples, top destinations in Europe in April
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Naples is one of the hot destinations to visit in Europe in April with average weather of 14°C. This is considered to be pleasant which indeed boosts your blood to step out to the beach or even start to sightsee the city. Some of the best places to visit in Naples are Mount Vesuvius, Castle Nuovo, Naples National Archaeological Museum and many more.

2. Amsterdam

Amsterdam April weather: High – 12ºC, Low – 4ºC
Average Amsterdam daily sunshine: 5 hours
Flight time from the UK to Amsterdam: 1 hour 15 minutes

Amsterdam, top destinations in Europe in April
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Amsterdam in Europe in April soothes your soul like no other. It is even considered to be one of the best times to visit the city. Just to walk through the streets of a place like Amsterdam itself will make your day. But it might rain a little at times so do check the weather before you head out. Some of the places that you can visit are Rijksmuseum, Vondelpark and Van Gogh Museum.

3. Crete

Crete April weather: High – 20ºC, Low – 12ºC
Average Crete daily sunshine: 7 hours
Flight time from the UK to Crete: 4 hours

Crete, top destinations in Europe in April
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Crete is one of the beautiful islands in Greece which experiences Spring during April. Because of the amazing weather that this island has all year round and especially April, you can head out and try some outdoor island activities. Some of the places to visit in Crete are the beaches, palaces, museums and other attractions.

4. Algarve

Algarve April weather: High – 23ºC, Low – 11ºC
Average Algarve daily sunshine: 9 hours
Flight time from the UK to Algarve: 2 hours 40 minutes

Algarve, top destinations in Europe in April
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If you are planning to visit Algarve in Portugal, Europe in April, then you are in for an adventurous treat. During this time, the city becomes extremely favourable for hiking, cycling, horse riding, golfing, surfing and sightseeing. Some of the places to visit in Algarve are Faro, Albufeira, Vilamoura and Portimao.

5. Kos

Kos April weather: High – 18ºC, Low – 12ºC
Average Kos daily sunshine: 7 hours
Flight time from the UK to Kos: 3 hours 50 minutes

Kos, top destinations in Europe in April
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As the temperature increases in April when compared to March, the chances of the tourists arriving do too. It experiences such a pleasant temperature which makes it one of the favourite hot destinations to visit in Europe in April. Some of the places in Kos are Paradise Beach, Lido Water Park and Plane Tree of Hippocrates.

6. Lanzarote

Lanzarote April weather: High – 24ºC, Low – 16ºC
Average Lanzarote daily sunshine: 9 hours
Flight duration from the UK to Lanzarote: 4 hours

Lanzarote, top destinations in Europe in April
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Lanzarote is considered to be the hottest in April among all the other islands in Europe. Though the temperature might seem a little higher, it is perfect for beach visits and water sports too. Some of the places to visit in Lanzarote Europe in April are Timanfaya National Park, Playa Blanca and the Cactus Garden.

Also read: Where Is Hot In February? – The Best Short-Haul Destinations!

7. Bodrum

Bodrum April weather: High – 21ºC, Low – 13ºC
Average Bodrum daily sunshine: 7 hours
Flight time from the UK to Bodrum: 4 hours 15 minutes

Bodrum, top destinations in Europe in April
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Who doesn’t want to visit a city which is neither too hot nor too cold? It is one of the places which experiences enough hot weather during the day and pretty cold weather during the night, making it one of the best hot destinations in Europe in April. Some of the places to visit in Bodrum are the Castle of St. Peter, Mausoleum and Bodrum Theatre.

8. Malta

Malta April weather: High – 20ºC, Low – 17ºC
Average Malta daily sunshine: 8 hours
Flight time from the UK to Malta: 3 hours 30 minutes

Malta, top destinations in Europe in April
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The weather in Malta in April is not too high or not low. It becomes one of the pleasantly hot destinations in Europe in April. One of the best things to do here is to sightsee and visit famous beaches. Some of the places to visit in Malta are Valletta, Rabat, Gozo and the Blue Grotto.

Also read: Where Is Hot In November?

9. Cyprus

Cyprus April weather: High – 22ºC, Low – 11ºC
Average Cyprus daily sunshine: 9 hours
Flight time from the UK to Cyprus: 4 hours 30 minutes

Cyprus, top destinations in Europe in April
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Cyprus is a country which is filled with beautiful beaches and adventurous activities which becomes much more worthy of a try in Europe in April. Also, there are many resorts in Cyprus where you can lay back and chill. Some of the places to visit in Cyprus are Paphos, Ayia Napa, Larnaca and Nicosia.

10. Barcelona

Barcelona April weather: High – 18ºC, Low – 10ºC
Average Barcelona daily sunshine: 8 hours
Flight time from the UK to Barcelona: 2 hours

Barcelona, top destinations in Europe in April
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April marks the onset of summer in Barcelona which makes it one of the hot destinations to visit in Europe in April. As much as you feel the heat in the day, it cools down by half in the night. Some of the places to visit in Barcelona are La Sagrada Familia, Park Guell and La Rambla.

Also read: Hot Places In October – Choose Your Warm Holiday Destination!

With such amazing hot destinations in Europe in April, don’t you think your spring would become extra awesome? As one knows, islands in Greece and Spain, Italy and Portugal are the places that experience high weather in April. Hope the places and the information on the average weather, sunshine hours and flight time helped you plan your hot holiday in April to these amazing destinations. But, how you do book your holiday? Here is the simplest way.

Check out the Pickyourtrail website and look for some amazing Europe Tour Packages and Europe Honeymoon Packages or customize the package the way you would prefer. If you need any assistance in planning and booking your holiday in any of these hot destinations in April, reach out to our travel experts at Pickyourtrail.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the weather like in Europe in April?

In Europe, April marks the beginning of the transition from spring to warmer weather. Temperatures vary by region, but are typically mild to pleasantly warm, with blossoming flowers and longer daylight hours.

Are there any major festivals or events in Europe in April?

Yes, there are a number of festivals taking place across Europe in April. Easter celebrations, the Cherry Blossom Festival in certain cities, and local spring festivals celebrating culture, food, and music are among the notable events.

Can I see cherry blossoms in Europe in April?

Yes, in some cities and areas! During April, cherry blossoms bloom in Amsterdam, Paris, and parts of Germany, providing stunning views similar to those found in Japan.

Are there any specific foods or dishes I should try in Europe in April?

Seasonal dishes with fresh spring produce may be available depending on the country you visit. You may be able to sample local delicacies associated with Easter celebrations in some places.

Is April a good time for outdoor activities in Europe?

Absolutely! April’s milder weather and longer days make it ideal for outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, or strolling through parks and gardens brimming with spring blooms.

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