Travel Destinations | Fun Activities
If you are planning to travel, why not plan a fabulous trip for the whole family, for Easter?
Easter is a wonderful time to travel and there are many great destinations to consider.
(In no particular order and both religious places as well as some others.)
Rome, Italy: Rome is the center of the Catholic faith and Easter is an important time of year for Catholics. The city is full of religious significance and there are many beautiful churches to visit, including the Vatican. On Easter Sunday, the Pope delivers a special mass in St. Peter’s Square.
Jerusalem, Israel: For Christians, Jerusalem is an important destination as it is the birthplace of Christianity. Easter is a particularly special time in Jerusalem as it marks the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Visitors can attend special services at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which is believed to be the site of the crucifixion and tomb of Jesus.
Seville, Spain: Seville is famous for its Holy Week celebrations, which take place in the week leading up to Easter Sunday. The streets are filled with processions and religious icons, and there is a festive atmosphere throughout the city.
Lourdes, France: Lourdes is a significant pilgrimage site for Catholics, where it is believed that the Virgin Mary appeared to a young girl named Bernadette in 1858. Many Christians visit Lourdes during Easter to pray and participate in the religious services.
Canterbury, England: Canterbury is an important Christian site in England, as it is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the leader of the Anglican Church. The city is home to many beautiful churches and cathedrals, including Canterbury Cathedral.
Bethlehem, Palestine: Bethlehem is believed to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, and is an important Christian site. During Easter, many Christians make a pilgrimage to Bethlehem to visit the Church of the Nativity, which is believed to be the birthplace of Jesus.
Santiago de Compostela, Spain: Santiago de Compostela is the final destination of the Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage route that dates back to the 9th century. The city is home to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, which is believed to be the burial place of the apostle St. James.
These are just a few of the many significant Christian places to visit during Easter. Each of these locations has a rich history and deep spiritual significance for Christians, and visiting them can be a powerful and meaningful experience.
A few fun Easter travel destinations:
New York City, USA: New York City is a great place to visit at Easter, particularly if you have children. The city is full of Easter activities, including Easter egg hunts, parades, and visits with the Easter Bunny. There are also many religious services to attend.
London, UK: London is a beautiful city to visit at any time of year, but Easter is particularly special. The city is full of spring flowers and there are many Easter-themed activities to enjoy, including egg hunts, chocolate tours, and Easter markets.
Amsterdam, Netherlands: Amsterdam is a beautiful city to visit at Easter, particularly if you enjoy seeing spring flowers. The city is known for its tulips, and there are many tulip gardens to visit. There are also Easter markets and parades to enjoy.
Paris, France: Paris is a romantic city to visit at any time of year, but Easter is particularly special. The city is full of Easter-themed activities, including Easter egg hunts, chocolate tours, and Easter markets. There are also many beautiful churches to visit, including Notre Dame Cathedral.
Some Easter Travel Destinations Are Very Special; and Maybe Something You’d Only Do
Once In a Lifetime…
“Wishing you a joyous and blessed Easter celebration!”