Spring is the symbol of the rebirth of life. Nature suddenly wakes up from the cold and dark winter, the sun comes back shining, the flowers blossom, and the birds sing again to celebrate the beautiful season. Spring is also a good time to do some travel to see the beauty of the places filled with flowers. But where to go to see the miracle of the rebirth of nature? Here are 20 destinations that I suggest you visit during the Spring.
1. Castelluccio, Umbria, Italy
Castellucio is famous for its beautiful landscape, during the spring you can enjoy the view of the beautiful mountains with thousands of flowers blossoming in different colours. Just imagine the perfume of the flowers and you will already feel happy!
2. Hitachi Seaside Park, Japan
Hitachi Seaside Park is a spacious park near Mito in Ibaraki Prefecture located in Hitachinaka, Japan. It features a variety of green spaces and has become known for its baby blue-eyes flowers, with the blooming of 4.5 million translucent-petaled blue flowers in the spring.
3. Portland, Oregon, USA
You may already know Portland, USA from various movies but if you want to see it in another way with a different colour you need to make a visit anytime from the beginning of April through until June. This is when the Portland Rose Festival takes place, and the city is also knows as ‘City of Roses’. Sounds very romantic doesn’t it?
4. Fuji-Hakone-Izu, Japan
This park is the most visited national park in Japan, near to the beautiful Mount Fuji. You can visit it every season but during the spring when all the Sakura and flowers blossom it is just magical!
5. Bonn, Germany
Most who know Bonn relate this city with industries and buildings. But did you know that it also has an avenue famous during the spring because of the millions of pink flowers that blossom there? In ‘Cherry Blossom Avenue’ Japanese cherry blossom trees like both sides of the narrow street, and were planted back in the 1980s. Every year during springtime it becomes the most beautiful place.
6. Columbia River Gorge, USA
Columbia River Gorge in Pacific Northwest USA has a beautiful view all year round but in the springtime you can see thousands of sunflowers, providing some stunning views.
7. Paris, France
The City of Love has a different beauty in every season making it perfect for holidays all year round. However in Spring you can see Eiffel Tower surrounded by cherry blossoms and differently coloured beautiful flowers.
8. Sognefjord, Norway
Sognefjord in Norway is the longest fjord in Europe and stretches for more than 200 km. When the cold winter is finished and the snow is melted you can admire beautiful wildflowers blooming almost everywhere in this beautiful landscape.
9. Skagit Valley, Washington
Many people know that the best place to see incredible fields of tulips is in the Netherlands, but you can also visit the Skagit Valley in Washington to see thousands of tulips in a rainbow of colours.
10. Loire Valley, France
The Loire Valley in France is famous for wine and beautiful castles, but during the spring this area is filled with colours from different flowers blossoming along the banks of the river. You will see the castles from a whole new perspective, even more so if you have had a glass of local wine (not more!).
11. Washington DC, USA
Washington DC is famous as one of the best spring destinations because of thousands of cherry trees which blossom and fill the city with pink.
12. Cornwall, England
If you like magnolia flowers you need to visit Cornwall during the spring. You will see a lot of magnolia blossoms in this area, and you can enjoy the sun and sea at the same time.
13. Brussels, Belgium
Brussels is known as a busy city but it also has a lot of pretty parks. Visiting Brussels during springtime is certainly a must because you can see some places in the city filled with Magnolia, Cherry blossom, and tulips. It makes the city more colourful and beautiful.
14. Keukenhof, Netherland
If you like tulips you cannot miss visiting Keukenhof in the Netherlands. This place is famous for its collections of thousands of different kinds of tulips. You can also visit the tulip fields surrounding this area.
15. Menorca, Spain
Menorca is the second largest of the Spanish Balearic Islands. Visiting this place in the springtime is the perfect time, when wildflowers blossoms mix with the colour of the ocean making this place one of the best spring destinations in Spain.
16. Monterey Bay, California
When visiting the central coast of California in spring you will see the patches of pink succulents complementing with the perfect combination of blue and green. The beautiful landscape can’t be missed when visiting California.
17. Mount Fuji, Japan
Visiting Japan during the spring makes you speechless with the beauty of the Sakura blossom across the country, especially when the Sakura frames the magnificent Mount Fuji.
18. Jerte Valley, Spain
Jerte Valley is the place to go in Spring. You can have a beautiful view of the two million cherry trees bursting into bloom and turning the landscape completely white.
19. Hangzou, China
Hangzhou in China will give you a different experience of springtime, walking in this area with so many different flowers and beautiful rivers.
20. Seoul, Korea
A visit to Seoul in spring gives a totally different feeling about the city compared to the rest of the year. You can explore the city whilst enjoying the cherry blossoms.