Don’t count out Europe as an option for 2019 spring break! Whether it’s in a big city like London or Paris, or a small destination like Dublin or Amsterdam, Europe’s beautiful sightseeing, epic dancing and parties, and amazing food delivers an incredible spring break. Here are some of the top trending destinations on StudentUniverse for 2019 spring break.
1. Barcelona, Spain.
Culture, architecture, and a world-class drinking and dining scene make this seaside Spanish city perfect for a European spring break. Plus, March is one of the best times to experience Barcelona before it becomes overcrowded with tourists in late spring and summer. 2019 spring break flights from the U.S. start at $267.*
2. Madrid, Spain.
In Spain’s capital city you can spend the week visiting art museums, shopping, eating tapas and dancing the night away. Make sure to grab some churros con chocolate for breakfast or an after-dancing snack. 2019 spring break flights from the U.S. start at $292*.
3. Dublin, Ireland
Quick, check and see if your spring break schedule lines up with St. Paddy’s Day. If it does, why not travel to the best St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the world in Dublin? Grab a pint of Guinness in a pub older than the US or check out The Brazen Head (the oldest pub in Ireland!) or O’Donoghue’s for a taste of real Irish culture. It’ll be crowded, it’ll be crazy, it’ll be a spring break to remember. 2019 spring break flights from the U.S. start at $310*.
4. London, England
London is always a good idea. Full of history, museums, world-famous landmarks, theater, afternoon tea, and nightlife, it’s no wonder London is always on the must-visit lists. London is also a central transport hub, with excellent plane and rail connections to most other major towns and cities in the U.K. 2019 spring break flights from the U.S. start at $253*.
5. Rome, Italy
It’s a fact: the capital city of Italy is usually at the top of every single list of places to travel. The Colosseum, the Trevi fountain and St. Peter’s Basilica are all here, along with so much art and architecture to see and delicious food to eat. 2019 spring break flights from the U.S. start at $314*.
6. Paris, France
Didn’t someone write a song about Paris in the springtime? Flowers begin to bloom in city parks, leafy trees edge the Champs-Élysées and outdoor cafés buzz with excitement. A vibrant city, Paris has a ton of iconic attractions for all. Grab that insta-worthy shot at the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame and the Louvre. 2019 spring break flights from the U.S. start at $295*.
7. Amsterdam, Netherlands
Spring break in Amsterdam is wild! Although Amsterdam is great any time of year, spring is a great time to visit because you’ll find less tourists. Take advantage of clear and sunny days by enjoying the canals and bike paths and soak in Amsterdam’s incredible art and culture vibe. During spring break, Amsterdam gets even another layer of awesomeness and becomes a party hotspot. Between boat parties, pub crawls and more, there’s never a dull moment. 2019 spring break flights from the U.S. start at $350*.
8. Prague, Czech Republic.
Prague is known as one of the cheapest capital cities in Europe and, some would say, the beer capital of the world. Explore architecture dating back to the 17th century, see the oldest bridge in Europe, explore the largest castle complex in the world, and take a soak in a large tub full of beer at one of Prague’s beer spas. 2019 spring break flights from the U.S. start at $505*
9. Berlin, Germany
Berlin, the capital city of Germany, is known for being one of the most creative, hip, and progressive cities in Europe, if not the world. In Berlin, you’ll discover a city packed to the brim with history and overflowing with funky food, incredible culture, and stunning artwork. 2019 spring break flights from the U.S. start at $310*
10. Copenhagen, Denmark.
It’s pretty hard to oversell Copenhagen: it’s a hip, beautiful city filled with amazing food and nightlife and plenty of cheap and free things to do. Plus, Copenhagen can’t be beat in the spring, when the whole city explodes with pink blossoms on all the cherry trees. Rent a bike and explore the city or cozy up in a cafe for a hygge afternoon with Danish pastries and coffee before heading out an epic evening. 2019 spring break flights from the U.S. start at $324*
*A Note About Flight Prices: All prices were current at the time this was published. Prices are subject to availability and subject to change without notice. Prices are based on searches done in the last 14 days for roundtrip flights between March 2019 and April 2019. Flight prices vary by date, departure city, arrival city and availability. All taxes/fees are included in the price, except certain government taxes, change fees and fees imposed in destination and airline baggage fees if applicable.