March marks the beginning of Lent, a time of great celebration for many countries. It's also the best time to bag an affordable holiday before the peak season starts, so take a look at our guide to the top March holiday ideas, and start planning!
Valencia's explosive Fallas de Valencia festival takes place in the middle of March; a week-long celebration of bonfires, fireworks, street parades and pageants. The processions cover everything from historical tales to modern-day topics, and with almost the whole town in Medieval dress, you'll soon find yourself swept up in the atmosphere. Ending in a phenomenal pyrotechnics display in which the city lights go out and the papier mache effigies go up in flames, Fallas de Valencia is the perfect event for a March holiday of fun and revelry!
Visting Germany in March means you can attend Munich's Strong Beer Festival, or Starkbierzeit, Bavaria's biggest Lent celebration. For two weeks, the city celebrates its best and most potent beers, with beer halls throwing all-night parties, and a star-studded cast of German entertainers and comedians taking part in the festivities. It's a fantastic time of year to discover the best of Bavaria's distinctive culture and traditions. Ideal for food lovers and beer aficionados, a March city break to Munich is the perfect way to get involved!
A March holiday to Costa Blanca is a great time to hit the Spanish beaches before the peak tourist season. Costa Blanca's lively Benidorm resort is a favourite for h...