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9 travel destinations for the Easter holidays 2022

Destinations for the Easter holidays

9 travel destinations for the Easter holidays 2022
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The Easter holidays are getting closer and despite the corona pandemic, many Germans are feeling the urge to travel again. Those who are not particularly interested in winter sports often long for relaxation in warmer regions. Protravel shows 9 selected travel destinations in the sunny south for Easter holidays in 2022.

While others do winter sports, do you prefer to feel the warm rays of sunshine on your skin during the Easter holidays in April? Protravel presents 9 travel destinations for Easter holidays 2022, where you can soak up the sun in spring to summer temperatures.

Greece

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Sunset on the Greek island of Santorini 

Whether Crete, Mykonos or Corfu – with an average of 25 degrees Celsius and seven hours of sunshine a day, Greece is one of the perfect travel destinations for an Easter holiday in 2022. Thousands of islands with picturesque coasts, some of which are miles long, sandy beaches and ancient strongholds – there is all this and much more in to discover Greece.

Unvaccinated and vaccinated holidaymakers whose EU vaccination certificates have become invalid due to the lack of a booster vaccination require a negative PCR or rapid test to enter Greece .

Italy

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Tuscany is known for its scenic landscapes. The cities of Florence , Pisa and Lucca , which are popular with tourists , are also located here . Photo: Getty Images

The Colosseum in Rome, the Milan Cathedral or the Leaning Tower of Pisa are just a few of the highlights that can be admired in Italy. Between blooming islands in the south and idyllic lakes and mountains in the north lies the popular region of Tuscany . With an average of 20 to 25 degrees, the temperatures here in the Easter season are perfect for hiking trips, city trips or even a day at the beach.

Tourists from Germany need a valid proof of vaccination or recovery or a negative corona test to enter Italy . Information on the current corona measures in the individual regions of Italy is available on the website of the Italian Ministry of Health .

Majorca

Contrary to what some might think, Mallorca has much more to offer than just Ballermann and Schlager parties. On the Balearic island you can also hike, eat and swim in the turquoise blue sea at remote bays. Anyone who spends their Easter vacation in 2022 in one of the favorite travel destinations of Germans can usually expect spring-like temperatures of around 20 degrees during this time.

In Mallorca, entry to restaurants and clubs is only permitted with a 3G card. Travelers must present either a negative test result or proof of vaccination or recovery at the airport.

Spain (mainland)

Spain (mainland)
Park Güell offers a magnificent view of Barcelona 

The Spanish mainland is also worth a trip in April. Whether it’s a road trip, a city tour or an all-inclusive relaxing holiday – the offer in Spain is diverse. In big cities like Barcelona and Madrid numerous churches, museums and theaters can be visited. On top of that, the 4000 km long coast of Spain attracts with numerous beaches and bathing bays.

While in the south of the country, for example on the Costa del Sol, spring-like temperatures of around 20 degrees can be expected on this year’s Easter holidays (April 17th and 18th), it can still be 12 to 16 degrees in the north like in the Basque country be quite cool.

To enter Spain, either a vaccination or proof of recovery or a negative corona test result is required. You can find more information about the entry rules and corona restrictions in Spain on this page .

Portugal

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Picturesque rocky bay in the Algarve

Portugal vacationers can look forward to wild nature, extraordinary castles and colorful cities like Lisbon or Porto. The Algarve is one of the most popular holiday regions in the country. Miles of rocky coasts with numerous sandy beaches stretch here in the south of Portugal and invite you to take a walk or picnic in the Easter season with spring-like temperatures of around 20 degrees. It is probably still too cold for most holidaymakers to swim at this time of the year.

Travelers who have at least a full basic immunization against the corona virus no longer have to show a negative test when entering Portugal since Monday 7 February. For those who have been vaccinated, it is now sufficient to present proof of full vaccination recognized in the European Union. You can find more information about the Corona situation in Portugal.

canaries

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There are many beautiful hiking trails on the Canary Island of La Gomera. But beware – some steep routes are not for the faint of heart! 

In addition to Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote , there are other Canary Islands that could be considered for Easter 2022. El Hierro, for example, offers wonderful tranquility, unspoilt nature and healing water. La Gomera attracts with a unique flora and fauna. The island is considered the most exotic of the Canary Islands.

With an average temperature of 20 degrees Celsius in April 2022 and only two rainy days a month, the Canary Islands are an ideal destination for the Easter holidays.

To enter the Canary Islands, as for the Balearic Islands and mainland Spain, you need a negative corona test result or proof of vaccination or recovery.

Croatia

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Baška Beach, one of the most popular beaches on the Croatian island of Krk

The Balkan country is popular with travelers mainly because of its scenic diversity, picturesque towns and the approximately 2000 km long Adriatic coast. In the “land of 1000 islands” the temperatures at Easter average a maximum of 17 degrees Celsius – ideal for long walks by the sea or a sightseeing stroll in cities such as Dubrovnik , Split or Zadar.

Holidaymakers must present a negative corona test or proof of vaccination or recovery when entering Croatia. Further information on entering Croatia can be found on the website of the Federal Foreign Office .

Egypt

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Tourist magnet in Egypt: the Pyramids of Giza

Egypt is best known for its millennia-old history. In addition to the Pyramids of Gizeh, you can also visit the legendary Sphinx or the Valley of the Kings near Luxor . The country is also a popular destination for divers due to the great biodiversity in the Red Sea. If all this is too much excitement for you, you can also book a room in one of the many all-inclusive resorts and spend the day by the pool.

At Easter, the temperatures in Egypt are pleasantly warm at around 28 degrees Celsius. The subtropical climate that prevails there is still bearable at this time of the year – in contrast to the hot summer months with sometimes more than 40 degrees.

Proof of vaccination or a negative corona test is required to enter Egypt. In addition, the locally applicable AHA rules must be observed. The Federal Foreign Office is currently warning against unnecessary tourist trips to Egypt due to the corona pandemic.

In addition, for security reasons, travel to the north of the Sinai Peninsula, the Egyptian-Israeli border area (with the exception of Taba) and remote areas of the Sahara is warned against. Unaccompanied, individual excursions and overland trips in the south of the Sinai Peninsula are not recommended.

Thailand

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Beach on the popular Thai holiday island of Koh Phangan

Thailand is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Southeast Asia. The reason: In the “Land of Smiles” everyone can realize their dream vacation. Island hopping in the Gulf of Thailand, sightseeing in Bangkok or backpacking to Chiang Mai are just a few alternatives to an all-inclusive holiday, which of course you can also do in Thailand.

With temperatures up to 35 degrees Celsius, April is one of the hottest months of the year in Thailand. In addition, it is relatively dry in many places, since the actual rainy season usually only begins in May. So if you like relaxing on the beach or pool in the heat, Thailand is the perfect destination for Easter 2022.

Here you will find current information on entry regulations and the Corona situation in Thailand.