Do you have time off work during the Easter and feel like travelling somewhere to celebrate this holiday in a nontraditional way, experiencing new traditions and cultures? If you still haven’t decided exactly where to go, below we have listed some possible exotic Easter activities that you can take part in:
1. The New York Easter Parade
On Easter Sunday thousands of people with beautiful and extravagant dresses and hats walk along Fifth Avenue in New York in this famous Parade. The area around St. Patrick’s Cathedral is the ideal place to see the parade.
2. Semana Santa in Andalucía
Discover the traditional Easter Processions in Spain. Seville, the Andalucian capital, can work as a base for exploring smaller cities like Málaga, where according to the tradition, famous actor Antonio Banderas took his usual place as the “mayordomo” in the procession of the Lágrimas y Favores brotherhood in the walk on Palm Sunday last year.
3. The preparations of the giant omelette in Haux France
Try the omelette that according to the tradition is cooked every Easter Monday on the main square just before lunch. 2010 year’s omelette was made from 4,507 eggs, was almost 3 yards wide and fed about 1000 people.
4. The Ostermarkt in Germany
You might have missed the German Sommertagszug parade three weeks before Easter, when a big Easter fire was made out of used Christmas trees, but your are still in time to visit one of the so called Ostermarkt, where they sell decorated Easter eggs, chocolate eggs and bunnies, spring ornaments and more Easter crafts. Germany is a beautiful place to spend Easter, since Germans love to decorate their house and garden with Easter decoration.
5. A thrilling ride to Blåkulla
When visitors arrive to Scandinavia during Easter they might be surprised to see children dress up like witches as it was Halloween and go begging for sweets in the streets with sooty faces, carrying broomsticks. Holy Thusday is the day that the Swedish witches take their broomsticks to go to the misterious destination called Blåkulla, that according to the legend is a meeting place for witches…