Temperatures are getting milder, nature is waking up, the sun is coming back: so many signs that winter is slowly retreating to give way to spring. Often accompanied by a feeling of renewal and lightness, this season invites you to travel and walk. JOOKS has selected for you its most beautiful routes to do in spring, from the Netherlands to Mexico, via Croatia.
A colorful and cosmopolitan city with a preserved heritage and avant-garde architecture, Porto has a special atmosphere and an undeniable charm. Before the heat of summer and the influx of tourists, the spring season is the ideal time to discover the northern capital. Our route The Undefeated will guide you to the most beautiful monuments of Portugal's second city. You will be enchanted by its impressive religious heritage and its azulejos, its historical bookshop Lello, or its remarkable town hall.
Dubrovnik is a city with a thousand-year-old history and is a real open-air museum. Overlooking the sea from its rocky outcrop, the old walled city is full of treasures and its narrow streets invite you to stroll. The arrival of spring allows you to enjoy the Dalmatian city in peace, far from the hordes of summer tourists. Thanks to our route In the shadow of the ramparts, discover the Pearl of the Adriatic: its historic center, a jewel of architecture classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, its huge ramparts, its baroque buildings and its crystal clear waters.
In springtime, Rome is adorned with ochres, pinks and reds, the streets come alive and a soft light envelops the architectural wonders of the eternal city. These are all arguments that should convince you to discover Rome and its 2500 years of history when the weather is fine. The Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain, and a myriad of ancient sites, streets and squares, each more beautiful than the last: don't miss any of the Italian capital's must-sees thanks to our tour From the Colosseum to the Vatican.
The Sechseläuten, celebrated every year in Zürich, is a great traditional festival marking the transition from winter to spring. The city is reborn and the first rays of sunshine invite you to go out and stroll through the medieval streets of the historic center. Beyond its status as the country's financial capital, Zürich is a cosmopolitan, dynamic city where life is good. Our Zürich by the river route will lead you to discover its rich heritage and its beautiful neighborhoods, from the shores of Lake Zürich to the banks of the Limmat and Sihl rivers.
If the Côte d'Azur is crowded in summer, it reveals itself in mid-season. Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Nice bewitches with its turquoise waters, its azure sky and the red, yellow and ochre colors of its old town. From architectural and cultural wonders to museums and old palaces, the capital of the Riviera is undeniably seductive. In addition to the unavoidable Promenade des Anglais, our route The Côte d'Azur capital will allow you to discover everything that makes Nissa la bella so charming: the Place Masséna, the Negresco Hotel, the Colline du Château and much more.
Amsterdam is beautiful in all seasons, but it is in spring that it comes alive and blossoms. Famous for its shimmering tulips, the Dutch capital's parks and canals are decked out in their most vibrant colors during the spring months. Enjoy a pleasant stroll along the water with our Canal Loop route that will take you from Anne Frank's house to Rembrandt Square, passing by the emblematic flower market.
Hot in summer, humid in winter, Athens is the ideal destination for a spring getaway. If many people go to Athens mainly for the Acropolis, icon of the city, the Greek city is full of treasures and deserves to be visited. Ancient, mythical but also modern, its lively neighborhoods make it a city to live as much as to visit. Discover the two facets of the cradle of democracy thanks to our route Ancient city, modern city, from the Pnyx hill to Mount Lycabetta.
In Japan, spring rhymes with cherry blossoms. An avalanche of pink and white floods the parks and streets and attracts many curious people, Japanese and foreigners. The tradition of hanami, which consists in appreciating the beauty of flowers, is a true hymn to the awakening of nature after the winter torpor. Marvel at the blooming sakura with our long route Japan's capital, which passes through many parks but also allows you to explore the many temples, the modern district of Shibuya, and to experience the originality of Harajuku.
With over seven hundred years of history, Mexico City is a city of contrasts, where tradition and modernity coexist. Although perched at an altitude of over 2000 meters, it enjoys a warm and dry climate in the spring, which is the ideal time to discover the ancient Aztec city. Stroll through the streets of the Mexican capital with our City of Hope route and be charmed by its incredible heritage, its parks and gardens and its lively streets.
Unlike the rest of the country which is influenced by the desert, Tel Aviv enjoys a Mediterranean climate all year round. However, spring is the most pleasant season, with mild temperatures and very little rainfall. Dynamic, trendy and cosmopolitan, "the bubble", as it is known, has everything to please. Contemplate the white facades of Rothschild Boulevard, walk through the picturesque neighborhoods of Florentin and Neve Tzedek, and marvel at the sea with our White City route.
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