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Spring Break in Europe

When it comes down to it, there are a few things that make a destination a "spring break" hot spot in the mind of a student.

Sandy beaches under sunny skies, with a cool drink in hand basically sums up the experience.

There are some definite Spring Break areas to waste the hours away in. So this year, don't book another Caribbean cruise and forget Cancun. Head to Europe, its where the party's at!

Our picks for a good time are:

Costa del Sol, Spain
Attracting more than two million people (many are students). The Costa del Sol weather provides warm temperatures and over 300 days of sunshine per year. It's a no-brainer why this is a spring break hot spot.

Ibiza, Spain
Not only Ibiza's chaotic nightlife but also the beautiful Mediterranean beaches, towering cliffs and mesmerizing sunsets contribute to making this a sought out spring break destination.

Dubrovnik, Croatia
In this Croatian treasure, students can sun and swim on spectacular beaches of the sparkling clean water of the Adriatic Sea. Take time to explore the ancient walled town of Dubrovnik or sail among some of the 280 islands along the coast.

Athens and the Greek Islands, Greece
Get yourself to Athens for a bit of history and architecture, then do some island hopping to some of the hippest party islands in Greece. Some of our favorite islands are Mykonos, Ios, Santorini and Corfu. Students will not be disappointed with their exotic spring break in Greece.

Here's our top 10 list of party cities:
For those students not looking for beachy conditions, there are well-known party cities in Europe as well where you can live it up. Plan a trip to one of the following cities and you can expect to find many students just like you, partying and taking full advantage of the nightlife. Aside from the clubs, bars and discos in the cities below, students can have fun during the day sightseeing and shopping.

London, England
Paris, France
Prague, Czech Republic
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Munich, Germany
Venice, Italy
Dublin, Ireland
Rome, Italy
Madrid, Spain
Copenhagen, Denmark
With the legal drinking age being 18 in most European countries, there is an attraction for student travelers to these cities. We strongly advise that if you plan on consuming alcoholic beverages, you do so responsibly.

Rail Europe Group