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10 sunny travel destinations for moody April

Updated: Mar 19

Sungoals for April

At this time of year, when spring arrives in many parts of the world, there are numerous destinations that impress with both their climate and their unique attractions. Below we will introduce you to ten travel destinations for April, including a brief description of each destination and the average temperatures and hours of sunshine to help you plan the perfect vacation.

1. Türkiye

Hagia Sophia in Istanbul

Turkey is a country of diversity that connects Europe and Asia and offers a rich history and breathtaking landscapes. In April the country awakens from hibernation, making it an ideal time to visit. Istanbul, with its impressive historical sites such as Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace, offers a fascinating mix of culture and history. Cappadocia, known for its unique rock formations and hot air balloon rides, is at its best in spring.

Average air temperature: 16°C

Average water temperature: 18°C

Average hours of sunshine per day: 8

2. Canary Islands

Beach on Canary Islands

The Canary Islands are an eternal spring that attracts travelers with its consistently pleasant weather. The diverse landscapes range from the sand dunes of Gran Canaria to the green forests of La Palma. Tenerife offers the impressive Teide National Park, while Lanzarote fascinates with its volcanic landscapes. The islands are also a paradise for active holidaymakers, with excellent conditions for hiking, cycling and water sports.

Average air temperature: 22°C

Average water temperature: 19°C

Average hours of sunshine per day: 8


Dubai Skyline and Dunes

Dubai is the city of superlatives, known for its breathtaking skyline, luxurious shopping malls and artificial islands. In April the temperatures are pleasantly warm, making it ideal for exploring the city. From the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, to the traditional souks and desert, Dubai offers a fascinating mix of modern and traditional.

Average air temperature: 33°C

Average water temperature: 26°C

Average hours of sunshine per day: 10

4. Egypt

Nile River Aswan

Egypt, the land of the pharaohs, beckons with its timeless treasures and warm temperatures. The ideal time to visit in April allows you to explore the Pyramids of Giza, the Temple of Luxor and the tombs in the Valley of the Kings without the extreme heat of mid-summer. A Nile cruise also offers a unique perspective on the ancient wonders of Egypt.

Average air temperature: 28°C

Average water temperature: 22°C

Average hours of sunshine per day: 10


Rice fields in Bali

Bali is a tropical paradise that enchants visitors with its spiritual atmosphere, breathtaking nature and unique culture. The island offers a variety of experiences, from relaxing beach days to diving adventures to hiking through rice fields and jungles. The temple complexes, such as the sea temple of Tanah Lot, are particularly worth a visit in the soft light of spring.

Average air temperature: 30°C

Average water temperature: 29°C

Average hours of sunshine per day: 9

6. Cyprus

Cyprus Beach

Cyprus, the island of Aphrodite, combines impressive archaeological sites with picturesque landscapes. April's warm temperatures are perfect for exploring ancient ruins such as the Royal Tombs of Paphos, as well as spending days relaxing on the golden beaches. The Troodos Mountains also offer wonderful hiking opportunities.

Average air temperature: 21°C

Average water temperature: 19°C

Average hours of sunshine per day: 9

7. Madeira

Madeira, Hawaii of Europe

Often referred to as the floating garden of the Atlantic, Madeira is known for its lush vegetation, spectacular landscapes and unique levadas (irrigation canals). In April the island blooms in all its glory, making it the ideal destination for nature lovers and hikers. The capital Funchal enchants with its picturesque location and historical sights.

Average air temperature: 19°C

Average water temperature: 18°C

Average hours of sunshine per day: 7

8. Greece

Santorini, Greece

Greece welcomes spring with open arms, offering a perfect mix of pleasant weather and lower tourist crowds. The historic sites of Athens, the idyllic islands of the Cyclades and the mystical ruins of Delphi are just some of the highlights. Greek cuisine, with its fresh ingredients and hearty flavors, completes the travel experience.

Average air temperature: 20°C

Average water temperature: 17°C

Average hours of sunshine per day: 8


Mount Fuji and Cherry blossom in Japan

Japan in April is a feast for the senses, especially during cherry blossom season when the landscape turns a stunning shade of pink. The cultural festivities surrounding the sakura offer deep insights into Japanese culture. Cities like Kyoto and Tokyo offer a fascinating mix of tradition and modernity, while quieter regions like the Japanese Alps promise natural beauty and relaxation.

Average air temperature: 15°C

Average hours of sunshine per day: 6

10. California, USA

Golden Gate Bridge

California is a land of contrasts, from the bustling cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco to the tranquil landscapes of Yosemite National Park and the majestic coastline along Highway 1. In April, the state offers a mix of pleasant temperatures and a variety of activities, from city explorations to nature adventures.

Average air temperature: 19°C

Average hours of sunshine per day: 10

Each of these destinations is characterized by its unique attractions and experiences that make it an ideal April destination. Whether you're looking for culture, adventure or just relaxation, this list has something for every taste.


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