Plan Your Year - March Guide

March welcomes warm temperatures and blue skies across many destinations. A weekend getaway to capture the beautiful sights of the Netherlands’ iconic tulip fields, island hop and snorkel around the Canary Islands or celebrate St Paddy’s Day during a week in Ireland to remember! Let’s look at some top picks for March…


Journey to the land of leprechauns and shamrocks to celebrate St Patrick’s Day in style. Marked annually on March 17th, the streets of Ireland are filled with parades of traditional dancers and musicians. So if Ireland is on your bucket list, visit during this time for an extra memorable experience! Hike your way through the magnificent landscapes, sample world-class whiskey and dive into a world of fascinating history as you explore the endless ruins and castles.

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The Netherlands

Calling all nature lovers and flower enthusiasts, the end of March welcomes the iconic tulip season in the Netherlands, which runs until mid-May and offers an amazing display of an array of colours. Enjoy a visit to the Keukenhof Gardens, known as the Garden of Europe and a must-see when visiting the Netherlands in springtime. Make the most of sightseeing and cycling in the picturesque capital before the crowds arrive a month later!

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March brings warm temperatures to the Canary Islands and is an ideal time for a short (or long!) getaway. Hike Tenerife’s Mount Teide and stargaze from the astronomical observatory, stroll around the Maspalomas sand dunes of Gran Canaria or relax on the sandy beaches of Fuerteventura. From black-sand beaches and volcanic landscapes to national parks and verdant forests, it can be difficult to choose where to explore - how about some island hopping?

Island hop around the Canaries this March

The Philippines

Dive into a world of sea, sun and sand as you uncover the best of the Philippines during the start of its summer season, March! With sunny skies, warm temperatures and fewer crowds, it’s an excellent time to uncover the country’s many natural landmarks and rich cultural heritage. Island hop and snorkel your way through the pristine waters of El Nido and Coron, marvel at the famous Banaue Rice Terraces and witness the magnificent views of Taal Volcano & Lake.

Delve into the wonders of the Philippines


Lower temperatures and humidity make March the perfect time to fully explore the many highlights of Vietnam, from voyaging across the emerald waters of Hạ Long Bay to uncovering the 2000 years of history behind Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Offering a handful of World Heritage Sites, incredible scenery and mouth-watering cuisine, there’s no wonder why Vietnam is a much-loved destination. Famous for its beautiful beaches, rice terraces and floating markets, the country offers many unique experiences and has something for everyone. What will it be for you?

Cycle, hike and cruise through the best of Vietnam