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April 03, 2012 10:16 ET

Easter Around the World

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - April 3, 2012) - Easter is a holiday celebrated by most people around the world. From egg hunting to attending a church service, the celebrations vary; and the best way to go and join in on the festivities is to book a car hire with Auto Europe. With more than 8,000 locations in over 135 countries you can sample the world's finest Easter Eggs wherever you choose!

Easter in Austria is a colorful event. With spring in full bloom, the beautiful Austrian countryside is lined with fantastic flowers, and the Easter Eggs can get very colorful too. The Easter markets in Salzburg are a great place to learn the craft of egg decorating; you can watch the experts and work and then try out your own creation. In a car hire in Austria you can drive to Vienna and watch traditional Easter plays or listen to live music concerts, performed in most major cities and towns.

To celebrate Easter in a more traditional fashion, take a car hire in Spain. In most cities and towns during the Holy Week you will find processions taking place which include decorated floats, large wooden statues of religious icons and also large crosses. In Gerona, on Maundy Thursday, a scary dance is performed at night by men dressed as skeletons, called the "Dance of Death". Whilst in Spain you can sample traditional Easter foods, such as La Mona, which is a cake that is made up from biscuit and almonds, has a cream frosting and is decorated with chocolate.

Easter is a great time to visit France. The Paris patisserie windows are lined with fabulous Easter treats and the main shop windows are also dressed for the season; don't forget Paris is one of the world's most stylish cities and Easter brings with it a new season of clothing. Don't forget you can collect a car hire France from an airport or city location, whichever fits your travel plans best.

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