Deal Of The Week: Springtime In Europe

AirFrance is beating us to the punch. Just like clockwork, we find ourselves daydreaming about European getaways once the days start getting warmer. A lovely stroll along the Seine or bike ride in Amsterdam sounds perfect right about now, doesn't it? Well, if you're thinking what we're thinking, we'll see you on AirFrance, because they're having a spring sale right now on round-trip flights through May 17.

The deals are on routes like Washington D.C., to Paris ($761), San Francisco to Paris ($861), New York to Barcelona ($640), New York to Budapest ($717), Chicago to Amsterdam ($785), Los Angeles to Amsterdam ($835), and plenty more. They may be valid through mid-May, but you have to book them by March 26, so it's high time you got to planning. To help your creative juices get flowing (or choose between two great deals), here are our best tips on what to eat and drink in some of the cities they're offering up in this sale.

For a quick gastronomic turn around Venice, Italy, check out these 5 Bitesrecommending everything from coffee on the canal to an intimate dining room and a plate of fresh grilled fish.

When it comes to dining in Amsterdam, it's hard to narrow down the best. But we did it anyway — here's our list of some local Amsterdam favorites.

Hopping a flight to Paris always means fantastic cuisine and see-and-be-seen nightlife. Here's a local's guide to the City of Light's best wine bars, and one local's foodie walking tour of her city.

There is no lack of multisensorial stimulation in Barcelona, where art and food are married everywhere you turn.

And of course, both Paris and Barcelona made it onto our Ultimate Food Lover's Bucket List, making these flights an even more enticing find.