Significantly lower prices for accommodations.
Some sights in seasonal destinations close.
With snow comes ski season (December to March), meaning higher prices in ski resorts.
Weather remains wintry throughout March; April sees some sunshine and spring buds.
Less demand for accommodations; negotiate lower prices (also applies to beach areas in May/early June).
Accommodation prices increase by 50% to 100%; book in advance.
Temperate spring weather and blooming fruit trees. July/August are hot and humid, except in mountain areas.
Becomes cooler in September and October.