There are two types of visitors, one who wants to avoid the cold by moving to warmer regions where they may remove their layers of clothing and unwind in the sun and the others who love the winters and everything it offers. The time of comfortable ambiance, snow-covered sidewalks and trees, lights, and the winter holidays have arrived. You’ve come to the correct place if you love the winter season and are looking for the greatest winter destinations in Europe.
- Innsbruck, Austria
Innsbruck is the ideal location for those who adore the winter. This lovely city in the Austrian Alps is known as the ski and snowboard capital of the world and is surrounded by a variety of ski resorts and wintertime activities. Famous remains, like the ski jump, can still be found in places that hosted the Winter Olympics twice. The all-inclusive packages that Olympia SkiWorld Innsbruck offers will make your holiday the pinnacle of skiing bliss and relaxation. The headquarters of Swarovski Crystals are also open for tours.
- Reykjavik, Iceland
Reykjavik is one of the coldest winter vacation destinations in Europe. It offers spectacular northern lights and breathtaking surroundings dotted with innumerable geothermal pools. Warm natural water outdoors in the chilly winter air is unbeatably soothing. One of Europe’s best events is the Winter Lights Festival, which takes place in February. In addition, numerous winter sports, museum events, and vibrant restaurants bring the city to life.
- Abisko, Sweden
Like Iceland, you might not see the sun while on vacation, but the spectacular northern lights will more than makeup for it. One of the best destinations in the world to witness this is in Abisko. Don’t pass up the opportunity to check out the world’s first ice hotel, Icehotel, nearby Kiruna.
- Prague, Czech Republic
No other time of year showcases Prague’s medieval architecture and winter. It seems as though the city was built to be seen in the winter. Even better, you won’t encounter as many tourists if you go to Prague in the winter. You can take your time seeing this lovely city and taking in its well-known Christmas markets and leisures.
- Zurich, Switzerland
Zurich is the perfect destination for the next winter season. It has proximity to the Swiss Alps and the nearby lakes. You may enjoy the architecture and experience the essence of winter as you walk down the snow-covered cobblestone street.
There are various ways to enjoy a lovely European winter without traveling to the Mediterranean. So, pack your bags to enjoy the chilly weather, snow, and festive cheer!