The Ultimate Winter Experiences in Europe
Skiing the majestic Alps
Are you into winter sports? Do you like cosy chalets situated in the heart of majestic mountains? How do you feel about waking up every morning to breath-taking views of snow-caped trees and pristine ski slopes? If the answer to these questions is yes, then your perfect winter getaway is an exciting Ski & Snowboard Holiday and where better than the iconic Alps… Whether you choose the French Alps’ Meribel or Grand Massif , the Swiss Alps’ St. Mortiz or the Italian Alps’ Cervinia, a perfect European ski getaway is guaranteed.
The ultimate Christmas dream - Santa’s Village
Who said that Christmas is only for kids? Find you inner-child and experience the real-life magic of the place you once read about in your favourite fairy tale books. Discover the Santa's Lapland in Rovaniemi, in the iconic Lapland region in Finland: “Underneath the Arctic Circle, deep inside the ground, it is Christmas all year round!” Don’t forget to visit the Santa Park and meet Santa’s legendary elves in the Elf School where you can taste the gingerbread cookies of Mrs. Gingerbread’s Kitchen.
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Experience the spectacular Northern Lights
Marvelling at the spectacular show of the Aurora Borealis is a must-do experience that everyone should encounter at least one time in their life, and is best seen during the winter months. Enjoy a thrilling husky sleigh-ride on your way to the magical frozen wilderness of North Europe.
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Feel the European spirit at traditional Christmas markets
Immerse yourself into festive Europe’s magic and explore some of the best and most iconic Christmas markets, the best of which being Munich, Vienna, Prague, London and Rome. Discover amazing handmade Christmas decorations, taste authentic Gluhwein, go to live performances of Christmas classics such as Christmas Carol or The Nutcracker, enjoy traditional festive food from around Europe and make memories for a lifetime.
Hot springs to warm your winter
Not a big fan of winter sports? Fancy enjoying marvellous snowy views from the comfort of a hot spring? Then Iceland, “Land of Fire and Ice”, is your perfect winter destination. Take it slow during the cold European months and sip a glass of exquisite wine while enjoying a lovely warm bath in the middle of fascinating frozen scenery.
The New Year’s Eve magnificent fireworks show
Witness with your own eyes some of Europe’s most iconic New Year's Eve Fireworks displays. Among the most popular locations offering stunning fireworks displays are the London Eye, the Eiffel Tower and Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate. Honourable mentions also go to Amsterdam, Prague, Madrid and Venice.
Discover a natural winter wonderland
No other country feels like a true winter wonderland than Switzerland. Experience its majestic snow-capped mountains and authentic small villages, and enjoy a traditional hot chocolate in front of the fireplace of your wooden chalet. A lesser known but just as quintessential ultimate winter getaway is the Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia. Another popular experience is taking a snowmobile ride on a real glacier in Iceland.
Stay at a unique Ice Hotel
Listed in Time Magazine’s World Greatest Places in 2018, the famous Ice Hotel in Sweden is also the perfect place to explore amazing ice and snow art displays. Visit the frozen Absolut bar, where you will stay in one of the rooms at temperatures of around -5 °C. You will be provided with polar-grade thermal sleeping bags and your bed will be covered with authentic thick reindeer skins.
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Push yourself to the limit – visit Chernobyl and Siberia
Experience something unique this winter and visit the iconic Ukrainian city of Chernobyl, site of one of the world’s most horrific nuclear accidents. Are you brave enough to travel into the world’s coldest inhabited region? If so, travel to Russia and discover Siberia’s unspoiled frozen wilderness.
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- 21st November 2018
- Martina Gardeva, Digital Marketing Executive