From snow covered castles, to seeing the aurora borealis in magical Lapland, Winter is a beautiful season to visit Europe. So if you’re planning on travelling over the school break, check out our top European places to visit this Winter.
If you like the idea of beautiful castles, cathedrals and baroque architecture covered in snow, Salzburg is your ideal Winter escape. This city is simply stunning and with Christmas markets and skiing destinations nearby, there is something for everyone. Winter is the perfect time to visit as its low season, hotel prices are cheaper and streets are less busy.
Germany is the perfect Winter getaway, especially at Christmas with it famous Christmas markets popping up all over the country. Expect cute stalls selling everything from mulled wine to beautiful handmade Christmas gifts. Welcome to Winter Wonderland!
If you want to experience some serious snow this Winter, head to Abisko in Sweden for a real Lapland adventure. Go cross country skiing, husky riding and view the majestic aurora borealis. You can also stop by at the famous Ice hotel in nearby Kiruna.
Prague, Czech Republic
If you’re after a fairy tale European Winter, Prague is the place to be. Brave the cold in this picturesque town and visit the beautiful Gothic churches, walk down the narrow streets and see the hilltop castle and statue lines bridges. Shelter from the cold and watch the snow fall in Prague’s gorgeous underground restaurants and bars. We recommend visiting the cities famous Charles Bridge and the historic Prague Castle.