Yeah, the warmer weather is nice, but have you ever had mulled wine under the stars or a real hot chocolate in a riverside Belgian café? We’re here to make a serious case for a blissful European winter. With many inexpensive activities, outdoor adventures and cosy experiences – It’s well worth travelling for.
Prague, Czech Republic
From mouth-watering Czech cuisine and enchanting Christmas markets to narrow cobblestoned pathways and historic monuments, Prague will transport you into a fairytale. Our bucket list recommendation? Wake up early to watch the sunrise from St. Charles Bridge.
One of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Vienna is a must-see, especially during the winter season. With imperial architecture, magnificent museums, a classical music scene and cute cafes, the city has loads to offer. Our bucket list recommendation? Watch free outdoor simulcasts of the opera and visit Schönbrunn Palace and St. Charles Church.
With colourful wooden buildings, a scenic harbour and sweeping views of the surrounding fjords – Bergen is an idyllic Nordic village. Our bucket list recommendation? View the Northern Lights in their peak season. I mean, it doesn’t get better than that, does it?
Snow-shrouded canals, cobblestone streets and cosy restaurants with hearty Dutch cuisine, does it get better? Yes it does! Our bucket list recommendation? The Amsterdam Light Festival. Illuminating the streets and waterways, these light installations from all over the world is a must-see experience.
Europe’s best preserved Medieval city. With gorgeous gothic architecture, cobblestone streets, winding canals and light displays, Bruges is magical during the holiday season. Our bucket list recommendation? Indulge in a mug of Belgian hot chocolate in the historic Craenenburg Cafe.
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