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The best winter city breaks in Europe

Monday 16 October 2017

The best winter city breaks in Europe

Getting away in the winter is a great idea if you get a bit bored of being at home as the weather becomes dull and gloomy.

Here are some of the best winter city breaks in Europe which we suggest that you try during the colder months.


Berlin, Germany

A lively city all year round, Berlin really comes alive in the winter when the lakes freeze over and the atmosphere in all of the bars and restaurants goes up a level.

During December you can also enjoy Christmas markets in Berlin which range from large and varied to small and whimsical, perfect for anyone who wants to get a bit festive!


Barcelona, Spain

Maybe a surprising city for a winter break, Barcelona sees lots of crowds in the summer and torrential showers in the spring and autumn, so visiting this beautiful city under clear winter skies is one of the best ways to experience it.

Winter is also a busy time for exhibitions in Barcelona, so there will be plenty for you to experience during your break.


Vienna, Austria

One of the most stunning cities during the winter months, the temperature in Vienna is often below zero degrees and the streets covered in a layer of snow, making it a wonderful winter wonderland.

You’ll find a whole range of cosy bars and cafes to relax and warm up in, and street markets to explore, giving you plenty to do during your Vienna adventure.


Tallinn, Estonia

If you want to feel like you have stepped into a wintery fairy tale then the capital of Estonia is the perfect choice for your winter city break.

Boasting amazing food, such as reindeer, fish and delicious bread, Tallinn also has a number of charming coffee shops where you can relax with a hot drink after a day of exploring.


Oslo, Norway

Despite being located in the north, Oslo offers winter breaks which are lighter and warmer than you might expect which makes it a great city to head to if you’re a fan of all things cosy.

With fabulous views across the city to enjoy, and a variety of ice skating rinks to try out, you are sure to have a memorable winter city break if you choose Oslo as your destination.

We hope that we have inspired you with our list of the best winter city breaks in Europe, and do order some free brochures from us if you now want to book your next holiday.

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