10 best places for winter holidays in Europe
When the cold winter comes to you, many people dream to go somewhere in the sunny warm regions, closer to the sea. However, winter is not always a bad thing, on the contrary, it is an excellent occasion for a trip to picturesque places, the beauty of which is fully revealed only in the cold season. European countries are a good chance to see the winter beauty. So, we present to your attention the top ten places that are worth visiting in winter time.
Sneifeldsnes Peninsula, Iceland.
This is one of the most beautiful places in Iceland. In addition to the magnificent scenery, there is also the Sneifeldsjöküldl National Park and the Watnshätleer Cave, which is 8,000 years old. By the way, the Sneifeldsnes peninsula is exactly the place from which the book of Jules Verne began the journey to the center of the Earth.
Alpe di Suzi Resort, Italy.
Unique landscapes of the Dolomites, cozy mountain hotels, a variety of trails for skiing, snowboarding and sledging; it combines everything you need for a full winter holiday
The resort of Ore, Sweden.
The ski resort of Ore consists of four villages: Duved, Ore-Bru, Ore-Bjernen and Tegefjell. There are about 100 km of trails with a difference of altitudes of 900 meters on the territory of the resort. Moreover, tourists are given the opportunity to ride a reindeer team.
The resort of La Massana, Andorra.
La Massana is located just 7 km from the capital of Andorra. In addition to skiing or skateboarding, there are SPA centers, cozy mountain cuisine restaurants and a disco.
Mountain village of Vals, Switzerland.
The mountain settlement with the musical name Vals is located at an altitude of 1,250 meters above sea level. The village of Vals is famous for its traditional architecture and picturesque alpine scenery. Nearby is the thermal SPA-complex Vals Thermal Rock Spa.
Cotswolds, Great Britain.
This amazingly beautiful place is located in the counties of Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire, a couple of hours drive from London. Cotswolds is primarily known for the shooting of many adaptations of Agatha Christie, as well as some scenes from "Harry Potter".
Courchevel Resort, France.
One of the best ski resorts in the French Alps is characterized by the presence of a variety of well-prepared trails. There are many first-class hotels, nightclubs and cafes with live music.
The region of Austria is famous for its ski resorts, pristine nature and many architectural attractions such as castles and ancient monasteries.
The resort is located in the land of Bavaria, at an altitude of 620 meters above sea level. The Aschau-im-Chiemgau trails are perfect for beginners as well as for more experienced skiers. Also there is the ancient Hohenashau Castle on the territory of Aschau im Chiemgau.
The resort of Pamporovo, Bulgaria.
The southernmost and sunniest winter resort in Europe is characterized by a developed tourist infrastructure and the presence of eight ski slopes of the international standard.