Category Archives: Central Europe

Visit These Incredible Christmas Markets in Poland in 2022!

POZNAN, POLAND - December 15, 2019: Poznan Christmas Market, Poland

Are you looking for the best Christmas markets in Poland? From Wrocław to Gdansk, here are the most magical places to spend the festive season. The smell of gingerbread lingers in the air, the stalls are illuminated by a million gentle fairy lights, and friendly stall holders serve tasty gluwein and delicious regional food. These […]

Things to do in Warsaw in Winter (Food, Fun and History!)

Warsaw old town, snow-covered roofs and and distant city center at dusk, aerial winter panorama

The dynamic capital of Poland, Warsaw has plenty to offer locals and tourists alike. It’s well-known for its hearty cuisine, range of fascinating museums, beautiful architecture and vibrant atmosphere.  Warsaw is a little colder and darker in the winter months, but that doesn’t mean that it’s any lesser worth visiting! In fact, many travellers favour […]

Things to do in Zakopane in Winter: Poland’s Winter Spot

View at the Tatra mountains near Zakopane, Popland when driving to Lysa Polana.

Carpeted under a blanket of snow, with hoardes of tourists giving it a pulsating atmosphere, Zakopane in winter is magical. The centre of the Góral (Polish Highlanders) culture and nestled in the Tatra Mountains, Zakopane is full of traditional folklore and it offers a wide range of attractions during the winter holidays.  The city of […]

Things to do in Kraków in Winter: Poland’s Top City!

Krakow city center old Town at winter aerial view. Globe tower on Basztowa street, Pod Globusem, and St. Mary's Basilica and Town Hall Tower and Wawel Castle on background.

You’ll be charmed at Kraków in winter. The largest city in Poland’s Małopolska region, Kraków is one of the oldest cities in Central Europe.  European history is everywhere you look in Kraków. It used to be Poland’s capital and seat of kings; now it is a vast city situated on the Vistula River that attracts […]

Best Winter City Breaks in Europe: for sun or snow!

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Are you looking for winter city breaks in Europe? This list has some of the best European cities to visit in the cooler months, whether you’re seeking a great festive atmosphere, some winter sun, snowy magic or just plenty of indoor attractions.  There are so many reasons to take a European winter city break. Perhaps […]

Skiing in Poland: Resorts, Prices & All You Need to Know!

Drone View on Ski Slope Kotelnica near Zakopane in Poland Tatras Mountains.

Are you interested in skiing in Poland? Read on, and we’ll detail all you need to know about it! When you think of skiing in Europe, alpine resorts in France, Switzerland or Austria might come to mind.  In fact, Poland is often left out – which is a crying shame, as the Polish skiing scene […]

You’ll Love These Magical Christmas Markets in Europe

Prague in Christmas time, classical view on snowy roofs in central part of city and the Christmas market at old square at background of Tyn church. Seasonal winter landscape of Prague cityscape.

Are you looking for Christmas markets in Europe? Here are twelve of the best! There’s nothing like a European Christmas. With twinkling lights spanning the cobblestone streets of the country’s capitals and a sense of magic in the atmosphere, visiting Europe in November and December is a completely unique experience.  One of the best ways […]

Epic Things to do in Prague in Winter (Plus Travel Guide!)

Prague down town center at winter Christmas time, classical view on snowy roofs in central part of city.

Are you thinking of visiting Prague in winter? It’s a gorgeous city, with incredible historic buildings and wonderful local culture. And in the winter, with a festive atmosphere and perhaps even a sprinkle of snow, it’s even more magical. Some bucket list Prague winter experiences include visiting famous Christmas markets, sampling local food and drink […]

Incredible Places to Visit in Poland in Winter

Aerial landscape with tatra mountains and Zakopane, winter scenery of Giewont Peak.

Are you planning a trip to Poland in winter? With over a thousand years of incredible history and traditions, delicious food, beautiful national parks, and amazing scenery, Poland is every traveller’s dream.  But how about a winter holiday in Poland? It might sound chilly, but Poland could surprise you. In fact, with exceptional ski slopes […]