Category Archives: Northern Europe

Copenhagen in March: reasons to visit and top things to do!

If you’re thinking of visiting Copenhagen in March, this blog post is for you! Scandinavian winters – they can be tough. However, as March progresses, daytime temperatures gradually warm up in Copenhagen – but the tourist crowds haven’t quite made it yet.  This is why I love Copenhagen in March. It has all the hygge […]

When does it snow in Sweden? Winter weather guide

Evening winter scenery of street in Old Town (Gamla Stan) in Stockholm, Sweden

If you’re planning a winter trip to Scandanavia, you might be wondering “does it snow in Sweden”?  The answer is it does, but it largely depends on where you’re going and when.  All of Sweden can see snow in the winter period, but it’s much more likely in the north and mountains than on the […]

Does it snow in Finland? Winter weather guide!

Helsinki cityscape with Helsinki Cathedral in winter, Finland

Are you planning a winter trip to Europe and wondering “when does it snow in Finland?”. In certain parts of the country, you can expect icy weather from November (or even earlier!). It usually snows throughout the country in December, January and February, although the amount and consistency varies depending on where you are. Generally, […]

Does it snow in Denmark? Winter weather guide

in the morning sun in winter in denmark, a field with trees

When does it snow in Denmark? Is it possible to go skiing near Copenhagen? We’re answering all of these questions in this article! The home of hygge, it’s no surprise that it gets cold in Denmark in the winter. It certainly can snow in Denmark throughout the winter months, but it’s actually rarer in some […]

When does it snow in Tromsø, Norway?

Panoramic view of Tromso Norway Scandinavia Europe

When does it snow in Tromsø, Norway? The self-proclaimed “capital of the Arctic”, Tromsø sees snow throughout the cooler winter months. But when can you expect it, and just how much might you contend with? Plus, what winter activities can you enjoy in Tromsø? We’ll go into them all in this article, which is based […]

25 best places to visit in Europe in December (2023 guide)

Classic postcard view of famous Hallstatt lakeside town in the Alps with traditional passenger ship on a beautiful cold sunny day with blue sky and clouds in winter, Salzkammergut region, Austria

There’s no better place than Europe in December.  Sure, the days might be short and the weather a little on the chilly side (although it’s warmer in the south!), but festive celebrations are in full swing.  Whether you want to embrace the cold weather in Lapland or enjoy both sunny weather and Christmas traditions in […]

40 best winter city breaks in Europe (2023/4 guide)

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Are you looking for winter city breaks in Europe? When the thermometer dips in Europe, the shutters don’t go down in its cities. Some bask in the warmth of winter sunshine, whereas others come alive with snow and Christmas markets. Dozens are all-weather, with lots of museums and attractions that are perfect for winter. I […]

When does it snow in Reykjavik, Iceland?

Planning a winter trip to Reykjavik and wondering about the likelihood of snow? Is Reykjavik a guaranteed winter wonderland, or are its snowflakes as elusive as the Northern Lights?  That’s what this article is all about.  We’ll guide you through the seasons and months when Reykjavik experiences snowfall, dig into why it snows (or doesn’t!) […]

21 best places to visit in Europe in January (2024 guide)

Vatican, Rome

Are you looking for the best places to visit in Europe in January?  The festive season may be over in many countries, but that doesn’t mean that these European destinations aren’t worth visiting.  In fact, pro travellers know that January in Europe has a lot to offer; whether they’re seeking mild temperatures in the south, […]

When does it snow in Norway? (full guide)

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When does it snow in Norway? What’s there to do in Norway in freezing weather? This article will answer all your questions! Icy fjords, cosy cabins tucked under a blanket of white and frosty mountain peaks that reach towards the dancing northern lights – Norway’s a spectacle when it snows. Awe-inspiring vistas transform under a […]