Category Archives: Southern Europe

Things to do in Ankara in Winter: Turkey’s Frosty Capital!

If you are looking for things to do in Ankara in winter, you’ve come to the right place! The capital of Turkey has plenty of indoor attractions, museums, famous Turkish hammams, and even a ski centre. The city is well-tailored for the winter months. It’s not really a summer destination as there are not many […]

Things to do in Lisbon in Winter (Plus Full Travel Guide)

Lisbon, Portugal skyline at Sao Jorge Castle at sunset.

Are you interested in visiting Lisbon in winter? It’s one of my favourite cities in Europe (if not my favourite!) – and I actually prefer it in winter than summer! Read on to find out why! Whenever I land in Lisbon, I immediately feel completely enamoured. The colourful winding streets of the Alfama area with […]

Things to do in Porto in Winter: Portugal’s Northern City

Cityscape of the city of Porto, Douro river with its old boat and its typical colored houses on the water's edge. Portugal. Europe.

Are you looking for things to do in Porto in winter? This blog post details them all! The northern Portuguese city of Porto is one of the most gorgeous European cities, with plenty of incredible architecture and gorgeous scenes over the River Douro, snaking through the city.  It’s a popular city break throughout the year, […]

Incredible things to do in Antalya in winter (travel guide)

Panoramic view of Antalya Kaleici Old Town with the Clock Tower, Yivli Minaret, Tekeli Mehmet Pasa mosque, Mediterranean Sea and the Taurus Mountains in background, Turkey

With miles of golden beaches, brilliantly blue Mediterranean water, incredible ancient ruins and mild weather, Antalya in winter is a delight. Antalya is a southern coastal city of Turkey and is one of the nation’s top tourist destinations, thanks to its great climate, outstanding natural beauty and range of attractions. Most of these incredible attractions […]

Turkey in Winter: Best Places to Visit and Things to do

Panoramic bird view of Antalya and Mediterranean seacoast and beach with a paraglider, Antalya, Turkey, Autumn

With centuries of fascinating history, some of the world’s best architecture, epic nature and mouthwatering cuisine, Turkey is one of the best countries to visit any time of year. While many tourists visit the beaches in the summer, there are countless things to do in Turkey in winter. Go skiing in the mountains, hike through […]

Gorgeous Places to Visit in Gran Canaria in Winter

Beautiful view of amazing tropical scenery with exotic palm trees and mountain valleys above wide open sea in golden evening light at sunset with blue sky and clouds in summer, Canary Islands, Spain

Are you looking for tips on visiting Gran Canaria in winter? Read on for all the information you need! If you’re looking to escape Northern Europe or North America for some winter sun, there’s nowhere better than the Canary Islands.  Gran Canaria is the second largest, most famous for its warm weather attractions like  Aqualand […]

Things to do in Izmir in Winter (Full Travel Guide!)

Awesome aerial view of scenic coastline of Izmir, Turkey. The Gulf of Izmir on the Aegean Sea is visible at the left. Amazing cityscape. The city is a popular tourist destination in Turkey.

Are you looking for things to do in Izmir in winter? Read on to find out the best all-weather attractions in this Turkish city.  Turkey’s third-largest city positioned on the coastline of the Aegean Sea, Izmir has natural beauty, warm weather and ancient history. It’s one of the oldest cities in Turkey, dating back all […]

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

Spain

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 […]

Things to do in Kas in Winter: South Turkey in off-season!

View from the bird's eye of the Kas city, district of Antalya Province of Turkey, Asia. Colorful spring panorama of small Mediterranean yachting and tourist town.

Are you looking for things to do in Kas in winter? Read on – we’ve detailed all you need to know! Located on the tip of the Lycian peninsula in Turkey, Kas is a gorgeous little seaside town. Thanks to its perfectly blue waters, range of activities and day trips and incredible scenery, it’s a […]

Things to do in Istanbul in winter (everything you need to know!)

Blue mosque and hagia sophia ..

Are you looking for things to do in Istanbul in winter?  With world-class attractions like the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sofia that are open year-round, the winter season in Istanbul has plenty to offer.  The city is beautiful in the summertime, but in the winter months, you’ll find fewer crowds, plenty of indoor […]