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8 incredible reasons to visit Malaga in February

Historic buildings in Malaga city centre.

Are you looking for the main reasons to visit Malaga in February? Here are eight reasons to put it on your winter break bucket list! Malaga’s much more than a boring airport city in Southern Spain’s Costa del Sol. One of the best spots for winter breaks in Spain, the city basks in over 300 […]

22 top places to visit in Europe in March, by travel experts

Landscape with trail looking from Miradouro da Ponta do Sossego in direction of Ponta da Madrugada on a sunny day, Sao Miguel. Viewpoint of Ponta do Sossego. Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal.

Whether you fancy exploring popular attractions without the crowds of tourists, admiring the turquoise waters and sandy beaches of the Mediterranean in winter sun destinations or soaring down ski slopes, Europe in March has plenty on offer.  European cities are generally quiet in March, making it the ideal time to explore tourist attractions, coastal destinations […]

Seeing the northern lights in Iceland in January: top tips

The Northern Lights, bright in the sky, from a boat from Reykjavik in Iceland in January.

Would you like to see the Northern Lights in Iceland in January? Here’s all you need to know! As our boat bobbed in Reykjavik harbour, I squinted, wondering if I could already make out flashes of green on the dark landscape, or if my eyes were playing tricks on me. I wrapped my coat tighter […]

Fascinating places to visit in Croatia in winter (plus tips)

Christmas tree with golden, yellow ornaments, baubles, silver bows in old town with ancient architecture, cathedral, church. Authentic festive atmosphere in streets of Dubrovnik, Croatia

Are you looking for the best places to visit in Croatia in winter? Read on for a comprehensive guide to visiting the country in the cooler months! Situated in a prime destination on the Adriatic Coast, Croatia is a much-loved European country in the summer.  But it’s not just a warm-weather destination. The country has […]

Wonderful Places to Visit in Portugal in Winter (plus tips)

This pic shows huge red christmas ball in centre of lisbon. Image shows Illuminated night view of Lisbon city in Christmas , Lisbon Portugal. The Pic is taken in January 2020 in lisbon.

Are you planning on visiting Portugal in the winter? One of the best winter sun destinations in Europe, this Southern European country has a mild climate and plenty of year-round things to do.  My first trip to Portugal was on the first week of January one year when I left the frosty UK in the […]

Best Day Trips from Paris in Winter (in France and abroad!)

Strasbourg, France. Christmas Market in Petite France old district of Strassburg in Alsace.

Are you curious about the best day trips from Paris in winter? Read on for all you need to know! There’s nowhere quite like Paris. The city has a pulsating atmosphere in the summer, that much is true. But a Parisian winter day has a certain charm. Imagine wrapping up and walking along the Seine […]

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 […]

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!

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 […]

37 Best Winter Sun Destinations in Europe

Historical Amalfi Old town on mediterranean Amalfi coast, Sorrento peninsula, Naples, Italy

Are you looking for winter sun destinations in Europe? Whether you want to stroll down the streets of Spain, take a trip to Turkey or catch some rays in Rhodes, there are quite a few destinations with warmer weather throughout the winter months.  How cold does Europe get in winter?  Before we begin, let’s make […]