Have a snowy adventure on a winter holiday in Europe by travelling to Iceland or Scandinavia and experience the wonders of the season in countries that know how to really celebrate winter.
Travel to Finland, Norway or Sweden to try downhill or cross country skiing, skating, snow mobiling, ice sailing or a dog sled safari before retiring to a luxury chalet and relaxing in a sauna. Alternatively spend a night in an ice hotel.
Lapland boasts some remarkable landscapes, which are often bathed in the spectacular glow of the Northern Lights.
To really get off the beaten track consider travelling into the Arctic Circle or to Greenland for a rare opoortunity to see some stunning countryside and spectacular scenery. intrepid travellers may also wish to consider the wintry snowscapes of Russia.
These are just a handful of the options available though. You can also tailor-make your winter holiday in Europe by adding a city break or other excursion; talk to a destination specialist to see what we can do for you.
Our top itineraries for Europe Winter holidays
With its mesmerising sculptures and thrilling excursions, a stay at Sweden's original ICEHOTEL is a truly unique experience. This classic short break includes a night in an Ice Room with two nights in warm accommodation.
Nuremberg's Christmas Market, or Christkindlesmarkt, on the picturesque Hauptmarkt Square in the city's beautiful old quarter, is one of Germany's largest, attracting almost two-million visitors each year and featuring around 200 stalls, selling an incredible array of festive ornaments, toys, arts,…
This winter break includes a memorable stay in a glass igloo in the heart of Finnish Lapland. Watch as the Northern Lights swirl above your heated, glass-domed roof before swapping over to the cosy and characterful Hotel Ylläshumina for three days of Arctic-circle adventure.
Top offers for Europe Winter holidays
Travel 15 MAR - 14 APR and save! – Save up to £195pp
Book by: 13 April 2020
On this short break, you'll enjoy the very best of winter in Finnish Lapland, staying in a remote log-cabin hotel and enjoying a host of included activities. Just remember to watch out for the Northern Lights.
Travel 15 MAR - 31 MAR and save! – Save up to £160pp
Book by: 30 March 2020
All Northern Lights enthusiasts should have their sights set on Lapland and this four-day trip gives you every opportunity to view the celestial spectacle.
Special fly-cruise fares
Book by: 20 March 2020
This full-board, exploratory cruise will bring you through fjords and past remote islands to reach Norway’s historic towns, fishing villages and Arctic fun. Everything from dogsledding and snowmobiling to the North Cape and the Russian border is set under the Northern Lights.
Travel 15 MAR - 26 APR and save! – Save up to £175pp
Book by: 23 April 2020
Travel deep in the frozen wilds of Finnish Lapland for included winter adventures, Northern Lights viewing and the best in traditional Lappish dining at Wilderness Hotel Inari.