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Winter holidays

Introduction

For many, a winter holiday is about adventure and excitement, with more and more people are taking advantage of the thrilling seasonal activities on offer throughout Scandinavia and the Nordics to enjoy a truly memorable, and snowy, adventure. After all, where else can you stay at a hotel built anew every year from blocks of freshly cut ice, soak in a hot tub beneath the Aurora Borealis or access the Arctic wilderness?

All winter destinations within the Arctic Circle offer a great chance of viewing the Northern Lights, which can be combined with a range of ‘winter safaris’ by snowmobile, husky or reindeer sled. Depending on where you’re travelling, you can also enjoy king crab fishing, ice fishing, snowshoeing and much more besides.

If you’ve got school-age kids, you can take them to meet Santa in Swedish or Finnish Lapland. Or, if they’ve flown the nest, where better to celebrate New Year’s Eve than the elegant architecture, great nightlife and wintry surrounds of Reykjavik, Copenhagen or Helsinki. Further afield, the wintry snowscapes of Canada and Russia are just as adventurous and guaranteed to provide opportunities for exploration and discovery.

Our top itineraries for Winter holidays

Winter adventure at Wilderness Hotel Inari

4-day tailor-made break from £1,425 pp incl. flights

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.

Svalbard Polar Night Adventure

4-day tailor-made break from £820 pp incl. flights

Travel to the ultimate Arctic destination, Svalbard, on this action-packed winter holiday. A Northern Lights snowcat tour and a thrilling evening at Camp Barentz are included in the price.

Quebec City & Chic-Chocs Mountain Lodge

8-day tailor-made journey from £2,030 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free Car Hire – Save up to £265 pp
Book by: 29 September 2018

Explore French-colonial Quebec City, before heading to the spectacular Chic-Chocs Mountain Lodge, nestled within dense fir forests. Spend days biking and kayaking in the spectacular surrounds, coming back to all-inclusive meals and an outdoor hot tub.

The Yukon Northern Lights Break

8-day tailor-made journey from £1,705 pp incl. flights

Experience the Yukon in winter on this spectacular tailor-made journey. Between luxury stays in Vancouver, you'll head to Canada's remote northwest for wilderness adventures and the chance to see the Northern Lights.

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Top offers for Winter holidays

Quebec City & Chic-Chocs Mountain Lodge

8-day tailor-made journey from £2,030 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free Car Hire – Save up to £265 pp
Book by: 29 September 2018

Explore French-colonial Quebec City, before heading to the spectacular Chic-Chocs Mountain Lodge, nestled within dense fir forests. Spend days biking and kayaking in the spectacular surrounds, coming back to all-inclusive meals and an outdoor hot tub.

Svalbard Explorer on Silversea

13-day expedition voyage from £9,800 pp incl. flights

Special
cruise offer

Special tailor-made fares

This spectacular expedition voyage discovers the remote reaches of Norway's isolated and unspoiled north, from Svalbard's polar bears to Bear Island's rugged bird cliffs. You'll spot an abundance of wildlife that thrives among these mountains, glacial fjords and dominating icy expanses.

Hurtigruten – classic round-trip voyage

12-day fly-cruise from £1,190 pp incl. flights

Special
cruise offer

Special fly-cruise fares

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.

Ion Hotel & Reykjavik

5-day itinerary from £1,110 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Free car hire

– Save up to £105 pp
Book by: 30 September 2018

Iceland is deservedly known for its dramatic landscapes and abundance of geological wonders. This five-day tailor-made self-drive tour combines a two-night stay in Iceland's charming capital Reykjavik with two-nights at Ion Hotel.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

Contact one of our consultants on 020 7590 0610 to discuss how we can tailor your holiday.

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