Want to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life this winter while also seeing some of the most stunning winter scenery ever? Well, lucky for you, Europe offers the best cities and views for the perfect winter getaway.
Finland is known all around the world for its spectacular winter views. From the icy waters to the Northern Lights, Finland is the perfect location for a winter getaway. Not only are there amazing sites to see, but tons of fun activities for the whole family. Stay awhile and visit Ruka, a popular ski resort in Kuusamo, and try out some favorite winter sports such as skiing or snowboarding. Or, if gliding down mountains solo isn’t your style, sign up for a reindeer or dog pulled tour around the remarkable lands of Kuusamo. Who knows, maybe you could have the real-life Rudolph pulling your sleigh, and who wouldn’t want to meet the real-life Rudolph during their Christmas break?
Come stay in Groningen, Netherlands and stroll down the streets or take a cozy boat ride through the city as you look at the beautiful snow-covered houses and warm orange sky. The Netherlands is the perfect place to visit this winter if you want a classic winter feel. Or if you want to experience more of what the Netherlands has to offer, come and hike the Grand Randonnée that extends through multiple European countries. The Netherlands has the perfect experience for every type of traveler, from relaxing to hiking, there is an adventure waiting for you.
There is no doubt that Norway has breathtaking sites, so why not experience them yourself? Go see the clear open sky and deep blue ocean for yourself, instead of clicking through images on the internet. Bergen is the second largest city in all of Norway and is known for its extraordinary mountain ranges. At times, it is referred to as the ‘City of Seven Mountains’. At only a plane ride away, the scenery of Bergen, Norway could give you the most amazing winter experience of your life.
Time to brush up on your high school French skills and come explore the city of Geneva in Switzerland this winter to experience this wonderland. As the second most highly populated city in Switzerland, this place is sure to provide you with a good time. Not only will you be able to see the lively city of Geneva in full motion, but neighboring the beautiful city is a popular tourist ski resort named Avoriaz. The resort is surrounded by mountains for skiing, or visitors can ride on chair lifts and check out the awesome views. Whatever you decide to do, you will have an amazing view. Remember to bring your camera because you won’t want to forget these sites.