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There’s a special look and feel about winter time that is extraordinary. The snow creates an environment that is whimsical and makes you want to walk slowly, cuddled in the layers of warmth in your clothes. Yes, it’s true that the winter months can be very cold, but the clear skies, snow-capped mountains and white landscapes that glisten with the sun, are well worth putting up with the cold temperatures. So, why not take flight with Opodo and discover a few of the loveliest winter destinations? Check out our list below!

New York, United States

Central Park in New York
Central Park in New York

New York is beautiful at any time of year but, covered in a white blanket, its charm and characteristic architecture blooms. Plus, you can enjoy spectacular winter activities like ice skating in Central Park or drinking hot cocoa while admiring the New York skyline in Rockerfeller Center’s Top of the Rock , and who wouldn’t love to experience that?

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam Canals
Amsterdam Canals

Winding roads and endless canals make for an enchanting city. Add a little snow, and this city becomes a place of magic. When you visit, warm up. Winter can be very cold, with thermometers marking sub-zero temperatures! The canals also freeze, making the landscape perfect for ice skating.

Rome, Italy

Rome in Winter
Rome in Winter

Visit the Italian capital and visit the Colosseum. It is a special vision for any to see, but when covered in white, it is one of the best archaeological remains to visit of the many found on every corner of this ancient city.

Budapest, Hungary

A snow-capped Budapest
A snow-capped Budapest

This city is even more fascinating when it snows. Visit, enjoy the view, and then step away from the cold and relax in the spa. It’s a unique and unforgettable experience to soak in a hot tub while watching the snow fall slowly over you.

London, United Kingdom

Winter in London
Winter in London

Even the English capital is not far behind in terms of a charming snowy atmosphere. Do not be deterred by the frenzy and chaos of the winter season temperatures, however. It’s worth taking flight to this city.

Paris, France

Paris with snow
Paris with snow

All can agree the Eiffel Tower is beautiful all year, but catch a glimpse of it when it’s snowing amidst a starry night and fall in love. It’s a truly romantic landscape.

Kyoto, Japan

Temples in Kyoto, Japan
A temple in Kyoto, Japan

Though it doesn’y snow heavily in Kyoto, Japan, the vision of white atop the temples are a wonderful sight.

Berlin, Germany

Snowing in Berlin
Snowing in Berlin

Berlin is no stranger to the snow. The winter months can be intense but visitors who brave the weather will undoubtedly be pleased by the beauty of this city. Cosy up by a roaring fire or enjoy the winter activities at the Botanical Gardens; Berlin will warm your heart.

Moscow, Russia

Moscow Russia
Winter in Moscow

The famous Red Square and the colourful St. Basil’s Cathedral : It’s all the reason you need to journey to the Russian capital during the winter. A must-see!

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