Best European Cities to Visit in the Winter

London, UK
London, UK. Photo by Robert Bye on Unsplash

As the festive season gets underway, there’s nothing quite like celebrating Christmas in the winter snow. Here are the best European cities that you can visit to put you in the mood for a white Christmas.

London, England

At local attractions such as Kew Gardens and Hampstead Heath, you’ll be able to enjoy a wide array of stunning Christmas displays along with decorated storefronts and calming parks. There are also plenty of pubs that offer a traditional Sunday roast.

Dubrovnik, Croatia

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Dubrovnik is celebrated for its rich history. While the Dubrovnik Winter Festival offers an array of Christmas markets and concerts, the entire city will be lit up in Christmas cheer, including the City Walls, the Cable Car, and the Dubrovnik Cathedral.

Rovaniemi, Finland

The capital of Finnish Lapland, Rovaniemi is world renown for its Santa Claus Village. Here, you can enjoy reindeer safaris, dog sledding, the northern lights, and perhaps even an encounter with Santa Claus himself.