We all love vacations in Winter or in Summer (Duh!), this list contains some of the best Winter locations to visit.
Northern Lights in Tromsø, Norway
Located in the north of the Arctic Circle, Tromso offers different experiences of a snowfall pattern. The famous Northern light can appear in the area anytime between September to April, but the middle of winter is the best time to spot them.
Located over 300 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle, Tromso experiences and erratic snowfall pattern - with some winters seeing subarctic conditions and chilly winds and some seeing milder temperatures. Either way, Tromso will see winter snow - and lots of it. If you're in town, taking the Fjellheisen cable car to the top of the mountain offers the best views, but you'll do better if you head out of the city with a tour, away from light pollution.
If you are looking for a long vacation, you can also like under the polar night period which is nearly 48 days. Just don't forget that the sun never rises during this period.
Ski Resort in Zermatt, Switzerland
If you like adrenaline or ski you can always go to Zermatt, Switzerland. This place is known for its perfect hotels and parkours. Zermatt is actually a small town sitting on the border with Italy and surrounded by big mountains. There are over 200 kilometers of parkours to ski. Also, these parkours include beginner pistes and some expert ones.
Zermatt is also a reliable place to see snowfall in winter, the views of the mountains are stunning whit different sceneries.For those who want the ultimate adventure, there are also off-piste opportunities, some of which can also be accessed with a mountain guide. It's also possible to overnight on the mountain using one of the huts reached via a hike up the valley.
Christmas Markets in Vienna, Austria
The city where some famous people like Mozart walked. The breathtaking buildings, palaces, and neo-Gothic architecture make for a particularly stunning backdrop for Christmas lights.
Vienna offers loads of Christmas markets with beautiful scenery with Belvedere Christmas market topping the list - set against the 18th-century Upper Belvedere palace, this Christmas market might be smaller than others in the city, but it makes up for it with its elegance and thousands of little lights reflecting on a lake.
While Vienna winters are cold, there are traditionally only about eight days of rain and snow in December. So it is a reliable place to see the snow, and if you are lucky you can see it on Christmas.