I am planning to visit Europe in March. Check out my itinerary for Budapest. Sicily has a mild climate in winter, yet it can get fresh. Head over to the local market “Les Halles de Lyon – Paul Bocuse”. 1. deciding where you want to be for New Years Eve. 2. My daughter likes Venice? Generally said, every flight under 100€ is a great deal, under 200€ is totally fine. You are most likely so excited, not really overwhelmed. You can check their official website here. Check out the flights to Canary Islands here. Here is a big guide to fun things to do in Berlin. If you have only a few days in town you must visit the Špilberk Castle, the Villa Tugendhat and the Old Town Hall. I simply had to put together a guide to where to stay in Amsterdam as first-timers. If I were you, I would check Skyscanner and Kiwi.com for a cheap flight ticket to a destination around Europe. I recommend taking a walk up or take the small train to the Budapest Castle. Thanks a lot, so glad you liked it and that it was useful! Enjoy =). I am European, and I am travelling since 20 years in Europe; I haven’t seen it all! Required fields are marked *. The idea of coziness not just being accepted, but promoted, is enough to make Copenhagen one of the best European cities to visit during the winter. For sure I would add a Christmas market destination, one in Portugal or Spain and then Florence. The snow powered roofs, and golden lights provide a backdrop like no other. When you book your accommodation, ask the hotel staff! Or in English: Seville. That sounds like a wonderful trip: Paris-Dunkirk-Bruges-Amsterdam-London. In the background, you see the snow covered peaks of Sierra Nevada. This way I receive a small commission of your booking and can maintain this website – with NO extra cost for you. I recommend taking a tour here, especially for families. Thanks a ton! Make sure you stay warm and wear warm clothing. Sun sets in Europe in winter between 5 and 7. Here are a few itineraries I suggest for when traveling in Europe during winter. The British Museum is a must-visit! I would stay here for 1 night and move on towards Paris or Switzerland. As for finding accommodation, I recommend using Booking.com and Airbnb.com. I visited the “museum of terror” (it was super interesting!) Vienna can be pricey too. There’s nothing like a European winter. do you think we should void one of these cities? Now it is getting really, really interesting. plus which city is good for new year eve, especially fireworks, as of now i m thinking of paris for 31st night. Hallstatt, Austria. You can also take gorgeous train rides around the Alps in Switzerland and in France from Lyon to Avignon for instance. Here you can rent a full apartment from locals directly. The connection is easy, direct and fast via train or bus. Also, we have heard that lots of restaurants and shops are closed during the Christmas week. I also included HOW to book and all the other websites I check out BEFORE purchasing anything. 1. Make sure you wander along the rivers bench and take some photos of the Dom Luís I Bridge. After Prague you can take the train to more wonderful destinations such as. Berlin is really big. A very popular spot in summer Prague becomes less crowded now. This is especially awesome at night since it is illuminated! Do not get overwhelmed – keep it slow! My favorite is Hamburg, Berlin and Amsterdam. Even if you are not staying here, you can stop by here for a cocktail in their monkey bar. The christmas market would be the only exception to travel there…not a huge fan otherwise, sorry Brussels! However what would you suggest? Bern is a stunningly picturesque city in the Summer, but when the winter arrives the city takes on a wonderful charm. A great list to explore Europe. BUT…that only happens every other year, and it’s just a few snow flakes. 5 European Cities to Visit in Winter with Kids. If you want beach-weather, your best idea would come over from April/ May on for the very southern part. Traveling more on a budget? There are the following islands to choose from: Gran Canaria and Tenerife are the most popular ones. The design is fantastic, same as the service. Planning to stay in Schwangau or Füssen, near Neuschwanstein Castle? Thank you so much !! The mountains anywhere will be covered in snow though. The best spot to do so is the French and Swiss Alps. There is also incredible luxury hotels dotted around the city center. I hope my list and the itinerary suggestions are a big help to you. From cobblestone alleys to old-fashioned street lamps to the magical Charles Bridge, Prague is one of those little European cities that you just cannot miss in the winter. We like to cover paris, venice and prague. The breakfast was super delicious and the neat design was 100% Granada. Make sure you read my insider guide I wrote when I was in town for 7 days in Strasbourg. I would even say you should stay in Ghent and go to Bruges only for a day trip. Here you can find the average climate in Sicily and all other destinations. Matt, Thank you so much for this awesome information! Also smart: Rent a car. 18 Days is a solid time frame for covering Paris, Venice and Prague! It will depend on where you arrive. Thanks for your help! But truth be told, New Years Eve was always “boring” for me there in a sense it is nothing special. The most enjoyable area was around Old Town. It is a magical place, both in winter and summer. If you bring a bit more time and are keen to rent a car, head over to the small cities of Colmar and Besancon. The colder months are a big part of German culture. As for Austria, you can plan a stop in Vienna on your way from Venice to Prague. I really want to visit Amsterdam this summer! I get enough information to explore. Lisbon, Portugal. Vienna is located between Munich and Budapest, perfect for a city break as well. Safe travels, Matt. However, if you prefer nightlife, then Tenerife and La Palma in Gran Canaria are the places to be. Therefore, my best recommendation for Venice would be: don’t plan too much, just enjoy. Here is our guide to spend 7 days in Lisbon. It is perfect for nature lover, surfers, kite-surfers and beach-goers. However, the flights to Munich are generally speaking expensive. There is the famous “Christmas Eve Mass”, yet you need a ticket for that. You can also throw in Interlaken in Switzerland and Schloss Neuschwanstein in South Germany on your way from Paris to Venice. Nevertheless, we are here for the numerous museums anyway. Here you find my favorite Christmas Markets in Europe. This is the city that we first stumbled upon during our time on the road in early 2018. Although, geographically speaking, it is Africa, the Canary Islands are part of the kingdom of Spain. In the area around Lisbon you can also go surfing all year long.