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  • Writer's pictureCarol McKee


Europe in the winter

When you think of traveling during the winter, your first reaction may be, it's too cold to even leave the house. However, did you know that there are several perks to winter travel? Specifically when it comes to Europe. If you have been dreaming of taking a trip to Europe, here is why winter could be a great time to go.

The Cost is Less

Hotel Room

In the winter, you may find lower airfares and hotel rooms for less. Because people tend to travel to Europe more in the spring and summer, the costs could be less during the colder months. While I can't guarantee this, there is definitely a better chance for you to find some deals during these months.

Low Crowds


I don't know about you, but when it comes to the choice of enduring long lines or having a popular attraction all to myself, there is no doubt I would chose the latter. Traveling during the winter will help you avoid huge crowds that you will find at other times of the year. Not fighting through the crowds at the airport or at your destination will make your trip way more enjoyable.

Christmas Markets/Holiday Decor

Holiday Decor

Experience the beauty and excitement of the holidays by visiting some of the many Christmas markets throughout Europe. Find some famous markets in Germany, Austria, France, Italy , as well as many other areas. For help finding some of the best one, contact me and I will gladly point you in the right direction. Not to mention. seeing the beautiful holiday decor lighting up any of these beautiful countries will surely get you in the holiday spirit. The best way to do this is by a special Christmas Market River Cruise. I have a favorite cruise line for this and I would love to share with you why I love that one more than the others!

Avoid Hot, Sticky Weather


You know you will be spending the majority of your time outdoors when you are traveling to Europe. Why sweat it out during your entire vacation? You will be surprised at how moderate the weather can be in the winter months in certain places. So, bring your favorite jacket and sight-see away!

If you are interested in visiting Europe and would like some help, I would love to hear from you. I've got some great tips on what to see during the holiday months. Let the winter travel begin!

Carol Mckee

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