Looking for a winter getaway? Here’s our selection of the best cities for a winter break in Europe.
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
A unique and charming city interlocked with canals and bridges, providing magnificent scenery. It hosts an array of attractions, meaning there is something for everyone. Visit the Museum District to take in some Van Gogh masterpieces, take a stroll or bicycle ride through Vondelpark, or wander the historic streets for great shopping.
- Barcelona, Spain
For those that are seeking a little sunshine, Barcelona is the place – the winter months are dry and crisp with an abundance of blue skies and comfortable temperatures. This beautiful city is home to a wealth of inspiring and historic architecture and art. With a cosmopolitan ambience, great food and Sangria, this is a stunning city.
- Bath, UK
A quintessential British city, which although small is home to a fascinating history dating back to the Roman era. For history connoisseurs, take a tour around the Roman Baths that date back almost 2,000 years. Those who are looking for a girls’ city break, enjoy the mineral waters of the Thermae Bath Spa much like the Romans.
- Reykjavik, Iceland
The magical city break. For those that would like to travel slightly further afield, Reykjavik is Europe’s most northern city. With dramatic scenery, this city offers an assortment of natural wonders – from an active volcano to the geothermal pools.
- Prague, Czech Republic
The New Year’s Eve city break. This picturesque city is an excellent destination for those searching for New Year’s Eve celebrations. With spectacular firework displays around the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square, it is a spectacle to be reckoned with.
- Porto, Portugal
A colourful and authentic Portuguese city for those who would like to explore somewhere new. Featuring Baroque churches, cobbled streets, fine wine and a temperate climate. Home to the magnificent manufacturers of our SCD silk garments. This area is steeped in fine textile mills.
- Paris, France
The romantic city break. Take a loved one on a night-time walk around the Seine, where the twinkling lights illuminate a breath-taking skyline from the Eiffel Tower to the Place de la Concorde. This is the city of love that never disappoints.
- Dublin, Ireland
The fun-filled winter break for those that want to take things at a leisurely place. Spend your days in the idyllic nearby countryside, and your evenings exploring pubs and warming up by an open fire. Enjoying a drink whilst listening to a live band playing traditional Irish music.
- Vienna, Austria
A city renowned for its refinement and finesse – from a wealth of imperial palaces, to its opulence of opera and ballet. Winter is the perfect time to visit, as ball season is in full swing. This is a city break for those that want grandeur.
- Bergen, Norway
The truly wintery getaway. This port city is a protected heritage site, featuring colourful houses surrounded by mountains and fjords. Bergen really has it all – from a vibrant ambience, to snowy mountains for the ultimate winter activities of skiing and sledging.