Unique Winter Activities in Europe


 Winter festivals, husky sledding, frozen waterfalls, ice fishing and scenic train routes are just a few of the wonderful things to do in Europe when the temperature drops.

Northern Europe offers endless opportunities for snow sports, some more unique than others. And, of course, the long nights of winter bring with them the magic of the Northern Lights.

Husky Sledding in Finland

As the name suggests, for this type of dog sledding, a team of specially trained Siberian Huskies are attached to a sled for a magnificent ride through the stunning Finnish wilderness.

Head to Lou Queernaval Nice

The Nice Festival originated in the Middle Ages as a festival authorised by the church – an outlet to allow the public to wear a mask and ridicule those in power.

Ice Tunnels in Iceland

Ice caves are formed each winter, and they vary in location, size, and safety each year. You will find them on or near glaciers, and because of changing weather and temperatures.

Plitvice Lakes National Park

Croatia’s most visited national park, Plitvice is made up of 16 crystalline lakes connected by a series of tufa waterfalls.

Helicopter Flight Over the Swiss Alps

Switzerland’s most famous places such as Lucerne, Zermatt or the Jungfrau Region can be very crowded all year long.

Ice Fishing in Finland

There are many activities one can do in Europe in winter, but ice fishing is a favourite especially in countries like Finland.

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