When temperatures drop and thermometers go below zero, some cities become more beautiful covered in snow.
Places that are transformed spectacularly when the first snowflakes fall. Then we show them to you so you can enjoy the magic of winter.
Cities under the mantle of snow
Are you passionate about snowy landscapes? There are places that covered with snow acquire a magical atmosphere. Traveling to a snowy city makes the trip more interesting and unforgettable. Although it is very cold to those who would not like to travel to these beautiful cities in winter and live an unforgettable experience.
The Christmas holidays are ideal dates to visit this beautiful city that is located in Austria. At this time of year it is very romantic to walk through its streets, you can attend many activities: concerts, museums and of course skiing … The baroque city par excellence of Europe or the city of Mozart, are some of the denominations for Salzburg.
The fortress of Holensalzburf covered with snow, in one of the hills of the city that on the banks of the Salzach, impresses with its beauty. You can also see a large number of baroque and Gothic church towers, as well as the dome of the cathedral.
The capital of the Republic of Estonia is 700 years old and stands out for its medieval atmosphere. The architecture of their buildings, make up a special atmosphere when they are covered with snow. A must is the Plaza Mayor where the oldest pharmacy in Europe is located. Recently it has been declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco.
Located in the Czech Republic it is a very beautiful and romantic city to visit in winter covered with snow. The majesty of its buildings make it one of the most charming European cities. The castle of the city is one of the most emblematic buildings. The Charles Bridge (the oldest in the country) through which crosses the Vltava River that leads from the Lesser Town to the Old City. The Callejón de Oro is an area that is next to the castle and is characterized by its buildings of the sixteenth century.
The capital of Scotland when it is covered with snow becomes a magical place worthy of a Christmas card. It is a must to know the castle that is in the center of the city and its medieval buildings. In the gardens of “Princes Street” they place a track on ice to skate. Another plan is to climb a giant ferris wheel and admire the breathtaking views.
During the winter months in St. Petersburg the average temperature is -5 ° C which keeps the streets and canals of the city covered in snow. The city offers a more beautiful image with its parks, museums and snowy palaces. Orthodox Christmas is celebrated in Russia and the streets are decorated with Christmas lights. In all squares a fir is placed full of colored lights and ornaments. Music and art festivals are held. It is a tradition to attend the “Nutcracker” ballet that is performed in many theaters in the city.
It is one of the best destinations to make a break in the Christmas holidays. They say it is the city with the best quality of life. Switzerland is a beautiful country all year round but when it is covered in snow, it is spectacular. You can enjoy its museums, explore the old town and shop at antique stores.
It is located in northern Norway near the Arctic Circle. It is one of the favorite destinations to enjoy the snow and the northern lights, a wonderful spectacle of nature. It is one of the most important cultural centers of the country. In summer they have the midnight sun and in the winter months it remains hidden and is called the polar night. The historic center is a mandatory stop, with wooden buildings that are very well preserved and very picturesque.
City located in northern Italy and at the foot of the Alps. Known for its cultural wealth where you can find buildings from different eras. In the winter months, temperatures drop to 2 to 6 degrees below zero. At this time of the year you can enjoy winter sports. The snow-covered city offers a wonderful landscape.
It is a cultural city full of stories and contrasts. Visiting its snow-covered streets with a warm German cinnamon wine (Glühwein) is the perfect plan to get to know Berlin, it also helps combat the intense cold. Skating on frozen lakes that surround the city. One of the most popular is Lake Wannsee, Lake Grunewald can also be visited on roller skates or sledges. In the center is “Postdamer Platz” which offers a wide variety of activities: going to the movies, eating, having a drink, shopping …