Winter Trips

6 Towns and Villages That Are Even More Beautiful in Winter

Bled
Bled, Slovenia
Bled boasts of breathtaking mountain and nature scenery, a castle that seems to float out of the middle of the beautiful Lake Bled, and a tranquil atmosphere all year round. But the picturesqe town transforms into something even more magical during winter as the snow covers the town’s castle and the surrounding mountains.

Hallstatt, Austria
Hallstatt, Austria
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hallstatt is a charming lakeside village and one of the most beautiful in the world. In winter, a blanket of snow create a picture-perfect scene that seems to jump right out of a fairy tale.

Reine
Reine, Norway
Widely considered as the most beautiful village in Norway, Reine stuns even more during the winter when the snow adds an otherworldly quality to its beauty.

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
The medieval town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber in winter creates a postcard-perfect scene.

Shirakawa-go, Japan
Shirakawa-go, Japan
Shirakawa-go is one of the historic villages in Japan that are designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. During winter, snow covers the village and blankets the roofs of traditional houses as well as the surrounding mountains creating a picturesque winter scenery.