Explore a Winter Wonderland This Year with Whereabouts
Winter is a magical time of year. With Christmas on the horizon and the cold air whistling, the warm coats and festive spirit slowly make their way into our lives. The winter is, therefore, a perfect time for a holiday, as certain locations across the globe peak around this season and offer experiences that cannot be accessed during the summer.
With Whereabouts Holidays, you can find some magical locations over the winter period. Read on to find out more about our Winter Wonderlands…
Winter Cycling Holidays in Sweden’s Lapland
Lapland in Sweden? Yes, you read that right. Sweden, not to the knowledge of many, is a secret winter wonderland that also offers some picturesque ice tracks, making it the perfect location for those searching for winter cycling holidays in Europe.
Experience some trademark winter activities in Luleå such as ice skating, dog sledging and even snowshoe walking, as you explore the stunning setting of the coastal city.
Fat biking is certainly an activity which is most enjoyable on the snow. Here, you can be guided down through snow machine trails and ice roads, as you search for the famous Northern Lights.
Who said you can’t go biking during the winter period? Enjoy this microadventure across the snowy settings of Sweden’s Lapland, perfect for those who want a sprinkle of wintery magic on their adventure.#
A True Wintertime Experience in Finland – Winter Walking Holidays
If you are looking to tick off all the trademark activities to do on a winter holiday, then Whereabouts’ trip to Finland is the best choice for you.
Enjoy cross-country skiing, husky sledging and igloo-building during this week-long itinerary that is packed with snow activities. Two days are dedicated to our wonderful snowshoeing tours where you will stop off for picnics and open lit fires in the forest, before making it back to a steaming hot sauna – the perfect relaxing end to your day!
Finland really does offer some of the best views to take in, making it ideal for winter walking holidays.
Fancy a go at ice fishing too? This Finland adventure certainly gives you the true Eskimo experience but, don’t worry, there are cosy log cabins to sleep in at night.
Venture into the Arctic Wilderness
When somebody says winter holiday, your brain will immediately flicker to the Arctic. Snowmobiling, mushing your own sledge dogs and, of course, the Northern Lights. This Arctic Norway trip is certainly one for those looking for a real winter adventure!
Head off into Camp Tamok and spend the night in either a Sami tent or a timber cabin, take in the scenery of a location that you simply cannot find at home.
The breath-taking surroundings of mountains and untouched snow give this trip that perfect winter wonderland feel, so sit back and enjoy some food around the campfire. With the Northern lights floating in your view, this is a once in a lifetime adventure.
Fat Biking in Luleå – A Winter Cycling Holiday
Sweden has made our list for the second time – it’s too good to miss out on! Venture around the ice tracks at Luleå and Hertsöträsk on this winter cycling holiday, before heading over in the mystical archipelago to the edge of the sea. This may certainly be a top pick for any couples looking for a winter getaway, as you will also spend the night in a renovated farmhouse – enjoy dinner next to an open fire!
Sweden during winter really does hold the most amazing scenic routes for fat biking. Ride around and explore the islands of Hindersön and Sandön – the sea and snowy backdrop will make for a perfect photo!
Whereabouts also leave one day completely unplanned, to allow you to explore or book any activities you wish to do. Make the most of the winter season by booking one of Whereabouts Holiday’s wonderland adventures. Come and explore some of the most amazing locations across Europe, in all their wonderous winter glory.