Family Holidays In Winter? The Locations That Will Have You Running For Your Debit Card

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You either love winter or hate it. Some people can embrace this time of year due to the festivities that are nearly upon us, but some like to use this time to travel and take breaks away with their family. You have a choice to make, you can either find the sun, or enjoy what winter has to offer in some other countries, where it seems to be much more magical, yet colder. So I thought it would be good to share with you some of the best locations that you could travel to during the winter, I bet some will inspire you to make a booking for the future.

Keep the magic alive during the festive season by heading to Lapland.

At this time of year, it’s natural for your mind to wander to Christmas, and for children that will mean a visit from Father Christmas if they happen to be on the nice list. While many families will visit a grotto of some sort, why not head to where the magic happens and book a trip to Lapland? Not only will you get to visit the main man himself, but you could also experience some amazing things like sleigh rides and witnessing the norther lights. It could be a truly memorable holiday your whole family will love.

Experience lots of winter fun in Sweden 

Let’s be honest, winter can be a little wet and miserable. But going to countries like Sweden means you could experience winter in all it’s glory, snow and all. Sweden for families has much to offer. You could consider hiring a cottage where all the family could stay, indulging in evenings all wrapped up around the log fire. Or head to the slopes for some skiing action. Thankfully, many resorts offer ski schools for younger children and even creche facilities, if you want to enjoy some of the faster slopes.

Head for some sun by taking a trip of a lifetime to Australia

If the sun is what you are after, and it is currently winter, then why not head to a country that is just about to experience Summer? Are you still with me?Australia has the season at the opposite end to us, due to being below the equator, so it’s possible to experience a full on summer holiday by heading somewhere like that. Australia has much to offer any family, from beach filled days at Bondi beach to a great city vibe in the city of Melbourne. You won’t be disappointed, but it could be a long way to go, so ensure you plan this trip to make the most of your time.

Enjoy a city break away to Estonia.

If you want to embrace the festive spirit whole heatedly then head to a country that knows how to put on a Christmas market, that is Estonia. Rich in culture with a relaxed vibe, it will be impossible to not feel ready for Christmas once you have visited this place.

I hope this has inspired you with a few different destinations to consider for a winter family holiday.

 

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