The snow holidays to book for an unforgettable winter escape

The snow holidays to book for an unforgettable winter escape

Snow holidays are a great way to celebrate cold winter weather in style. Although we love summer getaways, there's nothing quite like embracing the cold. That's why we thought we'd take a look at the best icy adventures to book now, for this winter or next.

If your idea of the perfect snow holiday is one without the skiing, you've come to the right place as we've rounded up some of the best of them for the ultimate cold weather escape in late 2022 and 2023

There are so many different ways to explore and appreciate the pristine white landscapes of Europe and beyond. Whether you've always dreamed of riding through the powder on an iconic train in Switzerland or discovering the beauty and wildlife of Antarctica, these snow holidays provide you with the sub-zero temperatures and incredible landscapes you expect from a winter getaway.

There's something for everyone too. If a relaxing ride on the slowest express train in the world isn't for you, you may wish to try all the activities in the Arctic - from snowmobile safaris to dog sledding.

Take a look at the best snow holidays to browse now and experience later, from the Swiss Alps to Swedish Lapland...

Enjoy the spectacular Swiss Alps on the Glacier Express

For a snow holiday to remember, take to Switzerland, where a magical winter wonderland awaits in the form of iconic red train, the Glacier Express.

The world-famous railway ride will take you past snowy peaks, dramatic ravines and pretty villages. Experience it on a five-day dream holiday next winter, where you'll also enjoy a cruise on Lake Thun and visit the colourful lakeside city of Lucerne.


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Soak up the magic of Swedish Lapland

From snowmobile safaris to husky sledding and watching the Northern Lights, Swedish Lapland is a playground for winter adventures. During a short snow holiday this winter, you can pack in an array of activities and still find time to relax and unwind in the snow.

Experience it over four days on an unforgettable snow holiday, where you'll stay in a cosy hotel with two saunas, indoor Jacuzzi and lounge bar, spend plenty of time outdoors and (hopefully) spot those dancing green lights in the sky.


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Discover the last great wilderness of Antarctica

When it comes to the ultimate snow holiday, nothing beats Antarctica. The White Continent is the place to experience all the wonder of winter on one dream trip. Penguins, icebergs and humpback whales - Antarctica is as photogenic as a destination gets.

During a once-in-a-lifetime 12-day trip to Antarctica, you can see its incredible wildlife and natural beauty up close, experience a state-of-the-art expedition ship and feel like a real explorer as you get to know one of the most remote and untouched places on the planet.


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Ride through the snow-capped Alps on the Mont Blanc Express

The mountains and lakes of the Swiss Alps are a wonderful destination for anyone who appreciates the beauty of nature. In Alpine towns like elegant Chamonix, you’ll be able to appreciate the glorious snow-capped peaks even in spring.

One brilliant way to take in these views is from the Mont Blanc Express, one of the world's most famous mountain rail lines, which will take you from Saint Gervais-les-Bains to beautiful Chamonix. You can hop aboard the Mont Blanc Express for this incredible mountain journey on our six-day Alps adventure.


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Experience St Moritz and the Bernina Express

Another way to enjoy the brilliance of Switzerland is with a day trip to elegant St Moritz on the Bernina Express. This enchanting train ride takes you along the highest railway line in the Alps. The spacious, panoramic carriages provide a unique viewpoint for you to admire the best of Switzerland's pristine lakes and snowy mountain tops.

Spend a day riding on the Bernina Express with our eight-day tour of Italy and Switzerland, where you’ll stay in a 19th-century hotel on the northern banks of Lake Como.


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Snow holidays don't get better than these trips to Switzerland and Lapland. Have a browse of the ultimate winter snow holidays for 2022 and 2023.