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Best Places to Spend Your Winter Vacation

Posted by Kat Jarvis on Dec 23, 2016 2:44:33 PM

Below are some of the best places to spend your Winter Vacation. Browse these beautiful destinations and see where Keytours Vacations could take you in the new year.

1. Trømso, Norway


The capital of the Arctic is a by far the largest town in northern Norway and it's lively with cultural bashes, buskers, an animated street scene, a midnight-sun marathon, a respected university, the hallowed Mack Brewery – and more pubs per capita than any other Norwegian town. Its corona of snow-topped peaks provides arresting scenery, excellent hiking in summer and great skiing and dog-sledding.


Vacation Packages: Experience the best of Norway with our Hunting the Northern Lights Norway Vacation Package

Travel to Norway and witness the illustrious Northern Lights. Visit Tromso, the world's most northern university town and largest city in the Nordic countries north of the Arctic Circle. Enjoy a snowmobile excursion through the valley of Finn and to the lake of Tamok. Cruise the Norwegian coastline stopping in Hammerfest where you will adventure to Europe's most northern point, the North Cape. Continue on to Kirkenes where you will experience traditional Norwegian culture and lifestyle including a chance to try your hand at King Crab fishing.

To enhance your travel experience, we suggest spending at least one night before and after your tour in the capital city of Oslo. 

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2. Prague, Czech Republic


Travel to Prague and uncover the excitement that surrounds this popular vacation destination. Tour its historic architecture, one of the world's most pristine and varied collections, from Art Nouveau to Baroque, Renaissance to Cubist, Gothic to Neo-Classical, and even ultra-modern. Our comprehensive tour packages will take you to all the must-see attractions including the Old Town (Stare Misto), the Lesser Quarter (Mala Strana), Prague Castle (the largest castle in the world), the Charles Bridge, the Lennon Wall, the Astronomical Clock, and so much more.


Vacation Packages: Experience the best of the Czech Republic with our Prague, Vienna, Budapest Highlights Vacation Package

This fascinating program includes extensive sightseeing in Prague - the City of a Hundred Spires, the musical city of Vienna, and Budapest on the banks of the beautiful Danube. Begin your journey in magical Prague, visiting its fairy-tale castles and splendid churches and continue to Vienna, a grand city with opulent palaces and a music culture that is second to none.  End your stay in delightful Budapest where you will visit the main attractions in Buda and Pest, the two sides of the city separated by the Danube and linked by a series of graceful bridges.

Call (800) 576-1784 for a free consultation today!

3. Zurich, Switzerland


Known for their diverse and artistic shopping and museums, Zurich offers a never-ending array of activities such as: the zoo (complete with a tropical rainforest hall), many gorgeous churches, chocolate factory tours, and excellent shopping.


Vacation Packages: Experience the best of Switzerland with our Switzerland Panorama Vacation Package

Sightsee through Zurich. Travel by cable car to the top of Mount Titlis to view its spectacular glacier. After visiting Berne, see the medieval castle at Gruyeres. Tour Geneva, including its beautiful lakeside parks. Visit Lausanne and Montreux. Stay at Zermatt, below soaring Mount Matterhorn.

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3. Reykjavík, Iceland


The most northern capital in the world, Reykjavik is known for its viking history, hot springs and impressive views of the illustrious Northern Lights. Reykjavik is also the largest city in Iceland and is among the cleanest, greenest and safest cities in the world. One of the most popular attractions for travelers is the Blue Lagoon, filled with 98-102 degree fahrenheit mineral-rich water. It is known for its healing properties due to the natural active ingredients such as mineral salts, silica and blue green algae.

Vacation Packages: Experience the best of Iceland with our Mystical Reykjavik Vacation Package

Experience the world's most northern capital city of Reykjavik in Iceland. Tour the city and visit the presidential residence at Bessastaoir, the famous town of Hafnarfjorour, fishing harbors and breathtaking views from Perlan. In the evening you will be able to view the illustrious Northern Lights. On day two, enjoy a full day tour visiting Nesjavellir, Pingvellir Noational Park, the Gullfoss Waterfall and the hot springs of Geysir and Strokkur. The next morning, travel to the Blue Lagoon for a refreshing swim in the 98-102 degree fahrenheit mineral-rich water. The Blue Lagoon is known for its healing properties with natural active ingredients such as mineral salts, silica and blue green algae. 

Call (800) 576-1784 for a free consultation today!

3. Edinburgh, Scotland


Every step on your tour through this destination is a revelation - an alleyway which reveals an ancient city. Travel to Edinburgh and uncover the magnificent architecture shifts from the lofty buildings of its medieval Old Town, as they tumble down the spine of the Royal Mile, to the grace of the Georgian New Town. Above it all, in its towering splendor, stands the Castle. Edinburgh, said the writer Robert Louis Stevenson, is what Paris ought to be.

Vacation Packages: Experience the best of Scotland with our London to Edinburgh Panorama Vacation Package

A panorama of parks, mountains, lakes, and historic towns. Visit Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon and the stunning Snowdonia National Park. Journey to charming, medieval York through the Peak District National Park and visit the windswept North Yorkshire Moors and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. In the picturesque Lake District, view the prehistoric Castlerigg Stone Circle, Windermere and Grasmere, home to England’s beloved Romantic poet Wordsworth. Explore the Roman remains at Hadrian’s Wall and stop at Scott’s View, the favorite viewpoint of the famous novelist, Sir Walter Scott.

Call (800) 576-1784 for a free consultation today!

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