Lesser known cities to visit during winter

Lesser known cities to visit during winter

This time we want to present you a selection of 4 winter cities to visit in the coming cold months. Some of these places are known for being a World Heritage Site, others for their gastronomy and traditions, and others simply for being incredible places to go sightseeing in winter. Discover them, surely more than one city on this list will surprise you.

Delft, The Netherlands
This beautiful city is halfway between Rotterdam and The Hague. Delft has many canals and is worth a visit during winter when the small bridges are covered in snow. When it is very cold and the canals are frozen, the Dutch love to skate on the river. Delft is a university town, which makes it a vibrant and young place to go for winter fun.

Lyon, France
After Paris, possibly Lyon is the city that everyone should visit and what better time than to do it during winter. Lyon is an ideal place to travel in winter as its streets surround you with a special vibe. Do not miss the Fourvière Basilica of Notre-Dame, but also do not miss to walk the famous Fourvière hill or take a walk through the Parc de la Tête d’Or.

Sintra, Portugal
Sintra is a small Portuguese city nestled between forests and mountains and a few miles from the sea, which is considered a World Heritage Site. Its greatest charm is found in winter when tourists leave, and the city is covered in mystery.

St. Petersburg
Called the city of the tsars, this royal city looks even more authentic in the snow. St. Petersburg r is much more charming during winter than in the summer. Do not be surprised to see the Russians walking on the covered ice above the Neva River and poking a hole in the ice to catch fish.

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