Does winter remind you of snowball fights, sliding thrills and gleeful times while you eat fondue or raclette cheese with family and friends? Would you love to go to the mountain in winter and enjoy the sunshine on the immaculate white sparkling slopes of ski resorts? Wouldn’t it be great to try out ski gear for the first time and enjoy the unique experience of exploring breathtaking landscapes in the best mountain resorts of the country? Enjoy the generous sunshine in Serre-Chevalier of the Hautes-Alpes and get initiated into alpine skiing and cross-country skiing. If you feel like going to the mountain, you can visit Europe’s highest resort in Val Thorens! Finally, for the best winter skiing experience, you can go to La Plagne, one of the busiest ski resorts in the world.
Here is our selection of destinations to consider for holidays during winter!
The Christmas season is approaching and you are really wondering where you can explore before and even after the celebrations. When you travel during winter, you will be able to go skiing in one of the biggest resorts in France and also enjoy the best season in the Northern Hemisphere.
Winter holiday destinations: the Alps ski resorts
All-inclusive snow holiday in the Alps
Where can you go for sunshine in winter?
Do you long for a warm Christmas, but you have to save money for Christmas presents? Do not panic! Even without a big budget, you can enjoy sunshine in nice places. Indeed, winter is the ideal season to visit the normally busy destinations of the Mediterranean. In winter, Sicily regains its tranquillity and the streets of Catne or Cefalú are not crowded. You can stroll with your partner and take beautiful pictures in temperatures that range from 10°C to 20°C.
When you visit Sicily in winter, Mount Etna is covered with thick snow, giving sliding enthusiasts some skiing tracks! Enjoy an inexpensive trip of discovery to countries in Northern Africa. The beaches of Djerba in Tunisia await you. You can enjoy excursions in the palm grove of Marrakech without the stifling heat of summer or take walks in the lovely medina of Agadir without the crowd of tourists! Are you really on a shoestring budget? You don’t need to go too far! The beaches of Côte d’Azur are not crowded and you will enjoy all the sunshine you need for the rest of winter.
All-inclusive holidays in our sun resorts
Visit the heart of the Caribbean during winter
The Caribbean is a great destination if you want to trade the snow for fine sand, Christmas trees for palm trees and the greyness of winter for azure blue. Winter is the ideal season to
explore the Caribbean islands and you can fly to the overseas territories of France. These destinations are famous for their clear waters and luxuriant tropical forests. Enjoy the brighter side of life in Guadeloupe and Martinique when you relax in their postcard-worthy scenery. Get immersed in the history of colonial sites in the Dominican Republic and Bahamas while you enjoy their beautiful beaches. It is your turn to experience the thrill that Christopher Columbus felt when he discovered this earthly paradise in 1492!
Have you decided on where to spend your winter holidays this year? Descend on the tracks of French ski resorts, regain your tranquillity in the countries of the Mediterranean or enjoy the exotic natural environment of the Caribbean islands. The choice is yours!