Excursions in nature, sports, spectacular views, castles, ruins, history and so many more can be found in the 4+1 destinations to visit in January.
Which are they?
Bavaria is considered an unforgettable winter holidays experience. It is suitable for single people, couple, families and friends as it covers a variety of activities that satisfies everyone. If you want to include some sports activities in your trip, the Bavarian Alps (Karwendel, Berchtesgaden Region and Allgäu) are the best for snowboarding, skiing and cross-country skiing. Do you want to spend some time with your kids? Eastern Bavaria and Upper Bavaria are the right places! Excursions in wild nature and lakes can enthusiast every little one, having a great time. Also, a stroll in the city, admiring the tradition and modernity of Bavaria is a “must”. The picturesque old town of Regensburg, the Bamberg Cathedral, the museums Neue and Alte Pinakothek and Brandhorst shall be part of your list. And if you want to live a fairytale we recommend to visit the castle Neuschwanstein, above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria.
Ancient ruins, picturesque places and baroque buildings constitute Heidelberg. What to do in this beautiful city? We recommend to visit the Old Town which is one of the most favourite attractions for tourists. It has many historical landmarks and it is ideal for shopping, food and drinks. As you will be around the old town take a walk on the Old Bridge, which connects the Old City with the eastern part of the Neuenheim district of the city on the opposite bank. Pay a visit to the most famous church of Heidelberg, Church of the Holy Spirit, and the Kurpfälzisches Museum, featuring art and archaeology. The hill Königstuhl offers spectacular views of the city and the hill Heiligenberg hosts historic ruins and monuments. Don’t forget the Heidelberg Castle, one of the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps.
Tip: Don’t be surprised from the high no. of students you will see, as Heidelberg is a historic university town.
Are you looking for an exotic destination? Then Maldives is the right one, as January is considered one of the best months to visit the place. 4 days in Maldives are enough to rest and rejuvenate. For a full guide click here.
Do you want to indulge in your favourite sport, ski, having under your feet the spectacular view of the city? The “Snow Space Salzburg” offers you this opportunity in a skiing region of 120km slopes. Having the right shoes with you, you can take a walk in the path that leads to Mönchsberg, Salzburg’s famous mountain. And if you want to discover the rich history of Mozart’s city, then the top 10 sightseeing shall be in your list:
- Hohensalzburg Fortress
- Mozart’s Birthplace
- Mirabell Palace and Gardens
- Hellbrunn Palace and Trick Fountains
- Museum of Natural History
- Museum of Modern Art
- DomQuartier Salzburg
- Salzburg Museum
- Salzburg Zoo
Most of you will think this is an expensive destination. Well, if you genuinely want to visit this city, then with the right financial attitude, you can make a dream come true. Zurich is not a destination for one time-travel. It has so many things to do and see and so many places to combine that you will keep going back to this city. As a first trip, we recommend a visit to the Old Town, which is one of the prettiest areas of the city. A picturesque and tourist place which you can take a stroll having your shopping or your lunch/dinner. For elite shopping, Bahnhofstrasse, is the ideal road. Take a walk in the Lake Promenade, a favourite evening hangout, and see the city from the top at the Uetliberg mountain. The Observatory Urania is also there to show you the city in all its glory. If you love history, the Swiss National Museum will welcome you. And don’t forget that you can combine Zurich with a winter destination such as Zermatt or St. Moritz.
So, where shall we go?