These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
Hey! Check out these 20 photos of winter towns! This is how winter looks like in different parts of the world. These photos of winter from all around the world will make you love snow even more.
Winter is coming everywhere, not only in Game of Thrones. So it is time to find a cozy place and get ready to chill. We are sure that you’ll find peace and comfort in at least one of these winter towns we are presenting here today.
And of course, they aren’t chosen random. These towns are the premier destinations for those who wish to get away from everything.
You and I both know that almost all the cities and natural landscapes look better in winter, but there are some places which turn into something really special during the cold season.
Some of the landscapes featured here look like the works of some of the most famous artists. Here is a list of some of the most beautiful winter towns.
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
This medieval German town looks like something straight off a Christmas card.
Mt. Buller, Australia
Not many locations in Australia see large amounts of snowfall. However, the town called Mt. Buller is an exception, making it an ideal destination for snow sport enthusiasts in the country.
El Chaltén, Argentina
Everybody loves El Chaltén in the summer, but no so much in the cold season. That is one of the reasons why the town is virtually devoid of people.
Queenstown, New Zealand
Everyone knows that New Zealand has breathtaking landscapes, add winter to that mix and you’ll get some of the most beautiful winter towns in the world.
Set on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, the city is surrounded by majestic mountains, it is a stunning spot all year round, but it’s especially alluring when the landscape is covered in snow.
You are seeing great, your eyes are fine. Naarden is a small Dutch town located east of Amsterdam.
What makes this place so special is its distinctive star shape, with fortified walls and moat, all resorted in great condition.
Štramberk, Czech Republic
The ominous tower looks over the residents of Štramberk who try to stay warm during the cold, harsh winter. This almost looks like a work of some famous painter.
This quiet town is located on Japan’s Honshu Island in a place which receives some really heavy snowfall.
This has prompted locals to build houses with distinctly-shaped thatched roofs, intended to deflect all that snow.
Folks have lived in this former pasture since the Bronze Age. This area is a common stopgap for people on their way to Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, a top-notch ski area.
Vyborg is an enchanting town located near Russia’s border with Finland. Established seven hundred years ago by the as a Swedish castle, is has been a fiercely disputed site ever since.
The location of Bamberg dates to 902 AD, making it a world heritage site. This medieval town is nearly in the state of how it was hundreds of years ago.
Hallastatt, or better known as Upper Austria is located in the Salzkammergut region of Austria.
As of 2001, it was listed as having less than 1,000 residents, making it an ideal winter destination for visitors in search of peaceful tranquility.
Loket, Czech Republic
This cozy town is very literal in its name. Loket translates to “elbow,” and the Oh?e River surrounds the town and its castle on three sides.
The area receives a generous blanket of snow each year because of its location in the Italian Alps, but not so much that travel is unbearable.
The island of Moskenesøya is the home of this tiny fishing village. There are only 329 listed residents, and the village was voted Norway’s most beautiful.
Small and peaceful, secluded, yet easily accessible, it is a very popular destination for discerning travelers all year round.
It’s also located in the shadow of the majestic Matterhorn, the most significant landmark in the Swiss Alps, which makes Zermatt truly picture-perfect.
As you might expect, the vast array of house colors is what makes this town stand out. This historic area was first settled over 4,000 years ago.
The ski town is backed by the massive Rocky Mountains, which offer amazing views of the quiet town. Snow sport enthusiasts flock to the area each winter in search of adventure.
The Julian Alps form the backdrop to this picturesque town that rests on prime skiing grounds.
Engelberg is surrounded on all sides by either clear lakes or the Alps, making the view stunning in any direction.
Located right in the center of Romania, Brasov is one of Europe’s hidden gems.
It has that charming medieval vibe, which can be found in many towns in Transylvania. Great views of the city are available from Tampa Mountain overlooking it.
What do you think? Which winter town is your favorite?