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These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

8 September 2015

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.

 1. Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
1. Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

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.

2. Mt. Buller, Australia || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
2. Mt. Buller, Australia || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

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.

3. El Chaltén, Argentina || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
3. El Chaltén, Argentina || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

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.

4. Queenstown, New Zealand || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
4. Queenstown, New Zealand || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

Naarden, Netherlands

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.

5. Naarden, Netherlands || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
5. Naarden, Netherlands || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

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.

6. Štramberk, Czech Republic || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
6. Štramberk, Czech Republic || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

Shirakawa-go, Japan

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.

These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
7. Shirakawa-go, Japan || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

Serfaus, Austria

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.

8. Serfaus, Austria || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
8. Serfaus, Austria || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

Vyborg, Russia

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.

These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
9. Vyborg, Russia || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

Bamberg, Germany

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.

10. Bamberg, Germany || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
10. Bamberg, Germany || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

Hallstatt, Austria

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.

11. Hallstatt, Austria || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
11. Hallstatt, Austria || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

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.

12. Loket, Czech Republic || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
12. Loket, Czech Republic || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

Funes, Italy

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.

13. Funes, Italy || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
13. Funes, Italy || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

Reine, Norway

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.

14. Reine, Norway || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
14. Reine, Norway || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

Zermatt, Switzerland

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.

15. Zermatt, Switzerland || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
15. Zermatt, Switzerland || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

Qaqortoq, Greenland

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.

16. Qaqortoq, Greenland || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
16. Qaqortoq, Greenland || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

Breckenridge, Colorado

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.

17. Breckenridge, Colorado || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
17. Breckenridge, Colorado || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

Jamnik, Slovenia

The Julian Alps form the backdrop to this picturesque town that rests on prime skiing grounds.

18. Jamnik, Slovenia || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
18. Jamnik, Slovenia || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

Engelberg, Switzerland

Engelberg is surrounded on all sides by either clear lakes or the Alps, making the view stunning in any direction.

19. Engelberg, Switzerland || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
19. Engelberg, Switzerland || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More

Brasov, Romania

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.

20. Brasov, Romania || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More
20. Brasov, Romania || These 20 Photos of Winter Towns Will Make You Love Snow Even More |pictures source: mom.me|

What do you think? Which winter town is your favorite?