Winter Wonderland Sale - 10% OFF

Summer escapes are a dime a dozen. And while kicking back in the sunshine has its appeal, the romantic allure of a snug, winter escape is unparalleled – blankets of pristine snow covering rolling landscapes, twinkling lights and fireside dining that evokes heartwarming nostalgia, and Christmas markets and snow-laden activities abound… A captivating wonderland of winter delights awaits you.

And if you book before 15 September 2014, you’ll get a roaring 10% OFF your winter adventure. So you can put your saving towards even more mulled wine, hot chocolate and warming treats!

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Why a winter escape?

Old-world charm, beautiful landscapes and festive atmospheres make Europe a truly magical place to visit during winter. Especially as the festive season approaches.

Escape the dreariness of a rainy English winter, or the unrelenting heat of a Southern Hemisphere summer, and bliss out in a beautiful winter landscape. See the world from the pages of a fairytale and partake in an array of activities that are only available during the winter months.


Our Europe winter trips

Old-world charm, beautiful landscapes and festive atmospheres make Europe a truly magical place to visit during winter. Especially as the festive season approaches.

Christmas Markets of Central Europe

8 days, Munich to Budapest 

Market mayhem in Munich, festive scents in Salzburg and the charm of Budapest.

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Northern Lights Escape

6 days, ex. Reykjavik 

Discover the unique beauty of Iceland. Visit the Gullfoss waterfall, trek across the Vatnajokull glacier and tour the South Shore.

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Ice Hotel Experience

5 days, ex Bucharest

Visit Romania with Intrepid Travel and encounter medieval towns, Dracula’s castle and what it’s like to stay in a hotel made from ice.

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Our Family winter trips

Winter brings with it an array of fun activities. These winter trips will keep both children and adults entertained and awe-inspired.

Family Slovakian Snow Adventure

8 days, from Zuberec

Have fun trying dog sledding, skiing and snowshoeing, then warm up in natural thermal pools.

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Family Winter Activity Week

8 days, ex Soldeu

Have a blast in the snowy paradise of the Pyrenees. Learn to build an igloo, conquer mountains.

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Winter Iceland Family Adventure

7 days, ex Rejkavik

See nature in action, from active volcanoes and hot springs to glacier-filled lagoons and spurting geysers.

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Our Russia & Japan winter trips

Explore some of the lesser-know winter wonderlands on these beautiful trips into the depths of frosted Japan and Russia.

Russia Highlights - New Year

11 days, from Moscow to St Petersburg

Taste mystery and intrigue on a revealing tour of Russia - from cultural Moscow to historic St Petersburg.

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Japan Winter Festivals

9 days, ex Sapporo

See the world’s biggest snow sculptures in Asahikawa, bask in the glow of lanterns in Otaru.

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Blog posts on Winter travel

How travel makes you happy

Why Northern Lights is in the Top 7 Natural [...]

Posted on Thu, 31 July 2014 by Steph Millington

The widely disputed list of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World contains some staggering spectacles, but I consider only one worthy of being [...]

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How travel makes you happy

Russia's Winter Wonderland

Posted on Fri, 1 August 2014 by Sue Elliot

Intrepid’s Anna Mikhailova explains how the start of the year is so enchanting and why you shouldn’t write off Russia in winter… [...]

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