Europe tours in January 2025

Travel in the off-season to see Europe in a new light

Picture this: you've just entered the Uffizi in Florence without a wait, you take a surprisingly crowd-free photo at Park Güell in Barcelona, and the bakery in Lisbon has more pastéis de nata available than you can eat in a sitting. No, it's not a fantasy; it's Europe in January. While you may not have warm days and blue skies like in the summertime, visiting Europe in the quiet off-season has some major perks of its own...think all of the charm and culture and none of the pushing and shoving.

January reviews

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Courtney · Traveled January 2024
Overall the trip was great and the things we saw were magnificent. However, we missed out on four of the included activities due to poor weather. Understandably Intrepid cannot predict the weather however on one occasion the bad weather meant we arrived early to one of the hotels around 11am and didn’t have anything to do until an included dinner at the hotel at 7pm. Due to the secluded area of the hotel we sat around for hours on end with nothing to do. I feel as if there needs to be a plan B for these situations to avoid this. The itinerary also suggests there will be occasions for aurora spotting in the evenings/nights. We returned to Reykjavík on day 4 and had a free evening with good weather - it would have been nice to be able to drive a little out of town to try and spot them however this was not offered.
Review submitted 07 Feb 2024

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Andrew · Traveled January 2024
We recently participated in a Premiem trip of Iceland. Fascinating country and Intrepid do a great job of organizing every detail of the trip, building and excellent itinerary and our guide was knowledgeable, helpful and very professional. Transportation and accommodations were very good and we really enjoyed our experience.
Review submitted 07 Feb 2024

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Meghan · Traveled January 2024
I was unsure how Iceland in winter was going to be but holy cow, 10/10 trip! Crazy beautiful and unique scenery and not too cold. Awesome guide who helped make the trip a lot of fun!
Review submitted 31 Jan 2024

Finnish Lapland in Winter

Lorrie · Traveled January 2024
Excellent trip and excellent tour leader. Casper was informative, helpful, organized and enthusiastic! The itinerary was excellent!
Review submitted 27 Jan 2024

Finnish Lapland in Winter

Anthony · Traveled January 2024
First Intrepid trip ever and had so much fun! Combination of itinerary, activities, core group of travellers and led by our Guide, Casper resulted in amazing experiences that will be cherished for the rest of my life!
Review submitted 05 Feb 2024
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