countries where you can go at the end of winter
If you are already tired of snow, cold and constant lack of sun, then direct your gaze abroad. And to make your trip bright, warm and memorable, we have found several win-win and relevant areas. You will only have to choose the most interesting option and attend to the purchase of tickets.
What to do: visit Geronimos, climb to the highest observation deck of Señor do Monte and make stunning pictures, ride on the old tram, taking place in the old trailer of the long “tourist” route № 28 (it passes through the most picturesque areas of the city).
The capital, the largest city and the main port of Portugal is beautiful at any time of the year, but at the end of winter there is an incredibly low season, so you can safely walk around the city, see the main attractions and book a table in any restaurant you like, without encountering a crowd of annoying tourists. And do not forget to look into the pastry shop Pasteis de Belém, which serves incredible culinary masterpieces (only the famous cakes “Pâté de belé” worth it!). In the evening, head to the Ribeira promenade, which offers stunning views of the sunset over Lisbon.
What to do: throw a coin in the famous Trevi Fountain (just do not forget to make a wish), visit the Colosseum and the Roman forum, try the Roman ice cream (it is really incredible) and the famous pizza.
In February, the Eternal city is already warm enough, but it is not crowded, so you can safely walk around the Vatican and admire the Sistine chapel (many know that the rest of the year it is quite problematic to do because of the large influx of tourists). Also go up to one of the many viewing platforms to admire the city and take some interesting photos. For example, the most famous panorama is the view from the dome of St. Peter’s Cathedral. And be sure to take a look at the Pantheon, stroll through the most “Italian” Trastevere area and arrange a romantic walk through the Villa Borghese, which is a beautiful Park. Continue reading