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Before You Travel During Winter - Eastern Europe Winter Travel Overview

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Thinking of traveling to Eastern Europe during the winter months? Or do you just need some encouragement to do so? Winter travel to Eastern Europe can be just as fun and exciting as travel to Eastern Europe any other time of the year.

East Europe Winter Travel Overview - Travel Preparations

So you can't just stuff some flip-flops in your backpack and hop on the next flight to Prague. You should, actually, do some careful planning before you travel to Eastern Europe during the winter. Consider what you'll take to protect you from the cold, what you'll do in case of a flight delay or cancellation, and what hotels will put you in a good position to catch public transportation when you'd rather not walk.

East Europe Winter Travel Overview - Enjoying Yourself

There are plenty of good reasons to travel to Eastern Europe during the winter season - maybe most importantly, cost savings. However, less expensive airfare doesn't mean your trip will be less valuable. Follow the lead of the locals, and enjoy the nightlife, the performing arts, gorgeous winter landscapes, and holiday celebrations.

East Europe Winter Travel Overview - Special Occasions

If you plan to take advantage of the wintertime and holiday festivities, you'll want to plan ahead. Both cultural and performing arts festivals abound. For something special, celebrate Christmas or New Year at a palace or castle hotel. But book in advance - these venues are extremely popular.
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