All Articles There’s time for one more...year-end trip

There’s time for one more...year-end trip

Postcards of film photography showcasing quintessential year-end memories, like the following in clockwise direction: a hand reaching into frame to take cucumber salad from a festive spread. A man kick flipping on his skis at high speed on a snowy mountain in the Swiss Alps. A couple looking at camera and smiling on a gold-tinted merry-go-round. A hiker looking through a tower viewer at the peak of a snowy mountain. A woman in a turban riding a camel on dry plains. Hands pouring cranberry juice into a gold-rimmed goblet..

2022’s almost over, but you’ve still got time to book a great trip. Here are this year’s top destinations for countdowns, festive markets, weekend getaways, ski adventures, and aurora-chasing trips across Europe and beyond.

Ready to end your year on a perfect high?

One more...festive holiday

Good news: Europe’s biggest festive markets and countdown parties are back in full swing this year. Fireworks in 3, 2, 1...

Family-friendly festive experiences

Sweet treats and Santa sightings guaranteed

Don't miss:

Edinburgh's 3-day Hogmanay Festival, A.K.A. the biggest returning countdown party of 2022. Expect disco-pop DJ parties, candlelit torch parades, and outdoor street concerts. Grab tickets to Princes Street Gardens for a clear view of the fireworks.

17 Christmas Markets you can’t miss

The biggest carnivals, food fairs, and festive light-ups around Europe
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One more...weekend getaway

Why stay home when adventure’s right around the corner? Check out these regional gems near you—perfect for quick getaways.

How to see the Northern Lights

5 top tips and destinations for your next big trip
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One trip

Ski season’s on. From late November, find massive alpines and steady snowfall at these Travelers’ Choice destinations.

Epic ski lodges with breathtaking views

Warm up at these luxury resorts after your day at the slopes.

Don’t miss:

Austria’s BERGFESTival from 9–11 December. Watch the tranquil Saalbach-Hinterglemm ski resort turn into an electronic festival village by night. Headliners include renowned bands and artists like Clueso and Wanda.

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