Winter festivals in Europe are extremely vibrant, lively, historic, and varied. In spite of the cold weather, people look forward to the celebrations and are little deterred by rain. Here are a few to check out if you’re in Europe in the winter time.
1. Amsterdam Light Festival — December & January
The boat approaches the passage under the bridge, but this time the bright white lights in strings make it feel like entering a space tunnel. The lights continue inside and, once on the other side, the boat is met with what looks like chandeliers hanging across the canal.