Here are the best winter destinations for a fun-filled holiday.

Baku, Azerbaijan (GYD)

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Explore the crossroads between Europe and Asia; Baku, Azerbaijan, is a land of lush mountains, mulberry leaves, and mud volcanoes.

Visa requirements

  • UAE citizens can get a visa on arrival
  • UAE residents may require a visa

Things to do

  • Experience the thrill of skiing at the Shahdag Mountain Resort and the Tufandag Mountain Resort.
  • Take a stroll amongst the culture and traditions at the Warm Hearts Christmas/New Year Fair.
  • Enjoy warm historic baths at Aga Mikayil bath, located in the Old Fortress and Icherisheher, on Kichik Gala Street.
  • Go ice skating at the largest region indoor entertainment at the Megafun centre.
  • Visit the city’s soul-stirring galleries and museums like Heydar Aliyev Centre and check out traditional paintings and rock antiquities.

Destination airport

Please check the travel restriction to Azerbaijan (Baku) before your flight to get the latest updates.

Budapest, Hungary (BUD)

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Discover Hungary’s culturally rich capital, Budapest, and step into the magical land of romantic aura, natural beauty, and fascinating heritage.

Visa requirements

  • UAE citizens do not require a visa
  • UAE residents may require a visa

Things to do

  • Warm up from the cold in one of the thermal baths in Budapest, and soak yourself in natural springs.
  • Enjoy the holiday spirits at the lively Christmas Fairs around the city, and catch the fantastic Christmas light show at St. Stephen’s Basilica.
  • Go ice skating at the huge outdoor open-air rink in the City Park.
  • Watch the famous Nutcracker Ballet at the Budapest Opera House.
  • Visit the beautiful Vajdahunyad Castle for a magical fairytale view of the castle covered in powdered snow.

Destination airport

Please check the travel restrictions to Hungary (Budapest) before your flight to get the latest updates.

Istanbul, Turkey (IST)

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The capital of Turkey, Istanbul, is filled with wonder, from marvellous attractions, thriving rich culture, fascinating antiques, and delicious cuisine.

Visa requirements

  • UAE citizens require a visa
  • UAE residents require a visa

Things to do

  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hagia Sophia, without the crowds.
  • Admire the beautiful and grand Topkapi Palace under the winter sun.
  • Stroll through the historic Basilica Cistern and enjoy the light show.
  • Visit the Ottoman Era Mosques like Sulemaniye Mosque, Nuruosmaniye Mosque, Zeyrek Mosque, and the impressive Faith Mosque.
  • Enjoy the famous coffee culture of Beyoglu at rooftop cafés with delicious Turkish coffee.

Destination airport

Please check the travel restrictions to Turkey (Istanbul) before your flight to get the latest updates.

Ljubljana, Slovenia (LJU)

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Visit the hidden gem of Slovenia, Ljubljana, the picturesque capital with fairytale-like architecture and amazing food.

Visa requirements

  • UAE citizens require a visa
  • UAE residents may require a visa

Things to do

  • See Ljubljana Castle light up, glow and sparkle with Christmas lights.
  • Stroll through the picture-perfect scenery at the Christmas Markets in Preseren Square.
  • Explore the museums and galleries, like the National Museum of Contemporary History, the Museum of Modern Art and the National Gallery and catch interesting shows during the holiday season.
  • Go for a romantic wintery walk at Tivoli Park and go ice skating at Tivoli Hall.
  • Trek up the Šmarna Gora Hill for the beautiful view of the snow-capped peaks of the surrounding alps.

Destination airport

Please check the travel restriction to Slovenia (Ljubljana) before your flight to get the latest updates.

Naples, Italy (NAP)

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The ancient city of Naples, located on the Western Coast of Southern Italy, has gorgeous sea-facing views, fascinating history, attractive landmarks, and delicious cuisine.

Visa requirements

  • UAE citizens do not require a visa
  • UAE residents may require a visa

Things to do

  • Stroll along Via San Gregorio Armeno and take in the exquisite festive colours and lights at this charming Christmas Valley.
  • Visit the famous ruins of Pompeii and also discover the hidden archaeological gem ruins of Herculaneum.
  • Visit the thrilling volcanic area of Pozzuoli Solfatara and experience the geothermal power of the earth.
  • Go to the most romantic and best viewpoint of Naples at the Castle Sant’Elmo and see the sunset followed by the magnificent view of the city lights.
  • Take a scenic drive to the Amalfi Coast, where you can wander the charming streets of Positano, the Santa Maria Assunta Church and visit the Marina Grande Beach.

Destination airport

Please check the travel restrictions to Italy (Naples) before your flight to get the latest updates.

Prague, Czech Republic (PRG)

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Get enchanted by the fairytale town of the Czech Republic, with its red roofs covered in powdery white at its capital in Prague!

Visa requirements

  • UAE citizens do not require a visa
  • UAE residents may require a visa

Things to do

  • Visit Prague Castle and explore the Christmas Markets near the castle at St. George’s Square and in the Stables yard.
  • Take a romantic stroll and see the lamplights on Charles Bridge.
  • Try the delicious and traditional Czech food and the famous hot chocolate in one of the many cafés.
  • Catch a special holiday performance at the Basilica of St. George at Prague Castle or the Mirror Chapel at the Klementinum Library complex.
  • Try cross-country skiing at one of the largest parks in the city, Ladronka.

Destination airport

Please check the travel restrictions to the Czech Republic (Prague) before your flight to get the latest updates.

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (SJJ)

Experience diverse culture, rich history, and delicious traditional cuisine at the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo!

Visa requirements

  • UAE citizens do not require a visa
  • UAE residents may require a visa

Things to do

  • Visit the 16th-century White Fortress and marvel at the stunning views of the historic core of Sarajevo.
  • Grab your skiing gear and hit the slopes at Jahorina for a thrilling adventure.
  • Trek through the snow-covered alpine forests in the snowshoe excursion on Mount Bjelašnica.
  • Take in the Austro-Hungarian architecture on your stroll along the Miljacka River.
  • Visit the Sarajevo Winter Festival and enjoy the concerts, plays, galleries, and delicious food.

Destination airport

Please check the travel restrictions to Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo) before your flight to get the latest updates.

Salzburg, Austria (SZG)

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Explore the charm of Austria at Mozart’s birthplace, Salzburg, for breathtaking views, medieval castles, fascinating history, and magical Christmas Markets.

Visa requirements

  • UAE citizens do not require a visa
  • UAE residents may require a visa

Things to do

  • Take a lovely, romantic stroll along the charming Old Town, the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site, also called Alstadt, with its cute stone streets, lively atmosphere, domes, and cathedrals.
  • Ride the funicular and visit the Honensalzburg Fortress for the best views of Salzburg and the countryside.
  • Explore the main square in Salzburg, the Residenzplatz and check out the Panorama Museum, the Residenz Gallery, and the Salzburg Cathedral in the square.
  • Rent a pair of skates and go ice skating on Mozart Square to experience Salzburg's magical Christmas spirit and snowy weather.
  • For a winter thrill, go skiing, snowboarding, sledge riding or skating in the Alps to experience excellent slopes with picturesque valleys.

Destination airport

Please check the travel restrictions to Austria (Salzburg) before your flight to get the latest updates.

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