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The Best Countries to Visit in Winter  

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List Rules Vote up any country you would like to vacation to during cold weather

List of the best countries to visit in winter, as ranked by avid travelers. Winter is one of the magical times of the year, when the weather may by cold but the atmosphere is cozy and festive. If you are planning to travel during the winter months, you need to select a country that will be welcoming to a hopeful traveler who is looking for the best winter vacation the world has to offer. Many countries have winter sports like skiing and snowboarding,so you can indulge in your favorite physical activity while getting to see the gorgeous sights. Other countries have winter celebrations, including Christmas markets, like the ones in Germany, and outdoor festivals that are the perfect adventure for a tourist.

This list includes countries with breathtaking architecture,world-famous museums, and unbelievable views to be explored. There are countries with well-known celebrations like the Harbin Ice Festival in China and fairytale-like atmospheres like in Austria. If you’re interested in a winter vacation to a warmer location, countries like Belize and Brazil have welcoming beaches for everyone to enjoy.

What places are perfect for winter vacations? Depending on your interests, there are countries on this list that offer every winter activity you could ever dream up.

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Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
PeterPetrov added Sofia
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Italy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
Rome
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England is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
London
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Romania is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
Bucharest
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Ukraine is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
RahulNarke added Kiev
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Jamaica is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
helloXwords added Kingston
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United States of America is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
jschro1861 added Washington, D.C.
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India is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
rohit-das added New Delhi
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Brazil is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
Brasília
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Chile is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
Adder added Santiago
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Pakistan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
Malik Zayn added Islamabad

Pakistan

Country in South Asia

Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It is the fifth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212,742,631 people. In area, it is the 33rd-largest country, spanning 881,913 square kilometres. Wikipedia

Capital: Islamabad

Dialing code: +92

Prime minister: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Population: 193.2 million (2016) World Bank

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Nepal is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
kuyt-stha added Kathmandu
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Senegal is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
Adder added Dakar
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Kuwait is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
Adder added Kuwait City
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Cayman Islands is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
George Town, Cayman Islands
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Colombia is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
Adder added Bogotá
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St. Lucia is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
jschro1861 added St. Lucia
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French Polynesia is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
Adder added Papeete, France
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Morocco is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
Adder added Rabat
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Albania is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
AndiLamlli added Tirana
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Papua New Guinea is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
Adder added Port Moresby
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New Caledonia is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
Adder added Nouméa, France.
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Algeria is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
Adder added Algiers
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Belize is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
Belmopan
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Mexico is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Countries to Visit in Winter
jschro1861 added Mexico City