Best Warm Destinations in Europe to Visit in Winter 2022-2023
November 28, 2022
Europe has a lot of great places with warm weather and sunny sky to escape during the chilling winter months. If you are planning your Christmas holidays or next work from anywhere destination, we have collected the best warm places for visiting in Winter 2022-2023. On the other hand, if you prefer traditional winter vibes with lots of snow and mulled wine in festive Christmas markets, check out our previous blog on the best Winter Destinations in Europe. While some destinations in our collection are not in the Schengen area, you can enter all of them with any visa from the Schengen countries. So keep reading further to find out which are the top warm places to visit in Europe from December to February.
Best Warm Destinations in Europe to Visit in Winter:
The Canary Islands, Spain
The Canary Islands are seven volcanic archipelagos in The Atlantic Ocean nearby Africa. The islands are part of Spain. Therefore, you can easily reach them with major European airlines without crossing the EU borders. The islands are unique on their own, providing magnificent mountains, beaches, and even deserts. One of the biggest islands is Tenerife which is perfect for outdoor activities and hiking. In contrast, Grand Canaria is ideal for swimming, spending time on beautiful beaches, and having decent night outs. The Canary Islands are best for people searching for their next work from anywhere destination, considering Spain’s upcoming introduction of a new flexible digital nomad visa with reduced taxes and simple procedures for obtaining it. You can check apartments and rooms in the Canary Islands on our web-page.
Madeira is an ideal getaway for winter months. Portuguese islands in The Atlantic Ocean provide a tropical paradise for digital nomads, and it is close to continental Europe. You can reach Madeira from Lisbon or London only in 90 minutes by plane. The green landscape, beaches, mountains, waterfalls, and everything combined create a perfect opportunity for outdoor activities like hiking, biking, surfing, fishing, or golfing. At the same time, travelers not into physical activities can visit many museums and historical places since the island is home to one of the oldest civilizations. Discover the furnished rentals in Madeira here.
Malta is an archipelago country in the Mediterranean Sea between the Italian and North African coasts. The capital Valletta is considered the sunniest city in Europe. The island has a warm mild climate in contrast to tropical climates in the Canary Islands or Madeira. Nevertheless, you can try swimming or scuba diving on one of the country’s many stunning beaches. Since Malta’s economy relies on tourism, its infrastructure is well developed for tourism and the extended stays of digital nomads. Cafes, bars, hostels, and hotels cater to guests’ every need. In the evenings, you can find lively nightlife in Valletta. During weekends, try scuba diving in Blue Lagoon Island, take a bike tour across the coast, or visit an ancient Arab city, Mdina dating back to the 9th century. Check out the variety of accommodation options in Malta in this link.
Dubrovnik in Croatia is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and its old town is under UNESCO’s World Heritage protection. It was the center of several civilizations. It is a city full of culture, art, and history. The climate in the city is considered Mediterranean, so the winters are mild and warm, perfect for hiking, biking, kayaking, and walking over the Adriatic Sea’s beautiful beaches. Available apartments in Dubrovnik for Winter 2022-2023 you can find here.
Lisbon, Portugal’s capital and major city, is home to many digital nomads. It provides the best infrastructure, from convenient coworking spaces and networking activities to many cafes and bars with amazing views of authentic streets and over the Tagus river. The temperature during winter months ranges from 15 to 23 degrees. You can walk in the streets of Aflame or take the famous tram line 28, which covers the main historical sites. Take a day trip to Sintra for old castles and palaces or check the most western point of continental Europe near the Cascais in just 40 minutes train ride from Lisbon center. Portugal is famous for its cuisine, so you should try Lisbon’s traditional restaurants. Don’t forget the Pastel de nata, the famous Portuguese egg-crusted tart which you can find in many local bakeries. For your winter stay in Lisbon you can discover available apartments here.