Fashion, serenity and bargains – 5 reasons to visit Europe in winter

Many of Europe’s most beautiful locations are remarkably pretty in winter, whether kissed by snow or draped in mysterious fog. PHOTO: RONAN O’CONNELL
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EUROPE – Most tourists choose to visit Europe between April and October, when the continent is warmer, yet also vastly more crowded.

But travellers prepared to brave the chill of winter will be rewarded in many ways. From friendlier locals to fun with fashion, here are five reasons to hit Europe in the off-peak season.

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