Intrepid Travel has launched three new winter trips in Europe, giving travellers the chance to experience the Northern Lights, stay at an Ice Hotel and explore  Christmas markets.

A five-day Ice Hotel Experience to Romania focuses on spooky Transylvania and includes a visit to Bran (Dracula’s) Castle, the chance to explore medieval villages and experience a unique stay at an Ice Hotel, with prices leading in at £690 per person.

A six-day Northern Lights Escape costs from £775 and takes in Iceland's waterfalls, glaciers, geysers, volcanoes and the Northern Lights.

Meanwhile, an eight-day Christmas Markets of Central Europe gives travellers the chance to sample local food and soak up the festive atmosphere in Munich, Salzberg, Prague and Vienna. The trip marks the operator's first time visiting Salzberg, and prices lead in at £1,020.

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