When it comes to travelling there are some places that just seem right for a certain time of year. Lapland at Christmas. Rome throughout Easter. Munich during Oktoberfest. And when it comes to where to go and when, timing can truly be of the essence, from when to book to where to stay when you get there.

Here in our Where to Go When section we've gathered together a constantly updated and added-to selection of travel tips and inspiration for holidays at different times of the year, including destination guides, seasonal suggestions and articles covering the most popular cultural festivals and events around the world.

If you're planning a winter holiday, explore the best beaches for winter sun or have a look at our recommendations for ski resorts that are perfect for all the family. Explore the best things to see and do if you're in town for a football match or another sporting event, and find out which summer festivals you really can't miss. Read our guides to legendary events around the world, including Mardi Gras in New Orleans and Carnival in Rio, and how to experience them like a seasoned pro. Fancy Christmas away? Discover festive traditions in different parts of the world. Whenever you want to get away, there's something here for you to discover.

For more on what's going on and when, check out our festivals and events section. Or, for more seasonal holiday suggestions, browse our articles on different occasions.

Our Where to go when Articles