Best Destinations to Enjoy Christmas Around the World
Christmas is synonym of excitement and amusement and enjoys galore of celebration. It is celebrated with full fervor by people. Some celebrate the festival at home with family and friends, while some love to holiday with family and explore different destinations. In this write-up, you will get an insight on how people in different parts of the world celebrate this blissful festival in their own unique ways. While enjoying icy cold winters, Christmas holiday season comes on your way with lots of travel deals. Are you are prepared to fly on Christmas Eve to a beautiful place where it is celebrated incredibly? We have created a list of the places where a world of delightful Christmas celebrations is waiting for you!
The legend of Santa Claus (locally called Sinterklaas) is very much strong in the Dutch capital, where the houses ageing from 16th and 17th-century are decorated with sparkling lights in early December. To make your Christmas holidays special you can consider remaining here till New Year’s Eve for champagne and fireworks in Dam squares or the Nieuwmarkt. In addition, don’t miss to join locals as they like to trade their bicycles for noren (long-bladed ice skates) and tour to the city’s outdoor rinks.
Winter in Munich, the Bavarian capital simply means a hundred-foot-tall Christmas tree in the Marienplatz over two dozen Christmas markets, mulled wine and gingerbread that served on a tram, which crosses the old city. While visiting Munich don’t miss to enjoy the live holiday music on the balcony of the town hall. This holiday music plays every evening at 5:30 from November 25 till the Christmas Eve.
Prague, Czech Republic
Prague is a beautiful city of Czech Republic and on Christmas holidays, you can go for stroll in the historic Nerudova Street in Mala Strana. With this walk, you can capture this city’s Baroque and Gothic architecture, or watch an opera, ballet at the State Opera or National Theater. You can also pay visits to the holiday markets in Wenceslas Square and Old Town Square. One thing you shouldn’t miss is a standout local brew; take a pint of Pilsner at cozy up Pinkasů.
In this compact as well as a striking Alpine city, an exhibit of over 12,000 crystal lights marks the holiday season on November 21 every year. Here, you can grab a heissi schoggi (hot chocolate), check out the Conelli Christmas Circus, explore the galleries on Rämistrasse or listen to a holiday concert in the Romanesque-style Grossmünster church. One thing that you should never miss being here during the holidays is the eve of December 19, when children set candles floating on the River Limmat close to the City Hall.
A Provençal winter holiday is always like a fairy tale for travelers. The villages get silent at summer’s end and gets alive with music from medieval churches that fills the cobblestoned streets. During the Christmas season, the women go around market stalls to sniff out the freshest foie gras. One thing you should never miss in the Christmas Eve at Provence is enjoying dinner at the Château d’Estoublon’s Bistrot Mogador which is a customary gross super or “Great Supper”.
Apart from these destinations, the Puerto Rico, Goa (India), San Miguel de Allende (Mexico), Trømso (Norway), Vienna (Austria) and Kaikoura (New Zealand).