Exploring an entirely different place or city can be exciting and magical. You get to explore and discover new things about that city such as its culture, history, heritage, people, food, scenic beauty, and much more. Here are some amazing destinations that you must plan and visit for the perfect winter holidays!
Ready to get in the holiday spirit? Head towards Chicago’s famous Christkindlemarket which is Chicago’s favourite holiday tradition since 1996.
It is an authentic German style Christkindlmarket which is full of unique shopping experience and international food. The smell of fresh pretzels, roasted nuts and hot spiced wine along with the music gives a cosy and enjoyable atmosphere. Visitors explore and shop while having a great time along with the performances and great food and drinks. There is a Kinder Club for kids where they can spend time and make some amazing memories. You can get your souvenir from there to remind yourself of the good times!
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Chicago is a great place to enjoy holidays with maximum entertainment. Don’t forget to head towards Macy’s too to shop and get presents for your loved ones.
Shorter days could be a blessing in disguise as there are so many lighting festivities to witness after dark in the London city. The double decker ride along with sightseeing and themed displays and glowing productions can make your night time exciting and fascinating. The peak of such festive can be seen at the Southbank Center Winter Festival which begins on November 8th and continues until the New Year. The Southbank Winter Festival transforms your winters into magical nights with twinkling lights, circus, markets and family magical shows.
Street food, cider and Christmas market with wooden chalets are all happening by the river Thames. The river side is transformed into a festive wonderland with the pop up circus bar outside Royal Festive Hall with cosy circus showman tents. The winter pop up cinema makes night memorable with comedy nights and cabarets. You can stroll through the night or ride a bike along the Southbank after dark and enjoy the Christmassy night time stroll around the city.
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Moreover the celebrations include plenty of street food, dazzling lights, Yuletide markets and amazing family workshops with a packed program for Christmas.
Family Time in Paris
Since the temperature in Paris is average even during year-end but the best opportunities can be availed if you plan and visit Paris in November to spend the winter holidays. There are various things to do that will keep you moving.
The first thing you shouldn’t miss is the Champs Elysees which is scenic and includes incredible dazzling lighting display. It is best known for glamorous shopping areas unlike any other place in the world.
To get the dose of winter magic, take a tour to the Christmas market full of holiday lighting which is eye grabbing for youngsters.
Roam in Rome
With a 70ft high Christmas tree in St. Peter’s Square and sensational sweet treats, Rome is the ideal place to spend your next winter holidays.
You can grab a bite of panettone which is a sweet loaf of bread from any local market and enjoy the lighting around the city carelessly.
Travellers go beyond the square to explore more and also join the walking tour of the city. You will be starting from the Pincio and walk through the Via del Corso, Spanish Steps, Via dei Condotti until you make it to the end point which is at the Vatican. If you’re in the city until the Christmas then don’t forget to take the guided tour and join the papal blessing ‘Urbi et Orbi,.
Rome is absolutely beautiful during Christmas times, it’s wonderful to be present there as the streets are striking with little lights and churches have concerts. You can also shop at the Christmas market in Piazza Navona to get presents for your family and friends. The Eternal City gives the best experience of Italian Festive flare. The lightings, religious traditions and decadent shoppings will make your holidays memorable and you will enjoy it just like the Romans do!
True Spirit of X-mas in Hamburg
Celebrate the winter holidays season and get in the true spirit of Christmas in Hamburg. This place has special magic at this time of the year. It includes a wide range of Christmas markets. Since it is the second-largest city in Germany, it has so much to offer. The food, wine, museums, and shopping markets will give you an experience of a fairy tale.
The Christmas markets are situated in the central areas and have cheap yet great food and drinks. The best one is the mulled wine also known as Gluhwein and is sold in different Christians mugs which you can later on use as souvenirs.
Head towards the city hall to visit Der Hamburger Weihnachtsmarkt or the Weisser Zauber Christmas market for a classic Christmas feelings. These markets have the best gluhwein and wurst ( sausages).
The amazing food and shopping experience during this festive time will boost your mood and set it perfectly right for the best celebration of the year and your winter holidays.