What is the best way to celebrate Christmas? By being all Christmas-y of course. If you want to add a little bit of zing to your celebrations this year, the best way to do it is by escaping to a whole new location for the holidays where the Christmas is without a doubt a bigger affair than your dull neighbourhood. There are many places around the world that are decking up for the holidays and they can give your holiday spirits quite the boost that it requires. So wait no more, pack your back, pick up your friends and family and leave for one of the top 10 Christmas destinations, this year.
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Now that you have decided to enjoy your holidays at one of the most Christmas-y places, here is a list of the top 10 places you can choose from to have the best Christmas ever
If you are looking forward to enjoying Christmas the best way eve, well then you should be going nowhere but New York. New York, somehow manages to do it better than all the other places and the holiday spirits here are so high that even the satellite can catch them. The Rockefeller Centre in New York has always been the centre of attraction during Christmas. With its, 78-year-old Ice Rink all going up in lights and the 81-year-old tradition of decorating the Christmas tree, it always aims at outdoing itself and gifting the people of New York with a site that they will remember the next Christmas. You can move from the Rockefeller Centre and move on to central Park, where you can come across hundreds of vendors selling Christmas merchandise, clothes and what not. All in all the Christmas here is bright and fun. Enjoy while you sing Jingle Bells at the top of your voice.
There is only a handful of places in the world that celebrates Christmas every year with such devotion. Bath covers itself in some of the most beautiful decorations during this time of the year and holds a number of musical, theatre and dance performances at the Theatre Royal. If in Bath during the Christmas holidays, you can also enjoy several evenings in the 18 days Bath Christmas Market. You will find as many as 170 chalets, selling some of the most Christmas-y and other British handmade artefacts to the people of the world. Apart from the smiley faces and dazzling lights, the sound of the Christmas carols and the smell of mince pies baking are sure to make your Christmas a lot merrier.
If you are vacationing with the family and you have a bunch of Santa crazy kids, there is no place better to visit than the Santa Claus Village in Lapland, Finland. The place has a little something for everyone. You can sit in one of the small shops and enjoy your mug of hot chocolate with exactly two marshmallows while the kids run through the village. You can visit the post office, where thousands of letters come down for Santa to read and grant their wishes. You can also get your picture clicked with Santa. How much more Christmas-y do you guess it can get!!!
One of the places that celebrate Christmas to its best of capabilities and better than a lot of other places in London. This is not only the best place to enjoy the Christmas season but also a great place to get your Christmas shopping done at all the wonderful malls and market vendors, who take shopping during Christmas to a whole new level. You can visit the Covent Garden for the traditional Christmas display and delight in the lights put up in Piazza.
Where can you celebrate Christmas better than Vatican City, the answer for most of you is the Vatican City? For this Christmas, you can travel to Vatican City, a trip you have been putting off for quite some time now. In the Vatican, you can rejoice in the true spirit of Christmas and sing beautiful carols as the Lord is born.
If you are waiting to be a part of the best looking Christmas ever, well you are in the wrong place. You should be making your reservations, packing your bag and leaving for Cologne, Germany in the next few days. The place is strewn with numerous Christmas during this time of the year.
Paris is already one of the most beautiful Cities in the world and during Christmas it looks almost out of a fairy tale. While you are filled with the Christmas feeling, you can’t help but feel a bit romantic too, with all the strings of lights adorning every corner of Paris, couples enjoying their skates in the skating ring by the Eiffel Tower and the tower itself looking its best and almost miracle-ish.
Enjoy Christmas a bit early this year with a November visit to Amsterdam in the Netherlands. The inhabitants of Amsterdam welcome Santa Claus to their lovely city, every year during the month of November and greet him with the much anticipated, Festival of Lights. They also hold a much amusing parade, known to the world as the Sinterklaas. The light festival gets a bit more creative every single year and the people go a step ahead in creating and putting up some of the best lighting exhibits that you can see during Christmas from across the world. When you are here, you can not only take part in the annual Christmas Parade but also enjoy the various fun activities and performances hosted in the city around this time.
Australia has never stepped back from enjoying its festivals to the fullest, and there is no chance that the celebrations full during the Christmas either. Australia is used to welcoming thousands and thousands of vacationers throughout the year and this number seems to escalate, especially during the Christmas period, and for good reasons too. From participating in the choirs in the churches to shopping in the Sydney malls and streets, from Christmas Projections on the walls of the Town Hall in Sydney to Queen Victoria Building coming to life with all the beautiful decoration on it, Sydney gives the world one of the best sites to be in during the Christmas Holidays.
Quebec has been recognised by one of the most Europe like cities in North America, with the streets, architecture, churches replicating every bit of Europe that it can. Christmas sees Quebec adorned with hundreds and thousands of glittery lights and other Christmas decorations. If you are looking for a romantic setting in the middle of Christmas, well you should be immediately headed to Quebec. The place plays host to several friendly accommodations that elevate the Christmas-y feel with their supreme hospitality.
These places are without a doubt the top 10 places you should be putting on your list of to visit places this Christmas. They will make your Christmas a lot merrier tan you anticipate it to be.