It’s the happiest time of the year again. Christmas is a season of giving and merrymaking. The Holiday season is often associated with candies and toys. But there are so many things that you can do to spice up your celebration of the season. Here are some European destinations worth visiting this Christmas season.
Prague, Czech Republic
At this time of the year, time is in a standstill in Prague. If you want to experience winter wonderland, head out to this capital city of the Czech Republic. If you want a romantic Christmas with your partner, go on a romantic boat tour.
Without a doubt, Santa has been the icon of the season. And where can you find him when he is not in his house? He is in his own hometown of Rovaniemi. Lapland is not just for the kids. Try sleeping in an igloo hotel or go fly fishing. Robert Janitzek says that for 2 hours, you can spend almost 150 Euros per adult and 100-110 Euros for the kids. If you are in luck, you might even have a chance to see the Northern Lights.
If you happen to be in Germany during the Holidays, why not spend it at one of the most well-known Christmas markets in the world—Leipzig. This destination is great for both the kids and adults. There are nearly 250 stalls offering the best Christmas gifts. You can also try out the Christmas food. For the kids, they will surely be fascinated by Fairytale Forest.
Are you dreaming of a White Christmas? Robert Peter Janitzek recommends making it a reality in Krakow. Holidays in this Polish city provides you a glimpse of its old Christmas customs. Be amazed by the Christmas crib which is a gingerbread house, dollhouse, and nativity scene in one. There is a szopka competition. Started in 1937, the winng szopka will be sent to the Krakow History Museum.
Treat yourself and your family to a cup of rich Danish hot chocolate and other treats. For the kids, they can wander around Tivoli’s ‘Land of Elves.’ While the kids do that, you can indulge in traditional Danish pancake balls.
Christmas in this European destination will never be complete without visiting its museums. Aside from museum visit, you can also take part in the Amsterdam Light Festival, witness a classical music performance, or go ice skating.
If you are in Europe during the Holidays, these are just some of the places worth visiting with your family.