Christmas is the best time of the year to share great moments with your family. Let's change this a little bit and discover 6 best places to spend Christmas.
6 best places to spend Christmas
On the program, visits but also discoveries of new traditions without forgetting the wonderful assets that make the magic of Christmas : cinnamon and mulled wine, spice bread, snow, ice rink, grandiose fir trees ... If in collective imagination, the end of the year is synonymous with snow and lights, in the southern hemisphere, your can spend Christmas with your feet in water. To spend a unforgettable Christmas, we invite you around the 6 best destinations to celebrate Christmas in a whole new way. And it will be without no doubt an incredible experience !
A must-see destination, it is THE country that best symbolizes Christmas. With or without child, go to the magical place where Santa Claus lives! Located north of Finland, reach the city of Rovaniemi as soon as possible, meet Santa Claus, and his elves. Absolutely magical! Take the opportunity to enjoy a snowmobile or sled dog to discover all the fabulous landscapes. And in this land that looks like the end of the world, go back in time in the footsteps of gold diggers: discover the sumptuous era that shaped the history of Lapland throughout the second half of the 19th century, with a visit at the Tankavaara museum. To complete this magical journey, enjoy the magnificent of the northern Lights !
Majestic, French Alps
For a Christmas in the snow, in the purest tradition, the French Alps will know how to make you live moments of intense emotions. The Christmas spirit is all over the mountain resorts and villages! Decorated chalets, smells of bread spices in the streets, distribution of delicious hot chocolates. The festivities are at the height of this event : fireworks, night walks, descents torch, releasing of lanterns into the sky.... Absolutely everything is designed to spend a unforgettable Christmas. And for those who are passionate about winter sports, you will find all you need : the Alps are full of a thousand and one resorts and villages. Haute-Savoie, Savoie or Hautes-Alpes welcome you to hurtle down endless slopes and enjoy a gourmet meal by the fireplace.
Timeless, New York City
If you only have one city to explore for the holiday season, it must be New York. The Big Apple turns into a real theater of festivities absolutely disproportionate. The gigantic Christmas tree that sits on Rockefeller Center Plaza to the traditional Macy's Thanksgiving Parade passing by magical Christmas, the atmosphere is magical at all street corners. So, without delay, join New York for a Christmas at the height of your expectations.
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Sauvage, Buenos Aires and Patagonia
How would you experience Christmas in summer ? So we take you to Argentina for atypical and exceptional Christmas celebrations. No snow, no cold but Christmas is lived by Argentines in the purest tradition. Tasting of cold dishes, barbecues in the gardens, stroll through the most emblematic streets of Buenos Aires. And why not take advantage of this stay to go trekking or kayak up the mountain and see penguins, whales and sea lions up close. So for an offbeat Christmas the great outdoors of Argentina await you.
Delicious, Oslo and the Norwegian fjords
Norway is also one of the most attractive Christmas destinations. In Oslo, taste typical pastries with some hot drinks, buy artisanal decorations and enjoy the local gastronomy. The perfect city to remind you of many childhood memories, ... that moment in your when you decorated the Christmas tree. And to perfect these moments of magic, embark on a picturesque Norwegian fjords visit : an extraordinary experience that will remain etched in your memories.
Out of time, Budapest
Discover Budapest in winter and more precisely during the Christmas holiday ! You will be immersed in an timeless atmosphere upon your arrival with its emblematic 38° thermal sources which remain THE added value of this city. You can enjoy their relaxing virtues after getting lost in its fabulous streets all more decorated than the others at this time of the year. A magical atmosphere that also awaits you around the castle of Vajdahunyad, which in winter becomes the fabulous setting of the largest European open-air ice rink.
VISION Destinations | November 20