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Holiday destinations for a Christmas getaway

Travel Destinations for a Magical Christmas Getaway

Thinking about heading away for Christmas? Not only does this give you the chance to travel and see new places, but is also a perfect way to create memories with your loved ones.

There are so many places that make the ideal festive holiday destination, whether you’re looking for traditional celebrations or to experience a different culture.

Here are some of our top picks for destinations which will make your Christmas truly magical.

Lapland, Finland

Known as the official home of Santa Claus, Lapland offers a fairytale-like atmosphere. You can visit Santa's Village, take a reindeer sleigh ride through snowy landscapes, witness the Northern Lights and enjoy various other winter activities.

New York City, USA

The Big Apple transforms into a winter wonderland and is a must-see for any Christmas-lover. There are also lots of incredible sights to visit, including the iconic Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, the famous Central Park and the array of shops on Fifth Avenue.

Strasbourg, France

The self-proclaimed Capital of Christmas, Strasbourg hosts one of Europe's oldest and most charming festive markets. The city is beautifully decorated with lights, ornaments and wooden chalets selling local crafts and treats.

Rovaniemi, Finland

Another Finnish gem, Rovaniemi, offers a range of themed experiences, such as meeting Santa Claus and crossing the Arctic Circle, engaging in winter sports and staying in a cosy log cabin.

Prague, Czech Republic

Prague's historic streets and squares become even more enchanting in winter. The Old Town Square boasts a beautifully decorated tree and traditional handicrafts, creating an enchanting atmosphere like no other.

Tromsø, Norway

Located in the Arctic Circle, Tromsø is an excellent destination for witnessing the Northern Lights. The snow-covered landscapes provide an opportunity to go dog sledding or reindeer sleigh riding, which really adds to the experience.

Salzburg, Austria

The birthplace of Mozart, Salzburg offers a fairytale ambiance. The city's markets, magnificent Baroque architecture, and nearby alpine landscapes create an idyllic festive setting.

Reykjavik, Iceland

Known for its breath-taking natural wonders, Reykjavik offers a very different kind of Christmas which thrill-seekers are sure to love. You can spend your time exploring ice caves, soaking in geothermal hot springs and possibly catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights.

Remember, it’s important to plan ahead, especially if you are taking a trip with your family. Be sure to do your research in terms of destinations and local guidelines, make sure your passport is in-date and book well in advance, as these types of holidays tend to sell out quickly.

If you have any destinations for us to check out this holiday season, let us know in the comments!