Christmas in Europe is unlike any celebration in other continents of the world. In this part of the globe, the holiday season can be described as a fusion of colors, lights, festivity, elegance, and never ending bliss. With all these things, who does not want to spend their Christmas here? If you are one of those people who plan to visit this continent next month, here is a guide about the best European cities to visit this Christmas. Surely, visiting one or perhaps all of these places will make your yuletide season merrier and unforgettable.
- Barcelona, Spain
Starting November 28 until December 23, the Fira de Santa Llucia Christmas fair at Avinguda de la Catedral will open to the public. The highlight of this Christmas fair is the Nativity Scene, which offers Christmas decorations from baubles, candles, figurines, to Christmas caves and lights.
Do you know? According to the National Geographic, Barcelona is the ‘Best Beach City’ in the world. And since snowfall is unlikely in December in this city, it is fine to dive in one of its beautiful beaches this Christmas.
According to a source, Berlin is the “Capital of Traditional Christmas Market”. In fact, around two million people visit the Christmas market at Kaiser Wilhelm every year. Christmas market stands will start operating on November 25 until January 1.
What to expect? Imagine colorful Christmas decors, brilliant lights, adorable toys, sophisticated jewelry pieces, sumptuous foods, and irresistible drinks such as punch and wines all in one merry place.
- Brussels, Belgium
Think of a place where Christmas songs sung by angelic voices can be heared, mouth-watering foods prepared by topnotch chefs can be tasted, and gorgeous decorations crafted by talented people can be witnessed; basically, a place for ultimate pleasure and non-stop entertainment for both young and old. These things best describe the Plaisirs d’hiver or Winter Wonders in Brussels. This capital city of Belgium is known to host a Christmas market that gets bigger and more grandiose year after year.
For Your Information: This year, Christmas market stands will rise from Place de la Monnaie to the Vismet, the Grand-Place, the Bourse and until Place Sainte Catherine. This grand Christmas fair is expected to cover two kilometers or 1.2 miles, showcasing more than 200 stands owned by highly competitive businessmen across Brussels. The fair will open on the 28th of November until the 4th of January.
Excited to experience what it’s like to be REALLY MERRY on Christmas? If so, start booking your itinerary to these places now. And, may the famous song “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” be true to you during your Europe escapade.