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Five best places to spend Christmas

26 August 2019
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Make Christmas memorable and experience the festive season in a new destination this year. Check out our selection of Christmas getaways and discover the best places to spend Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year.

1. Christmas Getaway to Greece - In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great


Spend Christmas in Thessaloniki, the cultural capital of Greece, a city bursting with over 3,000 years of history and tradition from its Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman and Jewish past. Enjoy the Christmas festivities, experience the timeless history of Ancient Greece and walk in the footsteps of Alexander the Great.

2. Christmas on the Costa Brava


Spending Christmas in Costa Brava offers the perfect combination of superb beaches, stunning landscape and amazing food. A short journey from the Costa Brava is the Catalan capital of Barcelona, home to Gaudi’s celebrated architecture, Las Ramblas and the spectacular Gothic Quarter. Enjoy Christmas surrounded by beautiful coastlines and experience Catalan hospitality.

3. Christmas in Austria


Experience a magical Christmas in Austria surrounded by the stunning Austrian Alps. Take a horse drawn sleigh ride through Walchsee and explore the scenic mountain region of “Kaisergebirge”. Visit the scenic city of Salzburg, famous for being the birthplace of Mozart and the setting for the ‘Sound of Music'. It has a stunning Alpine backdrop and you’ll see some of Salzburg’s best attractions, like the Hohensalzburg Fortress or traditional coffee houses.

4. Christmas in Tuscany


Tuscany is regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and you can celebrate Christmas in the pretty spa town of Montecatini with its picturesque winter scenery. Highlights of our holiday in Tuscany also include guided excursions to Siena, Florence and Pisa.

5. Christmas in Tenerife

With pleasant weather all year round a holiday in Tenerife is the perfect escape for this Christmas ; it combines sun, scenery and fantastic beaches. Visitors can either hike or take a cable car to Mount Teide, the third biggest volcano in the whole world. The volcano is located in Teide National Park, which was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2007.

 

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