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Most Beautiful Christmas Trees in Europe

Christmas Trees are awaited in the main European cities. They symbolize Christmas festivities with their chalets, mulled wine,  pastries… Everyone is proud of their Christmas tree whether young or old. Here is a selection of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Europe and we would also like to offer you a selection of the most beautiful Christmas trees in Europe.

 

Whether you have decided to celebrate Christmas in Germany, France, Austria, Italy or anywhere else in Europe, do not miss this opportunity to discover the best Christmas trees in Europe. Book your best activities in these exceptional destinations as well as your hotel at the best price for a magical and economical Christmas.


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1. Vilnius - Lithuania

From 1st December 2019 to 7th January 2020

It is the most beautiful Christmas tree in Europe. The Vilnius Christmas tree is stunning! Get to the bustling streets, watch the Christmas tree and be amazed by the decorations in the Old Town.

 

Not a single tree was cut down to build Lithuania’s most beautiful Christmas tree. The 27-metre tall metal construction, which is made up of some 6,000 branches and over five kilometres of lighting, is definitely a sight to behold.

 

Looking from above, the 50-metre wide composition resembles an impressive clock with four snowflake cogwheels and 12 glowing tables that serve as clock numerals. One doesn’t have to look too far to find the inspiration for the tree’s design; the clock hanging on one of Vilnius’ most iconic structures – the Cathedral Square Bell Tower standing right next to the Christmas tree – is said to be over 345 years old – older than Big Ben!

 

The Christmas tree is just one of many holiday attractions on offer in Vilnius this December. Surrounding it is a traditional Christmas Market, where, alongside the typical holiday staples and handmade gifts

 

Book your hotel at the best price in Vilnius and make your choice among our selection of the best activities in Vilnius.

 


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2. Prague - Czech Republic

From 30th November 2019 to 6th January 2020

Prague is romantic and so pleasant during the Christian season of Advent. Come and enjoy the open-air concerts, the Christmas market in Prague and take a picture in front of the magnificent Christmas tree very near the Cathedral.

 

We have selected for you dozens of original activities in Prague as a River Sightseeing Cruise as well as the best hotels in Prague. Treat yourself to an unforgettable holiday  and experience the magic of Christmas in Prague.

 


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3. Strasbourg - France

From 22nd November to 30th December 2019

Strasbourg is the capital of Christmas, often imitated but never equalled. It is a perfect destination to celebrate Christmas. Come and discover its traditional Christmas market and illuminations. Do not resist the temptation of pastries and treat yourself to a mulled wine in this beautiful city.

 

The arrival of the Strasbourg Christmas Tree is certainly one of the most important events of the year and it marks the launch of the Christmas market. It is one of the biggest Christmas trees in Europe and one of the most beautiful one.

 

Book your hotel in Strasbourg at the best price and your best activities in Strasbourg as for example a guided tour of the Christmas market and wine tasting for a successful Christmas. 


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4. Cologne - Germany

From 26th November to 24th December 2019

Cologne is one of the favourite destinations for Christmas travellers. This city seems to be made for Christmas. It is one of the most authentic and beautiful Christmas markets in Europe.

 

The aroma of baked apples, cinnamon biscuits and mulled wine will waft through the alleys, and many differently themed Christmas markets will invite people to stroll, shop and explore.

 

The larger Christmas markets are held in downtown Cologne, but Cologne’s smaller Christmas markets also have plenty to offer.

 

Cologne’s Christmas markets attract millions of visitors from all over the world every year. You too can savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at this special time of year. You’re sure to be enchanted!

 


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5. Kyiv - Ukraine 

From 19th December 2019 to 13th January 2020

The Capital of Ukraine is a perfect destination for travellers looking for authenticity, snow, tradition. There is not one but several Christmas markets in Kyiv. You can admire one of the most beautiful Christmas trees in Europe on St. Sophia Square.

 

The Kyiv City Council does not do things by halves since this real tree is decorated with tens of kilometres of garlands. The Christmas market is open to visitors from 19th December to 13th January.

 

Book your flights to Kiev as well as your hotel at the best price for an unforgettable Christmas holiday in the capital of Ukraine.

 


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6. Rome - Italy

From 1st December 2019 to 6th January 2020

We do not think this picture needs a comment. A lot of people doubt that Rome is a perfect destination for Christmasbut all the streets are full of priests, bishops, archbishops …the city itself looks like a living crib !

 

Stroll through the Christmas Market in Piazza Navona and the most beautiful places in Rome in an enchanting atmosphere. Discover our selection of the best things to do in Rome and a large selection of the best hotels for traditional and authentic fetes in Italy.

 


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7. Vienna -Austria

From 16th November to 24th December 2019

More and more visitors come and discover Vienna at Christmas every year. There is more than one Christmas market in Vienna: there are tens of them with their scintillating lights everywhere in the streets; we particularly like its giant Christmas tree. Book your hotel, guesthouse, B&B or apartment in Vienna at the best price and your best activities to discover the beauties of this romantic city.

 


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8. Budapest - Hungary

From 23rd November 2019 to 1st January 2020

The city of Budapest is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe at Christmas. Each year, the city invests in the decoration of the most beautiful monuments, the most beautiful arteries but also trams, public places. Budapest is really magic at Christmas.

 

If you are looking for an authentic place where you can still find the spirit of Christmas, forget London and Paris and discover Budapest at Christmas. The magnificent Christmas tree in front of the Hungarian Parliament is a perfect starting point for strolling around Budapest and marveling at the beauty of the decorations and illuminations of the Hungarian capital.

 

Book your flights and accommodation at the best price as well as your best things to do in Budapest such as a "2-hour Danube cruise with live music".

 


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9. Innsbruck - Austria

From 15th November 2019 to 6th January 2020

The Innsbruck Christmas Market, called "Altstadt Christmas Market" is one of the most romantic Christmas markets in Europe. It is a paradise for little ones and for grown-ups who gather in the middle of the Innbruck Marktplatz, around the magnificent Christmas tree on the main square of Innsbruck.

 

Come buy original and handmade Christmas gifts or pamper yourself with a hot mulled wine or sweet christmas food.

 

Book your hotel in Innsbruck at the best price and  find our selection of the best activities in Innsbruck as  well as a visit to the Innsbruck Swarovski Crystal Worlds.


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10. Brussels - Belgium

From 29th November 2019 to 5th January 2020

Brussels has one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Europe. At Christmas the whole city is decorated with twinkling lights and welcomes visitors from all over the world.

 

Come celebrate the magic of Christmas in the capital of Belgium. The tree is located in one of the most beautiful places of the city, the Grand Place. Come admire the famous games of lights, taste the Belgian fabulous chocolates ! We have also selected the best activities in Brussels, as for example a Waffle Making Workshop, a Chocolate Workshop or a guided walking tour.

 

Discover our selection of the best activities in Brussels and book your hotel at the best price for a magnificent Christmas party in Brussels.


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11. Frankfurt - Germany

From 25th November to 22nd December 2019

Germany is the European country that you should definitely visit if you  are keen of a wonderful Christmas atmosphere. The Christmas market tradition was born in Germany. German people push the boat out to offer you a wonderful Christmas time.

 

Come and discover the traditional Christmas tree in Frankfurt on the Römerberg square in the historic center of Franckfurt. Book your hotel right now in Frankfurt and enjoy some activities in this beautiful city such as the Frankfurt sightseeing cruise.


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12. Tallinn - Estonia

From 17th November 2019 to 6th January 2020

Snow is guaranteed at Christmas in Estonia. The Tallin Christmas Market is one of the most famous Christmas markets in the region. Come discover the Estonian's most famous Christmas tree surrounded by little snow huts selling food, drinks and crafts. Book your hotel online today and enjoy the best deals in Tallinn.


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13. Warsaw - Poland

From 24th November 2019 to 6th January 2020

Don’t resist the temptation to admire the irresistible charm of the Warsaw Christmas Market in December and discover one of the most beautiful destinations in Europe. Located west of the old town, the Warsaw Christmas Market is a delight for lovers of traditions, illuminations and crafts.

 

Visit the Palace of Culture and Science, one of the tallest buildings in Europe, or treat yourself to one of our many activities in Warsaw during your stay and book your hotel at the best price for an unforgettable holiday in Warsaw.


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14. York - England

From 14th November to 22nd December 2019

Soak up the medieval charm of York at Christmas. Scents of spiced mulled wine and delicious food fill the air, making a York Christmas the place to be this season. Don’t miss York’s popular festive market, its back with more Christmassy fun than ever before...

 

Take a leisurely stroll along St Nicholas Fair and soak up the festive atmosphere, as you discover fine Yorkshire produce from crafters and makers showcased at the Made in Yorkshire Yuletide Village. If you’re looking for more traditional Christmas gifts, don’t forget to wander amongst the many alpine chalets on Parliament Street.

 

 

Make the most of the best tours and activities in York. Book your hotel at the best price in Brasov and enjoy a family Christmas in this quiet and charming town for a magic Christmas time.


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15. Stockholm - Sweden

From 23rd November to 23rd December 2019

Stockholm looks even more beautiful at Christmas! Stroll through the historic streets of the old city center and let yourself be seduced by its sweet atmosphere. Experience a Christmas market, have some glögg and ginger bread and go shopping under the beautiful Christmas decorations that light up the city every year. We have selected for you the best activities in Stockholm. Do not wait any longer, book your hotel at the best price and come visit Stockholm at Christmas.

 


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16. Brasov - Romania

From 17th November 2019 to 3rd January 2020

Brasov is certainly one of the most beautiful cities in Romania. It has one of the most beautiful Christmas markets and Christmas tree on the main square of Brasov. Both young and old love it!

 

Come and discover the magic of Christmas in Brasov in Transylvania. Enjoy a trip to the castle of Dracula: it is listed among the most beautiful castles in Europe.

 

Make the most of the best tours and activities in Brasov. Book your hotel at the best price in Brasov and enjoy a family Christmas in this quiet and charming town for a magic Christmas time.


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17. Paris - France

From 17th November 2019 to 6th January 2020

Paris is a must-see destination for Christmas lovers. Just like in London, the atmosphere at Christmas time is sweet in the streets of Paris. Each year  shops of all kinds rival in inventiveness to offer you the finest decorations and the most beautiful shopwindows. If you want to be amazed, go visit the Galeries Lafayette and their wonderful Christmas tree !

 

Treat yourself to a Night Cruise in Paris or select one of our best activities in Paris and book a charming hotel for a successful holiday in the city of love.


 

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