Travel Experiences | 12 Great Places to Enjoy Christmas
Spending Christmas at home is always nice. But if you are looking for a new holiday experience this year, we present 12 great places where you can have a uniquely wonderful Christmas time.
Lapland, Finland – a true winter wonderland with reindeer sleigh rides, great ski trails and northern lights.
Edinburgh, Scotland – listen to the sound of bagpipes as you watch a holiday firework show light up the sky at Edinburgh Castle.
Boston, USA – cobblestoned streets dusted with snow, cozy hotels with an old-world flare and great cuisine everywhere.
Kaikoura, New Zealand – have a summertime Christmas out on a boat watching whales, seals and dolphins. Stay in a luxury tree house with views of the bay and dine on handmade saffron tagliatelle and lamb.
Tromso, Norway – spend your Christmas at the Arctic Circle dogsledding, riding on a mountaintop cable car and then settle in for a traditional Norwegian Christmas dinner.
Bali, Indonesia – admire a Christmas Eve sunset to the haunting sounds of the gamelan gong and enjoy a dinner of grilled tuna and roasted lamb.
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico – comes alive at Christmas with fireworks, live music, dancing in the main square, theatrical processions and posadas re-enactments. Treat yourself to a festive Mexican hot toddy made from various fruits and brandy.
Quebec City, Canada – plenty of snow and old world European ambiance with stone houses and cobbled streets. Feast on grilled pheasant, shrimp and scallop’s au gratin.
Munich, Germany – plenty of gingerbread, mulled wine, live music, Christmas markets and a giant beautifully decorated Christmas tree.
Castleton, England – is a small cheerful village dotted with Christmas trees and unique candlelight caroling inside caves. The Losehill House Hotel and Spa offers a Christmas package that includes spa treatments and a multicourse Christmas Day feast.
Charleston, USA – old world Santa decorations, grand Christmas trees, magnolia wreaths, warm fireplaces roasting pecans, bourbon glazed jumbo shrimp and grilled steak.
Puerto Rico – Christmas songs set to a pumping salsa beat, palm trees decorated in lights, delicious Caribbean cuisine of chicken in a mango barbeque sauce all against a backdrop of classic Spanish colonial architecture.
Give yourself the very best this Christmas and buy a lottery ticket from The Lottery Centre.