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Inspiration for a Magical 2018 Christmas Holiday

If you’re thinking about going away for a magical Christmas Holiday but need some inspiration read on! Check out these amazing destinations that are enchantingly beautiful at this time of the year! Treat yourself and make the most wonderful time of the year even more wonderful with an unforgettable Christmas Holiday!

Inspiration for a Magical 2018 Christmas Holiday

Santa’s Ho Ho “Ho-me” in Magical Lapland

To discover the true magic of Christmas, choose Lapland! This truly unique destination has all the ingredients for an unforgettable 2018 Christmas Holiday. See Santa’s house in fairy-tale Rovaniemi and reindeers roaming free in this winter wonderland. Enjoy some fun winter sports and feel the local warmth of Christmas by relaxing in front of an open fire in a cozy B&B or holiday home.

Bed and Breakfast Lapland

Cradle of the Christmas Tree – Tallinn

Fairytale-like Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is where the Christmas tree tradition has its origins, going back to 1441. For your 2018 Christmas Holiday, wander around the city’s atmospherically lit streets, and visit its famous Christmas market, built around a shimmering Christmas tree. Don’t miss the incredible views from vantage point, Patkuli Platform, to see Tallinn’s gothic Town Wall and Towers, St. Olav’s Church and the harbor area.

Bed and Breakfast Tallinn

Get a Taste of Christmas in Colmar

Famous for its wine and gastronomical delights, Colmar – the oldest city in Alsace, France – bursts into a glorious array of twinkling lights and seasonal colour at Christmas. Take a guided tour of its historic town centre, lined with colourful timber houses, during your 2018 Christmas Holiday. Wander through cobbled streets to reach one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Europe where you can get a taste of Alsatian wines and food.

Bed and Breakfast Colmar

Light up your Christmas in Belgium

Hop across the channel for your 2018 Christmas holiday to be enchanted by the Christmas magic of Belgium’s 3 biggest cities:  Brussels, Antwerp and Gent. See Brussels’ Atomium sparkling dramatically at night, and stroll around elaborate Christmas markets, decked with beckoning twinkling lights, during the day. Take to your skates on an outdoor ice rink or go for a spin on a Ferris wheel in a winter wonderland atmosphere.

A “Cozzy” Christmas in the Canary Islands

If you fancy spending your 2018 Christmas Holiday in your “cozzy” then recharge your sun count in the Canary Islands. With all-year-round sun and a great climate, you can spend your Christmas on the beach!  Enjoy the tranquility of Fuerteventura, dramatic scenery in Lanzarote or go for fun in Gran Canaria, with its heaving nightlife and bar scene. Enjoy a stroll through typical Christmas markets … in your flip flops!

Christmas at Home

If you don’t want to venture too far for your 2018 Christmas Holiday, then book a welcoming stay at a B&B on our great island. From London’s world famous Christmas lights and elaborately decorated shops to Scotland’s breathtaking winter landscapes, the month of December at home is truly magical. Visit Santa’s Grotto and explore York’s 2,000 years of history, from its ancient Roman walls to the Viking remains of Jorvik.

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Gilliane Palmer

Travel addict with FoMO so likes to do something of everything! Always searching for that unique vibe per destination and believes in a try before you die attitude.

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