Depending on your preferences, you can choose a destination in the south and soak up some sun or spend an active holiday in the snow. We have selected the most popular travel destinations for Christmas in Europe and show you where you can optimally switch off and what activities the respective places have to offer. We will cover four most popular cities from Europe to travel to in the next few days.
The capital of Denmark is not only a popular travel destination in summer, the city close to the coast also impresses with many attractions in winter. For winter lovers in particular, Copenhagen is the perfect Christmas destination. In the old town, small rustic cafes invite you to linger and warm up after a walk in the cold. Christiansborg Palace is also a popular destination, which exudes even more charm than usual when it is snowy. A visit to the Tivoli amusement park offers variety. In the winter months, a unique winter wonderland is built here, which has various nostalgic rides in store for visitors. You shouldn't miss the "Hans Christian Andersen Christmas Market" in Copenhagen's old town during your stay. The lovingly decorated stalls get in the mood for the upcoming Christmas party, while you can pamper your palate with regional delicacies and specialties. Meanwhile, a ride on the carousel ensures a lot of fun for your children.
In the winter months, the temperatures in the Russian metropolis can drop below zero degrees, but Moscow is an ideal travel destination for the Christmas season. Not only the snow-covered buildings exude a unique charm, the Christmas market on Red Square will certainly inspire you and put you in a Christmas mood. Moscow is the biggest trend on YouTube. If you have a YouTube channel, then this is a big chance for you.
If you're looking for Christmas destinations with guaranteed snow, the Icelandic capital should be at the top of your list. The chances of snow in Reykjavik are very good at Christmas time. In addition to the snow-covered landscape, Iceland also attracts hot springs, which are ideal for a relaxing bath. In contrast to other metropolises, Reykjavik is rather small and allows you to explore the city on foot. Reykjavik is therefore ideal for families with children. Nevertheless, you can also go on a long shopping spree here and stroll along the Christmas decorated shops on the Laugavegur shopping street. Don't forget to pay a visit to the “Little Christmas Shop” and send a wish list to Santa Claus. A special kind of event is also a glacier hike. Here you can experience a natural phenomenon that you would not otherwise see.
The capital of the Austrian state of Tyrol is the ideal travel destination for winter sports enthusiasts. In addition to winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding, you can toboggan or ice skate with your children here. The daring can also try their hand at ice climbing and climb one of the popular ice falls. For families with smaller children, on the other hand, there is also one of the wonderful winter hiking trails to explore the nature around Innsbruck. If you want to get in the mood for the Christmas holidays, then you can visit one of the six Christmas markets, which are spread across the entire city. While a traditional Christmas market enchants visitors in the old town, families with children will especially get their money's worth at the Christmas market on the market square.