Feeling the Christmas vibes yet? Sure you do. And sure you would not give up all the perfumes and sparkling ice even for a second. This season’s Christmas markets, cinnamon and clementine aroma intertwined with heartwarming melodies…as they say, “it’s the most wonderful time of the year”.
If you are a lover of all things snow-white-Christmas and even secretly resent those who escape to warm destinations before the end of the year, this is for you. Winter lovers as we are, we found the best weekend getaway ideas for those who are not trying to really get away from the cold wind, but want to embrace it in all its magic.
Prague, Czech Republic
Relatively small and incredibly picturesque, the capital of Czech Republic is just twice as charming in winter, with its rooftops and gothic buildings sprinkled in snow.
Is there anything more suggestive than Scotland around Christmas? We say no, and we confirm you absolutely cannot miss its stunning capital, Edinburgh, where every corner is marvelously antique.
If Christmas markets are your thing, then Munich ought to be your pick. Around Christmas time, the city features tons of sky-high adorned trees and more markets than you can count.
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
If you love Amsterdam as a summer destination, you’ll adore it at this time of the year. If only for the Amsterdam Light Festival.
If you wanna go full-Christmas, nothing can beat this city in the north of Finland, said to be Santa Claus’ original residence.
If you’re into another kind of winter ‘magic’, though, you should totally check out Transylvania. Home of spectacular castles, and of Count Dracula himself.