Looking for some Christmas holiday ideas? Take a look at our favourite destinations, itineraries and tailor-made trips for enjoying a perfect winter break.
From the middle of November into early January, the beautiful Swedish city of Gothenburg is transformed into a winter wonderland of festive fun. Millions of colourful Christmas lights illuminate traditional markets packed with handicrafts and delicious yuletide treats.
Cpenhagen, Denmark's picturesque capital city plays host to one of Europe's most iconic Christmas markets, at the world-famous Tivoli Gardens from mid-November until the end of December each year.
Combine Germany’s quintessential festivities with its wide-reaching heritage, visiting Berlin, Frankfurt, Rothenburg ob der Tauber and Dresden.
Your base for this four-day Santa holiday in Lapland, Finland is the Harriniva Hotel, a cosy retreat high up in the Arctic Circle, complete with jacuzzis on the riverbank and a private husky farm.
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The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express – the very name conjures up images of 19th-century splendour, of silent film stars and Agatha Christie. All of the glamour and mystique still lingers, the white-gloved service as faultless as one could hope for from the world's most famous train ride.