10 Best Places to Enjoy (or Escape) Christmas

4. Salzburg, Austria

Another market getaway, this time in Austria. The Cathedral and the Residence Halls, in the old town of Salzburg, are home to the city’s Christmas Market Christkindlmarkt, one of the oldest in the world. Other highlights are the Hohensalzburg Fortress, the Sterngarten courtyard, the Mirabell Square and the Hellbrunner Advent-zauber, at Hellbrunn Castle. The music, the songs of Adventand the Christmas carols will be an essential ingredient. The online agency Logitravel has several packages of flight plus hotel in Salzburg from $417(four days). More information at: www.logitravel.co.uk and www.salzburg.info/en  

5. Disneyland, Paris

Christmas is undoubtedly the most special date to enjoy the magic of Disneyland Paris. Also,this year coincides with the celebration of Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday. That’s why they have prepared a party in style with music, lights and many novelties. With Mickey and his PhilharMagic Orchestra it will be time to live a new 4D experience that will bring you closer to some of the great Disney classics; the Christmas cavalcade, which will tour the park twice a day, will live one of the most endearing moments of the day, along with the switching on Christmas lights. The highlight is the celebration of A surprise for Mickey! , the time to congratulate in person the most famous mouse in history. More information at: www.disneylandparis.com

6. Thailand

No cold, no mistletoe or Christmas carols: in Thailand Christmas is lived in code of beaches, Buddhist temples, street food stalls and lots of adventure. From Chiang Mai, in the north, to Krabi on the coast or Bangkok, the capital, any circuit through this Asian country is guaranteed to end the year with a smile. The Stunning Tours agency offers several options,including the 10-day trip The best of Thailand and beaches, combining cultural visits with stays in one of the most spectacular beaches in this corner of Southeast Asia. From $1,875 / person with regular flights, bed and breakfast, transfers, guided tours … More information at: www.stunningtours.com

7.  Hotel The One Barcelona, Spain    

Most of us seek to shine during the Christmas celebrations. For this reason, Despacio Spa at The One, the wellness area of ​​the The One Barcelona hotel, presents the Fussion Treatment, a treatment that relaxes and revitalizes the body, while providing moisture and radiance to the skin. Indicated for both men and women,this proposal of the first five-star luxury urban hotel of H10 Hotels combines perfectly with a stay in any of its rooms -in whose design Jaime Beriestain has collaborated-, as well as with the gastronomic offer of his restaurant Somni Restaurant & Cocteleria. Two-minute walk from Gaudí’s La Pedrera (Casa Milà), 10-minute walk from Les Rambles, five minutes by taxi from the Sagrada Família, 20 minutes by taxi from Barcelona-El Prat Airport, this spa gem definitely deserves your attention. From $216 (Fussion Treatment) and $235 (accommodation).More information in www.hotelstheone.com/en

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