Top 5 Destinations to Visit During the Yuletide Season

Christmas is here and this means lovely food, great company and festive magic. The Christmas season is also an ideal chance for many of us to change locations and visit some beautiful destinations. With this in mind, we have listed five poplar yuletide destinations you can escape to and enjoy the Christmas period in.

The Big Apple, USA – New York City is popular with so many Americans and tourists throughout the world. The beautiful city has a huge selection of coffee houses, diners and shops to suit every taste. These include the original Edd’s Diner, Macys and Bloomingdales, not to forget the dazzling lights in Times Square. It’s easy to see why so many famous people throughout history have called this city their favourite place on Earth.

Prague, Czech Republic – Did you know that Prague is home to some of the best festive markets in the world. It’s true, this stunning festive location offers you the perfect Christmas getaway with its traditional mulled wine, cobbled pathways and Winter Wonderland inspired decorations. It is popular for many Christmas lovers all over the world. At night time, the market is also full of beautiful singing choirs and dancers that put on a show during the build up to Christmas.

London, England – Many tourists visit the historic city of London during the winter months. Many of them visit the winter markets of Richmond and Oxford Circus where you can see Christmas inspired displays and sip mulled wine. The retail shop windows are full of Christmas displays showing off their products. Last year one window had a stack of luxurious foam cushions piled high with a large Santa sitting on the top waving to visitors.

Reykjavik, Iceland. –  If there is one place that is guaranteed to be snowing this year then it is Iceland. This stunning island is the ultimate Christmas location to visit .The locals’ care passionately about Christmas and the famous city is decorated with twinkling lights and beautiful live festive displays. Stay in one of the city’s luxurious hotels or snug wooden cabins and eat marsh mellow over a burning fire.

Finland – No Christmas would be complete without a visit from Santa and in Finland this wish can come true. With snow-filled mountains, reindeer pulling sleighs and Father Christmas himself, you will be in the ultimate Winter Wonderland. You can really be a kid again and also get the chance to see the Northern Lights making this one Christmas you will remember forever.

Article by Hillary who works for CutFoam