Christmas in Europe; The five cities that will make you ho ho ho
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Many like to travel to Europe in the summertime but traveling in winter and especially Christmas has its advantages.
Five cities sparkle the most this time of year.
Paris in winter is more intimate than in summer. The soft rain, warm museums and shining lights makes you feel more relaxed and you can enjoy the little things. Paris in the summer is tempting like a mistress but Paris in winter is warm like a lover. Beginning at November up until early January, the city lights up with dazzling and colorful Christmas lights. To really enjoy them walk to Avenue des Champs-Élysées – to the Arc de Triomphe and to la place de la Concorde. To get a Christmas feel go to Place Vendôme, where a beautiful Christmas tree is set in all its glory.
Get right on time to do your Christmas shopping. Find your friends and family unique presents from magical Paris and have fun while your'e doing it. Enjoy shopping in the department stores who extend their opening hours and open their doors on Sunday, during December. Special Christmas markets with regional produce and arts & crafts in Avenue des Champs-Elysées, Montparnasse and La Défense.
Under the snowing Eifel tower, there’s arena for Eifel on ice where you can celebrate with winter activities like winter sports and tastings. The perfect time for some hot chocolate or mulled wine, toasted marshmallows, tartiflettes and more.
Avoid the tourists roaming the streets by traveling in winter
London is special around Christmas time and it offers unique English activities suited for London’s ambiance. In Hyde Park, there’s a special area dedicated for fun! It’s called Winter Wonderland and just like Alice all the lights, foods and activities will take you aback. For ski lovers there’s the largest open-air ice ring in the entire England. To see all the beautiful lights from above go to the giant observation wheel. Enjoy verity of entertainment like Cinderella on Ice, Zippos Christmas Circus, The Sooty Christmas Show and more. If you need to get away from the cold, find Hutte bar. If you love the cold, you can try the Ice bar. To keep the excitement you have over 100 rides to choose. Shopping enthusiastic won’t be disappointed because Christmas markets awaits them.
Winter Wonderland begins at 17th November until January 1st. The entrance to the area is free of charge. For more information visit: http://hydeparkwinterwonderland.com/
Some of the things in life are free; you don’t need to spend money to watch the spectacular Christmas lights, and London have some of the best. These are the best places to go to see festive lights; Oxford street, Carnaby street, Syon Park, Covent Garden ,Regent Street and Kew gardens.