A time of year for celebration and festive fun, what better way to enjoy this season than by jetting off to somewhere new! Whilst some people prefer to stay home at Christmas, there’s something magical about taking a vacation over the festive period. Whether you’re searching for ski resort packages or fancy getting into the seasonal spirit with a sightseeing break to one of Europe’s fairytale cities, why not start planning your Christmas getaway today!
If you prefer to escape the chill, a winter vacation to a tropical destination might appeal to you. There’s nothing better than kicking back on a white-sand beach whilst everyone back home is still wearing their winter coats! Destinations in the southern hemisphere offer respite from the winter chill and are a great choice for a winter vacation. Just imagine the joy of celebrating Christmas day at the beach! The paradise archipelago of the Maldives, vibrant South America and exotic Southeast Asia are just some of the most popular places to visit for some winter sun.
On the other hand, to experience a true winter wonderland, why not head north to Scandinavia and the Nordic countries? Here you can view winter in its full glory, from snow-covered landscapes to the natural phenomenon of the Northern Lights. For a festive season to remember, a Christmas getaway to Finnish Lapland or the awe-inspiring Norwegian Fjords is sure to create lasting memories! The perfect vacation for the whole family at Christmas.
Ski resort packages
Another highlight of traveling during the winter is the chance to enjoy all manner of winter sports. From skiing to snowboarding, nothing beats the combination of exhilaration and fun of a ski package vacation. Destinations such as Switzerland, Italy and Austria are just a handful of the most popular winter sports destinations in Europe, the perfect choice for an active Christmas vacation.
Winter is the perfect occasion to enjoy a city break to one of Europe’s historic cities. As the nights draw in, there’s something magical about exploring the atmospheric cobblestone streets and Christmas markets of Europe’s oldest urban centres. From the spires of Prague to the canals of Bruges and the chocolate-box architecture of Bern, consider a sightseeing tour in Europe for your Christmas getaway!
Ready to plan your Christmas vacation? Discover our selection of trips with winter departure dates and find your perfect getaway, whether you dream of celebrating the Christmas season on a tropical island or exploring a snow-covered city!