The vibrant spirit of New Orleans makes it a top destination throughout every season, every year. As with everyone of their celebrations, for Christmas, they go big. The unique and captivating culture and history of the city creates a season of festivities like nowhere else. Gingerbread displays, the annual Sugarbowl Football Game, hundreds of thousands of lights and an unforgettable Christmas Eve bonfire tradition: New Orleans is the ultimate festive city.
Photo by Bruno Lévêque What better way to get into the festive spirit than with a last-minute getaway to somewhere picturesque for a Christmas adventure? From winter wonderlands to fairytale villages; here’s the top places to get Christmassy this season.
Strasbourg in December resembles a scene out of a classic Christmas film. Proudly named Capital de Noël, or Capital of Christmas, the historic town transforms into a festive wonderland throughout the period. Take a trip this year and enjoy the magic of the town’s lights, mulled wine, and sounds of carolling that drift across the canals and wind through the cobbled streets.