It's Christmas time! And on Sunday the 25th, we will be celebrate this great Christian Holiday of the birth of Jesus Christ! If you have decided to make a trip during Holidays - Christmas is a good time to discover countries and join to people's celebrations!
We made our list of top 10 destinations which will be interesting to visit while traveling on Christmas days. Every country has its own traditions of celebrating along with a common style of decorations, because it is well known that on Xmas every city looks especially festively and attractive, like in a fairy tale!
1. Vienna, Austria
Vienna or cultural capital of Europe, wich is the second name of Vienna, cozy and comfortable, this city is just beautiful on Christmas days. It saves the traditions, full of folk and romantic events. The city is well decorated with Xmas lights and trees. The main Christmas Tree of Vienna is erected in front of the townhall. The famous Christmas markets, which are very popular in Austria and Germany, are another required part of the Holiday. The biggest one, "Christkindlmarkt", is open at Rathausplatz, between Rathaus (city hall) and Burgtheater, - a place with the aroma of freshly baked biscuits and freshly cut pine trees. Here you can buy any present or gift, handmade jobs, sweets and toys. Also, worth to visit the Christmas Market in front of the famous and beautiful Schonbrunn castle. "Gluhwein" (mulled wine) -is another famous Viennese attribute for the winter. Ice skating in front of the City Hall (Rathaus) on Rathausplatz will be unforgetable time spending for whole family. And, of course, visit St. Stephen's Cathedral at the heart of Vienna, in the Stephansplatz.
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