Christmas has become a global festival. Christmas Eve 2017 is coming and all over the world people started their celebration especially started booking tickets to celebrate it in the best place. To enjoy this holiday and make your eve unforgettable go through the list mentioned below.
These places are the world’s best places to celebrate this Christmas Eve.
Visiting nativity scenes is an integral part of Christmas in Malta. Every year, residents proudly open their shutters, and sometimes even their garage doors, to display their holy crib confections to the public.
On a grander scale, the Bethlehem f’Ghajnsielem is a life-size nativity experience spread over 20,0000 square meters of formerly abandoned fields.
Rockefeller Center lies at the core of the New York Christmas. Its famed ice rink has been around for 79 years; the decorated tree is an 84-year-old tradition. Across the street, Radio City hosts the annual Christmas Spectacular, starring the Rockettes.
There are few cities in the world where you can celebrate the birth of Jesus and the birth of Jane Austen with the same amount of fanfare, but Bath happens to be one of them.
December 16 marks what would have been the much-loved writer’s 240th birthday, and while the main Austen love-in is during the festival in September, the Jane Austen Centre — and on-site Regency Tearoom — is the best place to learn about the city’s most famous resident.
Anyone who can manage to extend your Christmas holiday until Three King’s Day (January 5), can catch up with Melchior, Gaspar, and Balthazar than Barcelona.
On the evening of January 4, they arrive at the city’s port on the Santa Eulalia — their very own ship — in bearded and velvet-robed splendor.
Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland
While legends dating as far back as the 1820s cite the North Pole as the official home of Santa Claus and his jolly missus, the Finns would have us believe otherwise. For them, Rovaniemi, Lapland, located just north of the Arctic Circle, is Christmas HQ.
The Nuremberg Christmas market (Nurnberger Christkindlesmarkt) is a German institution, pulling in more than 2 million visitors each year. Highlights include a giant carved wooden Ferris wheel, old-fashioned carousel, and a steam train.
Santa Claus dons his beachwear for the Christmas celebrations in Hawaii.
What the Aloha State lacks in snow it more than makes up for in festive vibes of peace and goodwill.
Quebec City, Canada
Quebec brings ye olde European Christmas charm to 21st century North America. For those who like to celebrate Christmas around a tree made from recycled sheet metal, with lights powered by the pedaling of nearby cyclists, Quebec is the destination.
A haven for environmentally friendly, outdoor enthusiasts, the city bustles with activity, offering holiday programs for all tastes.
When it comes to Christmas celebrations, Iceland has a few peculiarities. Among these, 13 “Yuletide Lads” (scruffy Santas) are said to bring gifts to nice children for the 13 nights leading up to Christmas.
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Pinatas, posadas and ponche sum up the festivities in this colorful Mexican city, where Christmas is both a solemn and celebratory affair.
Leading up to December 24, visitors are likely to stumble upon Mary and Joseph strolling the streets, as locals make pilgrimages from home to home, singing to “ask for posada” or “beg for shelter” as they re-enact the journey to Bethlehem.
Birthplace of Mozart and filming location for “The Sound of Music” (50 years old this year), Salzburg is chocolate-box perfect. Think snow-capped mountains, Baroque architecture and traditional Christmas markets.
Santa Claus, Indiana
Christmas is a year-round occasion in this town of fewer than 3,000 residents. Santa Claus, Indiana, receives thousands of letters a year from children trying to reach St. Nick himself
Strasbourg’s series of themed Christmas villages morph the city into a visual and gastronomic wonderland. 300 stalls are spread out over 12 locations, with Luxembourg being honored this year with its own dedicated village.
Queenstown, New Zealand
The traditional Christmas colors of red, green and white take on an entirely new meaning in New Zealand, where red represents the “pohutukawa” (New Zealand’s ruby-red flowering Christmas tree), white represents the pristine sandy beaches, and green? The kiwi, of course!
Valkenburg, The Netherlands
This small town is the Dutch center for Christmas festivities. Valkenburg’s Velvet Cave is transformed into a Christmas Market and the residence of Santa, where visitors can see his room of presents and reindeer sleigh.