There’s nothing to make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside like a beautiful Christmas decor display – even in below freezing temperatures! If you’re wondering where to see the most beautiful christmas decor – here are nine places that will knock your socks off at Christmas Time!
From Christmas Markets, to hotels, and cities here are the most beautiful and unique places you can visit around the world to get lost in the christmas spirit!
1. Colmar, France
Colmar France at Christmas time is just like walking into the pages of a storybook! Here you can visit several amazing christmas markets, and stroll around the charming stalls and wooden chalets. The lights and holiday decorations transform the picturesque town into a full on winter wonderland!
2. Silver Dollar City, Branson, Missouri
With over 6.5 Million Lights twinking, Silver Dollar City in Branson Missouri is the definition of Merry and Bright for the holidays, This 1880’s themed amusement park is all decked out with an old time christmas festival, parades, and over 1,000 Christmas trees!
3. Winter Illuminations, Tokyo, Japan
The strongest Holiday Tradition in Tokyo are the winter illuminations displays featured in each districts of the city! They all compete for the best – but one of the favorites is always Ao no Dokutsu (Blue Cavern) in Shibuya. It takes inspiration from theblue grottos you’d find in the Mediterranean for an electric holiday version!
4. Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa at Walt Disney World in Florida
I once saw a documentary about decorating disney for Christmas, and man, was it impressive. The resorts go all out, especially the Grand Floridian Resort. It’s famous for its ginormous gingerbread house where the pastry chefs pull out all the stops!
5. Luci d’Artista Christmas Lights In Salerno, Italy
Southern Italy knows a thing or two about grand extravagance – especially for a holiday! Salerno really turns things up a notch majestic with enchanting lights lining the streets, squares and gardens. Enjoy the unique Christmas atmosphere – with different themes (like under the sea!). Everywhere you turn, there’s a little holiday magic!
6. Gaylord Opryland Nashville, Tennessee
If you’re wondering where to see the most beautiful christmas decor, stop by the The Music City, which turns into Christmas City for the holiday season! The entire Gaylord Opryland Resort transforms every open space with ice sculptures, performances, and even an ice skating rink! Decorated with three million lights and decor displays, it’s one of the most unique holiday displays on earth!
7. Christmas Markets inVienna Austria
Austria is famous for it’s beautiful Christmas markets dotted through the city, and filled with Holiday charm. But if there was one you absolutely can’t miss – it’s the biggest one of all: Vienna’s Rathausplatz. Operating in the square in front of the town hall, the “Christkindlmarkt” is the creme de la creme of fabulous Christmas decorations!
8. Rockefeller Plaza, New York
The quintessential holiday experience in New York happens around this ginormous christmas tree in Rockefeller Plaza. You can ice skate beside the 79ft tall Norway Spruce, and witness all the lovely light displays in the plaza! Can’t make it IRL? You can watch the tree and all the skaters on a live stream any time, right here.
9. Leadenhall Market, London
The Leadenhall Market is well known for looking like a Harry Potter wonderland, but did you know it’s also famous for its spectacular Christmas decorating? Smack dab in the middle of all that amazing architecture and incredible shopping, you’ll see a larger than life christmas tree that gets switched on annually by the Mayor!