- Where to go in December
Where to go in December
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – but what if you dream of getting away from the hustle and bustle of the festive season at home? We asked our well-travelled team to recommend the best places for a December holiday, from the bright lights and supersized trees of Manhattan to the quaint festive markets that line the Rhine in Germany.
Our pick: the best places to visit in December
1. GermanyWarming glühwein, cobbled streets glowing with fairy lights, wooden chalets hawking stollen cake and souvenirs – nowhere does Christmas markets quite like Germany. A river cruise along the Rhine is a great way to see a handful of the finest market towns (including Cologne, Koblenz and Rüdesheim) in one trip.
2. Nashville, USA
“The Gaylord Opryland Resort, where we stay on our Christmas departure of ‘Southern Sights and Sounds’, comes alive in December with over three million holiday lights decorating the hotel. It’s a really magical time to visit.”
Jayne White, Product Manager
3. New York, USAThe Big Apple is wonderful in the lead-up to Christmas. Lights decorate streets, squares and shops, department stores compete to create the most spectacular window displays, and (of course), there’s THAT giant Christmas tree outside Rockefeller Centre. If you’re lucky, you might even be there to see the season’s first dusting of snow…