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13 Winter Break Ideas For Those Of You Wanting To Escape Christmas

By Aoife

December 16, 2017 at 6:56pm

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The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner. But for some, the rainy Irish weather isn't so appealing.

So, what better excuse to treat yourself to a little getaway?

Take a look at some of the best breaks away for the holiday season.

1. Lanzarote

If it's good weather you're after, look no further than this beachy island. Take the weight off your feet and enjoy beautiful ocean views while you relax on the beach.


2. Prague

The Christmas markets in the Czech Republic's capital are a truly magical experience. This is the perfect place to venture to if you're interested in having a white Christmas.


3. Dubai

If you want to enjoy all the sparkle that goes with Christmas but also want some beautiful weather then Dubai is the choice for you. They take Christmas decorations to a whole new level!


4. Copenhagen

Christmas in Copenhagen would not be complete without taking a visit to the Tivoli Gardens. There you can soak up all the wonderful Christmas cheer while enjoying some yummy snacks.


5. Tenerife

While Tenerife is known for its roasting temperatures during the summer months, during the Christmas period, the weather is warm without being too hot. Perfect for our pasty Irish colouring.


6. London

Christmas and shopping go pretty much hand in hand nowadays so where better to pick up some last minute purchases than one of the fashion capitals of the world?

7. Krakow

It's the city that is known to be the best place to experience a white Christmas. Krakow's Christmas markets are a treat not to missed!


8. Milan

The beautiful architecture of Milan gets decorated with millions of lights every Christmas. The Duomo Cathedral is particularly breathtaking.


9. Edinburgh

The city of Edinburgh truly comes alive at Christmas. Their Christmas fair is loved by all the locals and tourists travel far and wide to get a taste of this little piece of Christmas magic.


10. Vienna

If it's Christmas luxury that you're looking for then Vienna is your answer. The city gets covered in beautiful white lights to create some really spectacular views.


11. Paris

If a romantic break for two is more your cup of tea, then Paris is perfect. It's one of the most breathtaking cities in the world and at Christmas time it's even more spectacular.


12. Berlin

With dozens of Christmas markets to choose from, Berlin is the perfect choice for a winter getaway. 


13. Budapest

The thermal baths at winter time are absolute bliss and Budapest's winter festival is a one-of-a-kind experience.


Where will you be off to?

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