The most awaited holiday is soon to arrive and, additionally to spending quality time with family and friends, we look for plans to evade the daily routine. A trip or a little scape is always a good idea to recharge batteries.
We could make a list of a thousand magical destinations, but we wanted to go even further. We created a top 3 of European cities that look like taken out of a fairy tale which we usually leave behind for more popular places such as New York. In these dreamy corners of the world you can enjoy an authentic holiday spirit and relive those emotions that truly made an impact in our childhood.
1. Annaberg-Buchholz, Germany
Historic center of Annaberg-Buchholz
Annaberg-Buchholz is located in Saxony, a city between Germany and the Czech Republic. Its ideal location between the Ore Mountains makes this destination a dreamy place, where you can enjoy a perfect Christmas view: firs, snow, and lights, many lights.
Furthermore, in its historic center you can visit the classic German Christmas market and have a glass of “Glühwein”, a traditional hot wine from the German gastronomy.
Christmas market in the main square
2. Ljubljana, Slovenia
Panoramic view of the city
The city of Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia, is one of the most beautiful cities of Eastern Europe. The little houses that surround the mountain that is crowned by the main castle of the city create an ideal postal worthy of a magazine cover. The channels, castles, its baroque architecture create the perfect destination to enjoy an unforgettable trip.
Historic center with Christmas decoration
3. Colmar, Alsace
Channel with Christmas decoration
The Colmar city is located in Alsace, France. It is also known as “the Little Venice” for its spectacular channels surrounded by dreamy balconies. After meeting this city we can say that magic is not just for fairy tales.
Street in the historic center of the city