The Christmas atmosphere can be recreated even away from home, the important thing is to choose the right destination. We propose some that will make you live some truly magical Holidays.
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Christmas and New Year in the Mountains
In Entrèves, the most characteristic alpine village of Courmayeur at the foot of Mont Blanc, the Auberge de La Maison welcomes you in the most authentic Christmas atmosphere with an indispensable package: 3 nights in a Superior Double Room Bois Alpin with personalized Christmas tree and traditional Christmas sweets welcome, a tasting of hot chocolate flavored with orange and classic panettone for Christmas Eve, 3 courses of Christmas cuisine in the Alps with a selection of wines from Valle d’Aosta for lunch on December, the 25th, a dinner by light candle for two people with 3 courses to choose from the large menu of the internal restaurant the Aubergine and finally 2 relaxing massages of 50 minutes performed with hot oil perfumed with ginger and cinnamon (€ 1,270.00 for 2 people).
In St. Moritz, the year-end holidays at Badrutt’s Palace Hotel are a real feast that never seems to end. It begins with the traditional charity auction and gala dinner on December, the 21th, and with dinner on the eve at Le Restaurant. Christmas day is celebrated with a party in the Grand Hall with orchestra, while Santa Claus arrives accompanied by an assistant-magician in the afternoon, to the delight of the children. The days between December, the 26th, and the last year follow one another with musical events and culinary seductions. This year the legendary New Year’s Eve party at Badrutt’s Palace is titled “Dreamland”: an evening that continues with a crazy party, to have fun until the first light of morning.
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In a city of art
The art, history and charm that characterize the Nun Assisi Relais & Spa Museum, once home to Benedictine nuns, invite you to enjoy a few days of relaxing and good food, and encourage you to (re)discover Assisi, the symbol par excellence of spirituality, between plays of lights, festive decorations and living nativity scenes. Wellness and tempting temptations are the distinctive features of the relais proposals to celebrate December, the 25th, and celebrate the New Year. The “Natale d’Incanto” package offers 2 nights in a double room with breakfast, Eve dinner or Christmas lunch at the restaurant “Eat-Emanuele Mazzella Chef” with tasting menu (drinks not included), Nun Spa itinerary and a 50’ massage per person (starting from € 1080.00). The “A Kind of Magic” package includes 3 nights in a double room with breakfast, the New Year’s Eve dinner at the restaurant “Eat-Emanuele Mazzella Chef” with welcome aperitif, midnight toast (a bottle for the toast included, other beverages excluded ), live musical entertainment, Nun Spa path and a 50’ ‘massage per person (starting from € 1655.00).
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For those who prefer the quiet of the countryside
In Tuscany, at the Castelfalfi Estate, the eponymous resort offers tradition, hospitality and attention to detail to make every guest feel right at home. Here the festivities begin with the traditional dinner on December, the 24th, and for the occasion the restaurant La Via del Sale will bring to the table the most authentic and genuine delights of the Tuscan territory, with four exquisite courses accompanied by musical entertainment. In addition to dinner, the package includes 2 nights in a double room at Il Castelfalfi – TUI BLUE SELECTION with American breakfast including buffet and a welcome gift in the room (starting from € 590,00 for 2 people). To celebrate the arrival of the New Year, here is instead a Welcome Aperitif and the Buffet Dinner at La Via del Sale and the fireworks display at the stroke of midnight, followed by an exceptional DJ set until late at night. January, the 1st, will be characterized by tradition with a touch of internationality and the guests of the Estate will be able to spoil their palate with a tasty brunch and Champagne accompanied by a jazz band, to feel pleasantly projected into a worldly context and at the same time appreciate the comfort welcoming and family hospitality (starting from € 1080,00 for 2 people for 2 nights; Tenuta Castelfalfi wines, champagne, sparkling wine and soft drinks included).
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Colorful lights that decorate houses, squares and streets, Christmas songs, the scents of typical dishes and traditional Christmas Markets are the main ingredients of the Feasts in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. In the capital, until December, the 24th, the traditional markets, with their wooden chalets, transform the whole city into a great Christmas village and offer all kinds of products: crafts, clothes, shoes, bags and accessories, but also delicacies from typical food and drinks such as Glühwäin (mulled wine) and typical foods such as the Grillinger, the Mettwurscht (Luxembourg sausages) or the Gromperekichelcher (potato pancakes). But during the holiday season, Luxembourg offers lots of other attractions for everyone. Until January, the 5th, 2020 it will be possible to admire the spectacular decorations of Winterlights, the festival of Christmas illuminations, with as many as 20,000 lights that will adorn 220 trees along the historic center of the Capital. On the Place de la Constitution a large 32 meter high Ferris wheel will be erected, from which it will be possible to admire the suggestive view of the city illuminated from above. Then, right in the center, there is the ice skating rink. In the picturesque village of Dudelange (Red Rock Region), attractions include Medieval Christmas markets (December, the 6th to the 15th), daily concerts and entertainment in the narrow streets of the village, all with a medieval theme. But the oldest market in Luxembourg is that of Echternach (Müllerthal Region), whch on December, the 13th to the 15th, welcomes more than 80 exhibitors and local artisans who accompany visitors through a suggestive route that winds along the streets of this characteristic medieval town. (
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