It’s Christmas soon! What a wonderful time…the warmth of Christmas decorations, the scent of candles and music in the background make this a truly magical time. There are so many things to do during the Christmas season, but the best thing to do is simply to enjoy time with family and friends. Take advantage of free time to do what we like best! At this time of year everything seems possible, you just have to believe it. That is the magic of Christmas: making the impossible possible.
And what could be nicer than travelling? European cities are filled with lights and Christmas markets and the atmosphere is so warm and cosy that everything seems surreal.
A trip in a campervan is always something adventurous, and with today’s possibilities, travelling in winter is not only possible, but also beautiful. And if you don’t own one, don’t miss out and rent a motorhome to experience this fantastic experience!
We have compiled a list of European cities that you can visit by camper van during the Christmas period, to enjoy the warmth and magic that certain places can offer.
Cinque Terre in Liguria (Italy)
It may sound like a summer destination, but the Cinque Terre are magical all year round, especially at Christmas! The warmth that envelops the Cinque Terre at Christmas can introduce you to a whole new way of experiencing these places. It is a great way to explore a new area and discover things you never thought you would see.
The Cinque Terre also offers a series of Christmas events that will allow you to enjoy the period. If you want to savour the real Christmas atmosphere, there is nothing better than spending some time here. In addition, you can visit the sea in winter, a unique and unforgettable experience. You can discover a new culture and enjoy some of the most beautiful views in the world.
If you are looking for a unique Christmas destination, you cannot miss Barcelona! Christmas in Barcelona is a unique experience! The city turns into a real Christmas city, with lights and decorations everywhere! There is nothing better than strolling through the streets of the city at this time of year. You can admire the magnificent illuminations adorning Plaça Catalunya, stroll through the atmospheric Gothic Quarter or shop in the Christmas markets. In short, Christmas in Barcelona is an experience not to be missed!
And if you want to have a truly unique experience, don’t miss the traditional Spanish Christmas dinner, it will be a chance to taste something new. Moreover, the Spanish Christmas dinner is accompanied by music and dancing, so it will be an unforgettable evening!
Amsterdam at Christmas is literally filled with lights and decorations. It is an extremely beautiful and welcoming city. Its inhabitants are very friendly and helpful. The weather is very mild this season, so you can enjoy Amsterdam in all its beauty. The shops are open until late and there is a festive atmosphere everywhere. The city is full of places to visit, such as the Vondelpark, the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum.
There are also many restaurants and bars, so you will have no trouble finding something to eat or drink with a Christmas theme. Amsterdam is a very beautiful and cosy city, ideal for spending a pleasant Christmas. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit Amsterdam during the Christmas period, it will definitely help you discover a new side of the city.
In Brussels, Christmas markets are a tradition dating back to the 12th century. Every year, the city is transformed into a real Christmas village. Visitors can enjoy a unique and magical atmosphere. The Christmas markets are a unique experience that cannot be missed. Children can enjoy the toys on sale and everyone can find something special for their loved ones. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Brussels Christmas markets, it is a unique occasion.
Moreover, the Christmas markets offer a wide range of typical products from Belgium and Northern Europe. You can taste the delicious Christmas sweets, the famous doughnuts and waffles. Or, if you are a chocolate lover, you cannot miss the numerous stands dedicated to this delicious food.
Lisbon is a city that comes alive during the Christmas season. The streets are decorated with lights and Christmas decorations, the shops are full of shoppers making their last purchases before the holidays. An atmosphere of festivity and joy hangs in the air. Children run happily through the streets, awaiting the arrival of Father Christmas. Adults meet to make final preparations before the holidays.
At this time of year, the city is full of tourists coming to see its sights. Lisbon offers a wide range of attractions, both for tourists and residents. During the Christmas period, the city comes alive with events and activities for all tastes. From traditional events such as the Christmas market to more modern activities such as Christmas shopping in shopping centres. For tourists, the city offers numerous attractions to visit, such as the Museum of Modern Art or the Castle of St George. Not to mention the splendid view from the top of the castle tower.
There is something for everyone in this beautiful city during the Christmas period. No matter if you are a tourist or a resident, Lisbon always offers something new to discover. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit this beautiful city during the Christmas period, we assure you that you will be enchanted!
The beauty of these places is that they already offer wonderful experiences throughout the year. Did you know that everything is more beautiful at Christmas? Don’t miss the opportunity to see these places during the Christmas season!