Imagine a Christmas away from it all; a holiday with no stress and no cooking. Or how about a festive break with a little winter adventure thrown in for good measure? From indulgent escapes and snow-bound fun and games to a relaxing time spent with friends and family in a new destination, Christmas can be all the more wonderful when new experiences are involved.

Feeling inspired? Well, you're in the right place for all of the above and for recommendations on what to do and where to go over the Christmas holidays. On this page you'll find lots of seasonal tips, ideas and guides, all designed to help make the festive period all the more special for you and your loved ones - and much more besides. Keep checking back too as we're always working hard to bring you more inspiring suggestions.

Take a break beneath the famous Christmas tree at the Rockefeller Center during a shopping trip in New York. Hunt for handcrafted gifts and pause for a mug of mulled wine at one of Europe's atmospheric Christmas markets. Or discover different Christmas traditions and quirky customs that will make your next festive break one you'll never forget. A Christmas holiday can be the best present you can give to yourself and your family, so have a scroll and discover all the possibilities that are out there waiting for you.

For winter sun or the best ski and snowboard holidays over Christmas, check our winter section. Or, if you're more interested in eating your way around a destination, explore our articles on food and wine.

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