If you are already planning to take your family on a holiday this December, you may have another nature adventure up your sleeves. But if you have kids, let’s face it, they will be far more amused by modern destinations. So, how do you keep the holiday spirit without boring your kids? How about travelling to the places that are known to have the best displays of holiday lights? Visit this site and see how you can create spectacular lights even at home or check out five of the top cities that are known to have magnificent displays during the holiday season.
Number one on the list is Vienna, Austria. Shops are decorated with palm branches and silk ribbons from November to December. Giant chandeliers lead to St. Stephen’s cathedral and garlands of bulbs shine throughout the city.
Then there are the Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen that have an impressive display of holiday lights. One of the popular restaurants in Tivoli Lake, the Japanese pagoda gives a dream-like display of lights enhanced with the nearby lake, it is something worth watching. Why not sample some of the delicacies while you are there?
Brussels, Belgium is the next stop for our holiday light extravaganza. The magical illumination of the Grand’Place, the Christmas market, the big wheel and the Ice rink at Marché aux Poissons attracts thousands of people each year. Commonly called a ‘Winter Wonder’, this is indeed a must-see place this year.
Fourth on the list is Callaway Gardens in Georgia. Witness the magnificence of eight million lights that sparkle in the wooded landscape of this resort. Holiday scenes such as the March of the Toy Soldiers as well as beach scenes with moving lights that tell stories are some of the features of the light exhibition of the Fantasy Lights in Callaway.
Last but not the least is Medellin, Columbia. This event usually starts on the 7th of December of each year when households start preparing their homes and backyards for the holiday season. The lights adorn the whole city from roads, parks and off course along the Medellin River. Unique themes are prepared each year creating a fantasy world perfect for kids.
These are just five of the places you can take your family to this December. Leave those boring nature trails for a while and give your kids something man-made to marvel at.