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Magical Family HolidaysFor most families Christmas is the most magical time of the year; it’s a chance for us to spend some quality time with our loved ones, relax and unwind from a hard year’s work and spoil our friends and families with large meals and gifts. We all love Christmas and staying at home is great; but going on a family holiday can be even better.

Whether you want to enjoy a winter wonderland, winter sports or simply get some well-deserved winter sun having a family Christmas holiday gives you the chance to make memories that will last forever. With that in mind we take a look at 5 spectacular destinations for a winter getaway.


 

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Family Christmas in the French Alps Family Christmas in the French Alps

Even if you’ve never skied or snowboarded and never want to the French Alps are a beautiful winter wonderland and there’s plenty to do here. For children the French Alps are probably the ultimate winter paradise with snow, mountains, sledding, skiing and snowboarding to keep them entertained all day long. You can spend your time skiing, hiking or just relaxing in these beautiful mountains.

While all of the Alps are exceptionally beautiful, France has some of the best ski schools and a fantastic infrastructure in terms of slopes and family care. This means you can relax or spend your time on the slopes without having to worry and you’ll have an incredible Christmas as well!

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Family Christmas in New York Family Christmas in New York

New York is one of the most popular Christmas destinations in the world and with good reason. No city on earth puts as much effort into Christmas as New York and it really shows. The climate means that you can almost guarantee the city will be blanketed in snow and every shop, group and person seems to really get behind the Christmas spirit.

There’s the gigantic tree and ice skating in the Rockefeller Plaza, ice skating in Central Park, the incredible window displays and toy stores such as FAO Schwartz, Macy’s Santaland and the best Christmas lights in the world. If that wasn’t enough you also have everything New York can offer from the Statue of Liberty and Time Square to the shows of Broadway and the Skyscrapers. Christmas in New York is a fantastic family experience and will give you and your family fantastic memories!

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Family Christmas in Lapland Family Christmas in Lapland

Lapland covers parts of Northern Sweden and Finland and is grouped together as one of the quintessentially Christmas areas on offer in the world. Lapland is the marketed Christmas land and it more than lives up to its reputation. There are scores of fun filled santalands, reindeer, sleigh rides, husky dogs, snow mobiles, ice fishing lakes, beautiful snow filled landscapes and plenty of cross country skiing on offer.

For younger families Lapland really is a paradise of Christmas charm and beauty and there’s a huge amount on offer. Rustic log cabins and more modern villas in the countryside give you a fantastic winter escape and a true opportunity for a white Christmas.

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Family Christmas in Australia Family Christmas in Australia 

One of the great things about an Australian Christmas is that you’ll get all the benefits of an English Christmas but with beautiful sunshine and incredible scenery and beaches. Australian’s celebrate Christmas with all the usual flare so there’s a great and lively atmosphere throughout the country.

It’s also one of the warmest months of the year being mid-summer and offers you a fantastic amount of things to do and see, There’s Sydney with its harbour and opera house, the Great Barrier reef, the beautiful southern coastline, the stunning outback and incredible natural landscapes and scenery. The food is incredible, the locals are friendly and the whole country is beautiful; making this a firm favourite for a family Christmas.

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Family Christmas in Florida Family Christmas in Florida

Florida has so many great reasons to be high on your list of potential family Christmas holiday destinations. The weather is beautiful at this time of year and it isn’t too humid, there are beautiful beaches and cities along the coast, the scenery is spectacular with the Everglades national park being a highlight and the sea life around the coast offers an incredible opportunity to see Whales, Dolphins and beautiful wildlife.

If that wasn’t enough for a family Christmas there are also the theme parks and for most families this is ultimately the biggest draw. Disney is the highlight and they really go all out for Christmas with parades and events daily. The other parks will keep your older children amused for days on end and if you stay outside of the parks themselves you can save money and enjoy the rest of beautiful Florida!

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Family Christmas holiday accommodation

Costa Brava villa in Begur with private pool and sea views

Villa La Veleta has classic Costa Brava architecture on two levels and a stone tower. Large French windows from the living room, dining room and kitchen allow plenty of light and panoramic sea views. A wide terrace for dining and relaxing wraps ar...

CENTRAL, ART-NOUVEAU, LUXURY DESIGN APARTMENT IN CLASSIFIED 1904 BUILDING

Apartment centrally located within walking distance to all major tourist spots. In a trendy area full of restaurants, bars and museum. Enjoy our fully restored and refurnished art-nouveau 120m2- 1300 sq apartment in a 1904 building. Up to 6 people...

Apart, 2 Rooms, Chamonix Center, Facing Mont Blanc

Weekly from saturday to saturday rental,not smoker. In a private residence situated in the city center.100 m of the cable railway of the aiguille du midi and any businesses, 50 m of the departure of the free buses for all the valley, railway sta...

Luxury self catered ski apartment. Ski in Ski out. 50m from lifts

Chalet Chamois is a large (150m2) luxury chalet style apartment ideally situated 50m from a quiet ski lift at Nyon. This 4 bedroomed, 4 en-suite bathroom apartment has been designed with all the features of a typical Savoyard chalet with the added...

Luxury Historic Yorkshire Dales Country Manor in beautiful walled gardens

Luxurious living, steeped in history: Dating from 1820 and fully renovated in 2000 and 2012, the Coach House and the Dairy Cottage were originally part of Stanwick Hall, the home of the Duchess of Northumberland. The Coach House and Dairy Cottage ...
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