British Airways Announces Selection Of Christmas Market City Breaks
Released on: November 30, 2011, 11:09 am
British Airways has announced that it is kicking off the
festive period with a selection of Christmas Market city-breaks for the
entire family to enjoy.
Included in the airline's selection of Christmas market cities is Berlin. Customers
can visit Berlin, the capital city of Christmas Markets with over 60 to wander
around, including the market at Charlottenburg Castle, which boasts over 150 stalls
and Winter World at Potzdamer Platz. It also hosts the largest mobile toboggan run
in Europe and an ice skating rink for the less daring.
British Airways will also be offering breaks in Vienna this season. Well-known for the Magic of Advent Christmas market by City Hall and the traditional Viennese Christmas market on Freyung, Vienna is also known as a place of nostalgia, romance and music. The aromas of candied fruits, cotton candy and other delicacies like Christmas punch fill the air of Vienna's Christmas markets with festive aromas.
Prague is another city on the list of British Airway's Christmas market destinations, with flights to Prague expected to increase in popularity during the holiday season. The Czech capital has a range of tourist attractions and Christmassy treats in what many would call a true winter wonderland setting. The Prague Christmas markets run daily in the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square and feature brightly decorated huts selling traditional Czech handicrafts and local delicacies, making holidays in Prague one of British Airway's top selections for Christmastime city-breaks.
Paris may not be the first city one would associate with Christmas markets; however,
the Parisians have their own version of this festive outdoor shopping tradition. The
Christmas Market on the Avenue des Champs-Elysées is the largest Christmas market
within Paris' city limits. A cluster of wood chalets, it offers traditional holiday
treats including mulled wine, gingerbread, sausages and specialties from various
regions of France.
Switzerland is another destination that British Airways has included in its
collection of Christmas market city-breaks. This year, Zurich will be hosting a new
Christmas lighting display on Bahnhofstrasse, the city's celebrated shopping high
street, and special 'Night and Sunday Shopping' hours so visitors can shop late
into the evening. Zurich has a packed events calendar over the Christmas period that
includes the Lichterschwimmen floating candles display, Christmas circuses, the Live
On Ice skating rink and a Singing Christmas Tree.
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