It is said that in the Austrian capital Vienna, the scenery all year round is not as wonderful as the Christmas season. As soon as December begins, the town square in the center of Vienna will be decorated with giant Christmas trees, making it become one of the most glittering cities in the world.
Here also have Christmas market in Europe Christmas tradition, filled with a variety of hot wine, roasted chestnuts and handicrafts. Christmas Eve can also be spent in the church, compared to Zurich Cathedral, Salzburg Cathedral, St. Peter"s Basilica is not so grand, but just so that we can feel the breath of Christmas .
When it comes to Christmas markets, you cann’t miss the elegant France. As early as 1570, Europe"s first Christmas market was born in France"s Strasbourg Cathedral Square.
Today, on Christmas Eve, more than 300 stalls will light up the square with the smell of spices and cinnamon floating in the air, telling Christmas warmth and beauty.
In France, after Christmas Eve, people will come to the square outside the church to drink a hot Christmas wine to warm body, and then go shopping with the family market, pick some favorite accessories embellishment Christmas. Christmas wine, like turkey, has the meaning of family reunion and blessing.
三、漠河北极的圣诞村（Santa claus village）
Of course, if you want to feel the most pure Christmas atmosphere, then you’re sure to visit Santa"s cabin. In this Christmas village near the Arctic Circle, not only live fat and kindly Santa Claus and elf aides, but also to see his best friend - Christmas reindeer.
During the Christmas season, there is a snow-capped pachinko show and festivals with masquerade, bonfire and other activities. If you meet Santa who can speak Chinese, maybe you can talk about Chinese food with him.
But if you think Europe and the village of Santa Claus are too far, and still want to buy things peacefully, Hong Kong is the best place - not only has a strong Christmas atmosphere, but also is a buy and buy paradise !
In whole December, the fare spree will swept through Hong Kong and you can not afford to buy it at low prices. It happens to be the weekend and holidays, then there may encounter hymns chants and a lot of shows, which will be super happy!
On Christmas Eve, Irish families will ignite candles on the windowsill to welcome to Jesus Christ. And also illuminate the streets for pedestrians, so that they can go home early and reunite with relatives and friends. Raisin pudding and turkey are the most popular traditional dishes of Irish Christmas dinner.
On December 25, Dublin will host an annual large-scale winter swimming event, where many locals jump into the icy river to hold a swimming competition to celebrate the festival in such a brave fashion.