With the holiday season just round the corner, Christmas bells have already started chiming! How about celebrating the festivities in a different style, this time? Instead of following the age-old custom of staying at home, let’s explore some of the most festive locales around the world you can head to for a festive with a difference. Whether your idea of Christmas is making merry someplace warm, sandy, and sunny, or you dream of a white, snowy holiday, there is no dearth in exciting destinations to explore. If you book charter flights, you eliminate the hassles associated with commercial flights and add to the excitement of the trip. In this blog post, we list four exciting holiday destinations, which you can visit during this Christmas and New Year by chartering a private plane. Read on.
1. Trømso, Norway
In the island of Trømso, there’s no evident sunshine throughout December, and the prevalent darkness presents a scintillating backdrop to millions of twinkling holiday lights. You can also bear witness to the enchantingly spectacular phenomena of the Northern Lights. Indulge in choral-melodies, Christmas shopping with local artisans, outdoor coffee brewing over open fires, dogsledding, and even reindeer-sleighing!
2. Barcelona, Spain
In Barcelona, the festivities kick off with the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, celebrated on the 8th of December, culminating into a bedazzling Christmas and frolic New Year’s eve. The festivities don’t just stop here! People continue to celebrate the Christmas spirit even in the first week of January, with the Three Kings Parade and the magnificent caravan of Christmas floats. During the event, the “Three Kings” hand out candy to children, while fireworks and cannons go off, and the Mayor presents the Magi with the keys to the city.
3. Prague, Czech Republic
One of the most beautiful countries in the world, Prague has breathtaking architecture, friendly people, and frolic holiday spirit! Visit this capital city of the Czech Republic in the month of December and get enthralled by the Christmas celebrations. The holiday decorations are magical and form a league of their own, against a backdrop of the breathtaking Gothic and Baroque architecture. While you are here, take a walk amidst the Christmas trees, while sipping on grog in the town square, and later linger at the holiday markets in Wenceslas Square and the Old Town Square.
4. Reykjavik, Iceland
In Reykjavik, daylight lasts only four hours during December, however, the city is magically illuminated by a surreal combination of Christmas lights and the undulating glow of the Northern Lights(Aurora Borealis). While you are here, indulge in a multitude of activities such as the lighting of the Oslo Christmas tree, ice skating at Ingolfstorg Square, watching the Christmas Creatures display at the Reykjavik Art Museum, and Christmas shopping at Hafnarf Jordur.
Come christmas holiday, and the air suddenly gets electrifying, filling people’s hearts with enthusiasm and anticipation for all sorts of merrymaking and tons of festivities. This year, however, don’t just settle for mundane holiday celebrations, rather, hire a private jet and explore the colorful portrayal of the Christmas spirit at various festive locales in the world. If you are looking to book charter flights, look no further that the Horizon Air Group. We specialize in aircraft sales and acquisitions, and can help you find the right private plane for you to charter, according to your travel needs. Fill out our contact form to hire a private jet or get more information. You can also call us at (877) 720-2770.