Don't just see the Christmas tree you're going to have in your own home this year, visit them around the world. Here we have the best ones to go and see
Celebrating the holiday season in style, the department store Galeries Lafayette in the fashion capital of Paris, proudly displays a sparkling Swarovski Christmas tree. At 21 metres and carrying 5,000 crystal stars, the tree is the largest creation in Europe made by Swarovski and is certainly dressed to impress. Stay in the heart of the city of lights at the five star W Paris Opera and experience some fantastic shopping. Prices for rooms start from £305 per night. To book, visit www.lastminute.com or call 0800 083 6000.
London’s Trafalgar Square is home to one of the most celebrated Christmas trees. The tree has been an annual gift since 1947 from the Norwegian capital Oslo, as a token of gratitude for Britain’s support during World War II. The Christmas tree provides a focal point for carol singers and for many Londoners, it signals the countdown to Christmas. Get into the festive spirit with a stay at the four star Royal Trafalgar Hotel, located in the heart of London. Prices for rooms start from £108 per night. To book, visit www.lastminute.com or call 0800 083 6000.
The locals of Gubbio in Italy have an annual tradition, which includes blanketing Mount Ingino with a unique lighting display. The string of lights form the world’s largest Christmas tree and can be seen from an extraordinary 50km away. It has been an extremely popular attraction and last year Pope Benedict XVI himself illuminated the tree. Recharge your batteries over the busy Christmas period with a stay at the four star Park Hotel ai Cappuccicinni & Spa. The hotel is only a stone’s throw from the historic centre of Gubbio, one of the most beautiful medieval towns in Italy. Prices for rooms start from £121 per night. To book, visit www.lastminute.com or call 0800 083 6000
The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is the prime attraction in New York during the festive season. This year the remarkable 80 foot high, 50 foot wide tree is crowned with a Swarovski Star formed from 25,000 crystals. Have a magical Christmas just moments from the Rockefeller Ice Rink and Christmas tree, with a stay at the four star Hilton New York. Prices for rooms start from £145 per night. To book, visit www.lastminute.com or call 0800 083 6000
Rio De Janeiro is home to the world’s largest floating Christmas tree according to the Guinness World Records. Weighing in at 542 tonnes, the 85 metre tree is certainly an impressive sight and one that you won’t want to miss. Brighten up your Christmas with a little help from the tree’s 3.3 million lights and a stay at the four star Sheraton Rio Hotel & Resort. Prices for rooms start from £219 per night. To book, visit www.lastminute.com or call 0800 083 6000
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