Not only do German cities offer up oft-idyllic celebration settings, but each market brings its own special take on the beloved tradition. We invite you to explore a few favorites across five cities.
Steeped in history and tradition, Budapest is a city which easily conjures feelings of mystery, adventure, and romance. We offer you a Christmas tour to help you make the most of your seasonal experience.
29 Nov 2016
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Consider one of these reasonably priced eateries within easy walking distance of La Sainte Chapelle. They are all sure to leave you feeling both sated and inspired.
04 Apr 2016
We offer you a 48-hour visitors' guide, which highlights important cultural touchstones as well as some more low-key things to do in Brussels.
17 Mar 2016
Music was a means to both entertain those at court and promote the glory of France and of the monarchy. Though the days of the court are past, Versailles is still the setting for classical concerts in the same spaces where the Sun King and his successors once reigned.
19 Feb 2016
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Opera at Madrid's famous Teatro Real is a thrilling, elegant affair, and it calls for an excellent meal to complete the experience.
05 Feb 2016
Salzburg is known by music-lovers as the birthplace of Mozart and, more recently, the setting for the film “The Sound of Music”. Situated on the Salzach River between scenic plains to the North, and rugged mountains to the South, Salzburg outdoors is every bit as breathtaking as its cultural and musical offerings.
21 Jan 2016
Berlin famous for its recent past and present, but the city and its immediate surroundings are still home to a number of significant historic palaces which hearken back to the Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo periods.
19 Jan 2016
In the three decades following the WWII destruction of all of its main musical venues, the city of Berlin focused on the reconstruction and restoration of these important cultural centers. In some cases, you see faithful reproductions of past architecture, while in others you see striking modernist departures.
04 Jan 2016
Come Christmastime, parents around the world dutifully bring their kids to see “The Nutcracker”, and later entertain their newly-ignited dreams of ballerina stardom.