Soak up the magic of the holiday season in Europe Nowhere else can match Europe's festive celebrations. Its age-old traditions and fairytale Christmas markets are magical, and New Year’s Eve in Europe is spectacular. Trafalgar ensures you’ll get to celebrate in true European style by arranging unforgettable festive celebrations for Christmas and the New Year. Read on for some examples of the experiences you’ll enjoy with Trafalgar. Fairytale Christmas Markets Many of Europe’s Christmas markets can trace their roots back hundreds of years, making them a tangible reminder of the origins of many Christmas traditions. From the fairytale backdrop of Vienna’s town hall to the song of carolers drifting through the air, there is no better way to experience the Christmas spirit in all its glory. A Christmas Day to Remember Florence, Italy: Savor a traditional Italian Christmas dinner in a charming trattoria near Florence’s Santa Croce basilica. The mouth-watering menu includes pasta with Traviso radicchio and gorgonzola, sea bass baked in an envelope and traditional Christmas desserts – all washed down with local Italian wine. Lucerne, Switzerland: Enjoy a truly memorable white Christmas in Europe as you sit down to a festive meal with all the trimmings, surrounded by the breathtaking snow-capped mountains of Lucerne. Legendary New Year's Eve Celebrations Paris, France: Toast the New Year in style as live music, fireworks and the glorious backdrop of Paris provide the ultimate setting for a feast of local specialties; including foie gras, beef filet, and nougat ice cream. Heidelburg, Germany: Enjoy your fill of delicious local cuisine (including apple strudel!) in true German style at a charming inn, before ringing in the New Year. Edinburgh, Scotland: After dinner and champagne, join the locals on the streets of Edinburgh for a night of music, revelry and spectacular fireworks at the famous Hogmanay Festival celebration – the world’s largest New Year’s party. Unforgettable Festive Itineraries Trafalgar's Autumn, Winter & Spring itineraries immerse you in the magic of Europe’s holiday season, local traditions and legendary celebrations. Christmas Markets of Austria, Germany & Switzerland 9 days from $1,765* German Christmas Markets 9 days from $1,699* Festive English Countryside 9 days from $1,835* Simply Italy 9 days from $1,825* Real Britain 10 days from $1,750* Wonderful France 10 days from $2,299* Search Vacations *Prices are per person, land only and based on double occupancy.