We are in the final quarter of the year and Christmas is just a few months away! There is nothing like celebrating Christmas in Europe. The Christmas Markets dating back to the middles ages, the soft fluttering of snow upon fairy tale like homes, the scent of freshly baked Stollen in the air and of course, you get to take some of the most beautiful photos that you will ever capture. Here are the 10 most Instagram worthy photos to take in Europe this Christmas, as shared to you by Insight Vacations.
1. The Christmas Markets of Frankfurt
One of the oldest Christmas Markets in Germany, expect to see building upon building illuminated with sparkling fairy lights.
2. Chillon Castle in Switzerland
This island castle located on the shores of Lake Geneva offer a spectacular sight reminiscent of medieval times, and the oldest part of the castle was reportedly built in 1005.
3. The Main Square of Prague from the Clock Tower
Walk up to the astronomical clock in Prague and capture this stunning sight from above.
4. The Chapel Bridge in Lucerne
Built in 1333, the Chapel Bridge of Lucerne runs in a unique diagonal angle across the Reuss River and features artwork dated back to the 17th century.
5. Piazza Navona in Rome
It is noted to be one of the most beautiful squares in all of Rome and was featured in the Dan Brown movie ‘Angels & Demons’.
6. The City of Salzburg in winter
The city of Salzburg is internationally renowned for its Baroque architecture and the scenes from the ‘Sound of Music’. This winter wonderland panorama is not to be missed.
7. The Great Market Hall in Budapest
A favourite spot with tourists and locals alike. Feast your eyes on local delicacies and the most produced spice in all of Hungary, the humble but spicy paprika.
8. Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany
This was the castle that is said to have influenced Sleeping Beauty’s castle in the animated film. The castle receives 61 million visitors annually.
9. The Mountains of Innsbruck
The Nordkette mountain range of Innsbruck is visible from every corner of the city. Take in its spectacular views from down on the ground or take a funicular up to the top.
10. The snow-capped roofs of Heidelberg
Home to the oldest university in Germany, Heidelberg also contains some of the most astounding baroque architecture in the country.