Timeshare Christmas Vacation Destination Ideas

published on December 24, 2012 by

Christmas is celebrated all around the world and the many different cultures result in many different traditions. But one tradition that seems constant is the Christmas tree. A timeshare vacation in any of these 5 countries will bring both the familiar and the new.

  1.  Paris. The famous Galeries Lafayette is the epitome of Parisian chic. and in Paris, this tree glistens in the famous Galeries Lafayette. With its monumental, baroque dome, plus 10 stories of lights and high fashion, it’s no surprise this show-stopping department store draws more visitors than the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower. The up-scale Galeries Lafayette is the epitome of chic, and so is its glistening Christmas tree. In Paris, even the Christmas trees are chic. Check out Paris timeshare rentals.
  2. London. London’s tree in Trafalgar Square is a gift from Norway, a tradition dating back to 1947. A token of gratitude for Britain’s aid during World War II, the Christmas tree in London’s Trafalgar Square has been the annual gift of the people of Norway since 1947. Check out London timeshare rentals.
  3. Rome. The tradition of placing a Christmas Tree in the Saint Peter’s Squarestarted in 1982 during the pontificate of Pope John Paul II,[1] when the Polish-born Pope introduced the northern European symbol of Christmas spirit. Interestingly up until that time there had been no tradition of a Christmas tree at the Vatican. Now each year the Vatican accepts a tree donated by a different European country or region. In addition to the tree, St. Peter’s Square hosts a larger-than-life nativity scene in front of the obelisk. The nativity scene has seventeen life-size statues. wikipedia.org Check out Italy timeshare rentals.
  4. Bangkok. Christmas in Thailand’s capital city is all about the Thai peoples’ love of creative lighting and festivities. Buildings, trees, bridges, lamp poles and sometimes even tuk-tuks and pavement food stalls are adorned with colorful, twinkling lights, turning Bangkok into a fairy wonderland. Since the tropics don’t easily offer up fir trees, a popular Christmas tree in Bangkok is made out of recycled water bottles. easytobook.com Check out Bangkok timeshare rentals and timeshare exchanges.
  5. Washington, D.C.

    Everyone knows of the Christmas trees in front of the U.S. Capitol Building and the White House. One you may not have heard about is this 32-foot Christmas wonder that is presented to the people of Washington by the Norwegian Embassy in DC. It lights the path for holiday travelers in Union Station. Check out Washington, DC, area timeshare rentals in Alexandria, VA and in Fort Washington’s National Harbor, MD

Photo Credit (1): timiacono.com Photo Credit (2): londonconnection.com Photo Credit (3): anythingbeautiful.blogspot.com Photo Credit (4): blog.easytobook.com Photo Credit (5): dc.about.com