The unveiling of the Lafayette Christmas tree in Paris is a much anticipated event on the social calendar. The grand department store has been getting into the Christmas spirit for decades and this year the design is playful, colourful and surrounded by balloons.
4. Rockefeller Centre, New York
A Christmas in New York City is incomplete if you haven’t visited the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Centre.
5. Federation Square, Melbourne
As if Federation Square wasn’t impressive enough! During the Christmas period it comes alive with free events and loads of Christmas spirit. This year a supersized 16m tree takes pride of place in the centre of the square, and there are light shows every night at 9pm.
6. Dortmund Christmas Market, Germany
Christmas is a big deal in Germany and that’s reflected in their annual festivities. The city of Dortmund comes alive with Christmas markets each year, the main attraction being the beautiful Dortmund Christmas tree.