From classic, to quirky and the absolute most festive, these are the most spectacular, sparkly, most Christmas-y Christmas trees worth traveling the world to see!
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Head over to The Victoria & Albert Museum in London and check out the Singing Tree. Visitors can contribute words to construct the audio-visual installation, which also features an ensemble of digital and human voices.
Wembley Park, London
While you are still in the UK, head to London’s Wembley Park’s Slideatron attraction for an interactive tree experience. This Tetris-inspired tree has a pulsing light show every hour with a slide in its core.
Disney Christmas Tree,St.Pancras Station, London
This eye-catcher is stuffed with fluffy toys 45 feet high!
Murano Christmas Tree, Venice, Italy
Every year, the Natale di Vetro, or Christmas in Glass hosts an elegant Christmas tree entirely made of Murano glass.
Jbeil Christmas Tree, Byblos, Lebanon
With a 40.4% Christian population, Lebanon has certainly made it to the big league of the most beautiful Christmas trees of all times.
Just earning it’s title in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the most lights on an artificial tree! Osaka’s tree boasts 550, 000 bulbs.
Vatican City, Rome, Italy
The Pope’s Christmas spruce standing tall next to the life-size Nativity Scene in is simple, yet stunning!
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Floating on a barge in the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon, the Brazilian Christmas tree makes a spectacular appearance on a background of a dazzling show of fireworks.
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Head to Ibirapuera Park to view this spectacular 35 meter gem!
This spectacular hologram tree that floats, rotates, and changes color above the Rijksmuseum’s public atrium.
The stunning Christmas tree in Vilnius, Lithuania’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town is draped with more than 70,000 layers of colorful lights.
Chatsworth House, England
Chatsworth really gets into the Christmas spirit! The Chatsworth House is the place to be if you love the Nutcracker, and the beautiful tree is the icing on the cake!
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
With Summer falling in December in Australia, the city of Cairns illuminates a large fig tree instead of the more traditional pine, spruce or fir.
The traditional Christmas market in Dortmund, Germany houses one of the world’s tallest holiday trees. This tree is made up of more than 1,000 smaller fir trees topped off with a 13-foot-tall angel.
Galeries Lafayette, Paris
Many guests come just for the Galeries Lafayette’s highly anticipated shop window displays, but the soaring, whimsical tree under the department store’s famous dome is also a must see.
A glittering wire-and-light tree shines across from Tokyo’s picturesque Rainbow Bridge, on Tokyo Bay.
ALL the trees in Sendai, Japan get decorated for the holidays, setting the whole city aglow.
St. Petersburg, Russia
The lace-like design of the decorations on the Palace Square Christmas tree in St. Petersburg look especially dreamy when it’s snowing.
Lights and metal – not pine needles – form the sophisticated and colorful tree erected in Turin, Italy’s Piazza Castello.
Rockafeller Center, New York
Last, but certainly not least – My city’s pride and joy!
This list should definitely get you in the festive holiday mood as well as motivate you to book a last minute trip! Happy Holidays!