by Sam Leaver


1 December 2017


We hope you’re now in the festive spirit with Christmas day only a couple of weeks away.

How’s your Christmas tree looking? If you haven’t put up your tree yet we have some inspiration for you in this week’s travel blog as we look at 8 of the best Christmas tree displays around the world.

London, UK

Trafalgar square boasts an impressive Norwegian Christmas tree with simplistic but classy sparkling lights as decoration.

Sydney, Australia

In 2014 a huge Christmas tree was constructed outside of Sydney’s Westfield mall. The tree was built with LEGO – along with presents, a sleigh and surf ready Santa Claus.

Sau Paulo, Brazil

Ibirapuera Park boasts a 35 metre high tree which has a 16 metre diameter, all topped off with an 8 metre star.

Osaka, Japan

Osaka holds the Guinness World Record for ‘most lights on an artificial Christmas tree’ with the 2016 record standing at 550,000 bulbs.

Strasbourg, France

Featured in our top 10 European Christmas markets blog, the 30 metre tall Christmas tree is the centrepiece of the city, something all of the locals are very proud of.

Stockholm, Sweden

December in Sweden can be cold with average temperatures of -1oC, however it’s a great place to see a huge Christmas tree with a natural dusting of snow.

New York City, USA

NYC is one of the most energy efficient cities in the world. The Rockefeller Centre’s impressive Christmas tree keeps with that concept boasting 50,000 energy-efficient LED lights. 2019’s addition is a star made up of three million Swarovski crystals.

Washington DC, USA

When it comes to decorating their Christmas trees the focus is clearly on baubles with 50,000 being put to use (the majority of them are white – as you would expect).

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