1. New York City, U.S.
1. 纽约  (美国)

If you like your Christmas celebrations bold and over-the-top, make New York City your holiday destination. Manhattan seems even more magnificent at Christmas time. Rockefeller Center's iconic Christmas tree and outdoor skating rink vie for attention with the beautiful storefront displays at Macy's, and Saks 5th Avenue. Explore holiday markets at Grand Central Terminal, Bryant Park and Columbus Circle.
如果你想过一个狂野的圣诞节,那么,来纽约吧!无论是洛克菲勒中心的圣诞树和室外滑雪场,梅西百货和第五大道美轮美奂的展示窗,中央车站的节日商场,还是布莱恩公园或哥伦布怪圈,总之,曼哈顿绝不会让你失望的。

2. Montreal, Canada
2. 蒙特利尔 (加拿大)

Arts and entertainment take centre stage in Montreal's Christmas celebrations. Witness holiday magic at the Les Grands Ballets performance of the Nutcracker, or immerse yourself in Old Montreal's Extravaganza festival. Here a traditional Christmas village highlights the Yuletide season with a full-fledged European market, outdoor Christmas carols, horse-drawn carriage rides, an exhibition of Santa Clauses and a tour of nativity scenes created by local and foreign artisans.
艺术和娱乐是蒙特利尔圣诞节引人注目的地方。你可以目睹蒙特利尔大芭蕾舞团的神奇表演,或者沉浸到狂欢节中去。这里有完善的欧式购物中心,室外圣诞颂歌,马拉车,圣诞老人展览,以及本地和外地艺术家带来的基督诞生剧,这些都是传统圣诞节的亮点。

3. London, England
3. 伦敦 (英国)

The capital is bursting with holiday cheer. Dazzling Christmas lights brighten up Oxford Street, Covent Garden and Carnaby Street. Skating aficionados can go for a seasonal spin on the picturesque rinks in Somerset House, Hyde Park, Canary Wharf and the Tower of London. Love holiday music? St. Martin-in-the-Fields hosts an inspiring line-up of Christmas concerts while London's most famous Christmas tree holds court nearby in Trafalgar Square.
这座城市到处都是节日的喜庆。牛津大街,考文特花园,以及卡纳比大街上点亮着夺目的圣诞彩灯。滑雪爱好者们在海德公园,金丝雀码头,伦敦塔,以及萨莫赛特宫前的古典滑雪场翩翩起舞。当然,这么温馨的节日不能少了音乐,圣马丁室内乐团将会在特拉法尔加广场的圣诞树旁为游客带来欢悦的演唱会。

4. Rovaniemi, Finland
4. 洛瓦涅米 (芬兰)

For a storybook Christmas, Rovaniemi, Finland is hard to beat. Lapland's main city becomes a winter wonderland. Blanketed with crisp, white snow and illuminated by the spectacular northern lights glowing overhead, this magical place is home to Father Christmas himself, Santa Claus. Stood at the Arctic Circle, Santa Claus Village welcomes visitors of all ages. Meet Santa's reindeer, huskies and elves for holiday memories that will last a lifetime.
提到童话般的圣诞节,那非罗瓦涅米莫属了。这个拉普兰德的最大城市在圣诞节将会变为冬季奇境。薄毯,白雪,以及头顶上炫目的极光奇观,对了,这里就是圣诞老人在北极圈的家,这里欢迎所有年龄的朋友来看看占满他们一生记忆的驯鹿、精灵和雪橇犬。

5. Prague, Czech Republic
5. 布拉格 (捷克)

Prague's stunning Gothic architecture provides a dramatic setting for its Christmas festivities. At the foot of the [Church of Our Lady Tyn] the Old Town Christmas market sells Czech gifts, stocking fillers and treats to the thousands of shoppers who visit each December. Carolers perform seasonal favorites while an impressively tall and elaborately decorated Christmas tree adds to the joyous atmosphere.
布拉格令人惊叹的哥特式风格建筑为圣诞节日铺垫好了舞台。老城区的泰恩教堂集市为数以千计的游客提供了各式各样的礼物。清新的圣诞颂歌,高大精美的圣诞树都将未这美妙的节日带来无尽的欢愉。

6. Vienna, Austria
6. 维也纳 (奥地利)

Vienna isn't shy about its love for Christmas. Traditional holiday markets bring romance and old-fashioned charm to the city. The air is alive with the enticing aromas of roasted chestnuts, candied fruit and warm spice punch. Classical concerts, pony and carousel rides and an abundance of brightly lit Christmas trees make Vienna an enchanting world of holiday wonder for visitors of all ages.
维也纳从不掩饰她对圣诞的爱。传统的节日集市为这座城市带来了浪漫与魅力。空气中飘满了浆果,暖饮和烤板栗的香气。经典的音乐会、旋转木马和闪亮的圣诞树让所有的游人沉醉于维也纳节日的欢乐之中。

7. Stuttgart, Germany
7. 斯图加特 (德国)

A visit to Stuttgart's Christmas festival is like stepping back in time. The medieval Old Palace, vibrant Christmas market and breathtaking illuminations create a seasonal paradise. Skate on the outdoor rink, feast upon grilled sausages and soak up the fairy-tale ambience in the heart of the city. Daily concert performances ring out from the Renaissance courtyard of the Old Palace much to the delight of holiday visitors.
游玩在斯图加特的圣诞节放佛让时光倒流。中古世纪的宫殿,充满活力的集市,以及令人着迷灯光将每个人带入圣诞的天堂。户外滑雪场,美食宴会,童话布景,就在城市的中央。音乐会的歌声在这个节日里从文艺复兴时期的古堡庭院中传出,在每一名游客的耳边荡漾。


8. Edinburgh, Scotland
8. 爱丁堡 (苏格兰)

Scotland knows how to throw a holiday party. With six weeks of celebrations from St. Andrew's Day through to Hogmanay (New Year's), Edinburgh is bursting with seasonal excitement. Stroll through the Christmas market in its dramatic setting below Edinburgh Castle. Get a bird's eye view of the holiday decorations and carnival atmosphere atop the city's big wheel, or enjoy the many beautifully lit streets and shops in the city centre. (Photo courtesy of (C)VisitScotland/Scottish Viewpoint)
苏格兰懂得如何举办一场节日宴会。圣诞节日庆祝从圣安德烈日开始,一直到新年伊始,整整六周的欢愉。漫步在圣诞集市,放佛置身于戏剧中。坐上城市观览车,在顶点鸟瞰圣诞下的城市中央,你无法不使自己陶醉于这美丽场景之中。

9. Antwerp, Belgium
9. 安特卫普 (比利时)

Historic buildings and sensational holiday decorations make Antwerp one of Europe's most popular Christmas destinations. The city centre is buoyant with the spirit of the season thanks to the lively Christmas market, 200 ft-long skating rink and festive evening concerts. Sample mulled wine and Belgian delicacies as you watch the antics of the much beloved street entertainers.
(Photo by Jan Crab, courtesy of Antwerp Tourism & Convention) 充满历史感的建筑和绝妙的节日装扮让安特卫普成为了欧洲绝佳的游玩胜地。欢乐的圣诞集市,200英尺长的滑雪场以及节日晚间音乐会让整个城市在这个美妙的节日里变得活泼可爱。还有什么比一边看着街头滑稽表演一边品着标志的热饮和比利时佳肴更让人欢愉的呢!

10. Quebec City, Canada
10. 魁北克市 (加拿大)
 
When the narrow streets of Old Quebec City are covered in a dusting of snow, it feels like you've wandered into a Christmas card come to life. Enjoy the warm hospitality of this charming Canadian city with festive outdoor concerts, holiday markets and the extravagant QuebecAdabra - an evening festival of music, animation and architectural projections - runs from December 22, 2011 to January 4, 2012.
当你置身在裹着雪花的老魁北克城那狭窄的街道中,你会感到放佛徜徉在圣诞贺卡之中。聆听着户外音乐会上的歌声,节日集市的欢愉,以及一场从12月22日开始一直持续到新年元月4号的晚场特色狂欢,你一定能感受到加拿大好客的热情!