The Christmas countdown has begun and soon addition to the usual obligations the Christmas preparations on the program: write cards, decorate apartment, desperately looking for the right gifts. A Christmas party follows the next and in between are some dates until the end of the year. Use the Adventszeit to escape the hustle and bustle of the pre-Christmas period and to recharge your batteries.
A short holiday will definitely bring you into a real pre-Christmas mood! Here you will find our tips for a relaxing holiday in Advent!
Holiday in the Advent – Which Kurztrips are worth in the Christmas time
The Adventszeit is a suitable travel time for people, who want to take a time out from the hectic Christmas preparations. Since not many people have holidays just before Christmas, the holiday in Advent is usually limited to a long Advent weekend from Thursday to Sunday or a short weekend trip. Especially popular are the city train and wellness trips.
From the end of November onwards, cities are becoming more and more festive. Numerous glowing lights and green pine trees enchant every shopping mile and spread a festive atmosphere. The most beautiful places turn into magical Christmas markets. According to a survey is out of the question for the absolute majority of Austrians Advent without Christmas market. One third of the interviewees want to visit the Christmas markets more frequently, because that is just part of the Christmas season. During the Christmas season, a spa trip with a visit to the Christmas market is an ideal opportunity to visit some of the most beautiful cities in Germany or abroad and get to know the Christmas spirit of other countries. Destinations Austria are preferably smaller and larger cities with attractive Christmas markets such as Innsbruck, Graz, Salzburg and of course the capital Vienna. Well-known, traditional markets are, among others, the Nuremberg Christmas market, the Zurich Christmas market in the main railway station and the markets in South Tyrol.
The Bavarian, Austrian and South Tyrolean mountains are a popular destination for people who want to experience the beauty of nature in December. You can walk through the snowy landscape or just relax in the hotel’s hot swimming pool while the sun rises over the fantastic mountain peaks. The Erzgebirge in Germany also turns into a Christmas land and enchants the visitors with Christmas sounds. With many events and Christmas markets, cities like Freiberg, Zwickau and Chemnitz invite visitors to experience the most beautiful time of the year in one of the most beautiful regions of Germany.
Romantic and wellness travels are very popular in the Advent season. So you can exchange the stressful pre-Christmas time with family and relatives for a few relaxed wellness days with the dear partner. The destination is secondary, because the main focus is the furnishings of the suite. Hotels with a generous wellness area including sauna, steam bath and indoor swimming pool are booked increasingly in the Adventszeit. Many also pamper themselves with massages and wellness treatments.
Burglary prevention before the holiday in Advent
In the impressive Advent season, a trip can be especially tempting, which burglars know well and gladly over unsupervised houses. If you do not want to worry about their belongings at home, then there are some arrangements to make before you travel. Whether it is Kurztrip or a holiday lasting several days, the most important thing is: the house should not make an uninhabited impression. With time switches, for example, you can pretend presence. If a certain time is set, the light should go on and off.
Protect your home from burglary by detecting and securing the weak spots of your home or apartment. Burglar users use favorable opportunities such as unsecured entrance and terrace doors, basement and roof windows or other areas easily accessible from the outside. Good protection is provided by burglar-resistant windows and doors, blinds with massive slats and multiple locking systems, which can also be retrofitted. And should be broken with you despite all caution again, it is always good a powerful home insurance, for example, of the Grazer Wechselseitige to have. The insurance provides rest and conveys a sense of security.