Switzerland has some of the most charming Christmas Markets - Basel, Bern and Zurich. This picture is of Zurichs & Christkindlimarkt; which is in a railway station & is Europes largest indoor Christmas market. The enormous tree is truely spectacular with its 5000+ Swarovski crystal ornaments.
Up the train to the gondola to the chair lift(s) to the T-bar lift and never take another lift. SKI ALL DAY in Zermatt, Switzerland. (Don't forget to bring your passport in case you want to ski to Italy for lunch!)