When thinking about hotels for magical Christmas in Europe, this Parisian gem is sure to make it to the top of the list. A historical landmark in the City of Lights since 1862, Le Grand Hotel exudes this grand hotel grandeur of the past. The hotel is situated within an 800 square metre winter garden, opposite the legendary L’ Opera Garnier and it really goes full-on with Christmas decorations. Christmas trees, shining lights, Nutcrackers, mistletoes and red flowers are all over the place in the lobby, the corridors and the suites, as well as the famous, historic Café de la Paix on the ground floor. Dreamy!