The colorful lights, the scent of cinnamon-roasted almonds, mulled wine and the sound of children’s laughter warm the coldest of the winter nights. The upcoming holidays have that magical power of spreading kindness and love.
The holiday season has so much to offer, and Christmas markets are definitely a must. But can you imagine joining the Christmas spirit with crypto? We can!
We have prepared a special treat for you! Here are the top 5 destinations where you can enjoy this year’s crypto fairytale.
The Croatian capital turns into a magical winter setting, perfectly mixing Central European and Mediterranean vibes. The city center hosts more than 25 individual Christmas Markets blending together into one big Christmas story. Exciting holiday themes, quality handicrafts, savory regional cuisine and lovely spiced wineaccompany the open-air entertainment and folk performances. The Zagreb Advent has received the “Best Christmas Market” title by European Best Destinations three years in a row (2016–2018), so don’t miss out on the beautiful Croatian winter adventure.
Crypto enthusiasts will be delighted to hear that Zagreb has numerous crypto-friendly locations spread across the city, from bars and restaurants to fashion stores, museums, and even transport services, like taxi and airport transfer. They are all powered by our GoCrypto systems, so you’ll be able to pay with Binance Pay, Bitcoin.com Wallet or Elly Wallet with more than 50 different cryptocurrencies.
For all of those who dream of a sunny Christmas under the palm trees, Antigua is the place to be. The Caribbean winter holiday spinoff will surely provide you with an unforgettable Advent experience. Their artisan's traveling market will spread the holiday spirit with live performances, delectable eats, and artisanal gifts.
Antigua is the Caribbean crypto haven, supporting crypto payments at every corner. Crypto fans can treat themselves to local cuisine in a number of restaurants and bars, and spend their crypto coins in grocery stores, shopping malls and more. The entire island is on a mission to make crypto payments a part of their everyday life and our GoCrypto team is there supporting them on every step of the way.
The historical city center is famous for its winter beauty. The main Christmas markets Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square light up the city and create a true winter wonderland. The markets are stocked with local handicrafts and traditional Czech Christmas treats.
The Czech Republic is home to a large number of crypto holders and one of the strongest European players in pushing crypto adoption to the mainstream. It’s no wonder that Prague offers many stores and services where crypto payments are accepted. Bars and restaurants, gadget stores, fashion boutiques, multiple taxi providers and also public transportation services. So visit Prague, take a stroll through magical Christmas markets, enjoy their local beer, take a tram ride around the historical city sites and pay for everything in crypto. Powered by Global Payments and GoCrypto. What an experience!
The trendiest European crypto destination at the moment is the Swiss city of Lugano. Their Christmas market is hosting a variety of local merchants accepting crypto payments at their stores. Among them, visitors will be able to stop at the one-and-only Plan ₿ stall and talk about crypto payments with the very people that are making the adoption happen. The Plan ₿ team has prepared a fun crypto game for and is giving away T-shirts, caps, gingerbread, bitcoin, and the Luga token! The market stalls are open until December 24th, but many of the food and drink stalls will remain open until January 6th.
There are over 70 crypto-friendly venues in Lugano waiting for you to spend your crypto, including galleries, a casino and two McDonald’s locations. Their service is Lightning fast, so you’ll be able to enjoy the crypto adventure to the fullest.
Ljubljana’s charming city center turns into an amazing Christmas light show exhibition in December. Local and foreign visitors can enjoy the cozy atmosphere of the Christmas market stalls that are lined up along the Ljubljanica river or even take a Christmas river ride with one of the many boats floating through the city center. The air is full of sweet fragrances, making it a struggle to resist a cup of mulled wine, some roasted nuts or other holiday delicacies.
Slovenia’s capital is one of the biggest crypto hubs in the world and the home of GoCrypto, boasting an astonishing number of more than 1000 locations accepting crypto payments. Visitors can spend their cryptocurrencies in the first Bitcoin City in the world, choosing from a variety of products and services, from accommodation, food and drinks, to luxury items, cars, fashion and even real estate. You name it, Ljubljana’s got it - and you can pay for it in crypto.
Traveling in style
A special shout out to our partners at Ariva, who will wrap your winter holiday into a first-class crypto experience. Ariva is the first Global Travel & Tourism platform integrated with cryptocurrencies that will take you all around the world! You can pick your favorite destination and book accommodation while paying for everything through our GoCrypto payment system. Now that's what we call next-level adoption!
Crypto and Christmas, what a wonderful time of the year!
The holiday season is here and it’s all about good vibes, good food, and good company. If you’re a member of the crypto community then visit one of our top 5 Christmas market destinations and shop for gifts in crypto this year.