From November 4 until January 8 there are self-guided candlelight tours where you can enjoy the warm ambience of the firelight and candlelight of the many sparkling Christmas lights and orgnaments all aglow and beautifully decorated fireplaces throughout the house, or you can take a self-guided daylight tour to enjoy all the gorgeous decorations. With thousands of lights, over 70 decorated trees and numerous elaborately decorated fireplaces, this is the place to put on your holiday someday trip list. Staying overnight is highly recommended to truly experience Christmas at the Biltmore. More details and information on lodging at the two hotels on the estate grounds can be found at Biltmore.com.
Feast your eyes on the dazzling beauty of Christmas at the Biltmore in this photo gallery. All photos courtesy of The Biltmore Company.
- O Christmas Tree! O Christmas Tree!
- Fireplaces, Lights and More Fireplaces, Lights and More
- Festive Banquet Hall Festive Banquet Hall
- Tapestries and Lights Tapestries and Lights
- Centerpiece of Tradition Centerpiece of Tradition
- Twilight at the Mansion Twilight at the Mansion
- Fireplace Magic Fireplace Magic
Note from the Biltmore: Christmas at Biltmore is in full swing as hundreds gather to see the annual raising of Biltmore's Banquet Hall tree. There are between 30 and 40 people who carry this fantastic tree into the house then staff from Biltmore's Floral and Engineering Services work together to put it in place. There are 500 lights, 500 gift-wrapped packages and 500 ornaments on the tree and It is the largest of the 68 decorated trees in Biltmore House. That's the most we've ever had in the House for Christmas. We invite you to come experience it for yourself this year during Christmas at Biltmore. Vist www.biltmore.com/christmas for details