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Christmas markets in Europe

Europe's countless must-see Christmas markets are the best place to soak up the Christmas spirit and enjoy that warm holiday feeling. The irresistible smell of gingerbread, grilled sausages, mulled wine, sugar waffles and many other sweet delights, a wide range of handmade decorations and traditional gifts, ice skating rinks and romantically illuminated wooden stalls: this and so much more awaits when visiting a European Christmas market.

Below you'll find a selection of our favourite European Christmas markets.

Christmas markets in Germany

Aachen
Aachen's Christmas market is one of Germany's most popular ones, attracting about 1.5 million visitors each year.
Cologne
Around 7 different markets are waiting to be discovered, one of which is set at the foot of Cologne's famous cathedral.
Berlin
Berlin's diversity is reflected in its Christmas markets as well: there's something for everyone!
Frankfurt
With its setting at the Römerberg, this Christmas market is one of the most picturesque ones in all Germany.
Munich
Munich's Christmas markets stands for traditional German delicacies, specialties and craftmanship.
Nuremberg
One of this market's highlights: a punch bowl of 3 metres containing 9 liters of "Feuerzangenbowle" punch!

Christmas markets in France

Lille
In Lille, you can go Christmas shopping to your heart's content in a unique historic setting.
Strasbourg
The oldest Christmas market of France puts authentic Alsatian traditions in the spotlight.
Paris
In the end-of-year period, you'll find a Christmas market on almost every square in Paris.
Colmar
Colmar's Christmas market may be a bit less known, it's definitely one of Alsace's most beautiful ones.

Christmas markets in the Netherlands

Amsterdam
The Dutch capital lights up during the festive season, offering all kinds of Christmas markets.
Maastricht
Visit the numerous stalls on the Vrijthof square or enjoy Maastricht's Magical Culture Festival.

Christmas markets in Belgium

Brussels
Each year, Belgium's biggest Christmas market takes place in Brussels, boasting over 200 stalls.
Liège
The oldest Christmas market in Belgium, Liège Christmas Village creates a magical atmosphere throughout the city.
Antwerp
The centre of Antwerp is transformed into one big Christmas market abundant with Christmas presents and delights.
Bruges
Set in the historic city centre and its narrow streets, the Bruges Christmas market is especially romantic.

Christmas markets in Great Britain

London
London features countless Christmas and winter markets. Don't miss Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park!
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