Christmas for a lot of people means being with family, enjoying great food, Christmas carols, and shopping. If you are also thinking about some ginger bread, great food, and total Christmas ambiance, we are pointing you to the best cities in Europe where you can see the best Christmas markets:
This part f France has been enjoying their Christmas market since the late sixteenth century. It is believed that the tradition of putting up Christmas trees actually started in Strasbourg. Start your exploration near the Place Broglie and walk under the bright Christmas lights of Place Kieber, then amid the Christkidelsmarik, you will find the monstrous Sapin de Noel Christmas tree.
You can get holiday dishes, decors, and a ton of other goodies in the market. This year they will be open from NOvemer 26 thru the eve of the New Year. Kids will enjoy the meet and greet with Saint Nicholas, ice skating rink,puppet shows, and holiday games.
The cold breeze as the holiday approaches might be bring some magic with it as this world heritage site even becomes more beautiful. Time your visit for the Snow and Ice Sculpture Festival and wonder at the frozen art magic of the local artisans. Some of the great finds are of course Belgian chocolates, ceramics, and handmade clothing. Since you are in Belgium already, make sure you sample the Belgian beers and the special brews they make just for the holidays.
A lot of people flock to Prague annually for the Christmas market which enlivens the Old Town Square. The organizers put up a Christmas tree sourced from the Krkonose Mountains. This year’s Christmas market will run from November 26 up to the first week of January. People go here to buy some Czech glass, puppets, crystals, wooden toys, and ceramic mugs. Add to that some great grubs and drinks.