Where to Find the Best Christmas Markets in Europe

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Hamburg Christmas Market
Hamburg Christmas Market

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If you are yearning for all things festive then take a look at our guide to some of the best Christmas markets in Europe. Europe has a wide range of Christmas markets so whether you are hankering after the ultimate Christmas tree topper or have just developed a strong liking for mulled wine and Christmas cake you are sure to find something here to your taste. Christmas markets offer many goods at discounted prices in December so shop around for the best price. Thus, price and ambiance are two major reasons to check out some of the best Christmas markets that Europe has to offer.

Best for Atmosphere

Cologne (Cologne vacation rentals | Cologne travel guide) Christmas market is actually six markets in one town, the four largest and the most impressive are located right outside the town’s beautiful Gothic cathedral. The markets are a huge event and every year they regularly attract 2 million visitors. The half-timber stalls, the temporary ice-rink, the floating market and the Medieval Christmas market outside the Chocolate museum are particularly attractive to visitors and are just a few of the reasons why this market has charmed so many to keep returning in huge numbers year after year. In fact some of the best Christmas markets in Europe are located in Germany, and Nuremberg (Nuremberg vacation rentals | Nuremberg travel guide), Dresden (Dresden vacation rentals | Dresden travel guide) and Munich (Munich vacation rentals | Munich travel guide) are also considered some of the most beautiful and atmospheric.

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