Christmas markets are a holiday tradition in many parts of the world but the ones in Europe are especially beautiful. You’ll find beautiful handmade gifts to buy, delicious treats and of course cheerful Christmas music. In the United States, they have popped up quite a bit but the following three are worth getting on an airplane for this holiday season.
Winter Wonderland in London, England
From November 21, 2019 to January 20, 2020, this Christmas market is one of the top ones to check out in Europe. It repeatedly attracts many people because it has such a large selection of festive entertainment and activities including:
Marché de Noël in Strasbourg, France
|This is the largest and most well-known Christmas market in France. Strasbourg even calls itself the “Capital of Christmas!” It has more then 300 stalls, gorgeous fairy lights, and a variety of shows and concerts. Make sure to take a picture at the beautiful Great Christmas Tree. This stand at more than 98 feet tall.
It requires two climbers, a dozen electricians, eight landscape designers, two cherry pickers that are over 131 feet tall and miles of garlands. It takes three weeks to complete the work.
The Magic of Christmas (“La Magie de Noël) Christmas Market in Paris, France
|Located at the Jardin des Tuileries and the Louvre Museum, this one has more than 100 stands (or “chalets”) selling French wine, gifts and of course delicious food. You’ll also find rides for your kids to enjoy and even an ice rink. It’s open from the last week in November until the first week of January of the following year and is free to enter. It attracts more than 15 million visitors and locals every year.
Frankfurt Christmas Market in Frankfurt, Germany
|This is one of the largest Christmas markets in all of Germany with more than 3 million visitors.
There are so many Christmas markets to find in Europe and the time to book your ticket is now. Come just before, during or right after the holidays and you’ll be sure to have a great time as Europe really knows how to make the celebrations extra special each year. If you have been craving a trip to Europe, we’re here for you!
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