Top 10 Most Beautiful Christmas Markets in Europe
Christmas in Europe at a time when virtually every city is transformed into a fairy tale version of himself. Town squares of the ancient local traditions and events, settings, and suddenly is filled with sausages, baked goods smells, mulled wine and holiday spices.
Each country has its own traditions and a unique combination of each market to reflect the culture of the area. Europe's best and most beautiful Christmas markets in a list of 10 below.
10. Zagreb, Croatia
Christmas market in Zagreb only in its seventh year, but it has already reached an impressive level of popularity in the winter tourists. In 2015 it won the European title of the best places to a survey of more than 100,000 passengers on the "best Christmas market". While it provides some of the other European markets may not be as big or as glamorous event of a truly unique Christmas atmosphere in Zagreb with long tradition. Narrow city streets and city squares seem very relaxed and low-key, while many enjoy local dishes, perfect, mulled wine, song and dance to spend some quality family time.
Market on November 26, 2016 to January 8, 2017 open.
9. Salzburg, Austria
Mozart's birthplace offers a traditional Austrian Christmas experience. Is not very big, though, is the stunning Cathedral Square, where all the holiday action, is a kind, homemade crafts and gifts, selling everything from traditional Austrian holiday dishes, cookies, wine and punch of traditional stalls.
17 Nov 26 Dec, 2016 open market.
8. Munich, Germany
Bavaria's capital, only a lot more to offer than the Octoberfest. Munich when around ten largest Christmas markets in spring, comes back to life in December. The largest and most commercial Christmas market on the Marienplatz with hundreds of stands and a large Christmas tree. , Different stands of the beautifully crafted gifts and souvenirs, you can never get bored with me everything exposure for delicious food and drink each of the individual markets, its own specific character. And while there, many sausages and beers do not forget to try out one specific to the region.
Most markets from November 26 to December 23, 2016 open.
7. Frankfurt, Germany
The Christmas market in Frankfurt is not only dating back to 1393. It is one of the largest Christkindchesmarkets in all of Germany, but also one of its oldest, what makes it really unique atmosphere of the city itself. Many European cities so charming city squares in itself an abundance of protected historical buildings with a rich history and beauty, while Frankfurt that is bound to rub off on each visitor's soul.
Market 23 Nov 22 Dec, 2016, is open to.
6. Copenhagen, Denmark
Copenhagen, regardless of the spirit of Christmas is one of those European cities where I often think whether or not to celebrate your holidays. Seven Christmas markets you want to be sure to visit if you want to truly Sign downtown magical atmosphere, with market attention as Tivoli Gardens.
Christmas market in Tivoli Gardens in open from November 19 to December 31, 2016.
5. London, England
Christmas in London is truly one of a kind experience and every fan of winter holidays should visit the city at least once in their lifetime Dec. And for those who do not like the most wonderful time of the year, is bound to change their mind at any time in London. The first of those on the Winter Wonderland in London, truly, with a variety of markets Hyde Park, be sure to Winter Wonderland market Southbank must see markets, weather to take it all in it may seem too small. Winter Market and London Bridge City Centre Riverside Market.
Most markets on November 18, 2016 to January 2, 2017 open.
4. Brussels, Belgium
Around the Christmas market in Brussels is known to be a bit different from their counterparts in Europe. It is one of the main attractions of 240 wooden Christmas CHALETS, fairy tale look like gingerbread houses are Christmas items, decorations, selling a variety of gifts and seasonal food. There are several markets in Brussels, but most are within walking a short distance from each other, are located around Place St Catherine.
Most markets on November 25, 2016 by January 1, 2017 open.
3. Strasbourg, France
440-year-old Christmas market in France.
Strasbourg, known Christmas market held in the capital since the return to the ancient Christkindelsmärik (before 1570 in France) and is one of the biggest ones in Europe. Today, it's spread out over 12 locations in the city center and is filled with over 300 stalls, French cuisine, crafts and jewelry.
From 25 November to 31 December in the market, is open to 2016.
2. Prague, Czech Republic
Christmas in the Czech Republic is definitely an experience like no other Christmas markets adventure in the heart of Prague. Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square - the large number of small markets around the city and the city center, a 5-minute walk from each other.
Markets November 26, 2016 by January 1, 2017 open
1. Vienna, Austria
The Vienna Christmas market is one of the most well-known markets in the world, since every year, the already magical streets of Vienna are transformed into a true winter wonderland. One of the most famous markets there is the traditional “Vienna Magic of Advent”, located in front of the City Hall Square. If there is only one Christmas market you can visit in Europe, this should definitely be the one.