European Christmas markets

Posted by on November 27, 2013

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Visit the Christmas markets of Europe and join the festive mood in the most perfect way! Christmas might last just a few days, but the festive mood inundates European cities for at least one month. From mid November the first Christmas shopping begins, filling the cities with color and positive energy. Music, prizes, delicious food and plenty of drinks elevate mood and lure you to a glamorous atmosphere. We present the most famous Christmas markets in Europe. Experience the magic and feel like little kids again…

Copenhagen, Denmark

The Christmas market in Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen opens on November 15 this year. The magic of Christmas greets you at the main entrance of the park, with their wooden huts decorated in Scandinavian style to introduce you to the celebration of Christmas with a tree, adorned with thousands of lights and colored glass balls. More than 50 benches scattered throughout the park, offering an abundance of local food and drinks such as mulled wine, traditional cakes and pancakes with honey. You will also find crafts, Christmas ornaments and many more gifts. The kids will love the games coaster.

Christmas in Copenhagen

Christmas in Copenhagen

Prague, Czech Republic

The Prague Christmas markets are so dreamy, and the city itself. Each year the Old Town Square and Wenceslas converted into a huge festive bazaar with all sorts of goodies, sold in wooden colored houses! The «Winter Wonderland» paradise becomes large and small, who are enchanted by the colorful lights and the large Christmas tree that arrives from the mountains Krkonose and shines brightly in dark gothic skyline of Prague. Souvenirs from a glass, wooden toys, embroidery, aromatic candles and natural decorations for the home are just some of the products that one can buy. All this, accompanied, of course, traditional dishes such as sausages and trdelník, and Czech beers and mulled wine. In all the squares of cities in small or large purchases, which is open daily from 30 November 2013 until 12 January 2014.

Christmas in Prague

Christmas in Prague

Paris, France

The City of Light, romantic Paris could only be starring in the festivities with many markets and an impressive adornment to highlight the charm. One of the most famous markets of the city is the Christmas market of the Champs Elysées. About 100 wooden houses take their place along the sidewalk of the famous Strip and offers handmade gifts, sweets and drinks. This year starts on 15 November and will run until January 5, 2014. Set in an idyllic location overlooking the Eiffel Tower, you will find the market Trocadéro, which is part of the eponymous theme Christmas village, which flooded each year by young and old alike.

Christmas in Paris

Christmas in Paris

View more about Christmas travelling here: The Gramado Natal Luz | A Christmas festival in Brazil, Christmas in Brooklyn with Christmas Lights & Cannoli Tour.

By Nicole P.

Christmas markets photos: Sigfus Sigmundsson, Max, anton tyrberg.

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