The best Christmas markets

Christmas market

Although we know that next Christmas is far away, the truth is that we like to think about the trips we can do, even if there are a few months left. That is why we are going to talk about best Christmas markets that can be found in Europe, since it is on this continent that the most beautiful and traditional from all over the world are celebrated.

Each filtering bag Christmas markets are increasingly popular and in them you can find all kinds of things, but especially decoration and details related to Christmas and the typical Christmas things in each country. Therefore, if we have the opportunity, we must not stop going to one of these Christmas markets.

Colmar, France

Christmas market in Colmar

The Alsace region has villages that seem out of a story, making it a beautiful visit at any time. But if you want to enjoy a Christmas with a very special charm, you cannot miss the Colmar Christmas market. The population is decked out with Christmas lights everywhere. Walking through its streets becomes something totally magical. There are several markets spread over different points. The Church Christmas Market is in the Place des Dominicains, the market for the little ones is in the Petite Venice. In Plaça Jeanne d'Arc there is a market with typical products and in the medieval palace Koïfhus there is an antique market.

Bolzano, Italy

Christmas market in Bolzano

This medieval looking town celebrates the Chirstkindlmarkt from the end of November to January 6. The market is located in Piazza Walther and has small stalls with typical Christmas products. During the festivities and on weekends the place is busy, as shows are held for everyone such as storytellers, jugglers and Christmas carols. In this market there is a lot of decoration for Christmas, but also interesting ideas for gifts, crafts and typical products of its gastronomy.

Gengenbach, Germany

Christmas market in Gengenbach

This beautiful German city is located in the western part of the Black Forest. At Christmas it usually snows, so the show can be even more interesting. The Christmas market is located in the town hall square. This market has the peculiarity that it has the largest advent calendar in the world, which is displayed on the facade of the town hall. The windows become the days of the calendar, in which scenes are represented. It is a fairly large market, with more than 40 stalls

Graz, Austria

Christmas market in Graz

The market in this city is called the Advent Market. In this city the Christmas spirit is fully lived, although it begins on December XNUMXst, not like in other cities that already advance it a week in November. This place has several places that you can visit, in addition to having a great Christmas shopping atmosphere. In the Hauptplatz, which is the main square of the city, houses the largest market. On the Glockenspielplatz there is a market dedicated to typical local products. The oldest market in the city is located in the Franciskaner district. In addition to the markets, in the courtyard of the Landhaus there is an incredible nativity scene made with ice. In the town hall they also carry out a big Advent calendar so that the whole city can enjoy the countdown to Christmas.

Basel, Switzerland

Market in Basel

The Christmas market in this city is considered one of the best in all of Switzerland, both in size and quality. It takes place in the Barffüsserplatz and Münsterplatz square. This city has a beautiful old town that is decorated during the Christmas season to receive visitors. The beautiful stalls in the squares stand out, which are inspired by the typical Swiss mountain cabins to give everything more charm. In each stall there are artisans who display their products so that we can find ideal and unique gifts. In Claraplatz it is also possible to find gastronomic products, for food lovers.

Brussels, Belgium

Christmas market in Brussels

In Brussels they live Christmas in style, so more and more people come to the city every year to enjoy these dates in a very special way. The celebrations that take place during this time are called Plaisirs d'Hiver, to give their name to the large number of activities and shows that take place. The Christmas market is baptized WinterWonders, with what seems that we move to a fantasy world. It is a market that spans various areas of the city, with booths where you can buy objects. They are on the Grand Place, along with a huge Christmas tree, on the Place de la Monnaie, on the Piazza Santa Catalina next to the big Ferris wheel or in the central Bourse area. In the Fun for little children area, families can also find entertainment for the little ones.

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