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  • Leadenhall Market, London, United Kingdom. Author Herry Lawford. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

    London Christmas Markets

    London is a city rich in all types of markets in all periods of the year, of course during Christmas...

  • Waterford Winterval Christmas Festival.

    Ireland Christmas Markets

    For the Irish people Christmas it is one of the most important holidays of the year. The Christmas m...

  • Truro Boscawen Street Christmas Markets 2019

    Cornwall Christmas Markets

    Cornwall is one English county located in the southwest of Britain, at the end of the homonymous, lo...

  • Sint-Salvatorskathedraal, Bruges, Belgium. Author Tony Grist. No Copyright

    Bruges Christmas Markets

    Bruges is probably together with Ghent the most beautiful city in Belgium, also called the “Ve...

  • Prague Christmas Markets, Czech Republic. Author Karelj. No Copyright

    Prague Christmas Markets

    The Christmas Market (Vánoční trhy) in Prague is formed by two main markets that take place in the O...

Belfast Christmas Market

Belfast Christmas Market 2019

Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland and the second city of the island. Belfast is an important industrial, artistic, academic and commercial center and is the most important economic area of Northern Ireland. The city is famous for its murals that reflect the political and religious affiliation of the two communities: Catholic and Protestant. Belfast Christmas Market takes place to the grounds of the Belfast City ...

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Strasbourg Christmas Markets

Strasbourg Christmas Markets (Marché de noël de Strasbourg), Alsace, France. Author notfrancois. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Strasbourg is famous for its ancient Christmas market, which takes place since 1570 in the cathedral square, this market is the oldest Christmas market in France. The Christmas market in Strasbourg offers to the visitors a touch of adventure and rich flavors, such as those present in the Bredle market, the “Bredle” are in fact delicious traditional sweets prepared during Advent. The ...

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Tallinn Christmas Markets

The capital of Estonia has its own Christmas market since 2001, but Tallinn also boasts of being the city that had the first Christmas tree ! In fact legend tells that, in 1441, in the same square where today takes place the Tallinn Christmas Market, a bachelor merchant danced and sang along with the local girls around a tree, which they set ...

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Glasgow Christmas Markets

Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland, is located in the Scotland Lowlands about 50 km to the west of Edinburgh. The city of Glasgow was founded in the Middle Ages as a bishopric, it became one of the most important ports of Great Britain, in particular for the trade to America. There are few remains of medieval Glasgow, the two most ...

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Barcelona Christmas Markets

Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Author Bernard Gagnon. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Barcelona, the economic capital of Spain and the second largest city in the country, is one of the most important cities of Spain from the point of view of tourism. In recent years, Barcelona has undergone major renovations becoming a modern metropolis, the city is universally known to keep many works of Antoni Gaudí. The city is also home to major ...

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Dresden Christmas Markets

Dresden, Saxony, Germany. Author MalteF. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The oldest Christmas market in Europe is taking place in Dresden, it is the famous Dresdner Striezelmarkt. The first document in the world that attests to a Christmas Market is dated 1434 and mentions a Striezelmarkt (market of the ‘Striezel’, a German sweet) that was held in Dresden. The Christmas market in Dresden includes a path, over a kilometer, between Prager ...

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Nice Christmas Market

Nice, the main city of the French Riviera – known for its mild climate even in winter – overlooking the Bay of Angels (Baie des Anges). Popular attractions include the famous beachfront promenade the “Promenade des Anglais” and the district of the Old Nice (Vieux-Nice). During Christmas, the city is a triumph of lights that contribute to the magical Christmas and festive atmosphere that permeates the ...

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Helsinki Christmas Markets

Helsinki Christmas Market, Finland. Author IK's World Trip. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Helsinki – capital of Finland – overlooking the Baltic Sea, just in front of the Estonian capital, Tallinn, which is only 80 km. The city was founded in the sixteenth century by the Swedes under the name of Helsingfors. Helsinki in 1812 became part of the Russian Empire, the city was rebuilt by the Russians to give her the role ...

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Cologne Christmas Markets

Cologne, Germany. Author Aspooner. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Cologne (Köln), is a historic city in Germany, an ancient Roman colony known since 50 AD with the name of Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium, from which it derives its current name. The city developed in the Middle Ages when it became one of the most important cities in the Holy Roman Empire. Due to its strategic position at the center of ...

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Vienna Christmas Markets

Christmas Market in the Town Hall Square (Wiener Christkindlmarkt am Rathausplatz), Vienna, Austria. Author Manfred Werner. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The Wiener Adventzauber (the Magic of Advent in Vienna) is housed in the Town Hall Square of Vienna and is one of the culminating events of the great feast of Christmas. This event has become part of the atmosphere before Christmas, so as to make cookies in the oven, or choose Christmas gifts. The smell of gingerbread, almonds and honey, in fact, ...

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