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Tallinn Christmas Markets

Tallinn Christmas Market, Estonia. Author Marit & Toomas Hinnosaar. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

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 Christmas market, Glasgow, United Kingdom. Author Graeme Maclean. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

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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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, Côte d'Azur, France. Author Martinp1. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

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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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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Innsbruck Christmas Markets

Christmas markets in Innsbruck, Austria. Author and Copyright Liliana Ramerini...

Innsbruck (Austria) is the most important city in the Austrian Tyrol, and the state capital of North Tyrol. The city was a fortified frontier outpost at the time of the Roman Empire. Located on important communication routes, especially the access routes to Italy. In the thirteenth century it became a city, becoming more and more important up to touch the height ...

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Bolzano Christmas Markets

Christmas Market, Bolzano, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy. Author Skafa. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike..

Bolzano is a city of medieval origin which is today the most important city and the capital of South Tyrol (Alto Adige in Italian). The city is located in the Isarco valley near where this river flows in the Adige river. At the northern end of the historic center is located the Mareccio Castle, a fortified stricture of medieval origin, two ...

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Trento Christmas Markets

Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy. Author Mac9. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The capital of the autonomous province of the same name, Trento is located in a strategic location along the banks of the Adige River. The city was an important trading center since Roman times, but reached the zenith of power during the sixteenth century, when the city became a possession of the Hapsburgs. Trento is dominated by the imposing Buonconsiglio Castle ...

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Devon Christmas Markets

Bovey Tracey Christmas Market

Devon, or historically Devonshire, is a county in the United Kingdom, which is located on the peninsula of Cornwall in England. The county of Devon is one of the largest counties of England. This region of the country is bounded to the north by the Celtic Sea to the east it borders with Somerset and Dorset, to the south overlooking the English Channel ...

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