Christmas Markets Europe 2021
What better way to immerse yourself in the festive spirit than by visiting a Christmas Market! With everything in one space, it makes Christmas shopping much easier. Christmas Markets in Europe are an amazing way to start the festive celebration.
The Best European Christmas Markets in 2021
There are so many amazing Christmas Markets in Europe, so we thought we'd share some of our favourites with you! One of the top Christmas Markets is Amsterdam Christmas Market. During the festive season they have several markets on including the Ice Village, which is held in December in front of the Rijksmuseum at the Museumplein, where they will have gadgets, accessories, entertainment and plenty of tasty food, as well as the Funky Xmas Market if you're after a more quirky and unique gift! Manchester Christmas Markets would also be top of our list with international food, drinks and delicately crafted gifts and known to be the biggest Christmas Market in the UK. And who could forget the wonderful German Christmas Markets like Cologne, Hamburg and Rothenburg to name a few! Whichever Christmas Market you go to, you're sure to have a magical time!
What is the biggest Christmas Market in Europe?
The biggest Christmas Market in Europe is Vienna Christmas World on Rathausplatz, near the Rathaus, Vienna's historic city hall. The market boasts around 150 stalls, and the park opposite is full of Advent surprises and lights to get you in the spirit! If it's food and drink you're after, you won't be short on choice as you'll find the traditional roast chestnut stalls and booths selling pastries, pretzels, giant doughnuts and lollipops, and there's always a chocolate strawberry or two around to satisfy your sweet tooth! As well as the food, there are plenty of stalls selling Christmas decorations and arts and crafts.
Where to find a White Christmas in Europe
There are some great places in Europe that will give you the best chance of having the white Christmas you've always dreamed of! Moscow, Russia, as Moscow is quite cold in winter, the temperatures can easily drop right down to -25 degrees, it's very cold but it does increase the chances of seeing a white Christmas in Moscow! Berchtesgaden, a small German town in the German Alps on the border with Austria, is likely to experience a white Christmas too as it's located in the mountains! The town even has its own Christmas Market you can explore - but don't forget to wrap up warm!