The Top 8 European Christmas Markets

The Top 8 European Christmas Markets
 Nelius Stackpoole
Nelius Stackpoole

17 Nov 2017

Christmas.. the most wonderful time of the year! If your not feeling the Christmas spirit just yet but want to get into the swing of things, there is nothing better to do than visit one of the beautiful Christmas markets across Europe! 

If your worried about expense keep an eye on the Ryanair flight sales or why not use it as a Christmas present for a special someone in your life instead of buying them something they will probably never use!

Check out our list of the top 8 European Christmas markets!

1) Zagreb - Croatia 

The Croatian capital was the winner of European Best Christmas Market two times in a row. It runs from 2nd December 2017 to 7th January 2018. 


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2) Strasbourg - France

The oldest Christmas market in Europe is known at the Capital Of Christmas! It runs from 25th November to 31st December 2017!


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3) Vienna - Austria

One of the most well know Christmas markets, it is known as the traditional "Vienna Magic of Advent". Running from 13th November to 23rd December 2017!

4) Prague - Czech Republic

The unique atmosphere of Prague is what makes people go back every year! In contrast to other bigger Christmas markets in Europe, Prague is familiar. Running from 2nd December 2017 to 6th January 2018!


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5) Budapest - Hungary

Budapest’s grandest cathedral is the center point of the Christmas Market where there is a 3D light show! Running from 24th November 2017 to 1st January 2018.

6) Brussels - Belgium

Joy and lights sparkled, bathing visitors in the festive atmosphere embodying the event. Winter Wonders’ attractiveness is now legendary, making it a key event in Brussels during the festive season. Running from 24th November to 31st December 2017!


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7) Manchester - United Kingdom 

The original, biggest and arguably the best Christmas market in the country. Running from 10th November to 21st December 2017


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8) Cologne - Germany

You too can savour the unique atmosphere of this metropolis on the Rhine at this special time of year. You’re sure to be enchanted! Running from 27th November to 23rd December 2017.

Currently starting a Christmas markets bucket list!