Top Cities Around The World For Christmas Markets

The holidays are that much closer when Christmas markets open for business. These markets are a great way to celebrate the season in a safe, family-friendly environment. Of course, you can also shop till you drop – and maybe even find that special something for your loved ones. Don’t miss out on these top Christmas markets around the globe.

Germany

The biggest and most famous Christmas market is in Nuremberg, but you can find the traditional markets in major cities and towns all over Germany. Whether you want to drink glühwein, shop or just stroll through the streets taking in the sights, these markets have it all.

Sydney, Australia

Christmas in Sydney is celebrated right through December with a variety of Christmas markets. From the Queen Victoria Building to Hyde Park, there’s plenty of space for you to shop, eat and drink your way through the festivities. There are also plenty of other ways to celebrate Christmas here, from Christmas fireworks to carols by candlelight.

Vienna, Austria

The Weihnachtsmarkt at the Rathausplatz is one of the most traditional and popular Christmas markets in Vienna. Stroll through the market and enjoy handmade gifts, gifts from around the world, mulled wine and much more. This market is held every day from November through December. Rome, Italy

Christmas markets are a great way to enjoy a city during the holiday season. In Rome, you’ll find a number of markets with unique gifts, decorations and food. You can find these markets near the famous Trevi Fountain, Campo di Fiori and Piazza Navona.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam’s Christmas market is one of the most famous in Europe, drawing crowds of people looking for local handicrafts, ornaments and Dutch chocolates. It’s also a great place to pick up a gift for the traveler on your list. You can find the market in Dam Square from November through December.

Krakow, Poland

Krakow’s Christmas market is one of the biggest in Europe and is famous for its handmade goods, carolers in traditional dress and chestnuts (the region is famous for them). Here you’ll find a variety of stalls with gifts, sweets and gifts for the home. The market runs from November through December on the Krakow Barbican (a medieval city wall) and surrounding streets.

Rome, Italy

Rome for example, you’ll find a number of markets with unique gifts, decorations and food. You can find these markets near the famous Trevi Fountain, Campo di Fiori and Piazza Navona and is famous for its handmade goods, carolers in traditional dress and chestnuts (the region is famous for them).

Christmas markets are a great way to enjoy a city during the holiday season. Many cities, even your own hometown probably does as well. But in Europe, they just seem a little more magical.

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