Holiday in Europe- Christmas Markets To Visit

Are you planning to make a holiday in Europe this coming holiday season? The month of June is almost ending which also means that you still have enough time to plan and to save for a Christmas holiday in Europe. Don’t miss to visit any of the most interesting and captivating holiday celebrations in this continent.

Christkindelmarkt, Leeds

The Christmas Market in Leeds is one of the oldest in the United Kingdom. The traditional wooden stalls, holiday greenery, Christmas carousel for the children and the colorful lights all create a beautiful and festive air in the city center. Christkindelmarkt offers over 40 wooden chalet stalls, housing some of the most wonderful artisans and traders of authentic German fare. From hand crafted toys, Christmas cards and traditional German food, among many UK gift fairs to visit this Christmas, Leeds is sure to leave you with a festive heart.

Christmas Market in Leeds during our visit last 2008.

Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market & Craft Fair

Visitors will enjoy the small village atmosphere offered within the heart of the busy city center. Picturesque wooden chalets offer traditional hand crafted items ranging from jewelry to candles. The lights, sounds and smells of this imported market will delight all who take the time to stroll through the area. The market offers traditional German spice mulled wine, bratwursts and German beers, all to be enjoyed while meandering through the chalets of the hard working artisans.

Christmas Market in Birmingham during England vacation last 2008.

Basel Christmas Market

At the center of Europe’s most enchanting Christmas region is Basel. Each year the city of Rhine out does itself in the scope of its market. Old town is transformed into a winter wonderland, boasting the longest illuminated Christmas street in Europe. More than a hundred pine trees border the street and are strung with twinkling lights to guide visitors to the stalls and chalets of working craftsmen.

Bath Christmas Market

Bath Christmas Market offers 123 wooden chalets full of unique hand crafted items. The Market offers everything you could wish to make your Christmas a true delight, from wooden toys to Christmas crackers and gold jewelry. Festive food and drink are offered alongside decorations, jewelry, toys and crafts in such abundance that it could take the whole evening to see even half of the wonderful items offered in this truly original Christmas Market.

Canterbury’s Traditional Christmas Market

While strolling through Canterbury’s Market you can enjoy a glass of German mulled wine and listen to the traditional Christmas music. Make sure to take a moment to enjoy the gingerbread hearts and roasted almonds as you are dazzled by the artisans offering hand crafted toys, glass ornaments and many other traditional Christmas gifts.

Special thanks to our event and festival pr experts from Taylor Herring for compiling this alternative Christmas markets for you to visit in Europe.


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