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Europes Christmas Markets

Europe's Christmas Markets Christmas markets originated in Germany and Austria in the Middle Ages. Germany has around 2,500 Christmas markets wilh more than 150 million visitors each year. Christmas markets consist of small wooden huts set up in the center of the city. Shop for: Handmade Craft goods Regional Cuisine Baked Goods Mulled wine Other elements of Christmas markets include. Twinkling lights Manger scenes Advent calendars Carolers Glittering Christmas trees Chestnut Roasting The Best Christmas Markets in Europe Nuremberg The most famous christmas market is located in the town square Hauptmarkt. Here you can find. carved wooden toys handmade candles spicy gingerbread nutcrackers roast bratwurst mulled wine Dresden One of the oldest (first held in 1434) German Christmas markets is located in Dresden in the Old Market Square. Dresden is known for their 8,000 pound fruit cake. Berlin Berlin is considered the "capital" of Traditional Christmas Markets with more than 50 spread throughout the city. The largest of which is the market at Kaiser Wilhelm Gedächtniskirche with over 2 million visitors per year. Brussels In Brussels, the Christmas Market covers more than 1 mile and has around 240 stalls. shop for. Arts and Crafts Food and Drink, Including: French olives Belgian chocolates Croustillons (seasonal sugared donuts) Budapest At the Budapest Christmas Fair, you will find traditional food, folk dancing, and live music daily at the center of the Pest district. There are also puppet theaters and a daily advent calendar displayed in the 19th century Gerbeaud café. Colonge Cologne is known for a medieval themed Christmas market overlooked by a 516 foot golhic calhedral. Also known for Spekulatius, a traditional Christmas cookie made of short dough made with spices, almond, or butter. Prague In Prague, you'll find the best Christmas markets in the Wenceslas Square and Old Town Square. Shop for. Intricate glassware Jewelry Lace Wooden tools Honeyed gingerbread Traditional gourmet cuisine Vienna In Vienna, there has been a variation of a Christmas market since the 13th century. The biggest and kitschiest is located outside of the city's neo-Gothic City Hall. Inside City Hall, children can learn to make Christmas cookies or candles. Ncarby Rathaus Park is turned into a "winter wonderland" with trees, carousel rides, and pavilions in lights and snowflakes. Sources: markets-seasonal-shopping-at-its-finest-8303531.html visit-to-germany-s-christmas-markets-a-451474.html markets-ten-of-Europes-best.html visit-to-germany-s-christmas-markets-a-451474-3.html arkets-europe/2/ markets-ten-of-Europes-best.html markets-in-vienna-1428274.html NationalPositions AMAWATERWAYS" Profitable Internet Marketing LEADING THE WAY IN RIVER CRUISING

Europes Christmas Markets

shared by InfographicMarketing on Sep 11
Europe is a great place to visit any time of the year, but Christmas is an extra special time to plan a trip!


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