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Christmas Markets in Europe

Christmas markets in Europe--mostly Christmas markets in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Christmas markets are a fine way to discover the artisan crafts of a country, as well as to enjoy the special cheeriness that happens everywhere around the Christmas season in Europe.

Christmas in Europe - European Christmas Traditions
How the countries of Western Europe celebrate Christmas, including Christmas markets in Europe.

Switzerland's Best Christmas Markets
Switzerland always seems to come to mind when you think of winter and cold weather celebration like Christmas and Christmas markets. The backdrop of snowy mountains is perfect. Below you'll find our picks for the biggest and best of Swiss Christmas Markets and other odd and fascinating Winter celebrations in Switzerland.

Switzerland Christmas Markets and Winter Festivals | Readers Respond
Switzerland Christmas markets are popular with tourists. Have you visited a Swiss Christmas market? Tell us all about it.

Christmas Markets of France
Where to go to find a Christmas Market in France, from France for visitors guide Kelby Carr.

Christmas Markets of Germany
Birge Amondson has suggestions for planning a trip to the best German Christmas markets, from what to buy to where to go.

Christmas Markets of Italy
Although not as big as in Germany, you'll find good Christmas Markets in big cities and small villages throughout Italy. Here are Italy's top Christmas Markets.

Best Christmas Markets in the UK
Ferne Arfin opines on the best Christmas Markets in the United Kingdom and exhorts you to vote in her Christmas shopping poll.

Christmas Markets of Scandinavia
Find out all about the best of the numerous Christmas Markets in Scandinavia.

Tivoli Christams Market
Terri Mapes tells us, "This time of year, you can enjoy beautiful scenery, spectacular lighting, gorgeous restaurants and fun shopping. Children can enjoy the rides, and you can stroll around Tivoli, with some 'gløgg & æbleskiver' - a hot and spicy drink made on red wine and traditionally accompanied by round, pan-fried cakes served with sugar and jam."

Holland Christmas Markets
Christmas markets in Holland, including many villanges you've probably never hear of.

Christmas Markets and Fairs - Germany
A list of all the Christmas Markets in Germany and their dates.

Zurich Christmas Market
The Zurich Christmas Market is held from November 28 to December 24. The English portion of the site seems to have dissapeared.

Vienna Christmas Market
The Christmas Market in Vienna starts on the 16th of November and runs through Chrismas Eve (December 24th).

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