Ultimate Guide for The Best Christmas Markets in Europe

Ultimate Guide for The Best Christmas Markets in Europe

If you are eager to go out for Christmas shopping, then don’t step back to visit European Christmas market. When it comes to Christmas, Europe becomes to add an extra touch of magic. Walking in to the markets is just a feeling of overwhelming, joy, happiness and sense of fun with your friends and family.

We have listed, what to do, what to eat and where to go when you visit Europe especially for Christmas shopping, in short we are just like to become an ultimate guide for you by showing a typical route in order to get the most out of your time!

Ultimate Guide For The Best Christmas Markets In Europe

What To Expect

Europe turns out to be bright especially during Christmas. Here, the towns are lit up by miles of lights in every street and ornately decorated large and beautiful Christmas trees in every corner of the streets. The best thing about the Europe city is number of markets especially in Christmas season and each market has its own tradition, decoration and food.

Germanys market tends to be more traditional when compared with Austria while they tend to be bit elaborate. You’ll also find lovely stalls with wonderful and styling ornaments, crafts, local food and even tasty wine.

The winter markets might feel cold, so make sure to bring something warm and comfortable and don’t forget to get your comfortable shoes. Most of the time you need to walk to reach small stalls over there.

Where To Go

You will find Christmas markets in major cities as well as in small villages and towns of Europe. However, apart from all the places in Europe, the best thing you find is veinna in Austria.

The other cities include munich, prague, budapset and if you are interested to venture scandivania for Christmas markets, then consider reaching Stockholm. It not only offers fairytale backdrop for its market with its beautiful cities, but its snow weather make you feel that you’ve walking in the Christmas snow globe.

What To Eat At Christmas Markets

The following are the special food, you’ll find especially in Christmas season don’t forget to try them when you’ve reached to Christmas markets.


It looks simple but absolutely divine. These are made up of potatoes and usually served with garlic sauce.

Ginger bread

You’ll find both hard and soft ginger bread in stalls of the market. They will sell them even in heart shapes packed in plastic with little words written on cookie. Am damn sure you’ll love the taste of these breads, just give them a try.


Frikadella are hamburgers made with pork and decorated with onions, mustard which makes it a perfect hearty meal to have at any time.


If you are craving to have something sweet, then this food in Christmas market will make you fall in love with it. These are simply classic!

Candied Nuts

The perfect warm Christmas market need to pop up in your mouth as you turn from stall to stall. These nuts will make you to whip your head as you walk past.


This is a German special dish where you find different in every Christmas stall, so try one wherever you go!

What To Buy In Christmas Markets

Every Christmas market has its own style of handicrafts, jewelry, clothing and food gifts. So, feel free to shop around for the best prices and unique pieces. Every item in the stall is unique in its own way, you might feel the price is too high, but you may get discount if you buy many items in single stall.

The food gifts available in stalls will depend on the country you are in. typically you’ll find specialties and unique pieces of that country. Make sure to ask everything you need to know  where something is made before buying.

Everyone deserves a special break to enjoy the entire Christmas season with joy and happiness and Europe Christmas market is the perfect magical escape. You will have lifetime memories with this place.

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