Destinations

Best European Christmas markets

Steeped in history and tradition, Europe’s Christmas markets are something to behold. Nothing says “holiday travel” quite like these ten destination markets.

Steeped in history and tradition, Europe’s Christmas markets are something to behold. From sugary æbleskiver in Copenhagen to a life-size Advent calendar in Salzburg, nothing says “holiday travel” quite like these ten destination markets.

Whether you find yourself at one of Germany’s many Striezelmarkts or in a tiny town in the Italian Alps, it’s worth it to brave chilly temperatures to visit these charming outdoor markets filled with traditional arts and crafts and delicious food. Winter wonderland indeed.

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