7 Largest Christmas Markets From Around Europe

Posted on Dec 24 2014 - 4:45am by Alexandra Ashton


Christmas decorations are beginning to appear on store shelves in November or in some cases even in October. You must admit that this can be tedious and it can really ruin your Christmas enthusiasm. Remember how as a child you couldn’t wait to see these first signs that indicate the quick arrival of the holiday season. These days they are everywhere so it’s not easy to get excited. With age, the thrill of holiday season slowly fades and Christmas ceases to be amazing and unforgettable holiday it should be. Fortunately there is a cure for it.

This cure comes in the form of beautiful Christmas movies or songs and fabulous markets. Bring back the magic in your holiday and take a walk among the stalls of the Christmas Market. These markets will surely evoke your holiday spirit no matter if you visit Christkindlmarkt in Vienna or Tivoli Christmas Market in Copenhagen. In Western Europe there are over 100 major Christmas markets that are held annually so you will surely find the one that suits you best. Each of these markets has its own unique atmosphere which is why they attract visitors of all ages from around the Europe.

Visit Cologne Christmas Market in Germany and join the crowd. Each year over 5 million visitors visit this festive market and enjoy music, food, crafts and sparkling decorations. Walk among the stalls to find perfect and unique presents for your family and feast your eyes on 25 meter high Nordmann fir decorated with 50,000 Christmas lights. You don’t have to go to the Germany to enjoy memorable trip to Christmas market. Over 3 million visitors attend Frankfurt Christmas Market in Birmingham. Not only they can try authentic German craft beer but they can also see singing moose. Check out more information about largest European Christmas markets in this amazing infographic.


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Alexandra Ashton, Communications at Neomam Studios , the UK based Infographic Agency. Alexandra is a content and design enthusiast with a keen eye for detail.