Christmas in Europe

Where to spend Christmas in Europe

25 May, 2020 (Last Updated: 26 May, 2020)
by Carolyn
Dresden Christmas market

With long-practised traditions and traditional festive foods to enjoy, Christmas in Europe is a very special time.

As well as its famous Christmas markets, the snowy scenes and festive atmosphere make a European Christmas something really special.

There aren’t many people who would say no to a visit to a Christmas market in Europe. Who can resist the tempting aromas of warming foods, the stalls selling Christmas specialties and handmade goods, twinkling fairy lights and the festive ambience?

But which are the best Christmas markets in Europe to visit? The guides below will help you to plan the perfect European Christmas vacation.

You’ll find details on charming markets and festivities that take place in small villages as well as the best European cities for Christmas – Zurich, Munich and Vienna are just three that come to mind.

Start planning your Christmas in Europe by reading our guides below!