If you’ve never experienced it, Christmas in Europe is downright magical, and European Christmas markets are undoubtedly the driving force of the Christmas spirit. Steeped in centuries of holiday traditions, these epicenters of good cheer feature hundreds of vendors selling everything from regional handicrafts, to local delicacies and sweets, warm wine (it’s amazing), hot cocoa, and so many wacky and interesting gifts for friends and family back home that you’ll need another travel backpack .
Give yourself the greatest gift of all this Christmas season and get your butt to Europe for some of the most festive, interesting, and downright jolly Christmas markets in the world. Here’s the lowdown on some of our favorite European Christmas markets with the highlights, history, and the best times to visit. Enjoy, and Happy Holidays! The 12 Best European Christmas Markets
Vienna, Austria: Classical Christmas Cheer
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