Europe is expert with end-of-year celebrations for Advent, St Nicholas, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and Epiphany! Explore Christmas markets and build up your appetite to Indulge in delicious treats you can find only at this time of year. Find wonderful gifts and souvenirs for yourself, handmade by local artisans showing their wares under twinkling lights in adorable chalet stalls. Listen to carols, sniff irresistible aromas, sip warming glühwein, admire enchanting Nativity scenes, and ride to the sky on a Ferris wheel for a bird’s eye view of all this wonder. Light installations are mesmerizing, and carolers singing traditional songs are heartwarming. Work off any extra energy by gliding around a Christmas Market ice rink. Christmastime is a magical time to visit Europe!

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Forgotten Christmas Cheer

5 lost European holiday traditions ready for rediscovery!

Rediscover the magic of the European Christmas market

These three holiday markets offer local food and handmade crafts.

European Christmas Markets 2022

We asked and you shared your secret market spots in Europe!

Slovakia´s Christmas charm

Soak up festive cheer and experience the magic!

Christmas in Portugal

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Magical Croatia

For more than just summer!

Winter and light in Luxembourg

Get into the festive spirit at Christmas markets.

Christmas in Germany

Immerse yourself in a magical world.

Christmas magic in Switzerland

Where to feel the Swiss Christmas spirit!

Christmastime in Serbia

Idyll in Sremski Karlovci.

Czech Advent Markets

Experience a real Christmas fairy tale!

Slovenia at Christmastime

Festive atmospheres in historic towns!

Unforgettable Christmas in Spain

Experience the holiday magic!

Magical Christmastime in Poland

Christmas markets and other holiday attractions.

Christmas in Ireland

Discover the best of the Irish festive season!

Hungary’s unique winter charm

The winter wonderland of Budapest.

Winter celebrations in Flanders

The right place for the most wonderful time of year!

Christmas in Estonia

Visit Tallinn and step into a fairytale.

Unforgettable winter in Romania

Enjoy a rich holiday season.

The winter fairy tale in Latvia

Experience a truly movielike winter wonderland!

Winter Wonderland Netherlands

Christmas markets, lights, ice skating and more.

Christmas in Cyprus

Jingle all the way to the Cyprus Christmas Village…

San Marino Christmas

A wonderful, magical atmosphere.

Christmas markets in Finland

Experience the magic of Christmas, Finnish style.

Festive Cheer Wallonia Style

Focus on Mons and Liege.

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