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Christmas MarketS

Christmas markets fill Europe’s cities during the holiday season and offer many different activities. A Christmas market, also known as an advent market, is a street market that celebrates Christmas during the four weeks of advent. 

Let’s take a look at some of Europe’s most popular Christmas markets here.

Where to Find the Best Christmas Markets

The Frankfurt Christmas market is one of the most popular in Europe and one of the oldest. Located in the scenic old town center, it has been running since 1393.

Frankfurt’s Christmas Market

The Salzburg Christmas market is located in the heart of the city and offers a variety of traditional Austrian food and drink. The market also features a nativity scene, a Christmas carousel, and live music. 

Salzburg’s Christmas Market


The Budapest Christmas Market is one of the most popular markets in Hungary. There are so many ways to spend the Christmas and New Year holidays in Budapest. 

Budapest’s Main Market

 It features hundreds of wooden stalls selling traditional Czech blown-glass balls, glass pearls, straw goods, hand-embroidered tablecloths, wooden toys, and biscuit cutters.  

Prague’s Main Christmas Market

The Vienna Christmas Market is one of Austria’s largest and most popular markets. There are several markets in different locations around the city.

Vienna’s Christmas Market

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