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German Christmas Markets

Experience Germany's finest Christmas markets - from Dresden to Nuremberg - on this all-encompassing festive tour.

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  1. Germany

    Berlin Dresden Eisenach Erfurt Frankfurt Leipzig Nuremberg Offenbach Rothenburg ob der Tauber Weimar


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Christmas Markets of Austria, Germany and Switzerland

Discover the best of Europe's Christmas markets on this festive tour of Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

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  1. Austria

    Innsbruck Salzburg Vienna

  2. Germany

    Munich

  3. Liechtenstein

    Vaduz

  4. Switzerland

    Lucerne Zurich

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Tastes and Sounds of the South

Join us for a little honky-tonk, home cookin', hot-footed hoedown and a whole lot of Rock 'n' Roll.

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    Jackson Memphis Nashville Natchez New Orleans


All you need to know about Christmas and Festivals

How do they celebrate Christmas in Europe?

Christmas is celebrated differently all over Europe, from the traditional Christmas Eve feast in France to the arrival of Sinterklaas in the Netherlands on December 5th. Other popular Christmas traditions include the Queen of Lights festival on December 13th in Norway and St Nicholas Day on December 6th in Germany.

What are the best European festivals?

Europe is known for its incredible festivals, full of music, food and drink, and old-world traditions. Some of the best European festivals include the Christmas markets of Germany, Switzerland and Austria, St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland, and the Carnival of Venice in Italy.

Where is the best place in Europe to spend Christmas?

The best places in Europe for a Christmas holiday are Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Russia. You’ll find enchanting Christmas markets, magical fairy lights, delicious festive food, a blanket of snow, and plenty of Yuletide cheer. Enjoy a mug of mulled wine, go shopping for handmade crafts, and keep watch for Santa Claus.

Where is the best place to go for Christmas markets?

Our Christmas market breaks take you to the best places to experience the beautiful Christmas markets including Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Russia. The cities with our favourite Christmas markets include Vienna in Austria, Dresden and Munich in Germany, Lucerne in Switzerland, and Moscow in Russia.


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