The most beautiful Christmas markets in Europe

It's almost Christmas time and most European cities are packed with wonderful Christmas markets, waiting for you to visit them! With many events, innovative decorations, a rich palette of sweet scents, and an even greater selection of warm flavors, these are the most beautiful Christmas markets in Europe.

1. Zagreb

The capital of Croatia has received the title of city with the best Christmas market for three consecutive years. The Advent of Zagreb is a truly special experience, the whole city takes on a Christmas spirit, so it is an ideal destination that will satisfy even the most demanding travelers.

The Ice Park in Tomislav Square hosts an outdoor skating rink, with lots of music, numerous cultural contents not to be missed. In Stross instead you will find the now famous Fuliranje event, known for a great mood, excellent music, concerts, art workshops, food and original drinks. With numerous photo points and a lovely corner for your pets, this year's Fuliranje brings to you 16 live shows and over 35 DJs.

2. Vienna

Vienna is a city with a long tradition of organizing Christmas markets, which is why it attracts millions of visitors every year. Of course the festivities do not take place in one location, but from the beginning of November until Christmas, the entire city is being transformed into a true wonderland.

The most famous fair in Vienna is the one in Rathausplatz, or Town Hall Square, where over 150 stalls offer visitors a myriad of Christmas gifts, decorations, handicrafts, culinary specialties, desserts and drinks. A point that particularly attracts lovers is the tree of hearts. An open-air skating rink of 3,000 m² in size offers numerous paths and trails through the park. Chidren will enjoy the beautiful carousel, a convoy of reindeer sledges and charming light installations in the park.

3. Prague

There is no wrong time to visit Prague, however, in the Advent period the Czech capital turns into a particularly lovely place. The most visited Christmas markets in Prague are those in the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square.

The Christmas market in Old Town Square is the most visited in Prague. With numerous classical music concerts, choirs and dance performances, this market offers a real festive atmosphere. Children can participate in numerous creative workshops and, in addition to excellent food and hot drinks, you will find numerous original gift ideas.

Wenceslas Square is one of the most popular tourist areas in the heart of Prague, so it is the perfect place for a Christmas market. This market is known for its special handmade wooden houses, filled with Christmas decorations and hot drinks to keep you warm on winter evenings.

4. Tallinn

The advent in Tallinn is becoming increasingly popular and attracts more visitors every year. Last year, it was named the most beautiful in Europe according to a survey on the European Best Destinations website. The Town Hall Square in the old town of Tallinn turns into a Christmas fairy tale every year, with a wide range of offers and cultural programs. The highlight of the market, however, is the Christmas tree, because it was on this square that one of the first Christmas trees in Europe was built in 1441.

5. Copenhagen

The Christmas market in the capital of Denmark is loved by tourists but also by many locals. Here you can walk for hours between numerous small houses full of craft products, with a glass of gløgg (mulled wine) and some æbleskiver (classic Danish Christmas) - the true incarnation of hygge.

The city's biggest Christmas enchantment is housed in Tivoli Gardens, decorated with over 70,000 Christmas lights and more than 1,000 Christmas trees completely covered in lights. A show of screenings will also take place on the iconic facade of the concert hall, with various presents and delicacies presented in over 60 stalls.

The Christmas season is a time to spend with family and friends. Wherever you choose to travel, you will certainly not be disappointed as long as you are in good company. So where will you go this December?

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