Europe’s Christmas markets [PHOTOS]

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Take a look at some of the beautiful Christmas markets throughout Europe.

The Christmas markets that spring up across Europe come wintertime are in a league of their own when it comes to decorations. In countries like Germany and France, outdoor shopping villages create Christmas-themed winter wonderlands, filled with ornaments, knickknacks and, of course, street food.

Take a look at some of the beautiful Christmas markets throughout Europe with this photo tour.

Christkindelsmarik, Strasbourg, France (Image: dierk schaefer)
Christkindelsmarik, Strasbourg, France (Image: dierk schaefer)
Christkindelsmarik, Strasbourg, France (Image: dierk schaefer)
Christkindelsmarik, Strasbourg, France (Image: dierk schaefer)
Christkindelsmarik, Strasbourg, France (Image: dierk schaefer)
Christkindelsmarik, Strasbourg, France (Image: dierk schaefer)
Christkindelsmarik, Strasbourg, France (Image: dierk schaefer)
Christkindelsmarik, Strasbourg, France (Image: dierk schaefer)
Chriskindlesmarkt, Nuremberg, Germany (Image: charley1965 used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Chriskindlesmarkt, Nuremberg, Germany (Image: charley1965 used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Chriskindlesmarkt, Nuremberg, Germany (Image: charley1965 used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Chriskindlesmarkt, Nuremberg, Germany (Image: charley1965 used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Manchester Christmas Market, England (Image: rightee)
Manchester Christmas Market, England (Image: rightee)
Talinn Christmas Market, Estonia (Image: Marit & Toomas Hinnosaar)
Talinn Christmas Market, Estonia (Image: Marit & Toomas Hinnosaar)
Talinn Christmas Market, Estonia (Image: j_silla)
Talinn Christmas Market, Estonia (Image: j_silla)
Berlin Christmas Market, Germany (Image: Rictor Norton & David Allen)
Berlin Christmas Market, Germany (Image: Rictor Norton & David Allen)
Berlin Christmas Market, Germany (Image: Rictor Norton & David Allen)
Berlin Christmas Market, Germany (Image: Rictor Norton & David Allen)
Berlin Christmas Market, Germany (Image: onnola used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Berlin Christmas Market, Germany (Image: onnola used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Berlin Christmas Market, Germany (Image: onnola used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Berlin Christmas Market, Germany (Image: onnola used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)

(Main image: dierk schaefer)

Europe’s Christmas markets [PHOTOS] was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Marissa Willman
Author: Marissa Willman (786 posts)

Marissa Willman earned a bachelor's degree in journalism before downsizing her life into two suitcases for a teaching gig in South Korea. Seoul was her home base for two years of wanderlusting throughout six countries in Asia. In 2011, Marissa swapped teaching for travel writing and now calls Southern California home.