Christmas Market Hotel Breaks & Holidays for 2018
Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without the age-old festive Christmas markets that seem right out of a snow globe.
Take a city break or plan a winter vacation to experience
this wonderful tradition, surrounded by fairy lights, strolling carolers and tempting aromas.
Christmas in Vienna, Austria
The popular Christmas Village Belvedere Palace is set against the glorious baroque backdrop of the world-famous residence, one of Vienna‘s most beautiful and significant sights. More than 40 festively decorated market stalls offer traditional handcrafted goods, elaborate Christmas decorations and special culinary delights.The impressive mixture of lovely tradition, old customs and atmospheric attractions creates a very special magic on the Rathausplatz.
The most beautiful atmosphere during the advent season can be found in Vienna at the Rathausplatz. The Vienna Christmas market or Christkindlmarkt offers a nostalgic atmosphere enjoyed by both young and old. At the 200-something
stands you will find the sweetest treats, most flavoursome punches and the most creative gift ideas. The Vienna Christmas market at the Rathausplatz is the best Christmas market in Vienna to visit. Delicious smells of chocolate, wood and even lebkuchen can be smelled on all corners of the market.Unusual surprises such as chocolate in the shape of lifelike everyday objects can be found as well as the traditional presents, for example a wooden toy with a natural finish.
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Christmas Market in Prague, Czech Republic
Christmas markets are a key ingredient of the festive magic in Prague, and the Prague Christmas markets are the most impressive Christmas markets in the Czech Republic. The Christmas markets light up the city, bringing locals and tourists together in a true 'winter Christmas wonderland'. Popular food includes: large hams roasted on spits,terribly unhealthy but deliciously tasty barbequed sausages,flatbread topped with garlic, cheese and ketchup, pancakes and a variety of cakes and pastries that are prepared in front of you, such as 'Trdelník', a hot sugar coated pastry. The Christmas market in the Old Town Square of Prague is by far the largest and the most well known. It’s mostly for tourists, but the locals do love it as well. There are street stalls selling all kinds of snacks like Prague ham or cinnamon rolls.If you’d like to dig deeper into the Czech Christmas traditions, you’ll like Toulcův dvůr, an inner-city farm featuring traditional markets, Christmas exhibitions and lots of activities for children, including farm animals kids can play with.
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Christmas Markets in London, England
From glittering Christmas lights and ice skating to traditional markets and Christmas shows, London is a Christmas wonderland.During Christmas, London’s streets are transformed and become a far cry from the usual concrete, busy metropolis.
From pop-up ice rinks playing catchy pop-tunes to unique events beneath twinkling lights,the london streets have it all during Christmas . But let’s be honest - whether you love or loathe Christmas shopping, the crowds on Oxford Street can make even the jolliest shopper say humbug. Luckily, there’s an alternative: a festive frolic through one of London’s magical markets.Whether you’re looking for festive food, classic decorations, arts and crafts or that last-minute gift, you can find all you want for Christmas at a London Christmas market.
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Christmas in Paris, France
Paris is known as the City of Light and at Christmas time, she shines her brightest with many streets and monuments illuminated in celebration of the season. One of the most famous displays is on the Avenue des Champs-Elysees where the plane trees lining the avenue twinkle. For the best views, head to the top of the Arc de Triomphe or join a one hour Paris illuminations cruise on one of the Bateaux Mouches to see the city’s major monuments lit up in all their Christmas glory as you cruise the Seine.There’s an extra dose of magic to a trip to Paris during Christmas, when the City of Lights is lit up even brighter by thousands of twinkling bulbs. Each of Paris’ districts has something festive going on during Christmas, from window shopping at the grand magasins and browsing the Christmas markets with a glass of vin chaud to taking a spin on an outdoor ice rink and exploring a vintage funfair.
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