Bratwurst sizzling in Berlin, fairy-lights twinkling in the Tivoli Gardens, and sugar dusted waffles and Ferris Wheels – an avalanche of Christmas fun is sweeping across Europe. What started as a few wooden huts selling gluhwein in a tiny German town has spread to a continental frenzy of festive pleasures.
Even seasonal naysayers can’t help but be pulled headfirst into a heady world of lights, feasting and cheering. Travelers seeking a fairytale break will find the animated streets and squares of Europe at their finest this time of year.
Prop up with prosecco at the al fresco bar, splurge on stunning arts and crafts, and lose yourself to the melody of midnight mass ebbing through the tight knit streets – this is your guide to la crème de la crème of Europe’s Christmas Markets…
Don’t be weighed down this Christmas, ship your luggage so you can hit the snow dusted ground without a care. The serenity of knowing your bags are taken care of door to door means even more time to peruse the stalls, sip mulled wine and stocking up on gifts.