Winterlights of Dresden Cycle Time with your kkdu plum: 0 minutes…
Feel like a ride? This 16.74 km bike ride along the beautiful Elbe takes you right past the markets..
Dresden is one of the most beautiful cities of Germany, restored to her former glory as much as physically possible. Everywhere you look is old world charm.
The Dresden Striezelmarkt is a square in the centre of the city. And holds Germany’s oldest Christmas market, this year marks the 583rd Christmas market!
Scents of mulled wine waft through the air and Christmas music floods the streets whilst visitors feast on traditional Saxon treats.
For a unique Christmas Market experience you can also venture down the “Christmas Mile”, extending along the Prager Straße to the other side of the Elbe River. The “Winterlights of Dresden” has been running since 2012 and guides you along the best known shopping strip of Dresden. Gasp at majestic “winter lights”, perfect for adults and children.
We fell in love with Dresden and are sure you will too.
The Freetown Christiania Christmas market
Open: 6 – 20 December 2017
Address: Christiania Christmas market, The Grey Hall, Refshalevej 2, 1432 Copenhagen K Cycle Time with your kkdu plum: 11 minutes from Copenhagen City Centre.
It is impossible not to get into the Christmas spirit in Copenhagen.
The Freetown Christiania Christmas market is a unique Christmas market, where you can immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of a large range of stalls offering handicraft items, handmade jewellery, mirrors, wrought iron candle holders, paper-cut Christmas mobiles, clothes, leather masks among many other things.
Open: 2-3 December and 9-10 December 2017
Address: Kronborg Castle, Elsinore Cycle Time: 2hrs 25 minutes from Copenhagen City Centre
If you prefer a more traditional Christmas market you can’t beat the majestic renaissance, Kronborg Castle. Boasting Christmas treats and a range of experiences for both adults and kids. Wander through the incredible courtyard and beautiful ballrooms for the traditional Christmas market experience.
ICE* Village Amsterdam
Open: 20–30 December
Address: Museumplein 5, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, Netherlands Cycle Time with your kkdu plum: 7min from City Centre
Amsterdam’s Museumplein transforms into a charming Christmas village, all surrounding a unique ice rink. The market is overflowing with local festive food and drinks, live entertainment and market stalls. Enjoy the ice skating or some human bowling in one of the most breathtaking Christmas markets.
The Old Town, Stockholm
When: November 19th-December 23rd
Address: Stortorget i Gamla stan Stockholm Cycle Time with your kkdu plum: 5 minutes from Stockholm City Centre
Dating back to 1837 the annual Christmas market in Stockholm’s Old Town is the oldest of its kind in Sweden. This market embodies the old medieval winter markets in Stockholm and offers delicious Swedish Christmas sausages, mulled wine, ceramics and much more.
Arguably the prettiest Christmas market in New York City this market also surrounds a skating rink boasting a magical atmosphere. More than 100 small stalls offering one-of-a-kind items including winter clothing, sweaters, hats and mittens, handcrafted bags, jewelry, decorative goods, local foods, and more. Near the 6th Avenue especially you can find delicious food stands with local food favourites and holiday sweets.
When: Month of December
Address: Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain
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Emerse yourself in this cultural Christmas market experience. This Christmas market began in the 19th Century and holds over 100 wooden stalls featuring local crafts and plenty of entertaining items such as wigs, jokes and humorous ornaments. It’s the perfect place to buy a gift for the comedian of the family! Don’t miss the “Day of the Holy Innocents”, Spain’s April Fool’s Day, on December 28.
Enjoy the practical jokes that take place with items they have bought from the Christmas Markets.