There is something nostalgic about an old fashioned, European Christmas Market! The twinkling lights, snow falling, drinking a hot gluhwein, and shopping for handmade gifts. It's a dream for many to experience.
Although all the traditional Christmas Markets are unique in their own way, the location or style of some makes them really stand out. Have you thought of visiting a floating Christmas market, or maybe one in a cave? Read on to see some of the most exciting and unusual ones of all.
Ravenna Gorge Christmas Market - Under a Viaduct
Deep in the Black Forest, but just a few minutes from Freiburg, you will find an extremely romantic Christmas Market that is located right under a viaduct. Just beneath the Ravenna Gorge viaduct there are more than 40 stalls offering local, handmade Christmas crafts and some fun programmes for children and adults. Visit this market to experience a real romantic and rustic vibe while getting in the perfect holiday mood.
Velvet Cave Christmas Market
Velvet Cave Christmas Market, or as some call it, Santa's Cave, is an excellent choice if you are looking for an extremely unique Christmas Market this year. Just under the castle of Valkenburg you will find a beautifully decorated Christmas Market that will definitely give you the Christmas chills with its unique festive atmosphere - in a cozy cave!
Liseberg Amusement Park Christmas Market
If you are looking for the largest Christmas Market in Sweden, don't try to find it on a street or a square - it is in an amusement park! The second largest city of the country, Gothenburg awaits its visitors with a real adventure and experience when it comes to the holiday season. After you have wandered around the more than 80 stalls located right in the middle of Liseberg, go ahead and jump on a ride to enjoy the real atmosphere of a Christmas Market in an amusement park.
Floating Christmas Market
If you are a lover of rivers and boats, visiting the floating Christmas Market in Vilshofen is the way for you to make the most of this upcoming holiday season. Not only the boat but also the Danube promenade is transformed into a festive Christmas market offering handcrafted decorations and Christmas delights. If you decide to spend your holiday break in Vilshofen, don't miss the largest wooden manger scene in the world!
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