Christmas Markets

Eltville’s Magical Christmas Market

Eltville hosts a very magical Christmas Market only one weekend each year with a castle backdrop and picturesque cobblestone streets. So mark your calendar for 2016!

Glühwein — The drink of the season

In a few plain words, glühwein is a mulled wine — a wine combined with spices and typically served warm. Those who have tried it know how to enjoy it:… Read more

ALL the Christmas Markets

Featured image by FamVeld / Shutterstock.com Christmas Markets 2019 Christmas Market season is here at last as the scent of cinnamon slowly creeps through cozy cobble stone alleys and fairy lights… Read more

Romantic Heidelberg

Considered one of the top five cities in Germany to visit, Heidelberg attracts millions each year with its history, art and scenic beauty. Take a stroll through the city or along the river. What are you waiting for?!

The Greatest Britain Road Trip Part 2: Bath, Roman Spa City

The GREATest BRITAIN Road Trip, my favorite destinations in England, Wales and Scotland: read part 1 about Bruges, Dover and Stonehenge here. Less than an hour’s drive from Stonehenge lies… Read more

Tübingen

Visit Tübingen, a Medieval Gem

The well preserved and picturesque medieval town of Tübingen definitely merits a visit!

Vienna – A cutting-edge place for all seasons

Vienna at Christmas time is indeed cold and not a place where children under maybe 10 years of age are going to last for very long without complaining. Still, it… Read more

Basel, Switzerland

Basel – Switzerland’s Artistic Center

Check out Switzerland’s international hub, Basel. This city is a great way to start or end your Swiss adventure.

Paris Galleries Lafayette at Christmas

Get in the holiday spirit in Paris!

Known as both the City of Light and the City of Love, Paris is one of the most romantic cities in the world. Paris at Christmas, decked out in its holiday finery, makes it even more beautiful than usual. Here are a few places to visit while you’re in Paris before or during the holidays.

8 Tips for German Christmas Markets

Christmas is knocking on your door! So grab your holiday shopping list and head to a German Christmas Market! Because there are so many wonderful markets to see in Germany, here are eight tips to help you out!

Prague Christmas Markets 2016

Be dazzled now until Jan. 3 at the Prague Christmas Market! Going to this market is an elegant and charming way to celebrate the Holiday Season.

Twinkling Star Christmas Market in Wiesbaden

Warm lights, musical sounds and scrumptious cuisine of the Wiesbaden Christmas Market will leave you seeing twinkling holiday stars!

Wiesbaden on Ice Nov 16, 2016 – Jan 8, 2017

Nestled between the Wiesbaden Kurhaus and Kurpark, ESWE Eizeit (ice rink) is the perfect place to go skating in the city!

Bad Münster Christmas Market

For an extra dose of holiday cheer, you owe it to yourself to make the drive to Bad Münster and enjoy this truly charming market before it’s too late.

Magical lights at Mainz Christmas Market!

From now until December 23, get lost for hours under the spectacular lights of the Mainz Christmas Market.

Idstein’s 2016 Christmas Market

Mark your 2016 calendar for the Idstein Christmas Market. Attending this festive event would feel like a mini-vacation or walking onto a movie set.

Christmas Market of Nations in Rüdesheim

In the already romantic old town of Rüdesheim am Rhein, the Christmas Market gives this town the final touches of becoming a real-life fairy tale village.

The Witch Tower of Idstein!

The charming and remarkable town of Idstein makes a wonderful day trip, which includes viewing sites from the top of Witch Tower (Hexenturm).

Christmas is upon us! 8 Tips for German Christmas Markets…

Christmas is knocking on your door! So grab your holiday shopping list and head to a German Christmas Market! Because there are so many wonderful markets to see in Germany, here are eight tips to help you out!

A winter trip to Prague

Head to Prague, Czech Republic this holiday season for an enchanting experience. Families can enjoy the festivities at a Christmas Market, see the changing of the guards at the Prague Castle, have a medieval feast and more!

Discover the Alsace!

Venture off track for adventures and misadventures in Obernai, Rosheim and Soufflenheim. These beautiful towns in the heart of Alsace have so much to offer.

Why Attend Idstein’s 2016 Christmas Market?

Mark your 2016 calendar for the Idstein Christmas Market. Attending this festive event would feel like a mini-vacation or walking onto a movie set.

Open until Jan. 3, Prague Xmas Market

Be dazzled now until Jan. 3 at the Prague Christmas Market! Going to this market is an elegant and charming way to celebrate the Holiday Season.

Wiesbaden on Ice: Skating in the City

Nestled between the Wiesbaden Kurhaus and Kurpark, ESWE Eizeit (ice rink) is the perfect place to go skating in the city!

Eltville’s Magical Christmas Market

Eltville hosts a very magical Christmas Market only one weekend each year with a castle backdrop and picturesque cobblestone streets. So mark your calendar for 2016!

Last Weekend: Bad Münster Christmas Market

For an extra dose of holiday cheer, you owe it to yourself to make the drive to Bad Münster and enjoy this truly charming market before it’s too late.

Under the Lights of the Mainz Christmas Market

From now until December 23, get lost for hours under the spectacular lights of the Mainz Christmas Market.

Wiesbaden Twinkling Star Christmas Market

Warm lights, musical sounds and scrumptious cuisine of the Wiesbaden Christmas Market will leave you seeing twinkling holiday stars!

Rüdesheim Christmas Market of Nations

In the already romantic old town of Rüdesheim am Rhein, the Christmas Market gives this town the final touches of becoming a real-life fairy tale village.

Germany's Christmas Markets are in every town

Germany’s Christmas Markets

The Ultimate Guide to Germany’s Christmas Markets

Christmas Market and More in Prague

Head to Prague, Czech Republic this holiday season for an enchanting experience. Families can enjoy the festivities at a Christmas Market, see the changing of the guards at the Prague Castle, have a medieval feast and more!

20 Best Christmas Markets in Germany

In Germany, “Christkindlmarkt” or Christmas market accompanies the four weeks of Advent. Here’s my top 20.

Christmas Markets Make You Believe In Santa Again

There are few places to match the feeling one gets when visiting a German Christmas market for the first time.

Nuernburg Christkindlemarket

Top 5 Christmas Markets in Germany

Bavarian Munich to the small traditional town of Goslar up to the north and over to the east, the following five markets are my favorite in Germany.

Wuerzburg Christmas Market

Würzburg Christmas Market

In the heart of the Old Town of Würzburg one of Germany’s most picturesque and enchanting Christmas Markets attracts thousands of visitors every year.

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Braunschweig Christmas Market

Braunschweig (Brunswick) is the second largest city in Lower Saxony, a city with an impressive, lively cultural scene and attractive shopping opportunities.

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Tübingen Christmas Market

On the 3rd weekend of Advent Tübingen invites you to its colourful and distinctive christmas market in the old town. It begins on Friday and Saturday at 9 a.m. and… Read more

Aachen Christmas Market

The World-Famous Aachen Christmas Market

The tradition of Christmas markets goes back centuries, both in Europe and in America. However, if an American ever gets the chance to explore European Christmas markets, especially in Germany, count yourself blessed.

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Baden-Baden Christkindelsmarkt

The internationally celebrated spa and festival city of Baden Baden will have a very special atmosphere in the period from 25 November until 30 December 2013 with its Christkindelsmarkt.

Bonn Christmas Market

Bonn Christmas Market

Every year, Bonn’s Christmas fair conjures up a festive atmosphere on Münsterplatz and Bottlerplatz, on Windeckstrasse, Vivatsgasse, Friedensplatz and Poststrasse.