In the past decade, we’ve visited our fair share of Christmas Markets, both with and without children! We’ve learned over the years that a few things can make a huge difference to the overall enjoyment of your trip, so we’ve put together a quick guide of how to get the most out of your visit! Cash Make sure you have some cash on you when you visit a Christmas Market, especially if you’re intending to buy food there. Although some stall holders will take card payments, many are cash only, or certainly would prefer cash payments! We’re not suggesting you…
The location of a good Christmas market hardly seems crucial if the rest of the elements are right; a good range of stalls, a seasonal atmosphere, and plenty of good quality food and drink, however some Christmas markets just happen to be situated in the most romantic and festive of locations that really provides the icing on the Christmas cake! Here’s a list, a wish-list in some respects, of Christmas markets chosen for their magical locations.
Christmas markets are great places to get inspiration for unique gifts that you might not find on the high street, that are high quality and will be appreciated by your friends and family. During our visits we’ve come across a wide range of quirky products that would make great gifts for Christmas or any occasion, so we’ve listed a few here, along with links to where you could also get similar items online, if you aren’t able to visit a market yourself in time for the next present buying season!
One of the highlights of visiting a good Christmas market is the range of tasty food that’s on offer, cooked freshly on site! Here is our top ten of the best foods we’ve sampled on our Christmas market trips!