18 November to 26 December, 2021
Fly to: Salzburg W A Mozart (SZG/ LOWS)
Dating back as early as the 15th century, Salzburg’s Christkindlmarkt on Residenzplatz is full of traditional charm. One of Europe’s oldest Christmas markets, it offers around 100 stalls as well as choral concerts and local delicacies.
20 November to 23 December, 2021
Wrap up warm and head to Gamla Stan in Stockholm’s Old Town for the city’s Stortorget Christmas Market. Feast on local dishes, delicious gingerbread biscuits and mulled wine while shopping for Swedish handicrafts.
20 November to 4 January, 2022
Nestled in the heart of Edinburgh on Princess Street Gardens, this market is awash with everything from local and bespoke products and gifts to food stalls.
22 November to 31 December 2021
Fly to: Berlin Brandenburg (BER)
While Berlin is home to a variety of Christmas markets, one of the most popular is the WihnachtsZauber Gendermenmarkt. Set in one of Berlin’s most beautiful squares against the backdrop of the Konzerthaus, thousands of twinkling lights ensure all the festive feels as you stock up on artisanal gifts, decorations and plenty of tasty treats.
26 November to 23 December,2021
Held just outside Reykjavik on the waterfront at Hafnarfjörour, this Christmas village is a feast of sights and sounds. Browse the idyllic wooden chalets selling a range of Icelandic crafts, high-quality gifts, decorations and foodie treats.
November to 2 January, 2022
Brussels’ Winter Wonders event is a highlight of the Belgian capital’s festive calendar. Held on Brussel’s Grand Place and the surrounding streets the market features a giant Christmas tree surrounded by festive stall and boutiques festooned with Christmas lights.
29 November to 26 December 2021
Krakow’s Christmas market is a vibrant and bustling affair held in the Old Town. Wooden stalls are lined with festive decorations, toys, tasty treats, traditional tipples and gifts.