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In need of a little Christmas shopping inspiration?

Release date:
November 2020
Three festive market images montaged
Pictured above: (top left) Salzburg - Austria, (right) Basel - Switzerland, (bottom left) Helsinki - Finland.
There’s nothing like a Christmas market to give you all the festive feels. So, from Salzburg in Austria to Helsinki in Finland, here’s our round-up of Christmas markets where you can stock up on tasty treats, artisanal gifts and handmade decorations


Please note dates and details are subject to change and we strongly advise you to check with the event organiser before visiting the Christmas markets listed below.


Salzburg, Austria

19 November to 26 December 2020

Fly to: Salzburg W A Mozart (SZG/ LOWS)

Dating back as early as the 15th century, Salzburg’s Christmas market on Dom and Residenzplatz is full of traditional charm. Stock up on traditional and artisanal gifts and decorations, as well as plenty of tasty treats.


Basel, Switzerland

26 November to 23 December 2020

Fly to: Basel-Mulhouse Airport (MLH/ LFSB)

Basel’s Christmas market features charming festive stalls and plenty of delicious local delicacies. A highlight is the Big Wheel offering mesmerising views over the twinkling Christmas lights of the city.


Helsinki, Finland

5 December to 22 December 2020

Fly to: Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL/ EFNK)

Helsinki’s oldest and most beautiful Christmas market is found on Senate Square and features a carousel surrounded by delightful stalls laden with high-quality gifts, decorations and a focus on sustainability.