Christmas shopping can be a stressful time, so why not catch up with many flights to Europe and explore a new city while buying gifts to make it fun? The market during the festival is a tradition that dates back to medieval Germany and Austria. In these fantastic markets, you can always be a great place to pick up unique gifts. So search for winter holidays and find great deals on packaging and Christmas gifts.
Helsinki's largest annual Christmas market is held from December 12th to 22nd. There are more than 160 cottages selling knitted crafts, candles and other unique handicrafts, perfect for Christmas gifts. The Vanha Ylioppilastalo Christmas Market is definitely not to be missed, so consider jumping on a plane to Helsinki for Christmas!
In France, the Alsace region has Christmas markets in almost every German-affected town. Alsace is not the only region in France that offers exquisite handicrafts, and the Lille Christmas Market attracts nearly one million tourists each year. The market revolves around a recurring snow-capped village and offers a variety of impressive handicrafts, a large wheel, an ice rink, hordes of Christmas Kalaw and Christmas Fathers.
Founded 400 years ago is the world-famous Christkindlesmarkt, located in Nuremberg, Germany, and is visited by more than 2 million people each year. It is located in the old part of the city and features locally produced handicrafts, candles, pottery, wooden toys and photography. To make children happy, there is an old-style steam carousel, which is perfect for some old-fashioned play. Shopping makes everyone hungry, so use your nose to look for the scent of sugar-coated toasted almonds and the traditional gingerbread man, which also greatly increases the number of stockings and baskets.
Cheap flights, with plenty of flights to Eastern Europe, are the perfect excuse to book a trip to Prague's Christmas Market. It is located on Wenceslas Square and is one of the best attractions outside Germany. Surrounded by beautiful buildings, you can buy unusual handicrafts such as Czech puppets, toys, jewelry and candles. If you want to explore the city, you can find several smaller markets in Prague.
Beginning Saturday, November 13th, the Christmas market season in Vienna is full of festive atmosphere. There are nostalgic, romantic, concert and Nativity decorations everywhere, this is the ideal atmosphere to complete Christmas shopping. You cannot escape the aroma of candied or roasted chestnuts as you stroll around the wooden market stalls. There are many flights to Vienna and this is a wonderful excuse to go to this beautiful city.
If you are looking for some kind of festive atmosphere, then take advantage of cheap flights to top European destinations this December and spend an unforgettable Christmas holiday.