Eurostar Christmas Markets
This Christmas Eurostar will take you to the city of traditional Christmas Market where the largest Christmas fairs are held and you can enjoy and do every shopping for Christmas. The European Christmas markets are very popular in the world as these markets are continuing from past 700 years and here is the list of famous cities which are very famous for Christmas Markets: Paris, London, Amsterdam, Lille, Frankfurt, Brussels, Bruges and Liege. As these cities provides variety of gifts from local handicraft, pottery and confectionery to jewellery and taste the local cuisine from these cities.
Paris Christmas Market
It’s for sure that in Paris every age enjoys the most festive time of Christmas. Here you'll find some of the best and most elegant Christmas markets of Europe. On this special occasion Disneyland Paris becomes the most festive place on earth. The “City of Lights” turns into “City of Festive Lights”. In Disneyland Paris you will feel the magic of Christmas where you will see array of colored fairy lights, various shops and boutiques around the park offering their latest collections of decorative objects
London Christmas Market
In London you will experience everything you would expect from the Christmas Market. Every part of the city is decorated with lush lights and snow glisten Christmas trees. The festive parties and events are the big attractions for the youth and the families. Experience the high street excess which is always tempting during the festive season. From the market hand-crafted decorations to traditional toys, the latest fashion cloths, jewellery and a large amount of cuisine of festive food and drink.
Amsterdam Christmas Market
Market starting from – 7th to 24th December
On Christmas Amsterdam becomes one of the most beautiful places of the world. The city is decorated with Christmas lights, pretty flower arrangement and you will get to see all kind of shows and performances. The Whole city is filled from temporary stalls, and is traditional and delicious. This cosmopolitan city glows with a fairytale atmosphere in the weeks before Christmas. And it is the best place for shopping too. These markets will start from 7th to 24th December. Several churches around Amsterdam offer seasonal concerts, both on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Lille Christmas Market
Market starting from – 24th November to 30th December.
Lille Christmas Market is extremely popular because of Eurostar link. This market held’s in the place Rihour which contains about 80 different stalls and 3900 shops. Every year more than 9000 visitors enjoy this market of tradition. Markets are starting from 24 November to 30 December. These stalls sell every type of art and crafts, local cuisine, international chain stores with discounted prices. The big wheel and 18-meter high Christmas tree are the main attractions of this market.
Frankfurt Christmas Market
Market starting from – 24th November till 22nd December
Christmas market of Frankfurt is most important and famous in Germany. As on this period of time Frankfurt is dressed in the sounds and colors of Christmas. Hundreds of lights brighten the city. This market has been coming up from 600 years. This market is filled with traditions and history. It is the oldest and popular Christmas market of Europe. Here you will be amazed by the scenes of beautifully decorated stalls and x-mas trees. These stalls are filled with traditional things such as crib figurines, toys, wood carvings, marionettes, candles, decoration materials, lambskin shoes etc. It also has delicious food market which offers aromas of hot chestnuts, grilled sausages, mulled wine, baked apples and other tasty snacks. The market starts from 24 November till 22 December 2010 in Romerberg, Paulsplatz and Mainkai.
Brussels Christmas Market
Market starting from 26th November till 2nd January 2011
Brussels Christmas market is groomed with over 200 stalls. This market comes with cheerful lights, delicious aromas, local cuisines, ice-rinks, big wheel and much more. This market will starts from 26 November 2010 through to 2 January 2011. Brass bands, free performances and ice sculptures are also on display as part of the cultural program. The main highlight of this market is the 240 wooden Christmas chalets which are opened at this time. You will find Christmas Markets line in several streets around the Place Sainte Catherine, at the Grand Place, next to the Bourse where you can do the best shopping ever.
Bruges Christmas Market
Market starting from - 24th November till 31st December annually
This delightful festive in Bruges makes Christmas Market filled with a tempting array of hand-made Christmas decorations, gifts, chocolates and lace as well as tasty local cuisines. The streets are illuminated with many colorful lights. The main square surroundings of the open air ice-rink are also fully decorated with x-mas trees. Most stalls are of food and drink in which herbal wine is a very famous drink and you will get unusual hand-made decoration. This market starts from 24th November till 31st December annually.
Liege Christmas Market
Market starting from - 26 November till the end of December
Here market starts from 26 November till the end of December. Every year this market attracts around million of visitors. Liege market creates a magical atmosphere and glamorous Christmas sentiments. You will find more than 170 colorfully painted and illuminated chalets where you will enjoy the Christmas shopping selling local handicrafts, decorations, gifts, cakes and festive candles. The streets of Liege are fully decorated with blushing lights and beautiful x-mas trees.