christmas markets

christmas markets

we can’t believe that this week we enter december and the official countdown to christmas begins. to help everyone get in the christmas spirit below are some great christmas markets based here in the uk and in europe.

manchester christmas market
manchester has always been known in the uk for doing one of the best of christmas markets and this year is no different. piccadilly gardens has been transformed into a magical setting open now till 3rd january. with a marquee in place to protect visitors from any harsh weather. theoughout the markets and winter garden you will be able to try a range of different foods, buy fantastic gift and even hit the ice rink for a skate.

budapest christmas market

the biggest and longest budapest christmas market takes place on vörösmarty square in the heart of the city. there are countless food stalls, craft stalls and you can enjoy free concerts by various hungarian bands every day.


basel christmas market – switzerland
this market has been voted the winner of the european best christmas market so is definitely a must visit! this year they expect around 130 traders and there are plenty of pre christmas activities to get involved in. the christmas tree that stands on münsterplatz, with ornaments by the well-known decorator johann wanner is a great place to get a picture in front of!