What’s Tarzan’s best Christmas song? Ah, its jungle bells I guess. Well, that’s for Tarzan, but for us many of us it’s Jingle Bells. And why not, it’s Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ.
Well, C is for Christmas but it can pull in other things like carols, chocolate cakes, cookies, candles, turkey’s and shopping. Speaking of shopping, it’s maddening and tirelessly enjoyable.
The magic doesn’t click unless crowds of crazed, gigglers and shoppers descend suddenly from somewhere and spread out everywhere in search of something new and charming. Well, it’s sad that for some, shopping doesn’t go that well, due to known and unknown reasons.
Well, cheer up! All’s not lost. Don’t let your Christmas shopping dampen your spirit. Europe’s varied, vigorous and vibrant market gesture will surely lift your spirits high. You bet and dare it! With flights to Europe your shopping is going to be a true pleasure this 2013. The lights flare and amazing range of gifts will make your soul sparkle. Well, read on to create the most memorable and mellowest Christmas yet.
Top Five European Destinations for Christmas Shopping
Adorned with traditional music drifting through the air, gleaming lights and decorations build a perfect time to tour European cities. Christmas markets happen out of high season, travel and lodging can be low, saving more for your shopping budget. The concern is where to head off? Let Crystal Travel and your thinking caps be your guide with our top Christmas market holiday destinations.
Gear up for an unforgettable experience: the immortal picturesque this Czech capital holds in its main square is spectacular. At an early twilight the city is lit by the warmth of the candles, a music festival and traditional foods like goulash, sausages and pastries filling the air.
Popular markets are Old Town Square, Wenceslas Square and Havel’s Market brimming with traditional handicrafts, wooden toys, metalware, ceramics, scented candles, hats, gloves and dolls, freshly baked breaks and cookies
Feel the magical experience with a visit to Salzburg’s Christmas markets. The breathtaking architecture of Mozart’s birthplace is surrounded on all sides by stalls selling fine crafts, jewelry and amazing wooden toys. You won’t leave this city empty handed.
Popular markets are Volksgarten Winterfest, foot of Hohensalzburg fortress, Mirabell Square which is famous for all the Christmas decors and items, smell of dry fruits, baked items and overflowing chocolate delicacies.
German Christmas markets are extremely popular and crowded and wonder why? Well, the decoration is exceptional and expanded, exuberant German food and froth-full delicious beers are a stunning combination to beat. The German markets consist of 50 individual markets that are indescribable. You will need a lot of days to view it and explore every gallery and stall. Stay back and you will be glad you did.
The well-known markets are Charlottenburg Castle Christmas Market, Gendarmenmarkt Market, Potsdamner Platz Christmas market and Kaiser Wilhelm memorial Church Christmas Market.
Popular for arts and crafts, well-chosen culinary delights, ancient handicrafts, decorated cabins, glass pagodas, wood-carvers, jugglers, dance groups, choirs, refreshments and much more.
Enter into a traditional affair in the most fascinating and archetypal sense in Vienna: mulled wine stalls, roasted peanuts, decorated and illuminated trees inhaling the crispy air – taking it all in. And not forget – a variety of lights and decors. The entire city seems to be made of gold.
A trip to the internationally renowned Bruges during Christmas is like coming back home while you are thousand miles away. Being with kids in Europe a bit of skating on the open-air ice rink adds to your being present at the markets. Roam and explore a tiny town of Belgium.