If there is one thing Germany knows how to do well, it's Christmas, and traditional Christmas markets are one of the biggest parts of that. Their opening signifies the beginning of Advent and they're so popular, other countries have decided to take the tradition and make it their own, to the delight of festive shoppers everywhere.

Now, you'll find lovely Christmas markets all around Europe and even further afield. With markets come spectacular lighting arrangements, giving you everything you need to get into the seasonal spirit.

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The Christmas markets at Nuremberg and Cologne are worth a visit.


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