4th November – 22nd December
The city’s beloved Frankfurt Christmas Market is the world’s largest authentic German market outside of Germany and Austria.
This year, enjoy a new 30-stall market in Cathedral Square which will be selling festive arts and crafts and offering the chance to support local businesses.
1st November – 31st December
Easily one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in the UK, Bath celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
Although it may not be going ahead in person, that doesn’t mean the makers have shut up shop. Continue the Christmas spirit and enjoy some festive shopping from independent, sustainable retailers.
26th November – 2nd January
Soak up the city lifestyle this Winter and enjoy an array of different Christmas markets.
There are plenty to choose from if you’re planning a trip to London; from the South Bank Winter Festival and Market along the River Thames to Leicester Square’s Swiss-style chalets. Greenwich and London Bridge will also be hosting Christmas markets too.
27th November – 12th December
For Dickens-lovers, this is right up your street! The Rochester Dickensian Christmas Festival is a must, complete with a Victorian parade, bell ringing and street entertainment.
The Christmas market can be enjoyed whilst taking in the beauty of Rochester Castle Gardens.
22nd November – 22nd December
Dating back to the 1300s, this is one of the oldest and largest Christmas markets in Germany.
Frankfurt should definitely be at the top of your list if you’re looking for Christmas markets worldwide.
21st November – 31st December
As beautiful as Paris is and is everyone’s go-to, try a more local flavour this year and take a trip to the south of France.
In the stunning towns of Aix-en-Provence, Marseille, Avignon and Saint Remy (to name just a few), you have the chance to buy the famous Provencal santon figurines.
12th November – 22nd December
Denmark’s biggest Christmas market is located in the city centre’s Tivoli Gardens, with snow covered chalets dotted around the beautifully landscaped gardens.
Definitely one for the bucket list!