This year is coming to the end and it’s time to start preparing for the holidays! People say that Christmas is the best time of the year. Why? Because it is more than just a holiday- it’s the time of gratefulness, joy and celebration with your friends and family. We, at Air Malta want to make your holidays as memorable as possible.
Christmas markets around Europe are full of feelings – feelings of happiness, excitement, and pure joy. We have listed our top 4. Christmas market destinations – each has their own miraculous atmosphere, and they all are worth to visit. Read below our suggestions of the greatest Christmas markets in Europe and start your holiday preparations!
The main Christmas market is located near the Berlin Town Hall, Famous for its Ferris wheel in front of the Governing Mayor's seat, this Christmas market tempts visitors with Old Berlin style market alleys, a circular ice rink and culinary delights. Visitors to the Christmas market at Berlin Town Hall near Alexanderplatz dive a little bit into historic Berlin with street artists such as organ grinders and musicians, an Old Berlin setting and traditional stalls selling authentic arts and crafts. Performers present scenes of life in Berlin as it happened at this place one hundred years ago. More information
Running from 26th November to 2nd January, the Christmas Market in Brussels, known as Winter Wonders, is located in the city’s central square, Grand Place. The market is surrounded on all sides by magnificent gothic style buildings and opulent guildhalls which are all lit up when it gets dark. The market is spread out over more than 2km and includes more than 200 wooden chalets, a giant Ferris wheel and, of course, a colossal Christmas tree decorated with lights and festive baubles. Winter Wonders is hailed as one of Europe’s most original Christmas Markets so it’s well worth booking flights to Brussels to see it.
Christmas lies at the heart of Austrian tradition. Being the home of the Christmas Market, Vienna in winter is something you need to add to your bucket list. Why not book direct flights to Vienna to enjoy an authentic festive experience this year? The Christmas period in Vienna is a truly magical time with a plethora of different markets held throughout the city. The Viennese Christmas Market in front of the medieval city hall is definitely the most enchanting and is an absolute must for anyone looking to get into the holiday spirit. This traditional market has been operating for hundreds of years with its origins dating back as far as the 1200’s. This long running tradition has made for the perfect Christmas experience for the whole family. The Viennese Christmas Market runs from 12th November to 24th December. More information
The Christmas market held at Zurich Main Train Station is one of the largest indoor Christmas markets in Europe. Zurich's most central Christmas market takes place in the main concourse of the Main Train Station. Featuring 140 stalls it is one of the largest indoor Christmas markets in Europe. As soon as travelers alight from the train, they are drawn to the market by the irresistible scent of mulled wine and cinnamon. The absolute highlight of the Christkindlimarkt is a 32-ft-tall Christmas tree decorated with thousands of sparkling Swarovski crystals. More information
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