Voted to Best European Christmas Market
Strasbourg was voted for the best European Christmas market destination in 2013, and it is surely still one of the best in Europe.
Strasbourg Christmas Markets has almost 500 years of tradition, this is “the hottest” Christmas markets destination in Europe, and it all started in 1570, at that time it was called “Christkindelsmärik”.
Since then, the city continued with the tradition, giving its visitors a charm of warm and authentic place you simply need to visit during the winter holidays.
This place is even called “Strasbourg, the capital of Christmas”.
A hot tip is to take the Strasbourg Christmas Market tour with a local guide.
Strasbourg Christmas Markets
It’s a magic spread over 11 sites in the center of the city. Some lasts til the NYE.
When that day comes, visitors should stay in Strasbourg, as the city is preparing a rich cultural program for the New Years Evening, as well.
Arts and crafts, the best food and traditional and beautiful, typical Alsatian Christmas decorations will be hosted in some of the following places:
- The Cathedral Christmas Market
- The Market of Christmas Delicacies of Alsace
- The Village of the invincible Small Producers of Alsace
- The Trading Post of the Wise Magi
- The Carré d’or Trade Association Village…
The main and grandiose Christmas tree stands each year on place Kléber, in the very centre of Strasbourg.