Christmas Markets Across Europe | WST Travel

19 August 2015

WST offers a number of festive school trips to a variety of European Christmas Markets. Explore Europe at Christmas with our guide.

Lille Christmas markets

The Lille Christmas market has over 80 stalls, each housed in wooden chalets.

A 50-meter high Big Wheel, offering spectacular city views is based near the Christmas markets in the Grand Place.

Cologne Cathedral Christmas Market

The Cologne Cathedral Christmas Market is the largest Christmas market in Germany, attracting over four million visitors each year.

Nearby, visitors can enjoy a seasonal skating rink on Heumarkt. Two other Christmas markets (Angel Market and St. Nick's Village) are also situated near to the cathedral.

Neumarkt Christmas Market

This is Cologne’s oldest Christmas Market, famous for its magical stars at night theme.

Aachen Christmas Market

Aachen Christmas market is the closest German market to the UK.

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