Christmas Markets European River Cruise
Plan an unforgettable holiday with a Christmas market European river cruise!
If you are in the midst of planning an unforgettable Christmas this year, why not consider a last minute European river cruise? Distinctive and most definitely memorable, you and your family will experience a holiday unlike any other. Europe, while breathtaking any time of the year, is especially exhilarating during the winter. Incredible architecture and quaint towns are lit up, and social festivities are in abundance. Plus, unlike the American tradition of buying gifts and trinkets for others in shopping malls, Europe is known for its numerous and festive Christmas markets. Never experienced a Christmas market before? Book a European river cruise this holiday season and we bet you will be going back year after year!
Imagine visiting breathtaking Vienna, Cologne, Nuremburg and more, all flocked with snow and decorations. Expect an entirely different atmosphere visiting any of these spectacular cities in the winter. While you will have an extensive assortment of activities to take part in no matter which river cruiseline you choose, Christmas markets are typically the highlight during this time of year.
European’s Christmas markets usually open around Thanksgiving and close their doors around the third week in December. Nuremberg, Germany, is famous for hosting the world’s largest and oldest Christmas market, and is just one of many cities that presents a market.
So, what is a Christmas market exactly? For starters, the markets are a combination of goods available for purchase as well as a social/cultural setting. You will find local arts and crafts, wares, clothing, etc. in addition to being a part of the area’s local customs. Join in on festivities with locals while enjoying a warm beverage to keep the chill away. If you and your family are culture connoisseurs, Christmas market European river cruises are an ideal way to immerse yourself in global traditions.
Act fast, as there is no better way to see the beauty of Europe, and get far away from packed shopping malls and parking spot battles. Last minute river cruises Europe are still available. Ask a CruiseExperts.com representative about the top 10 European river cruises and which Christmas markets will be available.
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