Whether you call them winter markets, holiday markets, or Christmas markets, they’re a European cold-weather favorite and a reason many North Americans make off-season trips to the Continent. The smell of warm chestnuts and mulled wine beckons, as does the promise of unique gifts, entertainment, and the holiday spirit. Editor Kate Hamman just wrote about the offerings in Berlin this month, and AutoEurope has a handy site with information about festive markets in Austria, Germany, France, and Switzerland.
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