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A scene from the Christmas market at Eberbach, Germany.
A scene from the Christmas market at Eberbach, Germany. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)

Here is a sampling of Christmas markets planned for locations throughout Europe. Karen Bradbury compiled this list.

(Jump ahead to listings for Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland.)

AustriaFor more listings, see www.austria.info/de.Bregenz: through Dec. 23Innsbruck: Altstadt, near the Golden Roof, through Dec. 23; Maria-Theresien-Strasse, Nov. 25-Jan. 6 (closed Dec. 25).Graz: through Dec. 24.Klagenfurt: through Dec. 24.Linz: Hauptplatz and Volksgarten, through Dec. 24; Middle Ages market at the Bergschlössl, Dec. 10-12; Finnish Christmas Village, Old Market, Old Town, Nov. 26-Dec. 22.Salzburg: Dom and Residenzplatz, through Dec. 26; Mirabellplatz, through Dec. 24.Vienna: town hall, through Dec. 24, Schönbrunn Palace, through Dec. 26.

BelgiumFor more listings, see www.opt.be/contenus/marches_de_noel/fr/1200.html.Anderlecht: Dec. 17-19.Ath: Dec. 19.Brussels: Nov. 26- Jan. 2.Cherleroi: Nov. 26- Dec. 26.Chimay: Dec. 11-12.Dinant: Dec. 17-26.Durbuy: Nov. 27-Jan. 9.Eupen: Dec. 10-12.La Roche-en-Ardenne: Nov. 27- Dec. 19.Liège: Christmas Village, Nov. 26-Dec. 30.Malmedy: Dec. 10-19.Mons: Dec. 10-Jan. 2.Namur: Dec. 3-31.Nivelles: Dec. 3-12.Spa: Dec. 17-19.Stavelot: Dec. 12.Tournai: Dec. 10-31.Uccle: Nov. 25-28.Verviers: Dec. 12.Waterloo: Dec. 12-13.Ypres: Nov. 27-Dec. 26.

Czech RepublicPrague: Nov. 27-Jan. 2.

DenmarkFor more listings, see www.visitdenmark.com.Århus: Den Gamle By, through Jan. 2; admission 125 kroner.Copenhagen: Tivoli Gardens, through Dec. 30; admission 95 kroner.Tønder: through Christmas.

EnglandFor more listings, see www.enjoyengland.com.Bath: Nov. 25-Dec. 12.Birmingham: through Dec. 23.Bristol: through Dec. 19.Bury St. Edmunds: Nov. 26-28.Canterbury: through Dec. 23.Cheltenham: through Dec. 5.Lincoln: Dec. 2-5.London: Hyde Park, through Jan. 4.Manchester: through Dec. 21.Norwich: Historic Christmas Fayre, Dec. 10-12; adult admission 3 pounds.Oxford: Nov. 26-Dec. 12.Portsmouth: Nov. 26-28.Rochester Castle: Dickens Christmas Market, Dec. 3-10.Sheffield: Dec. 18-23.Winchester: Nov. 25-Dec. 19.Worcester: Dec. 2-5.York: Nov. 25-28.

EstoniaTallinn: through Jan. 9.

FranceFor more listings, see http://us.franceguide.com and http://noel.tourisme-alsace.com/en.Amiens: Nov. 28-Jan. 3.Avignon: Nov. 27-Jan. 2.Colmar: Nov. 25-Jan. 2.Eguisheim: Nov. 26-28, Dec. 3-23. Haguenau: Nov. 25-Dec. 31.Kaysersberg: Nov. 26-28, and Dec. 3-5, 10-12 and 17-23.Lille: through Dec. 30.Mulhouse: through Dec. 29.Munster: Bredlamarik, Nov. 26-28, Dec. 4-5, 11-12 and Dec. 17-24; Estonian market, Nov. 26-Dec. 16.Nancy: through Dec. 24.Paris: Various locations, some open, others begin in early December, most continue until end of December or Jan. 2Reims: Village de Noel, through Dec. 24.Ribeauville: Medieval market, Dec. 4-5 and 11-12.Riquewihr: Nov. 27-Dec. 19.Selestat: Nov. 26-28, Dec. 3-5, 10-12 and Dec. 17-24.Strasbourg: Nov. 27-Dec. 31.Thann: Nov. 26-Dec. 24.Wissembourg: Nov. 27-Dec. 18. Weekends only.

GermanyFor more listings, see www.germany-tourism.de.BADEN-WÜRTTEMBURGAalen: through Dec. 23.Achern: Nov. 26-Dec. 12.Albstadt: Dec. 10-12.Altensteig: Nov. 26-28.Bad Krozing: Nov. 27.Bad Mergentheim: Dec. 16-19.Bad Säckingen: Dec. 3-5.Bad Wimpfen: Nov. 26-Dec. 12.Baden-Baden: through Dec. 26, Christkindelsmarkt.Badenweiler: Nov. 27-28, Dec. 4-5, 11-12 and 18-19.Balingen: Nov. 27-28.Bernau: Nov. 27-28.Burg Hohenzollern: Nov. 27.Bühl-Vimbuch: Nov. 26-28.Bruchsal: Nov. 26-Dec. 20.Esslingen am Neckar: Medieval market, through Dec. 22.Ettenheim: Nov. 26.Freiburg: through Dec. 24.Gaggenau: Nov. 26-Dec. 5.Hechingen: Nov. 27.Heidelberg: through Dec. 22.Heilbronn: through Dec. 22.Karlsruhe: through Dec. 23.Konstanz: Nov. 25-Dec. 23.Lahr: Nov. 26- Jan. 6. Langenburg: Nov. 26-28.Löffingen: Nov. 27.Lörrach: Dec. 2-12.Ludwigsburg: through Dec. 22.Neu Ulm: Medieval market, Nov. 26-Jan. 9.Oberkirch: Dec. 10-12.Offenburg: through Dec. 23.Pforzheim: through Dec. 22.Ravensburg: Nov. 26-Dec. 19.Rheinau: Nov. 26.Salem: Nov. 27-28.Schwäbisch Hall: Nov. 26-Dec. 23.Stuttgart: through Dec. 23.Tauberbischofsheim: Dec. 3-19:Tettnang: through Dec. 5, Schloss.Ulm: through Dec. 22.Villingen-Schwenningen: Nov. 27.Weil am Rhein: Dec. 26-28.Weinheim: Dec. 4-5 and 11-12.BAVARIAAltötting: Nov. 26-Dec. 19.Ansbach: Nov. 26-Dec. 23.Augsburg: Nov. 22-Dec. 24.Berchtesgaden: Nov. 25-28, Dec. 3-5, 10-12, 17-19 and Dec. 24.Bad Hindelang: Nov. 26-Dec. 5.Bad Tölz: Nov 27-Dec. 24.Bamberg: through Dec. 23.Bayreuth: Nov. 27-Dec. 23.Coburg: Nov. 26-Dec. 23.Deggendorf: Nov. 26-Dec. 23.Dinkelsbühl: through Dec. 21.Füssen: Dec. 3-12.Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Dec. 3-27.Ingolstadt: through Dec. 23.Kaufbeuren: Nov. 26-Dec. 19.Kempten: Nov.27-Dec. 23.Landshut: Nov. 26-Dec. 23.Marktredwitz: through Dec. 24.Miltenberg: Nov. 26-Dec. 19. Fridays-Sundays only.Munich: Nov. 26-Dec. 24.Murnau am Staffelsee: Nov. 27-Dec. 23.Nördlingen: Nov. 26-Dec. 23.Nuremberg: Nov. 26-Dec. 24.Passau: Nov. 26-Dec. 23.Regensburg: Nov. 26-Dec. 23.Rothenburg ob der Tauber: Nov. 26-Dec. 23.Schweinfurt: through Dec. 24.Straubing: through Dec. 23.Traunstein: Nov. 26-Dec. 24.Würzburg: Nov.26-Dec. 23.BERLINBerlin: Gendarmenmarkt square, Nov. 24-Dec. 31.BREMENBremen: through Dec. 23.HESSENBabenhausen: Nov. 27-28.Bad Camberg: Nov. 27-28.Bad Hersfeld: Nov. 26-Dec. 30.Bad Nauheim: Bergweihnacht, Dec. 3-5; Christkindlmarkt, Dec. 17-19.Bad Vilbel: Dec. 10-12.Braunfels: Dec. 2-5.Darmstadt: through Dec. 23.Erbach: Nov. 26-28; Dec. 3-5, 10-12 and 17-19.Eschwege: Dec. 10-12.Frankfurt am Main: through Dec. 22.Fulda: Nov. 26-Dec. 23.Giessen: Nov. 26-Dec. 22.Hanau: Nov. 26-Dec. 22.Kassel: through Dec. 23.Kirchhain: Nov. 26-28.Limburg: Nov. 26-Dec. 23.Marburg: Nov. 27-Dec. 30.Michelstadt: Nov. 26-Dec. 19.Rotenburg an der Fulda: Dec. 3-19.Rüdesheim: through Dec. 23.Schlitz: Nov. 27-28; Dec. 4-5, 11-12 and 18-19.Seligenstadt: through Dec. 12; in monastery Dec. 11-12.Weilburg: Middle Ages Advent market in Weilburger Schloss, Dec. 3-20; free entry weekdays, 5 euros adults and 3 euros children Sat. and Sun.Wiesbaden: Nov. 26-Dec. 23.RHEINLAND-PFALZAlzey: through Dec. 19.Bernkastel-Kues: through Dec. 19.Cochem: through Dec. 19.Deidesheim: Nov. 26-Dec. 19; Friday evenings and weekends only.Elmstein: Nov. 27-29.Freinsheim: Nov. 27-Dec. 19; weekends only.Grünstadt: Dec. 3-5 and 10-12.Hassloch: Nov. 26-Dec. 19. Fri.-Sun. only.Kaiserslautern: through Dec. 23.Koblenz: through Dec. 22.Lambrecht: Nov. 26-28.Landau in der Pfalz: through Dec. 19.Mainz: through Dec. 23.Monschau: Nov. 26-Dec. 19; weekends only.Neuleiningen: Nov. 27-28.Neustadt: through Dec. 21.Nierstein: Dec. 4-5.Oppenheim: Dec. 11-12.Trier: through Dec. 22.Waldfischbach-Burgalben: Nov. 26-28.Worms: through Dec. 23.SAARLANDSaarbrücken: through Dec. 23; Alt-Saarbrücken market at the Schloss, Nov. 27-28.Saarlouis: Nov. 26-Dec. 23.Neunkirchen: Nov. 27-Dec. 24.Ottweiler: Nov. 26-28.St. Wendel: Dec. 4-12.Völklingen: Dec. 2-5.NORDRHEIN-WESTPHALIAAachen: through Dec. 23.Bonn: through Dec. 23.Brühl: through Dec. 24.Cologne: through Dec. 23.Dortmund: through Dec. 23.Duisburg: through Dec. 23.Düsseldorf: through Dec. 23.Krefeld: through Dec. 23.Xanten: through Dec. 22.SAXONYDresden: through Dec. 24.Leipzig: through Dec. 22.LOWER SAXONYGoslar: through Dec. 29.Hamelin: through Dec. 23.Hannover: through Dec. 22.

HungaryBUDAPEST: Vörösmarty Square, through Dec. 29.

IrelandDUBLIN: Docklands, Dec. 3-22.

ItalyBologna: Fiera di Santa Lucia, Nov. 20-Jan. 1.Bolzano: through Dec. 23.Bressanone/Brixen: Nov. 26-Jan. 6.Brunico/Bruneck: Nov. 26-Jan. 6.Livigno: Nov. 26-Dec. 19.Merano: Nov. 26-Jan. 6.Rome: Nov. 26-Jan. 6.Trento: through Dec. 24.Vipiteno/Sterzing: Nov. 26-Jan. 6.LuxembourgLuxembourg city: Nov. 26-Dec. 24.Vianden: Dec. 11-12.

NorwayOslo: Rådhusplassen (City Hall Square), through Dec. 22.

NetherlandsDeventer: Dickens Fest, Dec. 18-19. Eindhoven: Medieval market, Dec. 19Maastricht: Dec. 3-Jan. 2.Nijmegen: Dec. 4-Jan. 2.Valkenburg: town caves, through Dec. 23.

PolandKraków: Nov. 28-Dec. 24.

SlovakiaBratislava: through Dec. 26

SwedenGothenburg: Liseberg Park, through Dec. 23.Stockholm: Skansen, Nov. 27-28, Dec. 4-5, 11-12 and 18-19.

SwitzerlandSee www.myswitzerland.com for more listings.Basel: through Dec. 23.Bern: Nov. 27-Dec. 24.Bienne: Dec. 4-24.Bremgarten: Dec. 2-5.Brienz: Nov. 27-28.Brunnen: Nov. 27-28.Bulle: Nov. 26-Dec. 24;. Thursdays through Sundays only.Einsiedeln: Nov. 26-Dec. 5.Geneva: through Dec. 24.Hergiswil: Nov. 27-28.Huttwil: through Nov. 28.Interlaken: Dec. 3-5.Lausanne: Nov. 26-Dec. 24.Locarno: Dec. 9-10.Lucerne: Dec. 2-19.Lugano: Dec. 17-24.Montreux: Nov. 25-Dec. 24.Morges: Dec. 8-12.Neuchâtel: Dec. 4-12.St. Gallen: Nov. 27-Dec. 24.Vaduz: Dec. 11-12.Winterthur: Dec. 1-23.Zürich: through Dec. 31; Old Town market Dec. 8-23.

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