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Christmas is over, but there's still time to enjoy mulled wine and shopping for next year at markets that stay open until Epiphany. Here is a sampling.

Belgium Antwerp: Groenplaats, through Dec. 29;

Brugge: Simon Stevin Plein and Market Square, through Jan. 2;

Brussels: Through Jan. 5;

Ghent: St. Baafsplein, through Jan. 5;

Liège: Place du Marché, through Dec. 30;

Namur: Place d’Armes and Rue de Fer, through Dec. 31;

Ypres: Market Square, through Jan. 5;

Czech Republic Prague: Various locations, through Jan. 12;

Denmark Aahrus: Christmas in Den Gamle By (old town), through Dec. 31;

Copenhagen: Tivoli Gardens, through Dec. 31; admission: 95 Dutch kroner (about $17);

England London: Winter Wonderland Hyde Park, through Jan. 5 (closed Christmas Day);

Estonia Tallinn: Town Hall Square, through Jan. 8;


Alsace: Various markets, to Christmas;

Avignon: Place de l’Horloge, through Jan. 3;

Colmar: Town center, through Dec. 31;

Lille: Place Rihour, through Dec. 30 (except Dec. 25);

Metz: Historical quarter, through end of December;

Mulhouse: Place de la Réunion, through Dec. 29 (except Dec. 25);

Nice: Place Masséna, through Jan. 1;

Reims: Through Dec. 29;

Riquewihr: Through Dec. 29.

Strasbourg: Christkindelsmärik, Place Broglie; Cathedral Christmas Market, Place du Château, Place d’Austerlitz and Place du Cordeaux, through Dec. 31;;

Toulouse: Place du Capitole, through Dec. 31;

Germany For more information on German Christmas markets, go to:;;


Baden-Baden: Lichtentaler Allee, through Dec. 30.

Bruchsal: Schloss Bruchsal, through Jan. 6.

Triberg: Weihnachtszauber at the waterfall, through Dec. 30.


Bamburg: Maximiliansplatz, through Dec. 23; Nativity City, old town, through Jan. 6.

Dinkelsbühl: Spitalhof Christmas Market, through Dec. 22; Spitalhof Christmas Village, through Jan. 1.

Munich:Tollwood Winter Fest, Theresienwiese, through Dec. 31; Krippenmarkt, Rindermarkt, through Feb. 2.

Speyer: Old Market Square, through Jan. 6.


Bad Homburg: Schloss, Dec. 29, 30;

Kassel: Fairytale Christmas Market, Königsplatz and Friedrichsplatz, Dec. 27-30.

Limburg: Neumarkt to the Kornmarkt, through Dec. 29.

Lower Saxony

Braunschweig: Around the cathedral and Domplatz, through Dec. 29.

Celle: Old town, through Dec. 29.

Goslar: Markplatz, through Dec. 30.

Göttingen: Marktplatz, through Dec. 30.

Hanover: Central Station, through Dec. 29.

Hildesheim: Old town, through Dec. 29 (closed Dec. 24-25) .

North Rhine-Westphalia

Beilefeld: City center, through Dec. 30 (closed Dec. 24-26).

Duisburg: Through Dec. 30;

Wuppertal: Elberfeld, Neumarkt, through Dec. 29.


Speyer: Through Jan. 6, closed Dec. 25-26;


Weimar: Marktplatz, through Jan. 5 (closed Jan. 1).

Schleswig-Holstein & Hamburg

Hamburg: White Magic, Jungfernstieg, through Jan. 6.

Lübeck: For information on the city’s nine markets:

Hungary Budapest: Christmas Fair, Vörösmarty Square, through Dec. 31;

Ireland Dublin: Christmas Wonderland, through Jan. 12;

Italy Bolzano/Bozen: through Jan. 6;

Merano: Merano Casino, through Jan. 6 (closed Dec. 25);

Rome: Piazza Navona, through Jan. 6;

Netherlands Amsterdam: Numerous markets, experience/what-to-do/whats-on/event-guide/december.

Maastricht: Magical Maastricht, through Dec. 30;

Valkenburg aan de Geul: Wilhelmina cave, through Jan. .

Spain Madrid: Plaza Mayor, through Dec. 31.

Sweden Gothenburg: Liseberg Amusement Park, Dec. 26-29; Gothenburg School of Craft & Design;

Switzerland Bern: Altesjahresmarkt Dec. 27-28.

Lugano: Natale in Piazza, city center, through Jan. 6;


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