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(Updated December 13, 2007)

This list has been compiled with information from tourist offices and Web sites. While it is as accurate as possible given the information available, it is advisable to confirm details before setting off. Please e-mail corrections or additions to travel@estripes.osd.mil. Click to jump ahead for markets in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and for a list of festivals and holiday events.

AustriaFrom www.austria.infoGraz, town center, through Dec. 24.Innsbruck, old town, near the Golden Roof, through Dec. 27.Klagenfurt, through Dec. 24.Linz, through Dec. 24.Salzburg, Dom, Residenzplatz and Mirabellplatz, through Dec. 22.Schönbrunn Castle, Vienna, through Dec. 26.Steyr, through Jan. 6.Vienna, Rathausplatz, through Dec. 24.Vienna, Am Spittelberg, through Dec. 23; Freyung Square, through Dec. 23.Villach, Dec. 27-30.

BelgiumAnderlecht, Dec. 14-16.Antwerp, through Jan. 6.Antwerp, Groenplatz, through Dec. 26.Bastogne, Dec. 14-16.Brugge, Market and Simon Stevin Squares, through Dec. 31; Museum voor Volkskunde, Dec. 16.Brussels, through Jan. 1.Chimay, Dec. 16.Ghent, through Dec. 24.Ixelles, Place Flagey, Dec. 14-16.Liège, through Dec. 30.Leuven, through Dec. 16.Mons, through Dec. 24.Namur, through Dec. 31.Ostend, through Jan. 6.Stavelot, Dec. 16.Thuin, through Dec. 23.Tongeren, Dec. 15-16.Tournai, through Dec. 25.Waterloo, Dec. 15-16.Ypres, through Dec. 30.

Czech RepublicCesky Krumlov, through Jan. 6.Prague, Old Town and Wenceslas Squares, through Jan. 1.

DenmarkÅrhus, museum, through Dec. 29.Copenhagen, Tivoli Gardens, through Dec. 30 (entrance fee).Den Gamle By, open-air museum, through Dec. 30 (entrance fee).T∅nder, through Dec. 23.

EstoniaTallinn, through Jan. 6.

FranceFrom francetourism.comColmar, through Dec. 31.Eguisheim, Dec. 7-16, 21-23.Kaysersberg Dec. 14-16, 21-23.Lille, through Dec. 24.Metz, through Dec. 31.Munster, Dec. 15-16, 22-23.Paris, through Dec. 31.Ribeauvillé-Riquewihr, through Dec. 20.Strasbourg, through Dec. 31.Turckheim, through Dec. 24.Wissembourg, Dec. 15-16, 22-23.

GermanyFrom www.germany-tourism.deAachen, through Dec. 23.Aichach, through Dec. 24.Alsfeld, through Dec. 16.Altenburg, through Dec. 21.Altötting, through Dec. 18.Amberg, through Dec. 23.Annaberg-Buchholz, through Dec. 22.Ansbach, through Dec. 23.Aschaffenburg, through Dec. 22.Augsburg, through Dec. 24.Baden-Baden, through Dec. 26.Bad Hersfeld, through Dec. 23.Bad Kreuznach, through Dec. 9.Bad Tölz, through Dec. 23.Bad Wimpfen, Dec. 14-16.Bad Windsheim, through Dec. 23.Bamberg, Maximiliansplatz, through Dec. 23.Bayreuth, through Dec. 23.Bensheim, through Dec. 20.Berlin, through Dec. 31.Berchtesgaden, Dec. 14-16 and 20-24.Bernkastel-Kues, through Dec. 23.Bingen, Dec. 14-16.Bitburg, through Dec. 23.Bonn, through Dec. 23.Braunschweig, through Dec. 28.Bremen, through Dec. 23.Celle, through Dec. 27.Coburg, market place, through Dec. 23.Coburg, Schlossplatz, through Dec. 24.Cochem, through Dec. 16.Cologne, through Dec. 23.Darmstadt, through Dec. 23.Darmstadt-Eberstadt, Dec. 15-16, 22-23.Deidesheim, Dec. 14-16, 21-23.Dinkelsbühl, through Dec. 23.Dortmund, through Dec. 23.Dresden, through Dec. 24.Düsseldorf, through Dec. 23.Eichstätt, Dec. 15-16.Emden, through Dec. 23.Erbach/Odw., Dec. 14-16, 21-23.Erfurt, through Dec. 22.Erlangen,Schlossplatz, through Dec. 24.Essingen, through Dec. 23.Forchheim, through Dec. 24.Frankfurt, through Dec. 23.Freiburg, through Dec. 23.Fürth, through Dec. 23.Fulda, through Dec. 22.Giessen, through Dec. 23.Görlitz, Silesian Christmas Market, through Dec. 16.Göttingen, through Dec. 29.Goslar, through Dec. 30.Halle, through Dec. 23.Hamburg, through Dec. 23.Hanau, through Dec. 23.Hannover, through Dec. 22.Heidelberg, through Dec. 22.Heilbronn, through Dec. 22.Hildesheim, through Dec. 27.Ingolstadt, through Dec. 23.Kaiserslautern, through Dec. 23.Karlsruhe, through Dec. 23.Kassel, through Dec. 23.Kempten, through Dec. 23.Koblenz, through Dec. 23.Konstanz, through Dec. 21.Kronach, through Dec. 23.Kulmbach, through Dec. 22.Ladenburg, Dec. 14-16, 22-23.Landshut, through Dec. 22.Lauscha, Dec. 15, 16, 22-23.Lauterbach, through Dec. 16.Leipzig, through Dec. 23.Limburg/Lahn, through Dec. 23.Lindau, through Dec. 23.Lindenfels, Dec. 15-16.Lohr/Main, through Dec. 16.Lübeck, through Dec. 23.Ludwigsburg, through Dec. 23.Lutherstadt Eisleben, through Dec. 23.Lutherstadt Wittenberg, through Dec. 23.Magdeburg, through Dec. 30.Mainz, through Dec. 23.Mannheim, through Dec. 23.Marburg, through Dec. 23.Memmingen, through Dec. 20.Michelstadt, through Dec. 23.Miltenberg, Dec. 14-16, 21-23.Monschau, through Dec. 23.Mosbach, through Dec. 19.Munich, Marienplatz, through Dec. 24.Munich, Theresienwiese, through Dec. 23.Naumburg, through Dec. 19.Nördlingen, through Dec. 23.Nuremberg, through Dec. 24.Ochsenfurt, Dec. 15-16.Offenbach, through Dec. 23.Passau, through Dec. 23.Pirmasens, through Dec. 21.Potsdam, through Dec. 23.Quedlinburg, through Dec. 21.Regensburg, through Dec. 23.Ronneburg Castle, through Dec. 16.Rothenburg-ob-der-Tauber, through Dec. 23.Rüdesheim, through Dec. 23.Saarbrücken, through Dec. 23.Satzvey Castle, near Mechernich, Dec. 15-16, 22-23.Schlitz, Dec. 15, 16, 22-23.Schwäbisch Hall, through Dec. 23.Schweinfurt, through Dec. 22.Seiffen, through Dec. 23.Sommerhausen, through Dec. 23.Speyer, through Jan. 6.Stuttgart, through Dec. 23.Trier, through Dec. 22.Tübingen, Dec. 14-16, 22-23.Ulm, Münsterplatz, through Dec. 22.Villingen-Schwenningen, Dec. 13-16.Waiblingen, through Dec. 20.Wartburg Castle, Eisenbach, Dec. 15 and 16.Weiden, by old city hall, through Dec. 23.Weimar, through Dec. 23.Weinheim, through Dec. 16.Wernigerode, through Dec. 20.Wetzlar, through Dec. 30.Wiesbaden, through Dec. 23.Wolframs-Eschenbach, Dec. 15-16.Worms, through Dec. 22.Würzburg, through Dec. 23.

HungaryBudapest, through Dec. 24.

ItalyFrom www.primitaly.it and www.whatsonwhen.comBolzano, through Dec. 22.Brixen, through Jan. 6.Merano, through Jan. 6.Bressanone, through Jan. 8.Cervia, through Jan. 6.Fiesole, through Dec. 15.Florence, through Dec. 19.Genova, through Dec. 19.Gubbio, through Jan. 8.Merano, through Jan 7.Milan, Piazza Sant’ Ambrogio, through Dec. 22.Naples, areas of San Gregorio Armeno, San Biagio e Spaccanapoli, through December.Rimini, through Jan. 3.Rome, Piazza Navona, December and January.Trento, through Dec. 24.Turin, through Dec. 23.Venice, Campo Santo Stefano, through Dec. 23.Verona, manger exhibition, Arena di Verona, through Jan. 20.

LatviaRiga, through Jan. 6.

LuxembourgLuxembourg City, through Dec. 24.Vianden Castle, Dec. 15-16.

The NetherlandsFrom www.holland.comAmsterdam, through Dec. 26.Arnhem, Dec. 15.Baarn, Dec. 17.Brielle, Dec. 16, 23.Brunssum, through Dec. 19.Deventer, Dec. 14-16.Dordrecht, Dec. 14-16.Eindhoven, through Jan. 6.Gouda, through Dec. 23.Haarlem, Dec. 15-16.Maastricht, Winterland, through Dec. 22.Meppel, Dec. 15-16.Middachten Castle, near De Steeg, through Dec. 16.Valkenburg, through Jan. 5.Valkenburg’s Fluweelengrot (Velvet Cave), through Dec. 22.

PolandKraków, through Dec. 26.Warsaw, through Dec. 23.

SwitzerlandFrom www.myswitzerland.comBasel, Barfüsserplatz, through Dec. 23.Bellinzona, Dec. 16.Bern, through Dec. 29, Münsterplatz and Waisenhausplatz.Biel, through Dec. 24.Bulle, through Dec. 23.Engelberg-Titlis, Dec. 20-23.Geneva, Place de la Fusterie, through Dec. 24.La Chaux-de-Fonds, Dec. 13-16.Lausanne, through Dec. 24.Lucerne, Mühlenplatz, through Dec. 16; RailCity, through Dec. 20; Hirschenplatz, Dec. 15-16, 22-23.Montreux, through Dec. 24.Neuchâtel, through Dec. 16.St. Gallen, through Dec. 23.Stein am Rhein, through Dec. 31.Tafers, Christmas manger exhibition, through Jan. 27.Thun, Dec. 12-24.Winterthur, through Dec. 22.Yverdon-les-Bains, Dec. 12-24.Zug, Dec. 14-16.Zürich, old town, through Dec. 24.

United KingdomBirmingham, Frankfurt Christmas market, through Dec. 23.Bournemouth, German Christmas market, through Dec. 21.Edinburgh, through Dec. 25.Glasgow, through Dec. 23.Grassington, Dec. 17.Leeds, through Dec. 20.Liverpool, through Dec. 22.London, through Jan. 6, Hyde Park.Manchester, European Christmas market, through Dec. 20.York, German-style fair, through Dec. 23.

Festivals and holiday events around EuropeCompiled by Jayne Traendly, Stars and StripesListings are subject to change. It’s wise to confirm details of the event with the local tourist board before traveling.

AustriaVIENNA: Imperial Ball, Dec. 31.VIENNA: New Year’s festivities, Dec. 31-Jan. 1. Old Town.VIENNA: Flower Ball (Town Hall), Jan. 18; Army Officers Ball (Hofburg), Jan. 18; Pharmacists Ball (Hofburg), Jan. 19; Ball of the Vienna Philhamonic (Musik Verein), Jan. 24; Jazz Ball (Arcotel Wimberger), Jan. 26; Hunters Ball (Hofburg), Jan. 28; Ball of the Viennese Coffee House Owners (Hofburg), Feb.1; Bonbon Ball (Konzerthaus), Feb. 1; Lawyers Ball (Hofburg), Feb. 2; Rudolfina Masked Ball (Hofburg), Feb. 4; Johann Strauss Ball (Kursalon), Feb. 14.

BelgiumBRUSSELS: Winter Wonderland, through Jan. 1. Winter market and activities in city center.BRUSSELS: Antique dealers fair, Jan. 18-27. Tours & Taxis.OSTEND: New Year dive, Jan. 5. Groot Strand.BRUSSELS: Animated film festival, Feb. 1-9.

EnglandGRASSINGTON: Dickensian Festival, through Dec. 15. Weekends.YORK: Made in Yorkshire Christmas crafts, through Dec. 16.LONDON: Frost Fair, Dec. 14-16. Bankside.LONDON: New Year’s parade, Jan. 1.LONDON: Twelfth Night celebrations, Jan. 6. Bankside.LONDON: London boat show, Jan. 11-20. ExCel.LONDON: Russian Winter festival, Jan. 13. Trafalgar Square.LONDON: London art show, Jan. 16-20. Business Design Centre.LONDON: Daily Telegraph Adventure Show, Jan. 25-27. Business Design Centre. Web site www. adventureshow.co.uk.

FrancePARIS: New Year’s Day parade, Jan. 1.

GermanyMUNICH: Tollwood winter festival, through Dec. 31.BERLIN: New Year’s Eve run, Dec. 31. Brandenburg Gate.BERLIN: New Year’s Eve party, Dec. 31-Jan. 1. Mommsenstadion.ELLWANGEN: Annual “Cold Market,” Jan. 7-9. Horse market and horse parade.TODTMOOS: Sled-dog racing, Jan. 26-27.BONN-BEUEL: Weiberfastnacht, Jan. 31. Women storm the town hall.MAINZ: Fasching parade, Feb. 4.COLOGNE: Fasching parade, Feb. 4.DüSSELDORF: Fasching parade, Feb. 4.

ItalyROME: Romaeuropa festival, through Dec. 15. Cultural festival.FLORENCE: Chocolate festival, Jan. 8-28.VENICE: Carnivale, Jan. 25-Feb. 5.

The NetherlandsAMSTERDAM: New Year’s festivities, Dec. 31-Jan. 1. Dam Square and Leidseplein.ROTTERDAM: International film festival, Jan. 23-March 32.

ScotlandLOCH LOMOND: Hogmanay, Dec. 28-Jan. 1.EDINBURGH: Hogmanay, Dec. 29-Jan. 1.GLASGOW: Hogmanay, Dec. 31.STONEHAVEN: Fireball festival, Dec. 31.

SpainSEVILLE: New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31-Jan. 1. Grape eating on the La Plaza Nueva.MADRID: New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31-Jan. 1. Plaza Puerta del Sol.SAN SEBASTIAN: Tamborrada, Jan. 19-20.

SwitzerlandINTERLAKEN: Harder Potschete, Jan. 2. Traditional procession.BLATTEN-BELALP: Witches ski race, Jan. 6-12.GRINDELWALD: World Snow Festival and International Snow Sculpture contest, Jan. 14-19.

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