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AUSTRIA

Bregenz: through Dec. 24.Innsbruck: old city, through Dec. 28.Innsbruck: Maria-Theresien-Strasse, through Jan. 6.Graz: through Dec. 24.Klagenfurt: through Dec. 24.Linz: Hauptplatz, through Dec. 24. Middle Ages market at the Bergschlössl, Dec. 18-20.Salzburg: Dom and Residenzplatz, through Dec. 26.Salzburg: Mirabellplatz, through Dec. 24.Vienna: town hall, through Dec. 24, Schönbrunn Palace, through Dec. 26.BELGIUM

Anderlecht: Dec. 18-20.Antwerp: through Dec. 27.Brussels: through Jan. 3.Brugge: through Dec. 31.Liège: Christmas Village through Dec. 30, Place St. Lambert and Place du Marché.Durbuy: old town, Dec. 19-20, 24 and 31.Mons: through Jan. 3, Grand-Place.Tournai: Christmas Village, through 31.Namur: through Jan. 3.Mechelen: Dec. 18-20.Ypres: through Jan. 3, Grote Markt, closed Mondays.CZECH REPUBLIC

Prague: Town Square and Wenceslas Square, through Jan. 1.DENMARK

Aalborg: through Dec. 23.Århus: Den Gamle By, through Dec. 30, admission 100 kroner.Copenhagen, Christiania: through Dec. 19.Copenhagen, Tivoli Gardens: through Dec. 30, admission 85 kroner.T∅nder: through Dec. 23.ESTONIA

Tallinn: through Jan. 7.FRANCE

Amiens: through Dec. 27.Avignon: through Jan. 2.Colmar: through Dec. 31.Eguisheim: through Dec. 23.Haguenau: through Dec. 31.Kaysersberg: Dec.18-23.Lille: through Dec. 30.Metz: through Jan. 3.Mulhouse: through Dec. 27.Munster: Dec. 18-20, 27, 28 and 30.Nancy: through Dec. 27.Paris: various locations, through Dec. 24.Reims: Village de Noel, through Dec. 27.Riquewihr: through Dec. 20.Selestat: Dec. 18-24.Strasbourg: through Dec. 31.Thann: through Dec. 24.GERMANYBADEN-WüRTTEMBURG

Aalen: through Dec. 24Bad Mergentheim: Dec. 17-20.Baden-Baden: through Dec. 27, Christkindelsmarkt.Bruchsal: through Dec. 20.Constance: through Dec. 23.Esslingen am Neckar: through Dec. 22, Middle Ages market.Gengenbach: through Dec. 23, with Advent calendar.Heidelberg: through Dec. 22.Heilbronn: through Dec. 22.Karlsruhe: through Dec. 23.Ladenburg: Dec. 18-20.Ludwigsburg: through Dec. 22, Baroque Christmas market.Neu Ulm: through Jan. 3, Middle Ages market.Offenburg: through Dec. 23.Öhringen: through Dec. 20.Pforzheim: through Dec. 22.Ravensburg: through Dec. 20.Reutlingen: through Dec. 22.Schwäbisch Gmünd: through Dec. 20.Schwäbisch Hall: through Dec. 23.Stuttgart: through Dec. 23.Trier: through Dec. 22.Ulm and Neu-Ulm: through Dec. 22.Weinheim: Dec. 19-20.BAVARIA

Ansbach: through Dec. 23.Augsburg: through Dec. 24.Berchtesgaden: Dec. 18-20 and 21-24.Bad Kötzting: through Dec. 20, with Advent calendar.Bamberg: through Dec. 23.Bayreuth: through Dec. 23.Coburg: through Dec. 23.Dinkelsbühl: through Dec. 20.Feuchtwangen: through Dec. 20.Garmisch-Partenkirchen: through Dec. 23.Ingolstadt: through Dec. 23.Inzell: Dec. 19-30.Kempten: through Dec. 23.Landsberg: through Dec. 20.Miltenberg: Dec. 18-20.Munich: through Dec. 24.Nuremberg: through Dec. 24.Oberstdorf: through Dec. 20.Passau: through Dec. 23.Regensburg: through Dec. 23.Rothenburg ob der Tauber: through Dec. 23.Rottach: Dec. 21.Schweinfurt: through Dec. 24.Traunstein: through Dec. 24.Vilshofen a.d. Donau: Advent weekends.Weiden i.d. Oberpfalz: through Dec. 23.Würzburg: through Dec. 23.BERLIN

Berlin: Gendarmenmarkt square, through Dec. 31.BREMEN

Bremen: through Dec. 23.HESSEN

Alsfeld: through Dec. 20.Bad Hersfeld: through Dec. 23.Bad Nauheim: Christkindlmarkt, Dec. 18-20.Darmstadt: through Dec. 23.Eschwege: Dec. 18-20.Frankfurt am Main: through Dec. 22.Fulda: through Dec. 23.Giessen: through Dec. 22.Hanau: through Dec. 22.Kassel: through Dec. 23.Limburg: through Dec. 23.Michelstadt: through Dec. 20.Rotenburg an der Fulda: through Dec. 20.Rüdesheim: through Dec. 23.Schlitz: Dec. 19-20.Seligenstadt: Dec. 19-20.Weilburg: Dec. 19-20.Wiesbaden: through Dec. 23.RHEINLAND-PFALZ

Bernkastel-Kues: through Dec. 21.Cochem: through Dec. 20.Kaiserslautern: through Dec. 22.Koblenz: through Dec. 22.Worms: through Dec. 23.Koblenz: through Dec. 22.Mainz: through Dec. 23.Landau in der Pfalz: through Dec. 20.Deidesheim: Fri. through Sun. through Dec. 20.Monschau: Fri. through Sun. through Dec. 20.SAARLAND

Saarbrücken: through Dec. 23.Saarlouis: through Dec. 30.Neunkirchen: through Dec. 20.NORDRHEIN-WESTPHALIA

Aachen: 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. 22.Xanten: through Dec. 20.SAXONY

Dresden: through Dec. 24.Leipzig: through Dec. 22.LOWER SAXONY

Goslar: through Dec. 29.Hamelin: through Dec. 23.Hannover: through Dec. 22.HUNGARY

Budapest: Vörösmarty Square, through Dec. 29.IRELAND

Dublin: Docklands, thorugh Dec. 23.ITALY

Bologna: through Jan. 6.Bolzano: through Dec. 23.Brixen: through Jan. 6.Bruneck: through Jan. 6.Livigno: through Dec. 23.Merano: through Jan. 6.Naples: thorugh Dec. 28.Rome: through Jan. 6.Trento: through Dec. 24.Turin: through Dec. 23.Vipiteno: through Jan. 6.LUXEMBOURG

Luxembourg city: through Dec. 24.Esch-Sur-Elzette: through Dec. 23.Vianden: Dec. 19-20.NORWAY

Oslo: Rådhusplassen (City Hall Square), through Dec. 20.NETHERLANDS

Buren: Dec. 19.Deventer: Dec. 19-20.Eindhoven: Dec. 20-23, Middle Ages market.Maastricht: through Jan. 3.Nijmegen: through Dec. 31.Valkenburg: town caves, through Dec. 22.POLAND

Kraków: through Dec. 31.SLOVAKIA

Bratislava: through Dec. 22.SWEDEN

Gothenburg: Liseberg Park, through Dec. 23.Stockholm: Skansen Dec. 19-20; Old Town (Gamla Stan) through Dec. 23.SWITZERLAND

Basel: through Dec. 23.Bern: through Dec. 24.Bienne: through Dec. 24.Brienz: through Dec. 24.Bulle: through Dec. 24, Thu. through Sun. only.Geneva: through Dec. 24.Lausanne: through Dec. 24.Montreux: through Dec. 24.Zürich: through Dec. 24.UNITED KINGDOM


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