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A Castle Christmas, Part 2

Our Castle Christmas began with an exploration of other parts of Bavaria, all decked out for Christmas. Regensburg This romantic 2,000 year old Bavarian city was our first stop and very magical at Christmas. It is among the best preserved medieval towns in Europe (only 13% destroyed in WWII) with a population of only 150,000. [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:51-06:00Categories: Travel|Tags: , , |

More Christkindlmarkt Highlights

Here are few additional favorites from the Christmas Markets we've visited across Germany, Zurich, Netherlands and London. Regensburg's Romantischer Weihnachtsmarkt Regensburg is a beautiful little town in the heart of Bavaria, Germany (southeastern part of the country) and hosts a magical Romantic Christmas Market at the Thurn und Taxis Castle...its Christmas in a medieval fairytale. [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:55-06:00Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , |

Hamburg…the best Christmas Market

Hamburg is a fabulous city and by far my favorite Christmas Market in Germany! Our first trip was in December 2007, and after visiting others the following year, we crowned Hamburg the best...best food, best authentic stalls, best decor, best entertainment and best shopping. We returned the weekend before Christmas 2009 to a snowy winter [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:56-06:00Categories: Travel|Tags: , , |

‘Tis the Europe Christmas Market Season

And there's no better way to celebrate Christmas than a weekend enjoying the market's sites, sounds, smells and tastes! Christmas Markets originated in Germany back in the 14th century, although the Vienna "December market" started in 1294 and was a kind of Christmas market. Originally, the fairs provided only food and supplies for the cold [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:56-06:00Categories: Travel|Tags: , |
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