A fun and informational overview of the German Christmas Markets!


Hi Frugalistas!

As Christmas looms many European cities and towns are revving up for their annual Christmas Market.  Whether you visit one or many, here is how to make the most of your trip:

1.  How many should you visit and which ones?

Really, that is entirely up to you and how much you love markets.  Personally, I visit every market I come across regardless of the time of year. But as regular readers know, that’s just me!  While there are common features and some of the goods can be very similar, there are differences between locations.  Do a bit of research and work out the higher profile ones – Strasbourg in France and Nuremburg in Germany have reputations for being particularly good (Nuremburg I can vouch for), but Munich is also a particular favorite of mine.  Don’t underestimate how lovely a small town market can be – in Rothenburg-ob-der-Tauber…

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